Author: VG Newswire Staff

Game of the Year – Technical Awards

We’re going to wrap up our look back at 2017 with our Game of the Year awards for various technical categories. Let us know in the comments what games you would have picked. Best Music: Runners-up: Destiny 2, Rocket League Winner: Persona 5 The music in Persona 5 is an eclectic symphony of genres that sources itself from jazz, rock, hip-hop, R&B, and gospel. It shouldn’t work. You shouldn’t be able to run around a beautiful animated version of the Tokyo underground, listening to the same song on loop, as you try and find an NPC for some random...

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Game of the Year – Platform Bests

Nintendo Switch Runners-up: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received the Best Switch Game Award not because it’s simply a Zelda game, but because it goes back to the original 1986 formula, in that players were allowed to create their own travels and take their own paths. Since the NES classic, fans of the series have roamed Hyrule, traveling from temple to temple, collected specialty item X, Y, and Z, and defeated Ganon. This formula took place on the Super NES,...

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SNES Classic Edition: 5 games that didn’t make the cut

By now you’ve heard Nintendo has confirmed the upcoming arrival of the SNES Classic, including 21 games for $80. The SNES library is massive, so undoubtedly not all of our favorites could make the list. Here are five of those games that belong on the plug and play console just as much as the ones selected. Tetris Attack (1996) This is a fast paced, high pressure, head-to-head puzzle game that put a new spin on the classic Tetris gameplay. A story mode and puzzle mode filled out the options, but multiplayer was the reason to keep coming back. Tetris...

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E3 2017 Predictions: Xbox

There’s no doubt that Microsoft will unveil Project Scorpio during the Microsoft Press Conference at E3 2017. No doubt at all. But what could the company possibly reveal that would be completely out of left-field? Battletoads? Rare Replay 2? We at VG Newswire have put together a list of Microsoft E3 2017 predictions, and let us know if these predictions matched up with your’s as well. Peter Lopez Microsoft has been hush-hush on mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox One since it was announced some time ago. We were told to expect more information on that in the...

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E3 2017 predictions: Nintendo

With a brand new console out in the wild, one could expect to hear incredible things from Nintendo at E3 2017. Could we expect to hear of new IPs? Maybe some new accessories for the Nintendo Switch? Who knows. The team at VG Newswire has banded together and whipped-up some Nintendo E3 2017 predictions, and hopefully some of them will come true when Nintendo’s online presentation at on June 13. Peter Lopez Other than an official reveal of Nintendo’s Virtual Console for the Switch, I find myself with the desire for streaming applications on Nintendo’s system more than ever....

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