Tag "Video Games"

Nintendo stock a ‘strong buy’ thanks to the Switch and NES Classic

Nintendo’s fortunes just keep looking brighter according to most business articles this year. The Switch and NES Classic both helped the company tremendously in recent times, and the upcoming SNES

Is the ‘World’ part of Nintendo World Championships 2017 misleading?

Most Nintendo fans are excited for the upcoming Nintendo World Championships (NWC). An earlier article on Nerd Reactor revealed the small details behind the qualifying sessions and main New York

Night Trap 25th Anniversary Edition denied a Switch release by Nintendo

Given the early demise of the Sega CD back in the 1990s, it is understanding if some older gamers never tried Night Trap. It came during the era of full-motion

New Super Mario Bros Switch not on Reddit users’ wish list

Months ago, this author wrote on Nerd Reactor that the 2D New Super Mario Bros. series requires a makeover. For at least a decade, Nintendo has used the same art

Is the Nintendo Switch Virtual Console ever coming?

Five months has passed since the Nintendo Switch officially launched, and the traditional Virtual Console still is non-existent. Oh sure, there are plans to bring “select” classic games to Nintendo

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

Adi Shankar working on animated Assassin’s Creed series

Castlevania showrunner Adi Shankar has been named the new showrunner for Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed series. Shankar is known for his bootleg universe with shorts like Power Rangers, The Punisher short Dirty Laundry, and the

E3 2017 hands-on: Wreck havoc in Far Cry 5’s small town America

Long story short, Far Cry 3 is one of my favorite games of all time. Far Cry 4 and Fry Cry Primal? Not so much, so you can easily see why Far

E3 2017: Call of Duty: WWII returns franchise to roots with new elements

One of the big E3 2017 titles that everyone has their eyes on was Activision’s latest installment of their long-running juggernaut, Call of Duty: WWII. Over the last few years,

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,

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