Nintendo and Loot Crate Smash Up!

Nintendo and Loot Crate Smash Up!

...For A Limited Time Only

The unsurprising success of the newest addition to the "Super Smash Bros." franchise has spawned a new species of merchandise: the Amiibo, and gamer gear retailers are doing their best to get in on the goods. Most recently, geek and gamer subscription box provider Loot Crate announced a new subscription, completely separate from their monthly line, which features a limited supply of exclusive amiibo crates. Read more »

“World of Warcraft” Celebrates 10 Years

“World of Warcraft” Celebrates 10 Years

Bring on the Nostalgia

Today marks the beginning of the 10th anniversary celebration for "World of Warcraft." If you log on during the event you will be rewarded with a Feats of Strength Achievement and new Battle Pet: a Molten Corgi. Read more »

Lucario to Be the Next Exclusive Amiibo

Lucario to Be the Next Exclusive Amiibo

Exclusive to Toys "R" Us

The Lucario amiibo for "Super Smash Bros." will be the next exclusive amiibo figure. Posted on Toys "R" Us' website, Lucario is set to sell exclusively at Toys "R" Us. Read more »

TellTale Games Releases Official Trailer for “Game of Thrones”

TellTale Games Releases Official Trailer for “Game of Thrones”

Cast Members Reprising Their Characters In Game

After months of vague twitter teasers and the occasional nugget of information dropped in an interview, TellTale Games has officially released a trailer for their upcoming "Game of Thrones" game. Read more »

Sakurai on “Super Smash Bros.” DLC & Ridley

Sakurai on “Super Smash Bros.” DLC & Ridley

DLC Not Planned Yet and Ridley's Unfortunate Stature

"Super Smash Bros." will be releasing on Nov. 21 for the Wii U North America, Nov. 28 in Europe, and Dec. 6 in Japan, and there are some questions on what is in store for future "Smash" content and why Ridley isn't a playable character. IGN recently interviewed Director Masahiro Sakurai and told IGN what to expect with DLC and Ridley's status in "Super Smash Bros." for Wii U. Read more »

Meta Knight Amiibo to Be the Next Exclusive

Meta Knight Amiibo to Be the Next Exclusive

Exclusive to Best Buy

The Meta Knight amiibo will be the next exclusive figure for Nintendo's third wave of "Super Smash Bros." themed amiibo figures. Posted on Best Buy's website, Best Buy will be exclusively distributing Meta Knight amiibos. Read more »

“Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams” Heading to PS4 and Xbox One

“Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams” Heading to PS4 and Xbox One

Twisting into Reality in December

Announced on the Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Facebook, "Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams" will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this December. Titled "Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut," all of the DLC previously exclusive to the PC version will be included. Read more »

“The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8” DLC

“The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8” DLC

Starring Link and the Blue Falcon

We at Player Theory thoroughly enjoyed "Mario Kart 8." So with the release of the first DLC packs, "The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8," we took a look at the new content. Is the DLC worth your time? If you are a "Mario Kart" fan, we say so. Read more »

Next “Hyrule Warriors” DLC Content Revealed

Next “Hyrule Warriors” DLC Content Revealed

Twili Midna, Costumes, and More

Taking to the Miiverse, Eiji Aonuma revealed what will be in the "Twilight Princess" DLC Pack for "Hyrule Warriors." Read more »

Fantasy Flight Games Merges into Asmodee

Fantasy Flight Games Merges into Asmodee

And the Asmodee Group Grows...

