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Nintendo has announced today four more new additions to its Nintendo Selects line of $20 bargain-priced games for the Nintendo Wii Console. The new additions include Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out, Super Mario Galaxy and Super Paper Mario. Each title will retail for $19.99 on August 28.
Developer Riot games released a new trailer that shows off the new capture and hold mode dubbed Dominion coming soon to the free-to-play League of Legends, according to the video game website Shacknews. The trailer featured a mix of gameplay segments with behind-the-scenes chat from employees at Riot Games. The new mode is proposed to give players more condensed bursts of League of Legends.
Catherine is already developer Atlus’ biggest launch title ever one week after release, according to the video game website IGN. Atlus shipped the most units at launch — 200,000 to be exact — for any Atlus game in the company’s history.
Nintendo’s last Legend of Zelda release was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for the Nintendo 3DS glasses-free 3-D handheld. The Ocarina of Time is considered one of the best games ever by some gamers. The title originally released for the Nintendo 64 and was just remastered in 3-D for the 3DS with updated graphics and content. Since the 3DS version is successful, the next Zelda game Nintendo should bring to the 3DS would be the other Nintendo 64 Zelda title, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask.
In an interview with the Nintendo Power magazine, Nintendo Producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed that Nintendo is interested in giving Majora’s Mask a 3-D remastering treatment like its sister game Ocarina of Time.
Former director of the film adaptation of Uncharted, David O. Russell, who once described his version of the movie as a family “that deals with heads of state and heads of museums and metes out justice,” caused a commotion with the fans of the franchise.
Electronic Arts announced an agreement today to acquire PopCap Games, creators of casual games such as Bejeweled, Plants vs. Zombies and Peggle.
Nathan Drake is back again for some Indiana Jones-style adventuring this November in Naughty Dog developed Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Before the game ventures its way onto store shelves this holiday, people have a chance to get a taste of the title starting today with a multiplayer beta, according to the PlayStation Blog website.
iPad and tablet gaming is on the rise. Most games for tablets are normally under $10 in cost, but as tablet games become more robust like console games for the Xbox 360 system, the apps will cost more to develop, so game makers would want more money in return to cover those higher costs, according to the video game news website IndustryGamers.
Read what each of the three big game platforms had in store for this year’s E3.
Bungie Studios, developers of the Halo franchise, may be ready to reveal its unannounced new project, judging by their “Bungie Weekly Update” series on May 27, 2011.
Gamehoot takes a look at the plans announced for E3 2011.
Sony will lose approximately $171 million due to the PlayStation Network hack, the company said yesterday.