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This deleted scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is shockingly violent

This deleted scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is shockingly violent

Brandon Russell

The Star Wars universe is no stranger to dismemberment, but this deleted scene from The Force Awakens is still shocking. When Rey and Finn travel to Maz Kanata’s castle, they find themselves among a crowd of unfamiliar faces. One such face, however, winds up being Unkar Plutt, who audiences saw handing out portions for scrap metal on Jakku. Still peeved that Rey “stole” the Millennium...

Nintendo defends Switch's launch line-up, says launch isn't "the be-all and the end-all"

Nintendo defends Switch's launch line-up, says launch isn't "the be-all and the end-all"

Ron Duwell

Nintendo’s biggest job over the next few months is getting people to buy a Switch. To do that, it needs to convince gamers that the games will be there when they pick up their console. With no games to play, it’s just a brick in your living room. The Nintendo Switch does have games, but you can count the number of launch titles on a single hand. Some say this is a black eye on the...

Nintendo knows Switch controller looks like a dog, says they did it on purpose

Nintendo knows Switch controller looks like a dog, says they did it on purpose

Eric Frederiksen

The design of the Nintendo Switch is unique, just like almost every other system from the company. The Switch might even be the first game console to inspire someone to make a stuffed animal. That, Nintendo says, was on purpose. The Wall Street Journal‘s Takashi Mochizuki spoke with Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi, who has produced and directed many of the company’s biggest games since he...

Switch's "demand is going to be met," won't have supply issues, says Nintendo pres

Switch's "demand is going to be met," won't have supply issues, says Nintendo pres

Ron Duwell

Nintendo, already under pressure from its failure to make the NES Classic more widely available throughout the holiday season, is finding itself in the same boat with the Nintendo Switch. Around the Internet, retailers are claiming that they either don’t know how many consoles they’ll get in March or that they’ve already burned through their first round of pre-orders. The Big N’s next...

Terra Battle is still my free-to-play game of choice, two years and running

Terra Battle is still my free-to-play game of choice, two years and running

Ron Duwell

It’s been almost two years since I last gushed about Terra Battle, and indeed, it’s been almost half a year since I last played it. Other free-to-play JRPGs have come and gone since then, like Brave Frontier and a whole host of Final Fantasy mobile games, and I’m not even including the unhealthy number of hours I’ve sunk into Pokémon GO. I can’t imagine what my neck will look like in...