Interview: The crew at Yacht Club Games talks Shovel Knight (Part I)

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Recently we got a chance to hop aboard with Yacht Club Games for a long chat about the already popular upcoming title, Shovel Knight. Along the way we discuss their origins as a team, their inspirations…

Shovel Knight Reveal Trailer

The magic of the 8-bit era is about to return with authority this fall. On March 14th, Yacht Club Games announced its Kickstarter campaign to fund its debut classic-style sidescroller, Shovel Knight, which the company describes…

Nintendo sued over 3d patent

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Former Sony employee and inventor Sejiro Tomita is suing Nintendo of America and Nintendo Company (Nintendo Japan) over what he calls a patent violation. Tomita owns a patent for a 3D technology using something called cross-point which…

New Game with Old Style

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Although I have played plenty of Mario games. Nostalgia still reigns supreme as an excuse to play more.  By this I mean, if you are going to pick this game up expecting a whole new world,…

Nintendo loses $220 million in 1st quarter of 2012

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Times are tough for Mario and friends these days. It seems like just yesterday Nintendo was riding high on the Wii wave, but now, things are quite different. The gaming giant reported a net loss of $220…