Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

In incredibly sad news for Nintendo fans and the gaming industry alike, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55 due to a tumor. Nintendo kept their official statement short: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth. Mr. Iwata has been apart of gaming giant Nintendo for a long time. He w...

Nintendo & PDP to Release Gamecube-Inspired Wii U Controllers

Are you one of those Smash Bros. players who finds it better to play with a Gamecube controller than anything Nintendo has to offer (I know I am)? Well you are in luck! Today Nintendo announced that they will be partnering with the third party gaming accessories manufacturer PDP to create a line of Gamecube-inspired Wii U controllers. The controllers will be molded to have the shape and feel of th...

CC Guide for Gamers on New Year’s Eve 2013

As the end of 2013 is soon approaching, it is of great importance that gamers plan ahead for the New Year’s Eve celebration. Capsule Computers have constructed a resourceful guide for ending this year in-game. Console Wars: It is important for players to choose consoles suited to their gaming preferences, rather than deciding on new consoles based on overall ratings and success. That being said, n...

Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold

While the Kickstarter campaign for the successor to Eternal Darkness is soon to vanish, those eagerly awaiting the game, entitled Shadow of the Eternals have nothing to fear. Despite a very slow uptake in financial backing, the games developer, Precursor, have announced some “exciting new developments”, that require the campaign to be scratched and rebuilt with these new ideas in mind. Precursor e...

F-Zero AX discovered within F-Zero GX ten years later

It has been 10 years since the legendary Gamecube iteration of F-Zero was released and after all those years F-Zero GX has been hiding one major secret. A group of hackers have discovered that the F-Zero GX game disc also houses F-Zero AX the arcade racing game that had memory card connectivity with GX. The connectivity allows players to insert a memory card with a GX save file into the arcade cab...

The Gaming Connection Episode 5 – Mario Kart Tournament Sydney

  Welcome to the fifth episode of The Gaming Connection with me as your host, Benjamin “LinkageAX” Webb. This week we look at the Mario Kart Tournament held in Sydney a couple of weeks ago. What happened at the tournament? The tournament was an opportunity for gaming websites and their communities to battle it out and to see who was the best at Kart racing. Did us here at Capsule ...

Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tournament Results!

Sorry to tease…but this did not happen. *Sigh* Last night, a few of our editors (myself included) and community members attended the first ever Australian Mario Kart Tournament event held by Nintendo. And I have…not so great news…we didn’t win. But more on who did later. The event started at 6:30pm and was held on Level 4 of the Hotel CBD in Sydney, and there were many memb...

Hyrule Historia Sells More Than 50 Shades of Gray

The unreleased and upcoming encylopaedia Zelda, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, has already taken the top spot on the Amazon book listing with two days of it being available for pre-purchase. The book on the top spot of this chart before that was the erotic literature fanfiction novel: Master of the Universe50 Shades of Gray, which has been available for 105 days. This just goes to show the ...

Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available

Amazon have very recently listed the upcoming book from Dark Horse and Nintendo: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The book is an endorsed product from Nintendo that is essentially an encyclopedia for all things The Legend of Zelda. The Amazon listing has the Pre-Order price currently set to $20.99, which is cut down from the retail price of $34.99. As part of a special promotion, Amazon says ...

Hyrule Historia Translated By Darkhorse Confirmed

So this is a story that I’ve been following all day and have yet to see any kind of actual confirmation on. But a site called Gengame has reported that there will be a translated edition of the somewhat official The Legend of Zelda encyclopaedia – The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The original story, posted here, tells us that the book will be released by Dark Horse in January 2013...

How hard is it to develop on each console?

  Recently an interesting thread opened up on reddit about Game development, it posed the question “Describe what developing for each console you’ve developed for is like”, I don’t think anyone expected some sort of awesome response. But programmer Cory Bloyd (corysama) responded with a pretty lengthy explanation about his experiences, like mini reviews for each consol...

Top 5 Games That Absolutely Have To Be Played This Easter

Easter time, the time of year where we celebrate Christ’s respawn into the land of the living. This holiday is a coming together of friends and family under the sanctity of religion, God and the other holy spirits. Us here at Capsule Computers have gathered what we believe to be the top-most games that represent the true meaning behind Easter and the chocolate eating phenomenae. We shall let...

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