Author Archives: Rob Gisbey

Greenlight Spotlight: A Hat in Time

Developer Gears For Breakfast throw their hat into the ring… In my experience few game consoles can conjure up such a powerfully intoxicating sense of nostalgia as the Big N’s fifth-generation sensation, the Nintendo 64. The company’s first major foray into 3D visuals, the system launched in the UK in 1997, blowing fan’s minds with its […]
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Hideo Kojima “Depressed” by Grand Theft Auto V Gameplay Trailer

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima took to Twitter today admitting he’s depressed by the recent gameplay trailer for Grand Theft Auto V and concerned that Metal Gear Solid V won’t be able to compete. Obviously in awe of what Rockstar have accomplished, Kojima praised the team, labelling them “the best” and claiming they set […]
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Hotline Miami Review

Party in the city where the heat is on; all night on the beach ’til the break of dawn… Platforms: Microsoft Windows/OS X/Linux/PS3 & PS Vita Developer: Dennaton Games Publisher: Devolver Digital Genre: Action Platform Played: PlayStation 3 Burst through a door, knocking an unwary henchman flying. Cave his skull in with a pipe before flinging it into the face of another. […]
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Possible Release Date Issued For Mario Kart 8

According to a Spanish language newsletter issued by Nintendo of Europe Mario Kart 8 has been given a release window of April 2014.

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Nintendo Direct: Miyamoto Shows Off Brand New Pikmin 3 Gameplay

In the latest Nintendo Direct, broadcast live from Tokyo, gaming visionary and Pikmin creator Shigeru Miyamoto sits down with Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto to showcase the long-gestating Wii U exclusive, Pikmin 3. The pair play for over 20 minutes, the footage of which can be found below.

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Pikmin-Focused Nintendo Direct Airing Tomorrow

Hot on the heels of their Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct, the Big N has announced it will bring us yet another live presentation, broadcasting June 26, this time dedicated exclusively to Pikmin 3. The stream will commence at 8pm Tokyo time (1pm BST), and will feature legendary game designer and Pikmin creator Shigeru Miyamoto himself, along with Japanese comedian […]
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Metal Gear Solid 5: Possible SmartGlass and Kinect Integration?

Legendary game director Hideo Kojima is considering the inclusion of Kinect and SmartGlass integration in the Xbox One version of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.

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E3 2013 – Our Impressions on Nintendo’s Conference

Find out what Analog Addiction Editors Michael Troina and Rob Gisbey thought about Nintendo’s controversial E3 presentation… The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, has always been the biggest annual event in the game industry; where companies show off new systems, future plans, and of course new games. Nintendo, however, announced this year they would not have a traditional live […]
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Spartacus Legends – The Will of the Mob Trailer

Spartacus Legends is an upcoming free-to-play fighting game based on the Starz TV Series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Developed by Kung Fu Factory and published by Ubisoft, the game charts the fortunes of a Lanista, a man who purchases slaves and moulds them into gladiators.

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Online Passes: Microsoft Backtracks but EA Stands Firm

Electronic Arts has put fears to rest that its decision to dissolve its Online Pass program will be reversed in the wake of both Microsoft and Sony confirming their next-gen systems will support used games.

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The Last Guardian Still “On Track” – UPDATE: Not It Isn’t!

Update: It appears that Mr. McNamara had been misinformed as Sony Computer Entertainment President and CEO Jack Tretton confirmed today that The Last Guardian is now officially on hiatus. While this news is disappointing it isn’t exactly unexpected. The last time the game was shown was during the 2010 Tokyo Game Show and since then the elusive title has […]
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E3 2013: Two New Smash Bros. Instalments Confirmed

Fans of Nintendo Mascot brawler, Super Smash Bros. rejoice as two new instalments in the series have been confirmed, one for Wii U and one for 3Ds. New characters have been revealed, including “The Villager” from Animal Crossing as well as Mega Man, both of whom are accompanied by their own stages. Bowser, Donkey Kong, Fox McCloud, Kirby, Link, […]
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E3 2013: Retro’s New Game Revealed as Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Retro Studios’ mysterious new project has been unveiled as a new entry in the Donkey Kong Country series, entitled Tropical Freeze. A sequel to the critically acclaimed Wii platformer, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Tropical Freeze tells the tale of Donkey Kong Island being overrun by a hoard of vicious Vikings from the North Sea. The game remains […]
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E3 2013: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD – Release Window Confirmed

This afternoon Nintendo showed off a brand new trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, confirmed a rough release date and revealed a host of new and exciting features. The game is set to feature full HD visuals rendered at 1080p and utilises shaders to improve character expression and refine texture graphics. Several new features […]
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E3 2013: Super Mario 3D World Announced

During today’s Nintendo Direct E3 presentation the prolific publisher announced a new 3D Mario game from EAD Tokyo – the team responsible for the stellar Super Mario Galaxy titles – in the form of Super Mario 3D World. The new adventure obviously draws a huge amount of inspiration from EAD’s last outing – Super Mario 3D […]
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