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Travis Hawks

Staff Writer

Husband, father, small business owner, and a gaming fanatic since first playing Outlaw on the Atari 2600. I also make my own games, but nobody plays or buys them. In my spare time, I run and drink beer to counteract the benefits of running.

Project Prelude Rune Concept Art Dragon

Former Tales Producer to Lead New Square-Enix Studio and Series

Studio Istolia, Square Enix’s newest Tokyo studio, is working on a role playing game entitled Project Prelude Rune. Few details of the project were released in Square Enix’s press release,…

Year of the Mammoth

Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth Overhauls Set Releases

The Hearthstone team announced this year’s theme and all the changes that will be rolling out as a part of the Year of the Mammoth. As this will be just…

Codenames Box

Marvel and Disney Versions of Codenames Coming this Fall

USAopoly, makers of countless licensed versions of Monopoly, have wrapped up exclusive worldwide licensing rights for Codenames and they’re not wasting any time reskinning the popular party game. Alongside the…

SNES Preservation Project

[Updated] Future of SNES Preservation Project in Danger

Update: The USPS has delivered the package’s wrapper along with a form letter instructing byuu how to better prevent damage to future shipments. Byuu’s frustration with the USPS continues to…

E3 Open to the Public

ESA to Sell 15,000 E3 Tickets to the Public

The Entertainment Software Association announced that the public will be able to attend this year’s E3 Expo–for the first time ever–by buying a ticket. Purchasers will be able to attend…

Freedom Planet 2 Heroes

Freedom Planet 2 Demo is Now Available

If you’re aching to get a taste of some Sonic-inspired 2D platforming action, GalaxyTrail has released a free demo of their upcoming release, Freedom Planet 2. Released a couple of…

Mario Flip

Nintendo Makes a Profit, Delays Animal Crossing In Q3

Nintendo’s third quarter earnings report released earlier today and contains a few notable pieces of information. Most of the report is relatively good news for the company as it looks to…

New3DSXL Pikachu box

Mario, Pikachu, and Captain Olimar Keep the 3DS Rolling

With all of the hubbub about the Nintendo Switch, it’s easy to overlook the 3DS. Even though Nintendo is briskly stepping away from the Wii U, they are still supporting…

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Nintendo’s Final Wii U Game will be Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

With all of the excitement (and consternation) that has been bubbling up since Nintendo’s big Switch presentation on January 12th, it’s hard not to think about the current state of…

Pokemon Evolved ARK Mod

Catch Pokémon in ARK as Pokémon Evolved Mod Returns [Corrected]

Correction: We originally noted that the mod in question was ARKMon and had several mistaken facts included regarding it. We have corrected these below and in the title. Earlier this…