Project Sonic 2017 is not a sequel

Wondering if Project Sonic 2017 is going to turn out to be Sonic Generations 2 or Sonic Adventure 3? Seems like that's not going to be the case at all. The information comes straight from Sonic Team's Takashi Iizuka, who stressed that the game is not a sequel. I guess we'll be waiting quite awhile to find out what the name of the game is!

Monster Hunter Stories - Nargacuga trailer

Final Splatoon Splatfest comes to a close, Nintendo celebrates with special video

Just like that, the Splatfests come to a close. Another close battle for sure, but hopefully fun was had by all no matter what side you were on. ...now where's Splatoon 2?!

Advocate uses Pokemon GO craze to raise attention for the plight of Syrian child refugees

Refugee advocate Taim Shami has started a pretty powerful campaign that uses the attention surrounding Pokemon GO to bright more eyes to a much more serious matter. Shami has taken Syrian child refugees and given them pictures of Pokemon, which they hold up for the camera. The images ask the viewer 'What about me?' in an attempt to mix the pop culture phenomenon of Pokemon GO with the real-life child refugee crisis. It's certainly unorthodox, but it's also getting a ton of attention on this important issue.

Pokemon GO releases in France

We saw so many complaints about Pokemon GO not being available in Japan, but what about our poor friends in France? They had to wait longer than the Japanese fans did, but we're very happy to say that the game is finally up for download in France. That includes both the iOS and Android versions.

New set of 4-inch Mega Man figurines on the way

We'll get you info on release dates and pricing as it comes in. For now, we just get a look at some prototype designs for the upcoming lineup.

Medicom releasing Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Link figurine

More pics here (thanks David!)

- coming from Medicom Toy
- 30 cm (12 inches) tall
- poseable
- includes detailed accessories and interchangeable hands and heads
- accessories include Link’s bow, a quiver full of regular arrows, one of the special arrows shown in the first trailer, a sword, shield, a hooded cloak, and the Sheikah Slate
- one of the heads uses Link's shout face
- at least the head will be made of PVC
- clothes are made from cloth
- no release date yet
- ¥30,240 ($285 USD)
- pictures are from the prototype

Monster Hunter Generations includes reference to RuPaul's Drag Race

I mean, it's all right there in the image above. No doubt this is about RuPaul's Drag Race. I mean, look at the client name for all the confirmation you need! Thanks to Mock Turtle for the heads up.