Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle Announced For North America

by Matthew Bandeira

Nintendo has announced a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Deluxe bundle for North America. Included in the bundle will be a 32 GB Wii U console, a copy of Mario Kart 8, a red racing wheel, and a Wii Remote Plus. It will be available on May 30th for $330.

So The New Mario Golf Has a Season Pass. Let’s All Calm Down, People. (EDITORIAL)

by Brian White

I’m sure by now you’ve heard.  Yes, Mario Golf: World Tour, on 3DS, offers a Season Pass for it’s DLC.  DLC containing three packs of courses and characters.  You can nab ’em individually for six bucks, or get them in what Nintendo affectionately calls the “Season Pass” for $15.  You’d think Nintendo would come up with a better, non-scary name for it, but alas.

Sony Files Software Trademark For “Bloodborne”: New IP For Playstation?

by Zach Waller

According to Dualshockers Sony Computer Entertainment America has filed a trademark for “Bloodborne”.

Bloodborne

This is just the latest in a series of trademarks that Sony has filed recently. First, it was discovered that they filed software trademarks for “Entwined” and “Kill Strain”. Shortly after that, Sony Japan had renewed their “Dark Chronicle” trademark.

Watch a Live 12-hour Long H1Z1 Stream Tomorrow!

by Dan Isaksson

H1Z1 has caught the attention of the interwebs as Sony Online Entertainment’s attempt to one-up DayZ. The survival horror MMO has shown a lot of promise since its very recent announcement and for anyone interested in some fresh blood to the MMO scene it’s one to keep their eyes on. Therefor keeping your eyes open for the twelve-hour long stream tomorrow could be worth your while. It’s going to be streamed from SOE’s San Diego headquarters tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. to the late evening at 9 p.m pacific time.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game is OUT? And on the Xbox One?!

by Daniel Campbell

Benox’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 for the Xbox One has seemingly turned up out of the blue on the Xbox One’s Marketplace, surprising fans everywhere. The seemingly dodgy and “accidental release” feel around the game’s release comes from the fact that Activision went out to say that the game was going to be delayed indefinitely a few weeks back, and that according to GameStop and Amazon, the game’s physical copy for the Xbox One is delayed till July 1st. Although this comes as a surprise, Spider-Man 2 fans celebrate as the game already out on every other last and next-gen console (yes, even on the Wii U) can finally hit their  eyeballs through the goodness of technology that is their TV.

Notch Releases Drowning in Problems and Slaps You in the Face

by Dan Isaksson

The indie-billionaire Notch, the ever so popular creator of our dear Minecraft phenomenon, has just released something new that definitely feels more niched and Notch-like than his recently released Scrolls. Drowning in Problems. This little beauty puts you in the shoes of life. That’s right, with just your mouse and a way to compromise your way through life you click your way through the events in life. Beware though, this game has a rather bitter outlook on life.

The Force Is With Them: Cast Of Star Wars Episode VII Revealed.

by Eric Brackett

This will be a day long remembered because Disney has finally revealed the full cast of Star Wars Episode VII. Rumors have swirled around potential casting choices ever since Disney announced they were making new movies, but now we finally have an official cast as per the company’s official announcement below:

Nintendo Announces E3 Plans, Reveals Reggie Fils-A-Mech

by Gabe Carey

Have you ever wondered what a Reggie Fils-Aime android would look like? Well, you’re in luck, because Nintendo has answered your highly unlikely question in a new announcement video showcasing the company’s plans for E3.  While they, once again, won’t be holding a live press conference, Nintendo will host a digital event online.

Driveclub Release Date Announced

by Eddie Davis

Racers rejoice, Sony’s newest console exclusive racer has finally been given a release date. Announced by a YouTube video this morning PlayStation 4 owners will be able to play on October 7th. Along with this announcement Evolution Studios and Sony have also released exactly who the new game director Paul Rustchynsky former director for MotorStorm RC. According to Sony during their announcement the delay has been to be able to “Deliver on our ambitious promise of creating a truly innovative, socially connected racing game.” As a contrast from Sony’s other racing game Gran Turismo, Driveclub will be less about simulation and more about social fun. Including a team racing feature, which will allow players to manage racing teams using the PlayStation plus and the share feature on the PlayStation 4.

Atari 2600 E.T. Burial Ground Unearthed

by Benjamin Kathwaroon

One of the oldest and most prolific rumors in gaming (the rumor now around 30 years old) has finally been put to rest. Construction workers in New Mexico recently unearthed the fabled burial ground of the failed Atari 2600 game “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” which was such a failure that it nearly led to the collapse of the entire video gaming industry in the early 1980s.