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It took more than 25 years for the original NES Kid Icarus to receive a sequel. If Kid Icarus Uprising's director, Masahiro Sakurai, gets his way, it will be another 25 years to get yet another follow-up. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, May 9, 2012 7:00AM PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man will be getting playable Rhino and Stan Lee as retailer-specific pre-order bonuses. Read more

WayForward is working on a 3DS/DS game based on the popular Adventure Time TV series, titled "Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?! Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, May 7, 2012 4:00PM PDT

A new game must take up the mantle of "worst-kept secret in the games industry." That's looking more and more to be the next Need for Speed game, largely rumored to be Most Wanted 2. Read more

While Kid Icarus: Uprising was showered with critical praise upon its release, there was still one nagging complaint: the controls. So why didn't Uprising offer dual-analog controls? According to Sakurai, that would have been "impossible." Read more

Nintendo has detailed the mltiplayer features and character unlocking system for Mario Tennis Open. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Apr 30, 2012 11:00AM PDT

Nintendo has announced a new color of 3DS: the "Midnight Purple" version. It will launch May 20 alongside Mario Tennis Open. Read more

Capitalizing on the "huge success" of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, the prolific publisher of hedgehog has announced a sequel: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 29, 2012 7:00AM PDT

Another week, another nice bag bag of new releases! Next week will bring games including Sniper Elite V2, Tera, Fable Heroes, Mortal Kombat on Vita, and the PC editions of Nexuiz and Port Royale 3. Read more

As expected, Nintendo plans on selling retail games digitally through the Nintendo Network. The first first-party game to be available at both retail and on the eShop will be New Super Mario Bros. 2. Read more