Capcom has officially confirmed Monster Hunter XX is coming to the Nintendo Switch, mere hours after the Capcom CEO’s most recent interview was taken horribly out of context due to a shoddy translation. While the source is in Japanese, the Switch confirmation is in English. Currently there’s no other information, as Capcom is saving the details for the Monster Hunter Championship livestream. Continue reading It begins: Monster Hunter XX is coming to Nintendo Switch
Microsoft disappointed fans around the world when they cancelled the developmentally challenged Scalebound. Originally planned to be a Wii game about dinosaurs, before being reworked into an ARPG focused on dragons, Platinum Games sold the idea to Microsoft and had spent the last few years struggling with development. Sadly, all players got to see after such a long wait was a trailer and some rough gameplay footage. Continue reading Could 343 Industries be working on Scalebound? (Updated)
After previous signs that an announcement was coming, today we received confirmation that the West will be getting the PS2 to PS4 release of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time. The game will have its resolution upgraded, as well as trophies added, Remote Play, and PS4 Share supported. It’s also good to note that the version being ported is the Director’s Cut, which brought new gameplay modes and characters when it first debuted. Continue reading Star Ocean: Till the End of Time PS2 on PS4 port gets Western release date
With less than a month until release, an ARMS Nintendo Direct has been announced for tomorrow. While there’s no word on how long it will last at the time of this writing, Nintendo has promised a “deep dive” into ARMS. Hopefully that means more new characters and talk about potential single-player content. This should be the last major information dump before the E3 2017 Nintendo Direct and ARMS Invitational Tournament. Continue reading ARMS focused Nintendo Direct coming May 17
Star Ocean is a once beloved JRPG series that has been on the decline for a while now, but fans found something to look forward to back in March: English PS4 trophies for Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (Star Ocean 3), indicating the PS2 on PS4 port of the game would be coming West. For those unfamiliar with the series, Star Ocean 3 is considered by many to be the last good entry into the franchise. Since the discovery of the trophies there has been no news about the release.
Sonic Mania is the Blue Blur’s return to glorious pixelated 2D, and it features a mixture of entirely new areas and remixed zones from past Sonic games. As fans wait for this throwback to the days when Sonic gave Nintendo’s mustachioed plumber a run for his money, the development team has been showing gameplay footage here and there. Continue reading New Sonic Mania footage shows off Flying Battery Zone
Square Enix has shocked many with the news that it is desperately trying to sell the Danish development studio IO Interactive, makers of the Hitman series. The franchise has seen a massive decrease in sales since Hitman Absolution. Flagging sales, paired with the rising cost of development, have lead to Square Enix suffering a loss of nearly 43 million dollars. Continue reading Square Enix dumping Hitman developer IO Interactive after suffering huge losses