Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion Delayed

Final Fantasy XV’s upcoming multiplayer expansion, Comrades, has been delayed. Square Enix announced on Twitter the expansion, previously dated for October 31, will now be released sometime in early November. According to the publisher, the delay is “due to final adjustments and to create the best possible experience.” Players will be able to create their own character and take on quests with up …

Limited Run Physical Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

Limited Run Games has announced it is approved to publish physical editions of Nintendo Switch games, continuing the publisher’s trend of highlighting digital indie games in physical form. Limited Run Games, a publisher that deals in limited edition physical versions of various games, made the announcement on its Twitter. The publisher doesn’t have any details about which specific games are …

NVC: Switch’s September Success and System Update

Welcooooooome back to Nintendo Voice Chat! It’s the calm before the storm: we’re just a week away from Super Mario Odyssey, can you believe it? In Episode 378, a wild Andrew Goldfarb appears to chat about his adventure trying to capture an elusive Pokemon in Texas, Nintendo’s hardware sales in September 2017, and of course update 4.0.0. Andrew joins Zach “Mr. …

Nintendo Switch Includes Wireless Headphones Support

The Nintendo Switch’s latest 4.0.0 update came with surprise functionality not listed in Nintendo’s official notes — the ability to use wireless headphones. As originally spotted by NintendoLife, wireless headphones using a USB dongle are now natively supported by the Switch, meaning users no longer have to be tethered to the system. The Switch’s dock has standard USB ports to …

15 Games Released on Nintendo Switch This Week

Ahead of Super Mario Odyssey’s launch on October 27, the Nintendo Switch is still not lacking for releases, with 15 games set to release between today and next Thursday. Nine games hit the Switch eShop today while Fire Emblem Warriors, for which Nintendo confirmed a free Japanese voice pack, will be released on October 20. Check out all 15 games …

Star Wars Pivots Away from Single-player

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN’s weekly video game talk show. This week we’re diving into the EA/Visceral/Star Wars news, Super Mario, Doom, and more. Watch the video above or download the podcast below. Download Game Scoop! Episode 456 Or subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode. Subscribe to the Game Scoop! YouTube channel and never miss a video. …

Play Atari’s ‘Centipede’ on a tiny, authentic arcade cabinet

There’s something special to playing a vintage arcade cabinet, but it’s usually impractical to own one. It’s no mean feat to lug a gigantic machine into your home, and you’ll probably have to restore it to recapture its glory. Atari and New Wave Toys think they have a better idea. They’ve partnered on Replicade X Centipede, a 1/6th-scale cabinet replica …

Sonic Forces Lightning Whip Is Super Satisfying

After the well-received launch of Sonic Mania, Sega is looking to go 2-for-2 in the Sonic department in 2017 with Sonic Forces, the latest modern take on the Blue Blur. Our latest hands-on took place in a crazy-fast space with a whole lot of drill and lightning gameplay. Take a look at the video above for a high-speed 90 seconds …

Tiny, High-Quality Working Arcade Cabinets are Coming 2018

Arcades are mostly a thing of memory, but the love for arcade culture and cabinetry lives on. Atari and New Wave Toys joined forces to make your arcade dreams live on, only at a much smaller and more convenient size. The Replicades are 12-inch tall, fully-functioning arcade cabinet recreations made of wood and metal. The first Replicade took arcade classic …

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Finished in 4 Minutes

Speedrunning is a difficult and intimidating hobby to get into, but there’s one lightning-fast run that pretty much anyone can do. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is a fantastic game that the SNES Classic has made more easily accessible than ever before, and a relatively simple glitch was left in that will let you beat it …

Fire Emblem Warriors Free Japanese Voice Pack Announced

Fire Emblem Warriors is getting a free Japanese voice pack at launch. Announced via the launch trailer for the game, which you can view below, the voice pack will be free to download for all players on October 20, letting you choose between English and Japanese voice options. Fire Emblem Warriors’ three DLC packs, which will be released in December …

The Analogue Super Nt is Nintendo’s SNES Classic for grown-ups

Just as the NES Classic Edition broke ground before the SNES Classic, Analogue is also following up on Nintendo’s wallet-grab on our childhood memories with another premium, no-compromise mini console that plays the gaming carts of yesteryear, and solves some of our issues with the official miniature SNES. This is all, however, for a premium price. Naturally. Author:  Source: Engadget

Nintendo Reportedly Encouraging Mature Titles on Switch

Nintendo may be encouraging producers of more mature and violent games to bring their content over to Switch. According to a report by the The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo appears to be interested in increasing the number of mature titles on its newest console to remove the stigma that its hardware is just for family-friendly content. Takuya Aizu, chief executive of Inti …

Don’t Tell Her Your Name, Kimmy!

Contra III to common belief, I am not Alien to the meanest levels of punnery. It is, after all, a basic part of the speedrunner’s parLance! I know this kinda stuff can result in Flame Wars, but that’s only fitting, because this game isn’t TOO far away from a frame one. Improving (by six seconds) on hotly contested runs like …