Two years ago, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata made some lofty promises about his company's approach to what was then a new venture for them: downloadable content. Nintendo, he promised, would get it right.
The Wii U version of Smash Bros. will include a nice little homage to the 1979 arcade game Sheriff in the form of an assist trophy. This was Nintendo's first title that featured artwork by Shigeru Miyamoto.
It's that time of year again. Time to set aside last year's toys in favour of a shiny new batch of Skylanders: Trap Team figures. Seriously, set the older toys aside - you won't be needing them for a while.
"This cart is now a coffin", posted UK games writer Richard Stanton, adding "RIP Hamlet the best Labrador in the world :'(". I can't help but wonder what's happened to Hamlet, trapped inside that little plastic bit.