Nintendo stock drops sharply after realizations they didn’t make Pokémon GO

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After flying as high as the army of Pidgeys you can expect to find upon booting up Pokémon GO, Nintendo’s stock has come plummeting back down to Earth in recent days. Nintendo stock had a huge bump shortly after the release of Pokémon GO, as analysts mistakenly believed that Nintendo was responsible for the latest mobile craze. … Read more

NES Classic Edition small in size, huge in nostalgia

Pokémon GO is currently tearing its way through the world, offering a healthy mix of nostalgia and new gameplay. While Nintendo doesn’t outright own Pokémon, they are the company most often associated with the games, and have been reaping the benefits of its success. Pocket monsters aren’t all that Nintendo has up its sleeves though. If … Read more

Pokémon GO server issues will slow international roll out

Pokemon Go exploration leads to discovery of a dead body.

So, you may have noticed that Pokémon GO is available in the US. If you’ve downloaded and started playing the game, you have almost certainly also noticed that the game is a bit… flaky. Developer Niantic Labs realizes that the game has become incredibly popular in a very short amount of time, and the servers … Read more

Pokémon GO is out for Android and iOS… You just may not be able to install it quite yet

One of the most anticipated mobile games of the year is almost within reach. After months of beta testing, mostly positive reviews, and plenty of player impatience, Pokémon GO is finally rolling out to Android and iOS users. But you may have to wait just a little longer before you can install it, especially if … Read more

Kick & Fennick Review: A Physics Platformer With A Fun Mechanic

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Abstraction Games and Jaywalkers Interactive’s new physics-platformer is now available, and we’ve had a chance to check it out. Read on for our Kick & Fennick review! Story There’s a bit of a story to Kick & Fennick, and the game starts off with you playing as a young boy named Kick who finds himself waking up in a … Read more

Playtonic Releases Yooka-Laylee E3 Trailer, Announces Delay

Yooka-Laylee, the spiritual successor to the wildly popular Banjo-Kazooie series of games completely and utterly obliterated its Kickstarter goal almost exactly one year ago. The buddy-duo platformer raised £2,090,104, which was well above their fairly reasonable request of £175,000. It’s clear that gamers believed in the Playtonic team, and with good reason. The group consists of former Rare … Read more

Kick & Fennick Now Available; Offers Launch Discount

Kick-&-Fennick

Abstraction Games and Jaywalkers Interactive’s stylized platformer Kick & Fennick is now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the Wii U. Kick & Fennick tells the story of a young boy named Kick who finds himself waking up in a bright and colorful, yet dangerous world. Besides shooting down enemy robots, Kick can make huge … Read more

Netflix, Nintendo Teaming Up For Live ActionLegend Of Zelda Series

File this one under “oh please oh please let this be true.” According to the Wall Street Journal, Netflix and Nintendo are currently collaborating on a live action Legend of Zelda series. If I weren’t already a Netflix subscriber, I would be throwing wads of cash at my screen right this very second. UPDATE: It … Read more

Nintendo NX Rumors: Portable Controller, Beefy Processor, Games, And More

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Since it was officially announced in March of 2015, there have been no shortage of Nintendo NX rumors. Some seem plausible while others are so far out of left field that they hardly warrant any attention. A NeoGAF forums user — 10K — seems to have some inside sources that have provided some new clues … Read more

The Wii U’s Google Maps Service Shutting Down

Wii U's Google Maps service shutting down.

It looks like Nintendo will be shutting down the Wii U’s Google Maps service as of March 31, 2016. That is, according to the company’s web site. As the company puts it: “Thank you for your use and support of this software. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Once service is discontinued, this software … Read more

eSports Hit The Mainstream: ESPN eSports Opens

ESPN, or the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is now starting to branch out from conventional sports and has started covering eSports. eSports have been on the rise over the past few years but has never been covered by any major networks such as ESPN. With the fan base expanding and tournament prizes getting larger … Read more

19th Annual DICE Awards Nominations Announced, Led By Rise Of The Tomb Raider

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Earlier this week, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences announced the 19th annual DICE Awards nominations. The Xbox exclusive Rise of the Tomb Raider led the way with nine nominations including Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, and Adventure Game of the Year. It was also announced that Hideo Kojima will be … Read more

Amazon Prime Rolls Out Video Game Deals: 20% Off Up To Two Weeks After Release

We love video games here at Techaeris. Many of us play all sorts of games and enjoy time spent behind a controller immensely. Amazon understands this love of games and has recently unveiled some new benefits for Amazon Prime gamers. Starting today, Amazon will offer 20 percent off of brand new videogames starting with pre-orders … Read more

