Axiom Verge coming to Switch in August – Details

According to a press release today, Axiom Verge will be joining the Nintendo Switch line up very soon with a special edition called Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition. See the press release and trailer below:  The Nintendo Switch joins Wii U, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as part of the Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition launch Axiom Verge: Multiverse…

Sonic Mania Shows Off Chemical Plant Zone Gameplay

Since its reveal, SEGA has continued to release more information and gameplay for the upcoming 2D adventure, Sonic Mania. Today, new footage was released showing off the Chemical Plant Zone from Sonic 2.  Unlike that version, this one will feature new routes, hazards, and other surprises that players will have to contend with. Sonic Mania is being…

Arm Yourself – ARMS Global Testpunch – Week 2

(Bad) Luck of the Draw Week 2 of the Global Test Punch leading to the launch of ARMS has come and gone and I have to say I am slightly disappointed. After a stellar experience in week 1, I was excited to see all the new modes that week 2 would introduce. However, due to…

Pokkén Tournament on Switch Highlights Pokémon Direct

Nintendo just wrapped up an eight minute direct focusing on upcoming news for the Pokémon franchise. The presentation started with the reveal that Pokkén Tournament would be making its way to the Switch with Pokkén Tournament DX(Deluxe). The announcement was followed by a trailer, showing off new playable characters for the ported fighting game. Along with the…

Cristiano Ronaldo Named Cover Athlete for FIFA 18

EA has announced that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will be the cover athlete for FIFA 18. Ronaldo was named the FIFA Men’s Players of the Year in 2016 and recently scored his 100th goal in European competition, becoming the first player to ever reach this milestone. He has also made the most appearances ever for the Portuguese…

Nintendo Hosting Pokémon Direct Tuesday Morning

A week before E3, Nintendo has announced that they will be having a Pokémon Direct Tuesday morning. The direct will begin at 7 a.m. PT and is expected to last somewhere around eight minutes. At this time, Nintendo hasn’t released any other information about the stream at this time. Nintendo’s E3 direct will take place…

Arm Yourself! ARMS Global Testpunch Week 1

As we gear up for week two of the ARMS Global Test Punch this evening, I want to revisit last week’s and share some thoughts. Prior to release, game developers often stress-test their servers; however, with ARMS being a fighting game, one might assume that some balancing is in order.  Overall, the experience has been…

First Look at Nintendo Switch Chat Setup is Bizarre

Back when the Nintendo Switch was originally revealed, it was announced that chat functionality for online games would be done through a smartphone app. However, what was not explained was how the app would function. Today, Hori, a video game accessory company, revealed the first look at how this setup would work with a Splatoon 2…

Kyrie Irving Revealed as Cover Athlete for NBA 2K18

2K has announced that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K18. Irving was voted Rookie of the Year award in 2012, named NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2014, and won an NBA championship last year. Pre-ordering the game will give gamers early access to the game on September 15, four days before the official…

Sonic Mania Coming August 15

After being revealed last summer, Sega has announced Sonic’s return to 2D, Sonic Mania will launch on August 15. The game will release digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch for $19.99. Along with the release date, Sega showed off a new trailer of the game which can be seen below:

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Gets Official Announcement Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released the official reveal trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2.  The trailer focuses on showing off some of the new characters that will be added to the lineup for the sequel. The Guardians of the Galaxy were heavily featured in the trailer along with Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Gwen, and Spider-Man 2099. The…

How Playstation could steal Nintendo’s thunder with the Vita 2.

Just over two months into its life, The Nintendo Switch has eclipsed 5 million in sales, and finding a console is nearly impossible. Amazon sells out of their stock in under 20 minutes. The handheld/console hybrid is a runaway success, and appears to have the software lineup to promote a lengthy life for itself. While…

Artwork for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Leaks Online

Earlier this month, a report by Kotaku said that the rumored Mario and Rabbids cross-over RPG, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was in development by Nintendo and Ubisoft. Today, the first image of the game leaked online.           The release date for the game is rumored to be sometime between August and September…

New Details for Arms Highlights Nintendo Direct

Today, Nintendo had a direct that focused primarily on their upcoming fighting game Arms. One of the major highlights of the direct was Nintendo’s plan for post-release content. All new fighters, stages, and arms(attachments for the characters) will be free for players to download when they are released. At this time, Nintendo hasn’t given a schedule for…

Sonic Forces Announces Character Creation

Sega has announced a new gameplay style for their upcoming Sonic Forces. Along with Modern and Classic Sonic playstyles, players will now be able to create their own characters. The creator will give players visual options to make their character look exactly as they wish. There will also be different animal body types that come with their…

Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced that they will be holding a new Nintendo Direct stream tomorrow. The stream will focus on its upcoming fighting game arms, but will also show a new trailer for Splatoon 2. The direct will take place at 3PM PST tomorrow. The stream will be viewable on the Nintendo website.  

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Coming in November

Following the success of Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 will launch November 17 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game will also release on Nintendo Switch this Christmas. The game will put players in the hub world of Chronopolis. From there, they will battle Kang the…

Nintendo Announces E3 Plans

With E3 rapidly approaching, more companies are starting to reveal what fans and journalists can expect from them at the event. Nintendo has now revealed their plans for the three-day video game showcase. Nintendo will start tings off with on June 13 at 9 a.m. PST with their Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 video presentation. The video will highlight…

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe – Review

Tuning Up the King of the Kart The last Mario Kart that I purchased was Double Dash on the Nintendo Game Cube. Double Dash was an incredible cart racer, and the very rock bottom of my Mario Kart addiction. In the following years, it would take a heavy 12 step Playstation rehab program and cleansed…