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We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes. This week's matchup is a battle of Pokémon remakes. The first generation was re-imagined as Fire Red and Leaf Green on Game Boy Advance, the second generation became HeartGold and SoulSilver on DS, and most recently, the third generation was reborn as Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire on 3DS. Which set of Pokémon is best? Hit the jump to cast your vote and join the debate!

It’s Christmas time, and that means overly decorated trees, meeting relatives whose names you can’t remember, and an extraordinary amount of food piled high on a plate. Above all, it means presents tucked away under that tree, in a comically sized sock, or however you pass around Christmas gifts in your family. Of course, no Christmas is complete without something gaming-related (I swear it’s traditional), so with that in mind, let’s find out what some of Gamnesia’s staff members are hoping to find under their Christmas tree this year!

We're back with another weekly installment of Gamnesia's Game Clash! Every Monday we pit two video games against each other, and the winner is decided by your votes. Now that Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U are out globally, we've decided to revisit the Smash series for the ultimate showdown of Nintendo's famous fighting series. From Nintendo 64 to Wii U and everything in between, which Super Smash Bros. game is the best? Click below to cast your vote and join the debate!

Nintendo’s manufacturing habits have been out of control lately. First the GameCube controller adapter sells out and skyrockets to $100 on eBay, and they’ve been hard to find ever since. Then we hear that they might discontinue some Amiibo despite high demand, while others are already running out of pre-order availability. Between rumors, reports, and conflicting statements from Nintendo, the last few days have been some of the most confusing times to follow Nintendo news—I’ve admittedly had just as much trouble keeping up with it as you guys have. But now I’m here to nail it down and straighten out what the hell is going on.

From general gimmicks to specific moments, we have all been amazed by certain choices game companies have made to stand out from the crowd. Whether it be messing with the players, a physical part of the game, or simply a new game mechanic, gimmicks help to define the medium as a whole. Get ready for the Top 10 Gimmicks In Gaming.

Head inside to read the full list!

When Nintendo first showed off The Legend of Zelda for Wii U at E3 2014, there was a lot to take in – a vast, lush world; a mysterious giant enemy; a surprisingly agile hero who wears a hood and vaults off his horse to shoot arrows at his foes. Since these elements are largely foreign to 3D Zelda, many questioned whether everything we saw would accurately reflect the game Nintendo plans to release next year.

The new Zelda footage Nintendo showed off at The Game Awards on Friday, however, should put those uncertainties to rest: everything we saw at E3 2014 is possible in The Legend of Zelda for Wii U – and we've only scratched the surface. I've given the gameplay reveal a closer look, and extracted details on everything we can glean from the new footage. Hop inside to find out everything we know about the new Zelda.

I want to start by saying that Human Revolution is possibly one of the best video games that I’ve ever played. I first picked it up during last year’s Steam Winter Sale, for about $2.49 and it’s quite possibly one of the best purchases I’ve made; my 100+ hours spent playing it on Steam is testament enough. I must admit, however, it was also the first game that I played on my current computer, so it also has sentimental value to me.

Human Revolution is set in a dystopian 2027: a year of great innovation, and technological enhancement-it’s also a year of chaos and conspiracy. You take the role of Adam Jensen, mechanically augmented head of security of Sarif Industries—something, by the way, that he never asked for. This is a world where corporate warfare goes to a completely violent extreme, and the Illuminati is the big bad, as they've been in every Deus Ex game. It’s a stealth-action FPS RPG, and it can be beaten using whatever playstyle you want.

There's been lots of hype for big Nintendo titles like Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Hyrule Warriors, but Nintendo's got another Wii U exclusive coming out this year (in Japan and North America at least) as well. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, an adventuresome puzzle-solving game, was first revealed at E3, and Nintendo has supplied us with a copy for review. You may be familiar with the good Captain from the minigames in Super Mario 3D World, and the core concept remains the same, but everything is fleshed out into a much deeper and bigger experience in Treasure Tracker. So how does it hold up as its own game? Hit the jump to find out!

It’s the 21st of May, 2013. The Wii U has had a dull and disappointing first year, while audiences worldwide are still in the dark about the PlayStation 4. All eyes are on Microsoft. This is their chance to capture the leading spot in this generation’s console war. Xbox Boss Don Mattrick takes the stage, and the Xbox One is at last unveiled. One hour later, for reasons I’m sure we’re all too familiar with by now, the internet had been overwhelmed by ‘Xbone’ comments. Heads were bound to be rolling at Microsoft after the pitiful display.

Indeed, two months later, Microsoft’s then-CEO Steve Ballmer sent out an internal letter promising change and reform to the company, and Don Mattrick was discarded in favor of Julie Larson-Green. Ballmer’s decision proved to be in vain however, as he himself had no choice but to step down merely a month later. To all involved, it was clear that the Xbox One’s recovery was going to be, mildly put, an up-hill struggle.

As a medium, video games offer a unique experience from other forms of media, such as television, movies, and books, because video games are inherently interactive. One could argue that this is the only thing separating video games and movies. Despite this similarity, many movies that are based on video games often come up short and vice versa. With these shortcomings, the question rises whether or not video game franchises should expand into other media. I believe they can and should, as evidenced by Persona 4, as well as the Mass Effect, BioShock, and Pokémon franchises.