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Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct is inkoming

Splatoon 2 is getting its own Nintendo Direct, just in time to kick the hype machine into overdrive. As if the Nintendo Switch shortage wasn’t bad enough already, this is going to light a fire under the community, especially in Japan. Continue reading Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct is inkoming

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Pokken Tournament DX deserved a better reveal

In the Pokemon Direct yesterday, Nintendo revealed a great game, Pokken Tournament DX, in the worst possible way. It wasn’t quite as bad as when Square Enix trolled all who attended the PlayStation Experience in 2014 with a PS4 port of FFVII, but I’d argue that it was worse than the Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze fiasco: Donkey Kong was a far more popular game than Metroid (the game fans were hoping Retro was working on), but Pokken Tournament DX is a new spin-off that has nothing on the mainline Pokemon games. It certainly didn’t help that the Direct opened by amplifying fan expectations, saying they would announce the first Pokemon game for Nintendo Switch. Continue reading Pokken Tournament DX deserved a better reveal

Pre-release Images for Pokkén Tournament DX Released

The new Pokkén Tournament DX was revealed just a few hours ago, and Serebii was on the case, posting 35 new screenshots of the updated release. The images show off a lot of what the game has to offer:  New fighters, new modes, and more. New playable Pokemon, such as Empoleon and Scizor. are the star of many of these pictures, as well as the the new 3v3 team match mode. Continue reading Pre-release Images for Pokkén Tournament DX Released

Pokémon Direct announces games, but not what you hoped.

At the Pokémon Direct today, Nintendo and the Pokémon Company announced 3 new games for release in 2017 this year, breaking the internet in the process, but not in the way they wanted… Continue reading Pokémon Direct announces games, but not what you hoped.

ARMS is copying Splatoon’s testfire demo and free DLC approach, and that’s a good thing

I previously said ARMS would be Nintendo’s next Splatoon-like success, and Nintendo has backed my claims with the recent ARMS Nintendo Direct: The ARMS Global Testpunch is copying the Splatoon Global Testfire, but improving on the concept by adding more dates where players can test the game out. On top of that, ARMS will receive free DLC after launch, including new fighters, stages, and weapons. Continue reading ARMS is copying Splatoon’s testfire demo and free DLC approach, and that’s a good thing

ARMS focused Nintendo Direct coming May 17

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