Jul 14

Three New Smash Bros. Characters

illustInstead of a usual Nintendo Direct to continue announcing new Smash Bros. characters, the team behind the new Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS instead opted to make an announcement video. While the announcement was stated to be for just one new character, today brought on the announcement of three new characters added to the roster.

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Jul 11

The Word Alive’s New Music Video

REAL_cover_final_340As the album Real. was released about a month ago, The Word Alive have premiered the first music video/single to come from their new record released under Fearless Records. Arguably the ‘safest’ song to release as a single, “Lighthouse” features crowd-chanting melodies melded with glistening lead guitar lines.

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Jul 09

ARROW Season 3 News: Will the Premiere be a Flashback Episode?

ARROW-745x1024We admit it; we haven’t been keeping up-to-date with ARROW news over the summer. Realistically, we were aiming to do a recap of all the ARROW Season 3 stuff in a ‘Spoiler Chat’ come September. But, as today marks the day the crew begin shooting Season 3 – it seems right to talk about all the recent announcements regarding the new season of ARROW, as well as a few things related to the spin-off show, The Flash.

Perhaps the biggest question stemming from all of this though is: will the premiere of ARROW’s Season 3 be a flashback-focused episode? We’ll break down the possibilities.

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Jul 08

Aonuma’s Most Enjoyable Element of the Zelda Series

Eiji(First featured ZeldaDungeon.net) We are all here for the same reason: we love the Zelda series. I’m sure all of us have had debates regarding which game is the best or which boss is the most fun to battle, and we all have our own reason for liking each game. Whether it’s the puzzles, stories, combat or some other reason, there’s something about these games that keeps us playing them. In an interview withNintendo News, a new online magazine by Nintendo, Eiji Aonuma shares what he think to be the most enjoyable element in a Zelda game.

Take the jump to see what it was.

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Jun 29

7 Minutes or Less: “Mega Man X”

Mega_Man_X_CoverartThough this is going to be the last 7 Minutes or Less for a little while we have plenty more things to come! On this occasion I’m having a look at Mega Man X for the Wii Virtual Console. There is a lot of hype around the series, especially after it was announced Mega Man will be in the new Smash Bros game, but does the game live up to the praise? Let’s take a look and find out!

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Arkham Knight at E3

Jun 20

Justin Patrick Palmer – “Caught Without Wings”

Caught Without Wings Single CoverA music/animation project of sorts, this is my new song titled “Caught Without Wings”! For fans of the metal/hardcore/alternative music scene, this song is probably within your range.

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Jun 15

Mario Kart 8′s ‘Metal Characters’ Should Have Been Power-ups

mario-kart-8-metal-mario-300x300Metal Mario is a character once again…. not only that but there is also a Golden Peach…. uhh ok?

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Jun 13

Yoshi’s Wooly World Debut Trailer

TM_WiiU_YoshisWoolyWorldNintendo had a bunch of announcements at E3, one of the more surprising ones coming from the Yoshi side of the Nintendo universe. Nintendo announced “Yoshi’s Woolly World” – a new game featuring fabric-styled gameplay and well…Yoshi!

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Jun 12

Smash Bros. Wins E3

SmashWiiUBoxart…alright, so perhaps that title is a bit of a stretch. E3 has essentially become a hotspot for all gamers to flock towards, and for a good reason. The Electronic Entertainment Expo showcases new games, and plenty more to come from previously announced games. What’s been highly-anticipated on the Microsoft side are things like Halo and Dead Rising. On Sony’s side, there’s questioning involving the virtual reality headset. While Nintendo didn’t make a presentation this year, they still showcased a whole lot (possibly even being the best presentation there). This year they showed off plenty, but what really stood out was the new Smash Bros. character announcements. We got treated to an official release date, and 3 new characters (the last one is mind-blowing).

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