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  • Blog Post: Twitter Reactions To Today's Nintendo News

    Nintendo dropped a bombshell of news today, and the gaming community on Twitter reacted to it – some people embraced humor to voice their concerns, others adopted a level-headed approach to calm the storm. I scrolled through hundreds of tweets pertaining to the news and pulled out a selection that... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty Social-Media Stunt Mocks Up A Terrorist Attack In Your Twitter Feed

    Earlier today Activision quietly made a change to its official Call of Duty Twitter account. The account now shows up as “Current Events Aggregate,” which apes accounts like @BreakingNews and @AP that share timely headlines from around the world. At 1 p.m. Eastern today, I saw this show up... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Nintendo Is Partnering With Facebook To Promote The Launch Of Super Mario Maker

    Update: Nintendo has issued a press release offering some more detail about the upcoming partnership with Facebook. Nintendo is hosting a hackathon event at Facebook headquarters, where employees will compete to come up with the most creative level in Super Mario Bros. Hackathons are part of Facebook's... More
  • Blog Post: Take A Look At A New Mortal Kombat X Costume Pack

    Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon took to Twitter today to announce additional costume packs are on the way for the recently released (and highly praised ) Mortal Kombat X. Boon included a teaser image for what will likely be the first wave of costumes, the Brazil Pack, which comes with new outfits for Johnny... More
  • Blog Post: Game Companies Wish Moms A Happy Mother's Day On Twitter

    With today being Mom's special day, several studios, publishers, and brand accounts have taken to Twitter to offer their unique flavor of Mother's Day wishes. From Xbox to Nintendo, and Black Tusk Studios to the official Skylanders account, several Mother's Day-specific tweets have gone out... More
  • Blog Post: You Can Embed And Play The Internet Archive's Old MS-DOS Games On Twitter

    The future is here. There is no reason to ever leave Twitter again. Wired’s Chris Kohler noticed that you can now embed MS-DOS games within tweets. The process is simple (just copy the URL of the game you want to embed), but the results are magical (or science, if you want to get technical). Using... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox One November Update Makes Each Achievement A Collectible Piece Of Background Art

    Microsoft has been regular with its Xbox One updates, rolling out improvements and new features on a monthly basis. We now know what to look forward to in November. You’ll finally be able to change the standard black background to something a bit more personal. To start with, you’ll be able... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Says Phantasy Star Online 2 Still Planned For Western Release

    According to a Sega representative, the long-delayed MMO will eventually be released in Western markets. Many had given up on the game, given that it was released in Japan back in 2012, and missed a planned U.S. release date in 2013. However, when asked about a Western release for the game on Twitter... More
  • Blog Post: 2K UK Teases BioShock News On Twitter

    2K Games' UK branch seems to be suggesting that there's something afoot in the BioShock universe. Today, via its official Twitter, 2K United Kingdom tweeted a picture depicting the logo for Eve's Garden in Poseidon Plaza (see below). It's hard to say what this little tease could mean... More
  • Blog Post: Electronic Arts Teasing NHL Reveal Next Week

    A tweet from the official EA Sports NHL twitter account is pointing to an NHL reveal next week. Are You Ready? pic.twitter.com/DKF7cTjGg6 — EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) May 3, 2014 The tweet, which you can see above, showcases the number 15, the date Monday 5, 2104 and asks, "Are you ready... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Turtle Rock Community Manager Fired Over Donald Sterling Remarks

    Update: We've received a comment from Josh Olin further clarifying his Twitter remarks and on his termination by 2K Games and Turtle Rock. Josh Olin: "Anyone who follows me knows my tweets were not in support of Sterling's actions. Rather, they were promoting three core tenets I believe... More
  • Blog Post: Miiverse Update Brings Wii U Social Network Closer To Twitter

    The Miiverse received an update recently that allows Wii U users to post messages to their feed, without the need to post in a specific community. In the past, you could only post messages to certain communities, and if you were posting unrelated content to the Super Luigi U community that had nothing... More
  • Blog Post: Solid Snake Voice Actor David Hayter Attending E3

    In a tweet, longtime Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter spoke enthusiastically about attending E3. This was enough to fan the flames of speculation that perhaps Hideo Kojima has changed his mind about having a new voice for Snake in Metal Gear Solid V. Hayter sent out the tweet below: Now, Hayter could... More
  • Blog Post: Limited 3DS Online Screenshot Sharing Debuts In Japan

    Limited screenshot sharing capabilities are now available in Japan for the 3DS. With it, you can share screenshots from certain games to Twitter and Tumblr. Right now the only compatible games are Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Tomodachi Collection: New Life. The latter title is not currently planned... More
  • Blog Post: Following Twitter Tirade, Creative Director Adam Orth No Longer With Microsoft

    If the first rule of public speaking is to know your audience, then the first rule of Twitter is to realize that you are speaking publicly. Last week, Game Informer shared a rumor that the next Xbox would require an active internet connection at all times. Following that, Microsoft creative director... More
  • Blog Post: Kojima Tweet Seems To Confirm His Involvement In Phantom Pain

    The mystery regarding just what The Phantom Pain is continues, but a recent tweet from the Metal Gear creator seems to confirm that the speculation that he is involved in the project is true. Today on Twitter, Kojima began by tweeting about the use of lens flare in the credits in a trailer for the upcoming... More
  • Blog Post: Ryan Seacrest Announces Draw Something 2 On Twitter

    This is not a Game Infarcer article. Ryan Seacrest did in fact announce Draw Something 2 on his Twitter account. "I somehow convinced them to give me #DrawSomething2 first," Seacrest's tweet reads. It could have something to do with Seacrest Productions, Embassy Row, and Sony Pictures Television... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Will Patch God of War: Ascension To Address Difficulty Issues

    Many, including Game Informer's Joe Juba, felt God of War: Ascension's Trials of Archimedes level was far too difficult. Today, the game's director Todd Papy says Sony Santa Monica is patching the game to fix the difficulty. In Joe Juba's review of the game, he wrote: "Nowhere in... More
  • Blog Post: SimCity For Mac Details Coming In April

    As part of SimCity's question answering on Twitter , Maxis has revealed that details for the Mac version of the game will be coming in April. Hopefully that version will launch a little smoother. We're focused on the PC version right now, but we'll have more info on Mac in early April, so... More
  • Blog Post: Maxis' Twitter Q And A Is Closed

    Update: SimCity's Lucy Bradshaw has closed the floor for questions. ------------------------------------- For the next 30 minutes, Lucy Bradshaw, general manager for the Maxis label, will be taking over the official SimCity Twitter account in order to take your questions. The most recent Twitter... More
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