The Super Nintendo-inspired Wii U controller that claims to be a remote, classic controller and pro controller in one must infringe on several Nintendo patents, but does this Frankenstein’s monster deliver?
Games are increasingly regarded as worthwhile relative to how well they can match the proficiencies of older media. But the argument that games match older media as art overlooks an integral aspect of the form.
Little Inferno is a divisive game, and many of its detractors are justified. Yet at the heart of this slow-paced propaganda puzzler burns a smart and eerie experience for those willing to give it the time.
A majestic and well-executed flight mechanic has its wings clipped by shallow game modes and the need to have four or more players at your disposal to get the full bird-fighting experience.
A lesson both in applying satisfying and non-frustrating tilt controls to a core mechanic and in creating a bond between the player and an ordinarily non-sentient force, Puddle is an ironically solid puzzle-platformer.
With app stores eating up an increasing amount of the market the race is on between Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony to find a way to marry the benefits of a dedicated system with the allure of easy-access digital games.
As the Wii U finally hits store shelves the major games media websites are chock-full of reviews and impressions for all the biggest games. That’s why we’re only covering the system’s indie titles.
This may be one of the very last years that retail stores play a big part in pushing holiday software, so here’s a look at what the big three video game hardware companies will have available on store shelves.