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Placards coming to Wii U - latest trailer

Placards is a unique single-player puzzle experience that requires players to think both visually and strategically. Rearrange pixels on the screen by rotating or swapping to solve Placard puzzles. That Placard too big to solve in one go? Solve a piece at a time to get closer to that final Placard picture. From simple shapes to space ships to a fire breathing dragon, there are over 100 puzzles to keep you occupied for hours. So grab that cup of coffee, sit down on that comfy couch, and solve a few Placards today.

Random Time! - Mega Man approves of WWE SuperStar's new entrance theme

Above is the brand-new theme for TJ Perkins, the Cruiserweight champ in WWE. He debuted this theme at last night's Clash of Champions event and it seemed to really blow a lot of people away, including Mega Man himself.


Thanks to Meza12 for the heads up!

Minecraft getting 'Minecraft: The Island' novel adaptation

Minecraft: The Island

- being written by Max Brooks, the man behind World War Z

- published by Del Rey

- seems to be the first installment in a series

"Think cuboid Robinson Crusoe, but madder: a hero stranded in an unfamiliar land, with unfamiliar rules, learning to survive against tremendous odds. I've peeked at an early draft and it's entirely amazing, just as we knew it would be." - Mojang's Marsh Davies

Power Disc Slam - upcoming update detailed















Charles Martinet to return for Runner3



To have Martinet involved and not bring the game to a Nintendo platform would be a real travesty. I'm certain the Choice Provisions gang is going to take care of Nintendo fans! Thanks to ArmoredFrog for the heads up!

BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien on sale for half-price

CommanderVideo's reality is un-fused!

Runner2 is a rhythm-music, auto-running platformer. Players will run through fantastic environments, using brand new moves, to amazing new soundtracks as they run, jump, slide, kick, and soar toward the goal of tracking down the Nefarious Timbletot who has un-fused CommanderVideo's reality. Runner2 features 5 exciting worlds, 125 tantalizing levels and 5 death defying BOSS battles! Play as 8 different characters and find secret areas to unlock new and zany costumes!

Runner2's Good Friends Character Pack DLC introduces 6 new characters! Featuring the likes of Josef (Machinarium), Spelunky Guy (Spelunky), Raz (Psychonauts), Dr. Fetus (Super Meat Boy), Quote (Cave Story), and Invisible Commander Video (duh), it’s perhaps the first-ever piece of DLC that’s capable of ending every war in the world and inspiring people everywhere to hold hands and whistle some sweet tuneage. Download the DLC from the Nintendo eShop on Wii U now.

A look at Nintendo hardware sales in the Americas

Consoles:

34.00m - NES
23.35m - SNES
20.63m - N64
12.93m - GCN
48.64m - Wii
6.29m -Wii U

Portable

44.06m -GB/C
41.64m -GBA/SP
59.93m -NDS Family
20.11m -3DS Family