Month: August 2017

Fans of the Metroid series were ecstatic when two new games were announced for the franchise at this year’s E3. Today, Nintendo released a new gameplay trailer for Metroid: Samus Returns. The trailer comes in TV spot format, and provides a look at some gameplay, including both new and revamped features from the original  Metroid II:
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2K Sports has announced new information regarding NBA 2K18. Retired players Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett will appear in the upcoming game as special guest broadcasters. In a recent announcement trailer, the video features lead announcer Kevin Harlan having the pair open up about playing as well as talk about current players they may know. Interesting
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Bandai Namco announced today its lineup for Tokyo Game Show 2017. The prominent Japanese publisher is planning to have several games playable on the show floor, others introduced via trailers, via broadcasts and stage events. Below you can read the full list of console and PC games.  There are plenty of unreleased games, and quite
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Footage of Tango Gameworks’ psychological horror sequel, The Evil Within 2, was leaked today via Streamable. The video features gameplay of Shinji Mikami’s thrilling follow-up from this year’s Gamescom demo. The footage begins at the beginning of Chapter 2 of the upcoming survival horror game. Players will assume the role of Detective Sebastian Castellanos as
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For months now, I have been ironically claiming that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is my most anticipated game of the year. When I first began hearing rumors earlier this year about a crossover title featuring gaming’s most beloved icon, Mario, and the often criticized, frequently annoying Rabbids, I thought the results would end up being
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Today Nintendo and Intelligent Systems released a new video of their gacha-driven mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes, delivering some news on upcoming events. The Choose your Legends Voting Gauntlet will begin in just three days on August 31st. A new summoning focus titled “Brave Heroes” will also be released on August 31st. It will include
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Earlier this week Sega revealed a ton of new information about the future of the Yakuza series as well as a surprise Fist of the North Star game titled Hokuto Ga Gotoku. Yakuza Online is a mobile free-to-play title coming to Android and iOS in 2018. It’ll take place following the events of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. You play
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Today Koei Tecmo released a large batch of fetching screenshots from the Nintendo Switch version of the upcoming Musou-style game Fire Emblem Warriors. This time around, we focus about four characters from Fire Emblem Fates, everyone’s favorite waifu Camilla, Takumi, Leo and Hinoka. We also see more of the features of the game. You can select
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Virtual reality has done quite well, but it certainly did not conquer the world yet, which is why many have been wondering about Sony’s plans for PlayStation VR. Today, during GameStop Expo in Las Vegas, Vice President of Marketing Asad Qizilbash painted a very positive picture of the future of the headset. Qizilbash mentioned that
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Today, during a broadcast straight from GameStop Expo in Las Vegas, Bandai Namco showcased some gameplay of Dragon Ball FighterZ. We get to see quite a few characters in action, including the recently announced Android 18 and Android 16, on top of Piccolo, Krillin, Trunks, Vegeta and Goku. The gameplay looks great, as you would
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Psyonix announced that they would be making changes to two of Rocket League’s most controversial maps in competitive play. Wasteland and Starbase ARC are the two arenas that will be receiving changes based off of community feedback, more specifically, the competitive player base in Rocket League. If you don’t know, the layout of both is very different from conventional Rocket League arenas,
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It just turned Monday in Japan, which means that, as usual, we get a bunch of Gust goodies, in the form of a batch of screenshots, illustrations and information on the upcoming JRPG Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting. First and foremost, we see two returning characters from the previous games of the
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The team at ArtCraft Entertainment brought a brand new trailer to Gamescom this week for their upcoming MMORPG Crowfall.  The game has been described as a “throne war” simulator and this trailer shows off exactly what that means. In the trailer the character we follow takes us through multiple lives she has lived, being a hero, a
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Still skeptical about Nintendo’s latest character-based boxing game, ARMS? Nintendo is once again opening the game to anyone who wants to try it in the latest Global Testpunch — the second to come to the brand new series, and the first after the game’s June launch. Global, large-scale demos is something that has taken Nintendo by storm,
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Today Sony Interactive Entertainment and Bungie released four trailers of Destiny 2. The trailer serve as showcases for four relevant characters in the game, Ikora, Zavala, Hawthorne and Cayde-6. Well… five characters if you count Hawthorne’s hawk Louis. For now, Destiny 2 appears to be much more narrative-driven than its predecessor, giving us solid hope
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Today Hironobu Sakaguchi’s Mistwalker Corporation released two trailers for its upcoming games Terra Battle 2 and Terra Wars. While the games are different, the trailers are similar in their purpose, introducing some of the main characters that we’ll play with. Terra Battle 2 is the sequel to Mistwalker’s successful mobile JRPG Terra Battle, and retains
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The dust has settled since the release of Final Fantasy XIV‘s latest expansion Stormblood, and it’s time to reconnect with Director Naoki Yoshida and hear directly from the Lion’s mouth how things are going at Square Enix. Alongside Yoshida-san, we also had a chat at Gamescom with Main Scenario Writer Natsuko Ishikawa, who is certainly a major
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Today Nintendo hosted a stage event at Gamescom, giving an extensive glimpse on the action of the upcoming Musou-style game Fire Emblem Warriors. Mainly, we get to see four characters in action, the pegasus rider Hinoka, the wyvern rider Camilla, the archer Takumi and the knight Xander. Other characters also appear sporadically, including Robin, Cordelia, Ryoma
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