Dragon Quest X - Japanese commercial for the week of Feb. 12th, 2019

I guess Square-Enix really is going to continue releasing new commercials for Dragon Quest X on a weekly basis. Let's see how long they can keep this up! I think we're about 6 deep now!

Nintendo details the changes/differences between Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn and Kirby's Epic Yarn

Are you trying to decide whether Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn is going to be worth a purchase if you've already played, or own Kirby's Epic Yarn? Nintendo has put together a handy chart to detail the differences, changes, and additions between the two versions. Check out the rundown of features below.

Dragon Quest X - Japanese commercial for the week of Feb. 6th, 2019

What is this, the fourth new commercial for Dragon Quest X in a month's span? There's honestly been so many that I can't keep up! Square-Enix is really pushing the game all of a sudden. I guess they have some big things planned for the near future!

Warren Spector takes issue with Disney CEO comments bemoaning their game projects over the years

Disney CEO Bob Iger recently talked about Disney's various forays into the game industry. As you might know, their releases have been hit or miss in recent years, and there have been some closures and cancellations mixed in. Mr. Iger offered up the following comments on their video game troubles.

“We’re good at making movies and television shows and theme parks and cruise ships and the like, we’ve just never managed to demonstrate much skill on the publishing side of games. Over the years, as you know, we’ve tried our hand at self-publishing, we’ve bought companies, we’ve sold companies, we’ve bought developers, we’ve closed developers. And we’ve found over the years that we haven’t been particularly good at the self-publishing side, but we’ve been great at the licensing side which obviously doesn’t require that much allocation of capital.”

Those comments didn't sit well with iconic developer Warren Spector. Spector was involved with Disney on a very deep level with two projects, Epic Mickey, and Epic Mickey: The Power of Two. While the first game managed to pull in decent-but-mixed reviews, the sequel didn't fare well at all. Spector has defended both games since day one, and obviously feels Mr. Iger's comments were a bit disrespectful of the work he's done. Here's what Spector said after he learned of Iger's comments.

Huh. I guess I should be insulted when Robert Iger says Disney has never been good at video games, but I’ll just take the high road and stand proud with the Epic Mickey team and laud them for the great work they - we - did for Disney.

I greatly respect Epic Mickey for what it aimed to be, and what Spector and his team worked to achieve. The end result may not have been what I was hoping for, but the amount of heart and dedication shown in the game was definitely worthy of praise. Unfortunately, I believe most fans look back on Epic Mickey as a blip on the rader, rather than a watershed moment for Disney games.

Did You Know Gaming - No More Heroes

In this video, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at some facts, secrets and Easter eggs surrounding No More Heroes, including the newly released Travis Strikes Again for Nintendo Switch.

The final 10 minutes of the Wii Shop Channel

The Wii Shop Channel is no more, boys and girls. I hope you got all the games you wanted to get while it was still open! In the video above, we get to see the final 10 minutes of the shop. You'll be missed, old friend.

Dragon Quest X - latest Japanese commercial

Man, Square-Enix is really pumping out the commercials for Dragon Quest X! I guess they have some big things planned for the upcoming Version 4.5 update. Too bad the rest of the world can't get in on the game!

Nvidia showcases the improved textures in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Nvidia Shield

We've seen a few screenshot comparisons and fan-made features, but this is an official comparison from Nvidia themselves. Now you can see how their texture work stacks up prior to, and after their 'deep learning' application.