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Shadow Of The Tomb Raider's New Tomb Is As Awkward As The Rest Of The Game Shadow Of The Tomb Raider's New Tomb Is As Awkward As The Rest Of The Game

Some games’ post-release plans are stingy, others generous, some comically convoluted. And then there’s the seven-part plan for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, an awkward game that is now getting some awkward expansions.

In an interview with Kotaku on Tuesday, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said Nintendo’s handheld business in the Americas was up for the first three quarters of 2018, compared to 2017. After added fact-checking, Fils-Aime now tells us that Nintendo’s handheld business in the U.S. was up for the first…

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime On Hopes For An N64 Classic, Switch Online, And Sakurai’s Smash Roster Tweets Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime On Hopes For An N64 Classic, Switch Online, And Sakurai’s Smash Roster Tweets

The president of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, was in New York this week to sell his company’s big holiday line-up. But there was plenty more to talk about, too.

Sometimes you have to go to extreme measures to hang out with the popular crowd. As seen on the Switch’s eshop today.

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Has Some Games He’d Like To Sell You Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Has Some Games He’d Like To Sell You

Reggie Fils-Aime is in hype mode. That is the main gear for the president of Nintendo of America the week before Black Friday as he sits in a 38th-floor Manhattan hotel suite full of Nintendo game and system boxes. “As we look forward to the next 45 days or so,” he says, “we’re excited that we have literally something…

Kirby Fans Are Once Again Being Treated Like Royalty Kirby Fans Are Once Again Being Treated Like Royalty

Earlier this year, I foolishly thought Nintendo and the people at HAL Laboratory might allow 2018 to be something less than another luxurious year to be a Kirby fan. How wrong I was. Maybe some non-Kirby fans can find some hope in what’s gone down with Kirby these last few months, if it’s any indication of how other…

Kingdom Two Crowns, the sequel to the sidescrolling strategy/building game Kingdom New Lands, will be out on console and PC on December 11, publisher Raw Fury announced today. More surprisingly, the game’s medieval European campaign will be supplemented by a Japanese one, with more settings added post-release.

PSVR Remains My Sixth Choice For Gaming PSVR Remains My Sixth Choice For Gaming

When I’m in the mood to play a video game, I’ll grab my Switch, a PS4 controller, maybe my Xbox One controller or my 3DS or perhaps my phone. I’ve got lists of games I’m eager to start or continue on those devices. None of them require me to unwrap the cords of a special headset, attach it to my face, ensure any…

What To Do When Falling Asleep While Gaming What To Do When Falling Asleep While Gaming

So, uh, does anyone know what happens in the Red Dead Redemption 2 stranger mission with the photographer and, was there a coyote in it? I may have fallen asleep while playing it last night.

Smash Bros. lead creator Masahiro Sakurai Tweeted yesterday that Smash Ultimate’s “DLC line-up is now complete,” with the characters decided by Nintendo. He also asked fans to “refrain from flooding us” with requests for other characters when the devs aren’t asking for feedback. Smash fans, we don’t call the shots,…

One Of My Favorite Red Dead Redemption 2 Details Exists Outside The Game One Of My Favorite Red Dead Redemption 2 Details Exists Outside The Game

Many a critic will discuss a game’s verbs: the things you do in the game. That’s too general an approach for me. I’m here to praise Red Dead Redemption 2’s present participles.

My Red Dead Redemption 2 Playthrough Has Already Gone Way Off The Rails My Red Dead Redemption 2 Playthrough Has Already Gone Way Off The Rails

I’m about to go away for a week, vacationing far from my PS4. I’ve been trying to use the last few days to get the most out of the early copy of Red Dead Redemption 2. I think I’m doing it “wrong,” but having a great time along the way.

Rockstar QA Studio Told That Overtime Is Now Optional After Workers Said It Felt Mandatory Rockstar QA Studio Told That Overtime Is Now Optional After Workers Said It Felt Mandatory

Rockstar Lincoln, a UK-based studio that has been handling a lot of the quality assurance testing for Red Dead Redemption 2, is swearing off an approach that many employees say they had interpreted as mandatory overtime.

My New, Healthier Mobile Game Obsession Is Fidel: Dungeon Rescue My New, Healthier Mobile Game Obsession Is Fidel: Dungeon Rescue

Some mobile games play psychological tricks with you to get you to keep playing. Others hook you the much better way, simply by being great. So it is with the new iOS port of the stellar Fidel: Dungeon Rescue, which is billed as “the roguelike where you can rewind.”

The Unusual Effort That Went Into Creating WarioWare Gold The Unusual Effort That Went Into Creating WarioWare Gold

WarioWare fans who were eager for the series to finally return this year had to settle for a best-of compilation on the aging Nintendo 3DS. But WarioWare Gold, is more than just a greatest-hits remaster. It actually had a lot of effort put into it, its lead developer explained to Kotaku.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider, One Month Later Shadow of the Tomb Raider, One Month Later

The latest Lara Croft adventure has only been out for a month and has already had its ending patched and its DLC delayed. And the most prominent fan complaint? It’s been about Croft’s wardrobe, though not in the way you might have expected.

As WWE ‘Monitors’ The Saudi Arabia Situation, I’m Canceling My WWE Network Subscription As WWE ‘Monitors’ The Saudi Arabia Situation, I’m Canceling My WWE Network Subscription

As a fan of anything that you pay a lot of attention to, you accept a certain amount of, let’s call it, imperfection. That’s too polite, of course, for pro wrestling, given the amount of sexism, homophobia, and racial caricature baked into wrestling’s past. But you hope and at times agitate for things to improve. The…

The 3D On The 3DS Was Good The 3D On The 3DS Was Good

I thought I wouldn’t care about Nintendo’s newest 3DS release. I played Luigi’s Mansion on the GameCube ages ago. I liked its 3DS sequel better. I did not feel the need to go back and play the first one. Plus, it’s the Nintendo Switch era and there’s even a Luigi’s Mansion coming to that. Then I got a copy of the…

The Making Of Nintendo’s Best Nose-Picking Game The Making Of Nintendo’s Best Nose-Picking Game

We sometimes hear the tales behind the making of Nintendo’s greatest games: the Zeldas, the Marios and the Metroids. Let us bend our ears for another tale, this time of the making of Gold Digger, a game about a finger interacting with a nose.

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