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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Gains Some New DLC Next Month

by Peter Paltridgeon April 24, 2017
Of all the anime properties out there, Sword Art Online is pretty easy to adapt into a video game….the show is set IN a game. A Sword Art Online game subtitled Hollow Realization has been out since November for Playstation 4 and PS Vita, but some new DLC content should put the disc back in […]
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Nintendo Reportedly Making SNES Classic Edition

by Peter Paltridgeon April 19, 2017
Everybody has their own theory as to why Nintendo pulled the plug on their very profitable NES Classic. One of the more widely-heard rumors is that “Nintendo doesn’t have the resources to increase Switch production and make NES Classics at the same time.” Another is “Nintendo wants it out of the way to make room […]

New Info About The Walking Dead: March To War

by Peter Paltridgeon April 13, 2017
Disruptor Beam, makers of the upcoming Walking Dead mobile game March to War, has published a new interview with their lead designer, Michael Leoncavallo, where he reveals how the game will play. The mechanics run on something called the Council System. The bulk of your army will consist of nameless Survivors, but those people will […]
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Nintendo Just Discontinued The NES Classic

by Peter Paltridgeon April 13, 2017
There are times when you wonder if Nintendo lives in a bubble, and today’s headlines provided the strongest evidence to date. The famed video game company just announced they’re going to cease manufacturing and selling the NES Classic, their hottest-selling item of 2016. Yes, really. April Fool’s Day was 13 days ago. Throughout April, NOA […]

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Sun, Moon And Shadow: Marshadow Coming To Pokemon

by Peter Paltridgeon April 10, 2017
The next legendary Pokemon to be given away for Sun and Moon players has been revealed: it’s Marshadow, the Fighting/Ghost type. Nintendo won’t say yet how players will be able to get it, only that it “cannot be captured through normal gameplay.” The previous Legendary giveaway (for Magearna last December) was done through QR code; […]
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Switch Owners Can Preview Splatoon 2 For Free This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2017
If you’re one of the 2 million people who were lucky enough to find a Nintendo Switch at launch, you’ll soon have more to do than just explore Hyrule. A free demo version of Splatoon 2 will go live this weekend only, filling screens across the globe with Inkling ink. The original Splatoon was offered […]

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Japan Is Getting A Secret Of Mana Collection For The Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Secret of Mana, released in 1993, was one of the best games for the Super NES. Now Square Enix has announced Seiken Densetsu Collection — a re-release for Nintendo Switch that contains Secret of Mana, its prequel (for the Game Boy) and its sequel (also for the SNES). All three are excellent games and this would […]
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Pokemon Developer Game Freak Working On Switch Game

by Peter Paltridgeon March 20, 2017
A call for developers, from the Japanese studio Game Freak, has been posted to the website Indeed. Game Freak is the studio behind the main Pokemon series. Now they’re looking for talent to help them with an unidentified new game on the Switch. What kind of new game? Well, one of the job postings is […]

Capcom Introduces The Disney Afternoon Collection

by Peter Paltridgeon March 15, 2017
Video games based around licensed TV and movie properties are rarely good, and this was especially true in the late 80’s and early 90’s. But one of the exceptions was the output produced by Japanese company Capcom. Their titles based around Disney Afternoon properties (DuckTales, Rescue Rangers, Darkwing Duck) are considered some of the best […]
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Nintendo Reveals How Breath of The Wild Was Made

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2017
Usually, getting secrets out of Nintendo is like pulling teeth — try getting them to admit where the Virtual Console on Switch is — but with the new Zelda game Breath of the Wild, they’ve decided to be completely open. Today the company posted a three-part series of videos on YouTube going behind the scenes […]