Tag "Video Games"

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

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

Hallelujah! Far Cry 5 announcement trailer released

Today the first official trailer for Far Cry 5 has been released! Ubisoft announced the game earlier this month and has since been teasing fans with various images and clips on

New Far Cry 5 photo teases main villain and religious cult

Ubisoft just released a brand new teaser image for Far Cry 5. Yesterday the developer revealed the location of the new game would be centered around Montana. Many theorized that

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

Sega Saturn celebrates its 22nd anniversary

May 11th marks the 22-year anniversary of the Sega Saturn launch. Time to celebrate? While the Saturn failed horribly after its release, all dead consoles become a little more appreciated

New Nintendo 2DS XL earning positive reviews

Nintendo’s announcement of a New Nintendo 2DS XL possibly came as a surprise to gamers. After all, since the hybrid Switch is picking up steam, few fans would argue if

Nintendo Switch launch shortages and planning explained

Nintendo Switch Launch Shortages and Planning Nintendo critics have long suspected the company creates artificial shortages on purpose. Whenever a new console from it releases, “sold out” headlines dominate gaming

Online Switch scams polluting Amazon and other sites

When a popular product such as the Switch console from Nintendo is hard to find, scams will appear. Remember all the online empty box scams over the years? Sellers can

Thoughts on FanimeCon, E3, Anime Expo and San Diego Comic-Con

Convention season in California is heating up! Many California-based con attendees have recently enjoyed WonderCon in Anaheim over the weekend. (Check our cosplay music video from the event here.) For

Nintendo ‘docking and undocking the Switch 100 times per day’

Switch owners are expressing frustration about a scratching problem related to the console’s dock. Apparently when the Switch inserts into the dock or comes out, it risks becoming scratched. Because

GameStop closing locations, losing stock value

For years, GameStop stores seemed almost as common as Starbucks. Is there a mall or outdoor shopping center nearby? GameStop is most likely inside. Through the rise of the digital

Super Mario Run plagued by pop ups, but still fun (Android review)

Finally, Super Mario Run is out on Android through the Google Play store. For months, it had been exclusive to iOS because of a deal between Nintendo and Apple. Now,

Australia effectively bans Outlast 2

Ban drama is a recurring theme in news around the world. In this instance, Australia decided to join the action and hit the ban button on the upcoming survival-horror game

Slime-san slides into a high score (Steam review)

Gross. Slime-san is a game about a piece of slime. Scheduled for release on April 7th through Steam, Fabraz and Headup Games are teaming up together to bring this gooey

Switch sales better than Wii according to NYT?

Finally, the Switch console from Nintendo is officially released, if gamers can find one. Most social media reports give the impression the Switch is near impossible to find, as fans

Triforce Johnson enters final week of helping CND stand in line for Switch

Waiting outside in the cold New York City weather for a short period cannot be pleasant. Braving the Manhattan streets for an entire month for a Nintendo video game console