Nintendo NX Will Feature It’s Own Unique Platform

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When Nintendo announced their plans for the company’s future earlier this year in March, the biggest news of the event would be their next piece of gaming hardware, Nintendo NX. It’s easy to assume that the NX will be the next generation of the Wii U, however President and CEO Tatsumi Kimishima asserts that this will … Read more

[301] Nintendo NX Will Feature It’s Own Unique Platform

When Nintendo announced their plans for the company’s future earlier this year in March, the biggest news of the event would be their next piece of gaming hardware, Nintendo NX. It’s easy to assume that the NX will be the next generation of the Wii U, however President and CEO Tatsumi Kimishima asserts that this will … Read more

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 Review: “The Last Place You Look”

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It’s been not quite a month since our Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 2 review, an episode that dragged a bit from the promising first episode. The third episode was released last week, and our Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 review takes a look at “The Last Place You Look” and sees if it brings the story back on … Read more

[301] Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 Review: “The Last Place You Look”

It’s been not quite a month since our Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 2 review, an episode that dragged a bit from the promising first episode. The third episode was released last week, and our Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 review takes a look at “The Last Place You Look” and sees if it brings the story back on … Read more

Amazon’s Cyber Monday Cheat Code Sale

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Cheat codes have been a staple to gamers for years, whether it be to unlock a special item or enable God Mode for an easier time during gameplay. The most famous cheat code of all, the Konami code appeared in hundreds of Konami games over the years, starting with Gradius back in 1985. That very code … Read more

[301] Amazon’s Cyber Monday Cheat Code Sale

Cheat codes have been a staple to gamers for years, whether it be to unlock a special item or enable God Mode for an easier time during gameplay. The most famous cheat code of all, the Konami code appeared in hundreds of Konami games over the years, starting with Gradius back in 1985. That very code … Read more

[301] Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 2 Review: “Assembly Required” Indeed…

It was only a few weeks ago that Minecraft: Story Mode launched. Our review of “Episode 1: The Order of the Stone” found that it was pretty true to the Minecraft universe and had potential as a Telltale Games series. Two weeks later, the second episode was released. Our Minecraft: Story Mode “Episode 2: Assembly Required” review takes a look at … Read more

Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1 Review: Minecraft Through And Through

There’s no denying the juggernaut that is Minecraft. Everywhere you turn, it seems that kids (and some adults) are talking about it, playing it, and building to their imagination’s content on the popular game from Mojang. Available on consoles, PCs, and mobile devices, there are plenty of ways to play it. So how do you keep a … Read more

Avenged Sevenfold Coming To Guitar Hero Live

In addition to the over 100 songs already announced for Guitar Hero Live, Activision and FreeStyleGames have officially announced three Avenged Sevenfold songs that will be playable in the game. The songs, “Shepherd of Fire,” “Buried Alive,” and “Nightmare,” will be playable in the GHTV Premium Shows mode of Guitar Hero Live. [clickToTweet tweet=”Play in front of … Read more

Assault Android Cactus Blasts Onto PC September 23rd

If you’re looking for a new frenetic arcade-style twin stick shooter, look no further than Assault Android Cactus from Witch Beam. The game is set to launch on PC on September 23, 2015 with a PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U launch coming early in 2016. Set in a vivid sci-fi universe, Assault Android Cactus … Read more

Relive Your Childhood With The Mega Man Legacy Collection

Nostalgia seems to be a big theme these days on current gen consoles, especially with the Xbox One and the recently announced backwards compatibility and released Rare Replay collection. Capcom is jumping into the fray with the Mega Man Legacy Collection which features the first 6 Mega Man games for your enjoyment on your console or PC. The … Read more

Could The Nintendo NX Be Optical Drive-less?

It’s no secret that Nintendo is already working on a successor to the Wii U. Announced back in March, Nintendo didn’t give much information about the new home console, dubbed Nintendo NX, but a patent filing posted by a NeoGAF user may have more details on what gamers can expect from the long time gaming … Read more

Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut Lands On Consoles Next Week

The PC to console port, Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut, is finally landing on PlayStation 3 and 4, and the Xbox One next week with the WiiU release following in August. Grip Games, who recently brought Tower of Guns to consoles, worked with Toxi Games to bring Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut to PlayStation 3 & 4 on July 21st in the U.S. … Read more

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away At 55

It’s a sad day for everything related to videogames as it’s been reported that Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, has passed away at the far too young age of 55. Nintendo published a painfully short press release simply stating: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 … Read more

Charizard And Weavile Added To Pokkén Tournament Roster

Pokkén Tournament, the highly anticipated Pokémon-inspired fighting game has announced two new additions to their ever-growing list of playable characters. Minute long trailers for both Charizard and Weavile were released on their YouTube channel, teasing their in-game skill-sets: Charizard’s trailer marvelously revealed his ability to Mega Evolve, a concept introduced during the Pokémon X and Y iteration … Read more