The Coma: Recut Developer: Devespresso Games Publisher: Digerati Distribution Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Steam, GOG Price: $14.99 USD For fans of: Claire: Extended Cut, White Day: A Labyrinth Named School The Coma: Recut is a "definitive edition" re-release of the original game, The Coma: Cutting Class, from 2015, as well as the Korean … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Coma: Recut
[REVIEW] Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack (Nintendo Switch)
Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack Developer: Inti Creates (self-published) Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed), 3DS (released in 2016) Price: $39.99 USD While Capcom is clearly uninterested in furthering the Mega Man franchise beyond console cycle re-releases and fighting game cameos, Inti Creates broke away from them in 1996 and have been steadily carving their niche … Continue reading [REVIEW] Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack (Nintendo Switch)
Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.
The fine folks at Nicalis are bringing the definitive edition of indie darling Cave Story to the Nintendo Switch on June 20th in both physical and digital formats. In a PR e-mail received earlier today, the official price is set at $29.99 for either version. So what makes this release "definitive?" Similar to The Binding … Continue reading Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Has Some Neat Extras and Nods to Zelda
Twin-stick roguelike The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is one of the few physically released Nintendo Switch titles currently available at retail, and it's the one I recommend picking up alongside The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Not only is the game incredibly dark and an absolute blast to play, but the physical release … Continue reading The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Has Some Neat Extras and Nods to Zelda
CA! Radio Episode 117: Feeling Nostalgic – Switch News, Nostalgia, and the Labor of Love of Self-Running a Game Site
Yesterday I joined Chuck Zodl from Counterattack Games to discuss our current gaming plans, the latest Nintendo Switch news, new games that make us feel nostalgic, and the labor of love that comes with self-running a small video game site in 2017. This podcast is something we're trying to make a regular weekly thing, schedules … Continue reading CA! Radio Episode 117: Feeling Nostalgic – Switch News, Nostalgia, and the Labor of Love of Self-Running a Game Site
Nintendo Remains Innovative, Imaginative, and Out of Touch with the Switch
Now that I've had a few days to digest the recent Nintendo Switch presentation, I'd like to discuss its ups and downs as a core console gamer. One that grew up playing NES and SNES, felt a little burned by the Wii U, and wants nothing more than The Big N to return to form … Continue reading Nintendo Remains Innovative, Imaginative, and Out of Touch with the Switch
Metroid Prime: Federation Force – Blast Ball Mode Gets Free Demo. It’s Not Good.
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.
New Street Fighter V DLC is Just Capcom Being Capcom
Street Fighter V crowned its first ever EVO tournament winner last night in Korea's Infiltration, which just so happened to be shown live on ESPN 2. On top of that historic feat, the crowd witnessed one of the most emotional moments in the fighting tournament's history with Long Island Joe being America's sole representative in the … Continue reading New Street Fighter V DLC is Just Capcom Being Capcom
Playstation VR Priced at $399.99, Will Release in October. Let’s Talk Pros and Cons.
When Oculus Rift was priced at $599.99, followed by HTC Vive's $799.99 announcement, we knew one thing was certain: virtual reality is going to be expensive. And that doesn't even take in to account the cost of a PC rig worthy of running either one. At Sony's GDC presentation today, Playstation confirmed that their foray … Continue reading Playstation VR Priced at $399.99, Will Release in October. Let’s Talk Pros and Cons.
Today’s Finds – Dead Island: Riptide Special Edition (PS3) & Ju-On: The Grudge (Wii)
I fancy myself a collector of sorts and I think I have a pretty decent collection of both good and terrible games. My list is ever growing, but I'm finally nearing the end of completing my Wii collection. I'm extremely particular about buying games for my collection and live by a code where I will … Continue reading Today’s Finds – Dead Island: Riptide Special Edition (PS3) & Ju-On: The Grudge (Wii)