Nintendo’s PAX East Lineup Revealed

Nintendo has unveiled its lineup of titles that will be playable on Switch at PAX East this year. As announced in a post on Nintendo’s official website, this will be the first time a number of titles—including Dark Souls Remastered, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, and Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy—will be playable by the …

CrunchyRoll’s first game is based on ‘DanMachi’

Anime streaming network CrunchyRoll is making a video game based on the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? series. The free-to-play Memoria Freese/Dan-Memo is available for both Android and iOS and will feature in-app purchases and an original storyline from the show’s first season. Series creator Fujino Omori is handling writing duties, with Yoshitsugu …

Level-5: ‘Basically’ All Future Main Titles Coming to Switch

Level-5 intends to be a big supporter of the Nintendo Switch going forward. “Basically, in the future our main titles will all be released on Nintendo Switch,” Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino said in an interview, published by Nikkei Trendy and translated by Gematsu. “The idea is that what we have created for 3DS will move over to Switch.” Level-5 is the development studio behind a number …

Third Party Nintendo Switch Docks Are Bricking Consoles – NVC Ep. 401

Weeelcooome to episode 400 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, Miranda Sanchez joins the NVC crew to chat about her review for Detective Pikachu and shares her thoughts on why she thinks it’s a great game. Later, the gang discusses the many growing concerns with using third-party Nintendo Switch docks, the closing of the Wii …

Bring-Yer-Own-Headline

Sight. Sound. Smell. Taste. Touch. Dead people… and rather vapidly, the future? I’m assuming we’re referring to the sense of which future outcomes will emerge from which present decisions. Skeptics say it’s just preparation and all the semblance of serendipity – rote commitments to memory. Us speedrunnin’ folk, we knows. We knows. And so does the cadavers. Can’t say we’ve …

‘Final Fantasy XV’ team forms a studio to develop new IPs

Square Enix wants to expand its offerings with brand new AAA titles, and it’s relying on Final Fantasy XV’s developers to make that a reality. FFXV director Hajime Tabata and the game’s core developers are leaving their old division to form a studio within Square Enix called “Luminous Productions” (LP). The subsidiary’s purpose is to create new IPs and to …

These 6 Games Will Be at E3 2018

Nintendo, EA, and other companies have already confirmed a few games that’ll be at this year’s E3. Author:  Source: IGN.com

A live-action ‘Street Fighter’ TV show is in development

According to Deadline, Street Fighter fans should keep an eye out for a new TV series currently in development from Entertainment One. The producers of the new show were previously involved with the web series Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, and now we’ll find out what they can do for TV. Capcom’s Street Fighter executive producer Yoshinori Ono said: “After a …

Red Bull built an underground eSports bar in London

London’s Red Bull Gaming Sphere has everything you would expect from an eSports venue: neon-strewn PCs, large TVs, chunky headsets and the latest Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft consoles. But this isn’t a stadium designed to compete with the Gfinity Arena or ESL’s Studio 1 in Leicester. There are no seats, for instance, beyond a few cube-shaped blocks scattered in front …

Atari shows its non-functional ‘VCS’ console prototype at GDC 2018

Last June, venerated gaming company Atari announced that it was making a comeback. Specifically, that it would be jumping back into the console market with a retro-style entertainment system it dubbed at the time, the Ataribox. Eleven months later, we can finally see the results of the company’s IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign: say hello to the 2600-inspired Atari VCS. Author:  Source: …

Steins;Gate Elite Coming to the West in 2018

Steins;Gate Elite will be released in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC later this year. Spike Chunsoft shared the news in a post on Twitter, announcing the game is now available for preorder. While a PlayStation Vita version is coming to Japan, it doesn’t look like there are plans to release that version in the …

The Best Switch Game From Nintendo’s 2018 Spring Nindies Showcase – NVC Ep. 400

Weeelcooome to episode 400 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, Brjann Sigurgeirsson, Founder & CEO of Image & Form joins the panel to discuss SteamWorld Dig 2’s massive success on Switch, what it’s like working with Nintendo to get a game on the eShop, and the possibility of SteamWorld characters in Smash! Later in the show, …

Sonic the Hedgehog’s Secret Backstory Revealed

You may not know this, but Sonic The Hedgehog was inspired by “Hedgehog the Human,” a WWII fighter pilot. That’s the (fictional) backstory that the original Sonic The Hedgehog team game designer Hirokazu Yasuhara and character designer Naoto Oshima revealed in a talk at GDC 2018 — along with the original design docs to prove it. Below you’ll find the …

Take a First Look at the Atari VCS

At GDC this week, Atari was giving a first look at what was previously being called the ‘Atari box’, now officially called the Atari VCS. Well, sort of. The unit I saw at the show wasn’t functional or final, but it is supposed to be representative of the final product. Atari was also showing off an in-development USB joystick, as …

‘Hyper Light Drifter’ is another indie game coming to Switch

Nintendo wasn’t done with the indie game announcements after its #Nindies live stream earlier today. At an event and on social media it revealed three more ports coming to the Switch soon: Hyper Light Drifter, Nidhogg 2 and Crashlands. All three are GameMaker Studio titles, so it’s not surprising they’re coming to Nintendo’s convertible console now that the development tool …