The Asmodee floor at GenCon just got a bit bigger. Read more »

“Destiny” Update 1.0.3 Now Available

“Destiny” Update 1.0.3 Now Available

Content and Geometry to Support the Upcoming Expansion

Bungie released Update 1.0.3 for “Destiny” today which brings in over 2.4GB of improvements and modifications in preparation for “The Dark Below” expansion. Some of the most notable changes include a voice chat, more bounty slots, increased frequency of public events, and an improved HUD. Read below for a full list of patch notes as posted by Bungie. Read more »

Sears.com Glitch Advertises Game Bundles for $59.99

Sears.com Glitch Advertises Game Bundles for $59.99

Consumers Nab Wii U and 3DS Sets for Cheap

Have you ever seen a deal that seemed too good to be true? Over the weekend, many online consumers did. Thanks to a pricing glitch on Sears.com, many gamers were able to pick up Wii U and 3DS bundles for $59.99 plus tax. Read more »

A New Fan-Made Fallout Campaign in Development

A New Fan-Made Fallout Campaign in Development

This Doesn't Let You off the Hook, Bethesda!

Fallout: Lone Star is an ambitious project to say the least, gathering some of the most talented "Fallout: New Vegas" modders together to create a completely new game. Read more »

“Draenor” Drama Temporarily Destroys Official “WoW” Subreddit

“Draenor” Drama Temporarily Destroys Official “WoW” Subreddit

wow, realwow, and worldofwarcraft Communities Impacted

What do we as gamers do when something goes wrong with a game we were looking forward to? Take to the networks and complain, of course. And last weekend, that’s exactly what “WoW” fans did to vent their frustrations at unplayable lag, five-digit server queues, frequent disconnects, “character not found” errors, and DDoS attacks to make the entire thing worse. Read more »

“Crossing Souls”: A Childhood RPG by Fourattic

“Crossing Souls”: A Childhood RPG by Fourattic

Amazing Cartoon Art Sold Separately!

The moment I laid eyes on this trailer I knew I had to have it. The beginning evokes the same feeling I got the first time I saw "Dragon’s Lair" being played. The developers describe the game as "an Action RPG with orthogonal 2D view with an 80s looking style," and I think that really hits the nail on the head. Read more »

TellTale’s Game of Thrones, Screenshots Leaked

TellTale’s Game of Thrones, Screenshots Leaked

"Knowledge is Power"

TellTale Games' "Game of Thrones" is still expected to be released by the end of the month, and we are learning new information about the game every other day it seems. The typical teaser from TellTale has been a cryptic quote from a book that they post on their Twitter or maybe they "accidentally" let something slip in an interview. Just recently, they gave us some specific details about the game's story. In the past day, however, we've gotten something new and more concrete. Read more »

“Goat Simulator” Getting MMO Update

“Goat Simulator” Getting MMO Update

Of Goats and Swords

The legend of "Goat Simulator" continues on with a big, free patch. Announced on Coffee Stain Studios' Twitter, patch 1.2 is titled "Goat MMO Simulator," and it's exactly what the title sounds like: you play as a goat and level up just like in a MMO. Read more »

G4 Officially Shutting Down on Nov. 30

G4 Officially Shutting Down on Nov. 30

The NBC-Owned TV Channel Launched in 2002

According to a short statement by Nebraska-based telecom company Great Plains Communications, G4 will leave airwaves on Nov. 30, 2014. The troubled gamer channel has been withering away since NBC Universal decided not to add new programs in 2013. Since then, it has been stuck with reruns of "LOST," "X-Play," "Ninja Warriors," "Cops," "Heroes," "Cheaters," and various movies. Read more »

“Halo” Championship Series Pushed Back

“Halo” Championship Series Pushed Back

Competitive "Halo" Players Will Now Have to Wait an Additional Week

343 Industries has announced that they are postponing the pre-season of their "Halo" Championship Series. It was originally scheduled to be launched on Nov. 16, but has been delayed by one week to Nov. 23. 343 has stated that this postponement is primarily a result of the matchmaking issues that are currently plaguing "Halo: Master Chief Collection." Read more »

“Five Nights at Freddy’s 2”

“Five Nights at Freddy’s 2”

The Bear Is out for Blood ... Again!

“Five Nights at Freddy’s,” the first game in the series, was a pleasant surprise for the horror genre. The Chuck E. Cheese’s animatronics always gave off an unsettling feeling, and with Freddy and his “merry” band of friends trying to stuff people into suits, I don’t think I can look at robots the same way again without thinking imminent death looming nearby. Read more »

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