It appears all of the rumors for the NX were true, as the hybrid home console-slash-portable handheld was officially unveiled today as the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo's upcoming play-anywhere device seems all set to release in March 2017. As shown in the trailer, the core of the Nintendo Switch is the cartridge supported tablet-like display screen, not … Continue reading NX is Officially the Nintendo Switch. Thoughts?
Set to release on October 25th for the PlayStation 4 and Vita handheld, World of Final Fantasy saw its first playable demo on both consoles earlier today (EDIT: The Vita version doesn't actually release until Friday. Sorry!). Without focusing on any form of storytelling, the "dungeon demo" instead walks the player through the game's various … Continue reading Let’s Discuss the World of Final Fantasy Demo, Shall We?
PlayStation rolled out a new update for the PS4 today, including the ability to create folders to organize your library of available games. Unfortunately you can't add games to folders that aren't installed on your console, but you can do helpful things like this (*points up*) to the many built-in apps that never get used. As … Continue reading The New PS4 4.0 Update Adds Folders, Which is Helpful
Compile Heart and Idea Factory have been showing the PlayStation Vita lots of love lately, supporting the handheld with numerous games in the Neptunia series, as well as the otome (and one of this month's PS Plus titles) Amnesia: Memories. Their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death hits the Vita the 13th of this … Continue reading Crawl Dungeons and Customize Robots in MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death
When Street Fighter V released with a bare minimal amount of content, casual fans took to the internet and ripped Capcom's newest entry in their legendary fighting series to shreds. I'm not here to participate in said shredding, nor am I here to defend it, but rather focus on the game's newly added story DLC, … Continue reading REVIEW: Street Fighter V – A Shadow Falls DLC
The 3DS Metroid that nobody asked for, Federation Force, received a free demo today for its 3-on-3 Rocket League mode, Blast Ball. And it's not good. Similar to Rocket League, two teams of three compete to sink a large glowing ball in to the opposing team's goal. There's also the option to play with 5 … Continue reading Metroid Prime: Federation Force – Blast Ball Mode Gets Free Demo. It’s Not Good.
SNK's King of Fighters XIV isn't coming stateside until August 23rd, but those of us that want an early taste can download a free demo starting tomorrow that packs quite the punch. As a long-time fan of the series, I've been hesitant toward KOF XIV purely based on its ugly screenshots and seemingly half-hearted attempt at … Continue reading Friendly Reminder: King of Fighters XIV Demo Hits NA PSN Today
The Ubisoft (correctly pronounced throughout the show as "ubi," as in "ubiquitous") conference began with an odd little dance routine to Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now," peppered in a bunch of F-bombs throughout the show, and ended their otherwise solid line-up of games with a new I.P. that didn't resonate with me in any way, … Continue reading E3 2016: Ubisoft Talks Sequels, VR, and Brand New IP
After a couple of "leaks," perhaps done by the hand of Ubisoft themselves (clever "hacker" marketing?), Watch Dogs 2 premiered earlier today with a nearly 19 minute documentary video. In it, developers discuss the feedback they received from the original game, how they wanted to improve it, and the various new directions they want to … Continue reading Watch Dogs 2 Actually Looks Fun