Portal Demake Remakes Valve’s Puzzle Game for Nintendo 64

Although Portal arrived 11 years after the N64 debuted (and five years after the GameCube, the N64’s replacement, was released) a talented developer is slowly pulling off the seemingly impossible task of recreating the classic puzzle game working on Nintendo’s first 3D console—and it doesn’t look half bad. Creating demokes of popular graphically-intense modern video … Read more

Best Nintendo Switch deals UK for May 2022: Console and game deals

L aunched in 2017, you may think that the Nintendo Switch, five years later, would have become old news. But that’s far from the case. Popularity for these devices are still relatively high, especially with the launch of the OLED, and as of February 2022, sales for the Switch topped 100 million, replacing the Wii … Read more

Fan Is Making His Own Metroid 64 Game, Nintendo Be Damned

The Metroid series took a little nap during the N64 era, with Nintendo unable/unwilling to release a single home console game between the success of the SNES’ Super Metroid in 1994 and the GameCube’s Metroid Prime in 2002. So a fan is stepping in—and back in time—to make one for themselves. What you’re seeing here … Read more

The Queen’s 24 Karat Gold Nintendo Wii Is Finally Up For Sale

In 2009, THQ pulled a publicity stunt by covering a Nintendo Wii in 24 karat gold and trying to get it delivered to Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty never actually got her hands on the console, but now, after a year of hijinx auction, you might be able to. I actually wrote about this last … Read more

39 Best 3DS eShop Games You Should Get Before They’re Gone Forever

Update: We’ve added ten more recommendations to the list below, including a couple of absolute winners that got physical releases in Europe but were digital-only in North America. There’s still plenty of time to grab games from the 3DS eShop before they’re removed, but you don’t want to leave it until the last minute, do … Read more

GBA Kit Turns Handheld into TV Console With No Soldering

Got an original Game Boy Advance, the one with the unlit screen that was almost impossible to see, still kicking around in a drawer somewhere? This DIY kit lets you turn it into a standalone TV-connected console with HDMI and Bluetooth for wireless controllers, but without the need for any know-how when it comes to … Read more

Reggie Fils-Aime Did Not Like The Game Boy Micro, Which Sucks

Photo: Luke Plunkett You will have seen a lot of Reggie Fils-Aime news lately. The man has a book out, telling stories about the notoriously secretive video game industry, so that’s to be expected. Much of it is insightful, some of it emotionalsome of it even a little puzzling. One section, though, simply has me … Read more

The Best (And Worst) Selling Games Of Nintendo’s Biggest Franchises

Have you ever wondered what the best-selling Super Mario game is? How about the worst-selling Donkey Kong game? How many copies do you reckon a Fire Emblem game usually sells? And is Animal Crossing more popular than Metroid? All of these questions and more are about to be answered, because we have the definitive rundown … Read more

Veteran Xbox Dev For Game Pass Leaves Microsoft After 19 Years

Microsoft’s head of Xbox research and design, Chris Novak, will leave the company after nearly two decades, he announced yesterday. The veteran console architect was a leading creative force in a division that oversaw the creation of everything from achievements to Game Passa service that upended the way many people buy and play games. “I … Read more