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1 hr ago | Polygon

Zelda speedrunner explains how it's possible to beat Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Last month, speedrunner Cosmo Wright broadcast a world record-setting run of Nintendo 64 game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on his Twitch channel.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Video Games

3 hrs ago | Joystiq

Hyrule Warriors has couch co-op, no online campaign

Nintendo's upcoming Zelda-themed brawler Hyrule Warriors will not support online co-op campaign gameplay, a Japanese-language promotional Twitter account revealed this week.


Related Topix: Koei, Warriors, Video Games, Samurai Warriors, Omega Force, Wii U, Koei Tecmo Games, Dynasty Warriors

8 hrs ago | LiveScience

Some Video Gamers 'Hear' Sound Effects After Playing, Study Finds

Whether it's an explosion, a scream or a voice saying, "go, go, go," some video gamers continue to hear sound effects long after they have stopped playing, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Video Games, Explosion, Psychology, Science, Super Mario

12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Why Nintendo's 'Mario Kart 8' Failed to Save the Wii U

Nintendo's revenue slumped 8.4% year-over-year to 74.7 billion yen , and it remained in the red with a net loss of 9.9 billion yen .


Related Topix: Dragon Quest, Square Enix, Video Games, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Party, Wii U, Mario Kart 8

12 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 5 Best Wii U Video Games Released So Far

Ever since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hit the market, the Wii U seems to have taken a back seat in the minds of the gaming masses.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wii U, X360, Microsoft Xbox

13 hrs ago | Press The Buttons

OverClocked ReMix Launches Game Boy Remix Album

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Nintendo Game Boy and to celebrate in a musical style, OverClocked ReMix has prepared a new album of music featuring remixes of classic tunes from handheld games such as Super Mario Land , Donkey Kong , Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge , Mega Man II , Donkey Kong Land , Batman , and The Legend of ... (more)


Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, The Legend of Zelda

17 hrs ago | IGN

Pokemon X/Y: This Is Your Last Chance to Download a Rare Version of Vivillon

Villon has a number of alternate forms. Its design depends on both your country and your region in your 3DS' profile settings.


Related Topix: Pokemon X, Game Freak, Video Games

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Entertainment Weekly

'Big Brother' recap: Tell me about the rabbits, Caleb

DONNY DECLINES: Let's give a big cheer for good ol' Donny, who recognized the inherent stupidity of this week's Team America mission and decided to take the fall.


Related Topix: Mario Party, Video Games

Naperville Sun

Game Boy turns 25

The Nintendo Game Boy was the most successfully received gaming device to date with well over 150 million units sold, according to Nintendo's corporate history.


Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, Speakers, Nintendo Gameboy

Latest Pics: Smashing Stuff - Regular

There seems to be a bit of a theme running through the picks of the pics this week.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Video Games, Wii U

Computer And Video Games

US Nintendo eShop update: Mega Man Battle Network, Lego Ninjago

Mega Man Battle Network is the only new Virtual Console title this week, while the 3DS sees the release of LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids.


Related Topix: 3DS, Video Games, Wii U, Darts Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games

Cinema Blend News

PS4 Isn't Just For Indies, Says Dev

There's been a lot of talk about the PlayStation 4 only being made for indies. That the wait for Sony's exclusives has opened the door for the platform to house nothing but indies all day long.


Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, Spry Fox, Road Not Taken, AAA, Wii U, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox


GDC Europe reveals talks on Dead Island 2 and Angry Birds

Earlier this week we announced that GDC Europe 2014 would host both game industry veteran Chris Roberts and Fireproof Studios cofounder Barry Meade.


Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, World News, Germany, 2K Games, Yager, Spec Ops: The Line


Nintendo posts another losing quarter, but at least Wii U sales are up

If you thought the arrival of Mario Kart 8 was going to turn things around for Nintendo, I have bad news for you.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wii U, Mario Kart 8, The, Deep Silver, WII, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios


Accurate Zelda Map Means You'll Never Get Lost In The Woods Again

Hyrule is one of the most iconic settings in the history of video games. The Legend of Zelda players have been poring over it in one way or another for almost 30 years now.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Video Games

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Super Mario can't spark Wii U sales

Super Mario upgraded to a Mercedes-Benz in the newest version of his racing game, yet that wasn't enough to keep Nintendo's Wii U from looking like a lemon.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games


Don't Expect A New Nintendo Console Before 2018

Up until recently, the Mario maker released a new TV-connected game machine every five years.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wii U, WII, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Yokai Watch 2 stays top in Japan

Despite being a new entry Yoshi's New Island was no match on the Japanese charts for Yokai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke which held on to the top spot.


Related Topix: Yoshi's New Island, Arzest, Video Games

Computer And Video Games

Hyrule Warriors trailer confirmed Sheik as playable

A new Hyrule Warriors gameplay trailer shows the first footage of Sheik in action, officially confirming her as a playable character.


Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Video Games

Boy Genius

How 'Last Blockbuster Syndrome' dooms empires like Nintendo

For years, Nintendo has believed it could reject smartphone and tablet apps, yet still flourish.


Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, 3DS, DS, iPhone, Cellphones