Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed

GameXplain has posted a preview of the English cutscenes in Fire Emblem Fates, the much-anticipated follow up to 2013’s Fire Emblem Awakening. Fire Emblem Fates is unique though in the fact that it is being released with three different versions: Birthright, Conquest, and Revelation, which was released digitally in Japan. Each version follows a different route for your main character, much likeContinue reading “Fire Emblem Fates English Cutscenes Previewed”

Why Nintendo will be Successful in 2016

Let’s face it: 2015 wasn’t one of Nintendo’s more successful years in recent memory. While the software that did come out was stellar, and some borderlined on being masterpieces, such as Super Mario Maker and Xenoblade Chronicles X, the year was a massive disappointment from a software standpoint. Nintendo had some great supplementary titles that were enjoyable,Continue reading “Why Nintendo will be Successful in 2016”

Super Mario RPG to be Released on the Wii U in Europe This Week

Super Mario RPG, one of the most beloved games to ever grace the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, is being released on the Wii U eShop this week in Europe. It will be released Thursday, December 24 — right in time for Christmas — and will cost €7.99. While Super Mario RPG was released in North America in 1996, itContinue reading “Super Mario RPG to be Released on the Wii U in Europe This Week”

Microsoft Announces Games With Gold January Offerings

Microsoft’s Games with Gold program, which allows those with an Xbox Live subscription to receive free games, has announced their offerings for January 2016. On the Xbox One, Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultimate Edition will be available from January 1 to January 31, while Zeros, a brand new Xbox One title, will be available from January 16 toContinue reading “Microsoft Announces Games With Gold January Offerings”

Bandai Namco Bringing Five Games to North America on Playstation Platforms

Bandai Namco announced on Playstation Blog that they are bringing five titles over to North America on top of what they had already announced at the Playstation Experience event. Four titles are for the Playstation 4, while one is for the Playstation Vita. Bandai Namco is releasing Tales of Berseria, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, God Eater: Resurrection, and GodContinue reading “Bandai Namco Bringing Five Games to North America on Playstation Platforms”

Star Wars Battlefront Should Have Been Released After ‘The Force Awakens’

This weekend, the highly anticipated seventh installment in the Star Wars saga has been released by director J.J. Abrams and the folks at Disney and Lucasfilm. EA had the marvelous idea of releasing the newest Star Wars Battlefront game right before The Force Awakens came out (and coincidentally, right before the holidays), but was this a wise decision? What weContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront Should Have Been Released After ‘The Force Awakens’”

The Nintendo NX Expected to Ship 10-12 Million Units in 2016

According to Digitimes, the Nintendo NX is expected to enter production during the first fiscal quarter of 2016 and ship out about 10 to 12 million units during the second quarter. Foxconn Electronics has been selected to produce the console, reportedly, but would not comment as to whether or not the report is accurate. “The newContinue reading “The Nintendo NX Expected to Ship 10-12 Million Units in 2016”

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review (Wii U)

Xenoblade Chronicles X comes from a lineage of a long line of Xeno games that span 17 years, four different console generations and two different developers in Squaresoft and Monolith Soft. Monolith now finds itself a subsidiary of Nintendo, which acquired the developer from Bandai Namco in 2007. While there was much criticism of TetsuyaContinue reading “Xenoblade Chronicles X Review (Wii U)”

Mental Health and Gaming: Nintendo Should Bring the Vitality Sensor Back

When Nintendo announced the Vitality Sensor at E3 2009, there was an uproar by fans, thinking it was a pointless accessory that was deemed too casual for the gaming market. While there may have been some cool functions with the Vitality Sensor in normal games, like monitoring a player’s pulse rate while playing frantically through aContinue reading “Mental Health and Gaming: Nintendo Should Bring the Vitality Sensor Back”

Nintendo Reveals Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Release Date

Nintendo has revealed that Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, exclusive to the Wii U and which made its first appearance at E3 2015, will be receiving a November 20 release date and will retail for $50. There will be additional playable characters besides Mario, Bowser, and Peach, although these have not been revealed at this time. Nintendo has also hasn’tContinue reading “Nintendo Reveals Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Release Date”

Konami States that the Metal Gear Series can Continue Without Kojima

In an interview with Game On Daily, Konami community manager Graham Day was asked the proverbial question of whether or not Metal Gear Solid could continue without Hideo Kojima. His answer?  “Yeah, course it can. Metal Gear is about the story, it’s about the characters and I think, yeah…” In speaking about collaborations with other studios,Continue reading “Konami States that the Metal Gear Series can Continue Without Kojima”

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Demo Has Gone Live in Some Areas of the World

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is a prelude to the release of Uncharted 4, which is the final installment in the Uncharted series coming this March. There are reports that the demo for the title has gone live in India, New Zealand, and Australia. This may be due to the time difference relative to the west. TheContinue reading “Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Demo Has Gone Live in Some Areas of the World”