Gaming Today

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Gaming today

As a keen console gamer for three decades it is clear that significant changes have occurred in the industry. In the early 8 bit and 16 bit generations, products shipped to retailers, were reviewed, and if they were good (or had a sizeable marketing budget) then they would join the honourable yet foul stench of bad feet and good nutsacks in the bedrooms of teenage boys. This was possible only after pestering their parents for the requisite £39.99 for a game that may typically last between two and ten hours from start to finish. Continue reading

Is a live action Zelda series coming to Netflix

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The newest rumors from that streaming giant Netflix is in the process of working with gaming giant Nintendo in adapting The Legend of Zelda video game franchise into a live-action series. Neither company has publicly confirmed such a series is in the works, but fans of the fictional land of Hyrule are sure to be excited at the prospect of a live-action story set in the Zelda world. Fans of adapted media should also be excited, as a NetflixLegend of Zelda series represents a feasible rise in power for the faithfully adapted video game property.

Yoshi’s Real Name Is Revealed

This may be the most random piece of gaming news you’ll read in a while, someone out there has unearthed the real name of Nintendo mascot Yoshi.
Discovered in an official Nintendo Character Guide from yester year of 1993, some biographical information about Yoshi reveals that the green dino’s real name is…T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas.
Lets just let that mouthful sink in shall we. Take a look at the image below to read more about the history of Mario’s egg-cacking mushroom-munching noble steed.

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Final Fantasy Explorers will have local and online multiplayer modes

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Upcoming Final Fantasy spin-off Final Fantasy Explorers for Nintendo 3DS, will feature both local and online multiplayer modes it has been announced.

The game will allow for connectivity through local wireless for ad-hoc multiplayer, or online via Wi-Fi connection for faraway friends. The game can also be played in single-player mode.

Posted by Craig Bryant

Ancient Devolution – Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

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New information regarding Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire have come to light, the new Pokémon games that will be released later this year. A new type of Mega Evolution so called “Ancient Devolution.” Groudon and Kyogre will have a special ancient form instead of a Mega Evolution that we have seen in the previous game.

Posted by Craig Bryant