Steep Road To The Olympics Competition is on, Winners to Attend Pyeongchang 2018

Grand Finals in Katowice, Poland on January 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — December 14, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft announced the details of its Steep Road to the Olympics competition, organized in partnership with the International Olympic Committee and worldwide Olympic TOP partner, Intel. These announcements include the competition’s grand prize: invitations to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Qualifiers for the Steep Road to the Olympics competition are now unfolding online, while the Grand Finals will take place at the ESL Studio in Katowice on January 27, 2018. read more

Yooka-Laylee Available Now on Nintendo Switch

THE DYNAMIC DUO ARE BACK, AND THIS TIME THEY’RE PORTABLE

UK – 14th December 2017 – Award-winning veteran games developer and international games label Team17 and Playtonic Games, the UK studio formed by veterans of the platforming genre, are excited to announce that Yooka-Laylee is out now for Nintendo Switch! read more

Mabinogi Huge Update Brings the Pain with a Chain

LOS ANGELES – Dec. 14, 2017 – Today Mabinogi is bringing players the chance to explore the new talent, Chain Slash, which players can level to wield their new Chain Blade weapons with deadly precision. The update also brings a slew of other additions to the immersive and customizable massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, including new systems and a new defense mission to protect the Avalon Gate in the Baltane Mission, which features a challenging Elite Mode. read more

Nintendo Download: Gungeon Crawler

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Enter the Gungeon – The Enter the Gungeon game is a dungeon crawler that follows a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.
    • Yooka-Laylee – Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with the big nose). Embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his devious scheme to absorb all the world’s books … and convert them into pure profit!
    • Romancing SaGa 2 – Sit upon the throne of the Varennes Empire and control several generations of rulers in a valiant battle against the Seven Heroes. A dynamic freeform scenario system – a hallmark of the SaGa RPG series – enables you to take command of a variety of protagonists along the line of imperial succession and experience the history of a nation as it grows and changes based on your actions. The Romancing SaGa 2 game is available on Dec. 15.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Announces New Licensed Partnership with Nintendo and Unveils Make-Your-Own Super Mario Furry Friends & Accessories

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where Guests can create personalized furry friends, today announced a new licensed partnership with Nintendo, unveiling three new Make-Your-Own Super Mario furry friends—plus, a pre-stuffed Toad, sound chips and accessories. This is the first time Super Mario products have been offered at Build-A-Bear Workshop. read more

Ataribox Launch Date Delayed

The countdown to the Ataribox launch on Indiegogo has been officially paused. Because of one key element on the checklist, it is taking more time to create the platform and ecosystem the Atari community deserves. Building Ataribox is incredibly important to the developers and they will do whatever it takes to be sure it is worth the wait. read more