Smash Bros. Brawl announcer explains how he got the job

A portion of Source Gaming interview with Brawl announcer, Pat Cashman...

SG: How’d you get the job to be Brawl’s announcer? Was there an audition process?

PC: To be honest, I don’t remember. I think I was just hired and called in without a real audition. I also have to admit that I had no real idea what I was doing…how the game worked…who’d be using it, etc…

It looked nice on my resumé to say that I was the announcer on what was one of the most popular video games on the planet—but had never actually seen it myself. For awhile I would get requests from gamers to do customized versions of the announcer for birthday greetings, etc…But I had to stop doing that because I was getting too many requests…And also I wasn’t sure I really had the right to be doing the character that fundamentally didn’t belong to me, but Nintendo.

Full interview here

Kobito Game Taizen - promo video, commercial

Both videos are blocked unless you live in Japan, but you can watch them with a workaround. Check out the videos here and here.

Monster Hunter Frontier G being updated to Monster Hunter Online Z

This update is going to be available on Nov. 9th and it seems that there will also be a retail release. We're not sure if the Wii U is going to get a retail version of Online Z, but the download version of Frontier G will certainly see the Online Z update.

2DS pops up in Pods commercial

Thanks to Dan for the heads up!

A look at the next wave of Mega Man merch

Some new Mega Man goodies are seeing release through various retailers in the states. We have a drink tumbler, a couple posters, a shirt and a hoodie-style hat and scarf. Now if we could only get a new game, damnit!

Nintendo Badge Arcade - North American update for Aug. 28th, 2016

Nintendo Badge Arcade

- 1 FREE play being given away
- 2 returning sets of Mega Man badges

Thanks to AlienboyVA for the heads up!