Posts From Reinier Macatangay

SDCC 2017: WWE stars Sasha Banks and Bayley play with their Mattel dolls

Often times WWE storylines are fiction. For example, Jason Jordan is not really Kurt Angle’s son, despite the revelation on WWE Raw last Monday. But some on-screen WWE friendships and

SDCC 2017: Teen Titans Go! bag acknowledges the original series’ superiority?

Widespread frustration over the Teen Titans Go! series is no secret. In 2013, Warner Bros. had an opportunity to bring back a beloved show with the same voice actors from

Nintendo Switch Online app launches July 21

For better or worse, the Nintendo Switch Online app is coming on July 21 to smartphones everywhere. Nintendo’s app will act as the hub for online games through which players

WWE 2K18 coming to Switch this fall

Because Switch third-party support is slow to pick up momentum, it is always good news when a well-known series comes over to the hybrid console. Well, good news has arrived

AX 2017: Inti Creates CEO discusses Blaster Master Zero, Mega Man

Inti Creates will be a familiar name to Mega Man fanatics. The development team worked on the Mega Man Zero series, as well as the retro-style Mega Man 9 and

Anime Expo 2017: SPJA apologizes for Day 1 ‘LineCon’

Long lines are present in any large anime or comic book convention, and Anime Expo (AX) is no different. But on Day 1 of Anime Expo 2017 last week in

AX 2017: 10 reasons to attend

Anime Expo, otherwise known as AX, comes to the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend. The event officially runs from July 1 to 4. For many anime fans and con-goers,

Nintendo on quality games over powerful hardware, 4k visuals

Just a few weeks ago, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé spoke to The Verge about the Switch. The longtime executive first explained why Nintendo is not worried about 4K gaming,

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Titanic among Netflix July 2017 additions

Next month looks like a good one for Star Wars fans. On July 18, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story begins streaming on Netflix. The release marks the first time

E3 2017: Sonic Mania seeks to recapture old 16-bit glory

Just over 20 years ago, new Sonic the Hedgehog releases such as Sonic Mania were a special event. The series competed on almost equal terms with Super Mario Bros., and

E3 2017: Everybody’s Golf retains the old Hot Shots Golf charm

Fans of the long-running Hot Shots Golf series in North America should transition to Everybody’s Golf quite well. Basically, Everybody’s Golf is Hot Shots Golf under a different banner. Instead

Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back could find success in the revival era

What could possibly go wrong? Bubsy, the failed video game mascot from the 1990s, is returning to the scene in Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back. Black Forest Games is developing

E3 2017: Xbox One X name draws mixed reactions, concerns

Before E3 2017, Microsoft used the Project Scorpio name to describe their upcoming Xbox One S successor. The name Project Scorpio immediately sounded cool, no matter the specifications of the

Nintendo Switch online service pricing revealed, delays implementation until 2018

While a few questions remain, Nintendo just revealed important details about their Nintendo Switch online service. Most importantly, the company unveiled firm pricing options in the form of 1-month, 3-month

E3 2017 could use spark from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo

Back in 2013, Microsoft made some mistakes in their E3 press conference promoting the Xbox One. For example, the company announced an “always-on” DRM system that locked down discs to

Nintendo deserves credit for not forcing microtransactions in phone apps (opinion)

Nintendo has gained justified criticism over the years for a couple of unconsumer-friendly practices. But when it comes to smartphone apps, the company earns back some credit for avoiding the

FBE’s React Channel brings back full gaming playthroughs

Fine Bros. Entertainment took some criticism over the past months for not doing full playthroughs on certain games. Recently when the React Channel released their first Outlast II episode, followers

FanimeCon 2017: Small tips to remember

FanimeCon falls upon the San Jose Convention Center once again this week from May 26-29. For many attending, this will be another year in a familiar place with friends. Others

Criticism over smartphone app for Nintendo Switch online service remains strong

Specific information on the required smartphone app for the upcoming Nintendo Switch online service is lacking. But it is clear gamers will need to use their smartphone or tablet in

Nintendo bringing Zelda, Animal Crossing and Pokémon to smartphones

With the upcoming slate of big Nintendo franchises heading to smartphones, the company looks set to remain making Android and iOS games for the foreseeable future. At the moment, most