Category: V-Games

Fidget spinners refuse to die, are now a ‘Crash Bandicoot’ promo

We were all doing so wellSo well! And then GameStop Ireland had to screw it all up. The internet hivemind seemed to be moving on from fidget spinners, but now GameStop Ireland is handing them out like candy to anyone buying the Crash Bandicoot N'Sane Trilogy. Did you even need more convincing to check out Activision's sharp remakes? SEE ALSO: Conan O'Brien and Will Arnett fumble their way through Nintendo's 'ARMS' There is a catch, however. To get your free, blue camouflaged fidget spinner you have to trade in at least one game and use that credit toward your purchase of Crash. Any game will do, as Eurogamer confirmed with GameStop Ireland. Read more...More about Entertainment, Gaming, Crash Bandicoot, Fidget Spinner, and Fidget Spinners

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Super Mario-themed ‘Monopoly’ spices up the classic game with boss fights

Nintendo and hasbro are teaming up for Monopoly Gamer, a new spin on Monopoly that brings the characters of Super Mario into the classic board game with a few new Mario-themed twists. On top of replacing the classic player pieces with Mario, Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong, Monopoly Gamer changes up some of Monopoly's rules by introducing boss fights and character powers. SEE ALSO: Your favorite board games have some pretty wacky origin stories Image: hasbroInstead of collecting all the money in the game to win (or in Monopoly Gamer, collecting the coins), players need to beat levels (a.k.a. collect properties) and defeat bosses to earn points. The player with the most points at the end wins, kind of like how Mario Party matches are decided by players' star counts — definitely less brutal than running your friends and family into the ground. Read more...More about Gaming, Nintendo, Board Games, Monopoly, and Super Mario

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