Author: Peter Lopez

No Virtual Console at Switch launch

Nintendo’s Virtual Console will not be available at Switch launch, the company announced today. Nintendo revealed this information within a press release, and shared no further details regarding the online feature, other than, “We will share more information in the future.” The Nintendo Switch will launch on March 3, and you can bet that we’ll have tons of Switch coverage when the console arrives. So, what are your thoughts on the absence of Virtual Console at Switch launch? Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. And for more on the Nintendo Switch, and...

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FFXIV: Stormblood: Samurai class announced

Video game developer and publisher Square Enix has announced a brand new character class which is said to hit the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, Stormblood. The Samurai, which will take the role of DPS (Damage Per Second), is said to be a melee attacker with the ability to store energy within his katana. According to Square Enix “This new job will allow players to learn and master the art of “Sen” and its three forces as they develop their abilities: “Setsu” (snow), “Getsu” (moon), and “Ka” (Flower).” Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood recently received an extended trailer which...

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Nintendo Switch launch title hit with delay

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is no longer a Nintendo Switch launch title, according to the game’s developer. “We were unable to confirm the revised release date until now (due to issues way beyond our control), but can confirm that the Release Date for The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Nintendo Switch has been pushed back,” said Nicalis within a blogpost via Tumblr. Though The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is not hitting the Nintendo Switch at launch, Nicalis has confirmed that the game is still coming sometime in March. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is getting a physical release,...

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Review: Alwa’s Awakening

Alwa’s Awakening really nails the classic look and sound of an NES game. Its presence screams nostalgia, and the projected sound happens to be pleasant to the ears. Though I may not have an affinity for this type of game design, anymore, Alwa’s Awakening is another retro-infused title that can be found on PC. Non-paradox Puzzles found within Alwa’s Awakening feel very basic and come off a bit unchallenging. And even though some of the puzzles require magical abilities to complete, these non-paradox instances are no-brainers and feel primitive. After a while, I became bored with these simple challenges...

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Zelda: BoTW expansion pass announced

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is to receive an expansion pass for both Wii U and Switch when the game launches on March 3, Nintendo announced today. The expansion pass will cost $19.99 and will deliver two new “sets of downloadable content.” An image which details the contents of the expansion pass, and respective release windows, can be found below: Upon purchasing the expansion pass, Breath of the Wild owners will receive three chests which will appear in the Great Plateau area. One chest will include a wearable Nintendo Switch t-shirt, while the other two have...

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