The upcoming Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U won't just be taking place on the Wii U. Nintendo will also be releasing a smartphone app, on which people can share stuff like highlight reels and check out leaderboards.
Good news for anyone still shivving their way through The Last Of Us' multiplayer mode: Sony are releasing a bunch of new DLC packs for the game's online players, including new skills, guns and four new maps, the latter of which look to be loosely based on stages from the single player story.
A statement from Nintendo America has been issued regarding the Miiquality campaign to introduce same sex relationships to Tomodachi Life. "No", is the short answer although the company has "thoughtfully considered the responses".
This isn't a story about whether or not games can make people violent. It's about how science tries to test the effects during research. Clever psychiatric stuff? Delicate machines that measure brainwaves? Nope: chilli sauce and air horns.
While everyone gets chin-scratchy over the Star Wars Episode 7 casting and rumoured name (The Ancient Fear) LucasArts is issuing a fan-pleasing book collecting together all the original trilogy's scoreboards. It includes unseen art, deleted scenes and work from legendary artists like Ralph McQuarrie.
The company ended up with an operating loss of 46.4 billion yen, or £269 million, for the fiscal year ending in March. The Wii U's performance is mentioned by the report as a contributing factor to Nintendo's loss of profits.
Of course there are going to be new Titanfalls. It's not like the first didn't sell well and EA do like a sequel. In a recent investor call MP1st reports a "new publishing deal" has been announced with Respawn that would "bring new Titanfall experiences to players worldwide". But on what?