At the annual D23 Expo, Disney announced some plans for their Star Wars-themed land for the Walt Disney Parks as well as a resort. We finally have a name: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Bob Chapek (Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts) explained that the entire attraction will be a “remote trading port on the edge of wild space” with a definite focus on the word “immersion”.
Zen Studios, the folks that have kept Pinball as a genre alive for years now, is finally coming out with their next step, “Pinball FX3”.
Viz Media (everyone’s favorite Manga distributor) has acquired the rights to the Splatoon manga, slated to arrive later in 2017. This follows the trend of other Nintendo series making the jump to the manga medium like the Legend of Zelda did years ago.
Physics based games always get me excited. As soon as I learned about Forts, a physics-based battle game, I personally volunteered for this one at PAX East 2017 back in March.
Top hats, steam-powered gadgetry, airships, and clockwork. Steampunk is pretty popular with modern storytelling. From Sherlock Holmes to Batman, stories have been told in this rich setting for a long time now. Guns of Icarus Online is a new form of the old trope, now joined with the soon to be minted Guns of Icarus: Alliance.
Some of the earliest first person shooters, and even games as a whole, I remember playing in my youth were Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake. Ever since Bethesda has taken over the old iD Software licenses, they’ve been slowly bringing the classics into the modern era with Wolfenstein: The New Order and DOOM. Now, it’s Quake’s turn with Quake Champions, a mulitplayer experience that’s focusing...[Read More]
Get a leg up on your Nintendo Switch by claiming your User ID starting today. As with Xbox Live and the Playstation Network, Nintendo is planning a paid subscription service for online access, including multiplayer lobbies and voice chat via a smart device. The Nintendo User ID takes the same role that a Gamertag does on Xbox, replacing the hot-mess known as the Friend Code, which were strings of ...[Read More]
Overwatch has given us some great events already in it’s such short life. Between the Halloween and Christmas Events, Blizzard was inclusive on the Year of the Rooster for the Chinese New Year. The event is supposed to begin today, January 24th, but details have leaked on some of the events and special items.
Though there was no information or details on title, eagle-eyed viewers can spot a Dragon Ball Z fighting game that was shown during the final trailer during the Nintendo Switch Presentation. All we know yet is Goku and Vegeta are in the game, but from the look of it, it’s Halo Goku and the crowd is the classic Budokai tournament. This could be a port of the recently released Xenoverse 2 or ...[Read More]
In addition to the announcement of Splatoon 2 this evening, Nintendo announced Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch. The game will launch in April 2017. The headliner for this port is the addition of the Splatoon boy and girl characters! Different color variants and having both genders is incredibly smart on Nintendo’s part here. During a jump, the kids turned into their squids for a ...[Read More]
Indie gamers rejoice as popular indie title The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will come to the Nintendo Switch this Spring, 2017.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is coming as a launch title to the Nintendo Switch on March 3rd. No new details on story, but there were several new shots of Zelda herself and other characters in the new trailer. This came as a final announcement at the end of the Nintendo Switch presentation this evening to conclude the event. Check out some shots below! Here’s the snippet from the ...[Read More]