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Sonic Boom is making some bold revisions to Sonic and the gang, but earlier versions of the redesigns were even more radical and tempered by Sega's Sonic Team. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 16, 2014 9:00AM PDT

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will sneak in next week, then blow the gates wide open to release a militia of new games including inFamous: Second Son, Deus Ex: The Fall's PC edition, dogfight 'em up Luftrausers, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Men of War: Assault Squad 2, the HD remasters of Final Fantasy X and X-2, and loads more. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 14, 2014 2:30PM PDT

Comcept has posted a video of Inafune sampling a recent build of Mighty No. 9, showing off the animations, background stages, and some very nervous-sounding developers. Read more

Nintendo continues experimenting with new business models with Wii Sports Club. The company is trying out the free weekend model, letting all Wii U owners download and play the game for free from March 21 to March 23. Read more

"The recent Zelda games have been rather linear as I thought players didn't like getting lost, wondering what to do, or where to go," Eiji Aonuma said. Read more

by Ozzie Mejia, shacknews.com, Mar 13, 2014 8:00AM PDT

Shovel Knight's path towards a March 31 release date has been dealt a major blow, with all the trauma of a strike to the head from some sort of blunt gardening tool. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Mar 12, 2014 8:30AM PDT

Sonic Boom creative director Bob Rafei says that part of making Sonic into a western property is understanding that kids' pop culture requires a mixture of story and humor, and references shows like Adventure Time as examples. Read more

by Robert Workman, shacknews.com, Mar 11, 2014 9:00AM PDT

Every once in a while, publishers will prepare special editions of upcoming releases that differ by region. For instance, U.S. players would get some form of downloadable content and physical extras... Read more

Nintendo has opened an online hub for indie titles, raising visibility for what it boasts compose more than 1,000 indies available through 3DS and Wii U. Read more

Nintendo's servers will be undergoing a fresh bout of extended maintenance later this week, leading to some brief downtime for the Wii U and 3DS eShops. A separate piece of maintenance will also affect Pokemon X & Y later today, meaning you won't be able to utilize the game's online services until Tuesday morning. Read more

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