E3 2012

Rumor: Two new Castlevania titles headed to Wii U/3DS

Rumors rumors rumors! Only a few weeks until E3 and the rumor mill is running rampant with all sorts of crazy possibilities. Case in point, Castlevania: Mirror of Fate. According to those pesky “anonymous industry sources,” Konami is well underway on developing not one, but two new Castlevania titles, and both will be hitting Nintendo platforms. Castlevania: Mirror of Fate will apparen...

E.X. Troopers, a Lost Planet spin-off finds its way to 3DS

When I first heard that Capcom was making a PS3/3DS spin-off title of their Lost Planet series, I thought it was an interesting proposition. Why would E.X. Troopers be released for 3DS, but not PS Vita? Why a PS3 release, but not one for Xbox 360? At this point who knows? All we can do is sit back at watch the first gameplay trailer, and hope and pray for a North American release. E.X. Troopers wi...

Report: New Wii U controllers will feature analog sticks

According to a tweet sent out by @MATTYB00SH (which has since been deleted), the Wii U tablet controller will be undergoing a much-requested re-haul in the inclusion of analog sticks as opposed to the 3DS-like circle pads. The tweeted photo also shows small differences in the original Wi U tablet design. These changes include the plus and minus buttons being moved from the center to the right side...

Rumor: Star Fox/Metroid crossover to be developed by Retro Studios?

First and foremost, this news should be taken with a huge, HUGE grain of salt. According to a post on The Paul Gale Network, (the same site who was notorious for starting the Rocksteady Games/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rumor) they claim that Austin-based Retro Studios’ new game will be a Star Fox/Metroid crossover. That’s right, a crossover between a cunning fox who flies an Arwing, ...

Final Wii U design will be shown at E3 2012, Nintendo taking steps to not follow in the 3DS’s footsteps

With this year’s financials out for Nintendo, it has been plain to see that the company is in a bit of a lull. Iwata has said so himself stating “As we learned a bitter lesson with the launch of the Nintendo 3DS, we are trying to take every possible measure so that the Wii U will have a successful launch.” Popular conjecture would say that this is because of a lack of quality titles on eithe...