Nintendo has been killing it with their new characters and designs since the start of the Nintendo Switch Era. Their designs have always been consistently good, but in the past four months they’ve introduced no less than 15 characters that have gone over extremely well, with Minmin, Twintelle, and now Marina going viral. Of their long list of great new characters/designs, only Link and Zelda were characters that existed before the Nintendo Switch’s release. Continue reading Nintendo is killing it with their Switch Era characters
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
Ubisoft had a fair spread at E3 this year. It wasn’t quite the maelstrom of new games Xbox pulled out of the bag alongside their new console, nor was it the relative disappointment of Bethesdaland. Without any further ado, let’s go through the titles they discussed.
For those hungry for more Legend of Zelda, the first DLC pack drops on June 30th. “Master Trials,” features a challenge mode not unlike those seen in previous games, a 45 floor challenge run where Link begins devoid of weapons, and scavenge them from fallen foes to survive through the increasingly difficult waves of enemies, with the reward of a permanently empowered, always glowing Master Sword. Continue reading E3 2017: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC detailed
First revealed last night in the wake of EA’s E3 2017 press conference, a reporter from Eurogamer had a chance to get some hands-on time with the Nintendo Switch version of the upcoming FIFA 18. To everyone’s surprise, it’s actually a legitimate attempt from EA, and not the halfhearted port of the PS3 version virtually everyone expected. Continue reading FIFA 18 is coming to the Nintendo Switch
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
In a surprising twist of events, Nintendo has revealed that they’re showing a Pokemon Direct right before E3. Tomorrow, June 6th at 10 AM EST Nintendo will show a presentation lasting around eight minutes and featuring what they described as “Pokemon News.” That doesn’t really hint at what the contents of the direct will feature, but given the length it’s doubtful that it will contain more then one, possibly two major reveals. Continue reading Pokemon Direct Announced for Tomorrow