RiME Update: Switch Release Date

A few months back I asked the question: should you wait for the Switch RiME Port? I argued that yes, it was worth the wait even though we didn’t know how long we needed to wait. Graphics comparisons show that the Switch version looks slightly better. The Switch cartridges have a longer lifespan than CDs.Continue reading “RiME Update: Switch Release Date”

Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward

Nintendo took a huge risk with Splatoon. It was a major experiment and complete risk for a variety of reasons and also the first new Nintendo IP since the release of Pikmin for the Nintendo GameCube. Before Splatoon, Nintendo had been relying heavily on its big hitters like Mario and Zelda to carry the weightContinue reading “Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward”

Net Neutrality: Why Should Gamers Care?

For those of you who are unaware, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted last month to systematically remove the regulations and protections for net neutrality in the United States. While this issue is considered by many to be a political topic, it’s something that all gamers should be deeply concerned about. This issue isn’t onlyContinue reading “Net Neutrality: Why Should Gamers Care?”

Nintendo Direct Reveals New Splatoon 2 Information

The new Nintendo Direct focused entirely on the upcoming Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch. The nearly half-hour long video covered a lot of exciting details including new features, returning mechanics, and announced the Splatfest demo. Much like its predecessor, Splatoon 2’s gameplay is split into online multiplayer, local multiplayer, and a single player campaign.Continue reading “Nintendo Direct Reveals New Splatoon 2 Information”

Should You Wait For the RiME Switch Port?

RiME has been out for a month at this point. It’s available for the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One for $29.99. The Nintendo Switch is set to have its own version of the title as well. However, unlike the other three, there is still no word as to when RiME will become available for theContinue reading “Should You Wait For the RiME Switch Port?”

SNES Classic Is Coming This September

Nintendo recently announced a new, but familiar console, the Super NES Classic Edition. After the massive popularity of the NES Classic and its sudden discontinuation only a few months after it launched, fans speculated that the SNES Classic was on the horizon. The SNES Classic, much like its predecessor, is a smaller version of theContinue reading “SNES Classic Is Coming This September”

A Word to the Wise on Assassin’s Creed: Origins

It is hard not to be excited for Assassin’s Creed: Origins. It is going to be the first mainline Assassin’s Creed game we get after a much needed two year break. Ubisoft previously placed their titular series on a yearly release schedule since Assassin’s Creed II. Such a grueling pace did no favors to the seriesContinue reading “A Word to the Wise on Assassin’s Creed: Origins”

New 3DS Metroid Game Announced

Nintendo Spotlight showcased its world premier announcement for a brand new Metroid game for the 3DS. Metroid: Samus Returns will launch on September 15th. Unlike Metroid Prime: Federation Force this new game is a return to the classic formula. Samus Returns is a reimagination of the 1991 gameboy classic Metroid II: Return of Samus. The series protagonist, SamusContinue reading “New 3DS Metroid Game Announced”

New Pokkén Tournament Deluxe Details

Pokkén Tournament Deluxe was announced earlier this week for the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Spotlight shined new details on the game. Much like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokkén Tournament Deluxe is the newest and slightly upgraded version of the original Pokkén Tournament for the Wii U. “There are some fresh additions, including new Pokémon.” said Tsunekazu Ishihara. The gameContinue reading “New Pokkén Tournament Deluxe Details”

Spiderman E3 Gameplay Trailer Revealed

Sony unveiled a new Marvel’s Spider-Man gameplay trailer at their E3 press conference. The 8-minute long video showcases the start of a mission where Spider-Man investigates the Demons as they move in on Fisk’s territory. From there it jumps straight into gameplay; demonstrating movement, stealth, and combat. Marvels Spider-Man isn’t set to release until 2018. However,Continue reading “Spiderman E3 Gameplay Trailer Revealed”

The Impatient E3 Trailer

One of the new PlayStation VR games announced at the Sony E3 press conference is The Impatient. It’s one of two VR exclusives for the PS4 and PS4 Pro. This new horror styled title comes straight from Sony Interactive and Supermassive Games. The cinematic trailer has a 1950s styled setting with an emphasis on hospitals andContinue reading “The Impatient E3 Trailer”

Undertale Coming to PS4

The 2015 indie darling Undertale is making its way to PS4 and PS Vita this summer. New localizations, including Japanese, are available. It can be purchased on the online Playstation Store. However, two physical copies will be available. The standard edition comes with the game and an art book. The collectors edition will feature the game,Continue reading “Undertale Coming to PS4”