Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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Geodude Evolved into the Mascot of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture

Geodude might get massacred by Grass-types in Pokemon battles, but he's a real swell mascot.

Pokemon Rumble Rush Revealed and Yes, It's Another Mobile Game

Let's get ready to rumble, pika pika.

New Video Outlines the Crazy Fast History of Super Mario Odyssey Speedruns

Super Mario Odyssey hasn't been around for long, but it's already been the home of some amazing speedruns.

A "Minecraft Go" Might Be in the Cards

"You caught CREEPER! Now let it go. Fast."

Bethesda Is Giving Away A Fake Dreamcast That Can Play Rage 2

Fake or not, this punk Dreamcast is totally ready to tell your mom to eff off.

The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Trailer Is Bizarre and Wrong, but You Must Watch It

You took a wrong turn at Green Hill Zone and stumbled into a gangsta's paradise, baby.

Super Mario Maker 2 Will Have Cat Bowser According to Japanese Ad

Don't think about the size and contents of Cat Bowser's litterbox—Oh, too late.

Igarashi Explains Bloodstained Switch Demo's Poor Performance at PAX

We also get confirmation Bloodstained Switch will launch with a 30 FPS frame rate.

Report: Cheaper Nintendo Switch Coming End of June, Base Switch to Receive Upgrade

The "Nintendo Switch revision" rumor mill just won't stop grinding.

Nintendo Kills Impressive Super Mario Bros. Commodore 64 Port

Like the Commodore 64 itself, its spirit will not easily fade.

Latest Detective Pikachu Trailer Features a Big Ol' Psyduck Hug

If Psyduck hugs were freely distributed, there'd be no war.

The Castlevania Anniversary Collection Line-Up Has One Game We Didn't See Coming

No, it's not Bloodlines. We kind of saw Bloodlines coming (and we're chuffed about it).

Five Nights at Freddy's VR Delayed, Might Have "Extra Surprises"

You've received a stay of execution, pizza boy.

HD Mode 7 Emulation Mod Brings Smooth New Life to Jagged SNES Graphics

Mode 7 graphics and steak knives no longer occupy the same branch on their family tree.

New Details on Zelda: Breath of the Wild Labo VR Support Reveal How it Changes the Game

Fancy a little sightseeing in Hyrule? Just mind the Moblins.

New Final Fantasy 7 Video Reveals Midgar's Design Was Inspired Less by Blade Runner and More by Pizza

Square Enix's latest Inside Final Fantasy video dips into the slums of Midgar and beyond.

Rage 2's Latest Trailer Spotlights Deadliest Enemies of All: Barrels and Buffalo

Also, cliffs. The cliffs are out to kill you stone dead.

YouTube Videos Show Off Rare Beta Footage for Super Mario 64 and Super Mario RPG

Mario goes for a great big slide ride, and Croco looks a little green around the gills.

Link is an 80s Anime Lady in This Ancient Magazine Unearthed by Twitter

Now I want to fight Ganon while listening to some Bonnie Tyler.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 PC Release Revealed by ESRB Rating

Rated "M" for "Majima says bad words."

505 Games Says Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Will be Far Better Optimized for the Switch by its Release Date

Bloodstained runs like a one-legged werewolf on the Switch, but hopefully that won't last.

EA Lays Off 350 Employees in Reorganization Effort

More bad news for people who work in games.

Persona 5: The Royal is Coming to PlayStation 4, but Not the Switch (Yet).

There's a new girl here who's eager to tell you why she thinks the Phantom Thieves suck.

PlayStation to Launch Nintendo Direct-Alike, State of Play, on March 25

The first episode will probably be light on Muppets and Robot Chicken skits.

How the Dark Crystal Inspired Final Fantasy 9

Square Enix published a tell-all video about Final Fantasy 9's development. As the Skeksis would say, "Hmmmm!"

Sekiro's Technical Performance is Disappointing on the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

Fans of From Software's games will feel right at home, though not in a good way.

Xbox One S All-Digital "Maverick" Console Reportedly Releasing on May 7

Microsoft's rumored console hasn't been announced yet, but it's taking shape regardless.

Konami Anniversary Collections Bring Castlevania, Contra, and Arcade Classics to Consoles and PC

Starting a prayer circle for the inclusion of Castlevania Bloodlines.

Cuphead Jumps From Xbox One to Switch in April

Sympathy for the Devil.

Xbox Game Pass Gets More Games in March, Plus Two April Titles Revealed

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Vampyr, and more are arriving before March breathes its last.

Final Fantasy 15's Last Active Time Report Airs Next Week

Final Fantasy 15's time in the spotlight is drawing to a close.

System Shock 3 Trailer Reminds You You're Nothing but a Pathetic Hacker

Yeah, humans are just meat and bone. On the plus side, we're delicious.

Splatoon 2 Demo Week Lets You Try the Calamari (and Nintendo Switch Online) Before You Buy

If you're curious about Splatoon 2, this is a great week to surrender your bones.

The Detective Pikachu Movie is Getting a Sweet Graphic Novel Adaptation

Detective Pikachu is coming to the funny pages.

After Ban in India, Police Are Arresting People for Playing PUBG

Big Brother is watching you (get wasted on Erangel).

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