Showing posts with label Nintendo Switch. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nintendo Switch. Show all posts

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Overwatch Devs Wants Doomfist and Tracer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Developers of Overwatch would love to see Doomfist and Tracer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Assembling a total of 76 playable characters from 37 different franchises, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from developer Bandai Namco Studios and publisher Nintendo becomes one of the biggest crossover titles in video game history.

Nintendo started rolling out new fighters for Fighters Pass Vol. 2 with Min Min from ARMS and developers of team-based online hero shooter Overwatch already have some popular character in mind to introduce within Smash Bros. universe.

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Overwatch Devs Wants Doomfist and Tracer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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While attending a recent AMA session on Reddit, game director Jeff Kaplan and lead hero designer Geoff Goodman were asked by fans that which Overwatch characters they think would be best suited for joining Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Kaplan was quick to respond saying "tracer plz", which is understandable given how Tracer has become sort of an official mascot for Overwatch. Goodman chimed in for Doomfist, stating that his design inspiration came from fighting games.

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Smash Bros. Ultimate already has existing fighters similar to Doomfist and Tracer within its ever so inclusive roster. Another Overwatch character that can make a great draft is Winston, who could be a heavy combatant akin to Donkey Kong.

Since there are still five more vacant slots in Fighters Pass Vol. 2, it's about time that Nintendo finally considers putting heroes of Overwatch into exciting world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and eventually let player community cheer in rejoice.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection Out On PS4 and Switch

Collecting groundbreaking weapon-based fighting game series, Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection is out now on PS4 and Switch.

In recent years, developer/publisher SNK Corporation is focusing on many of their back catalog including sword-based fighting game series Samurai Shodown and attempts to re-release their classic titles for modern day consoles.

A definitive bundle of SamSho games, Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection made its debut on PC via Epic Games Store and Steam last month. Today, it finally becomes available to purchase on Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store.

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Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection Out On PS4 and Switch

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SamSho NeoGeo Collection adds all six original games along with a never-before released seventh title Samurai Shodown V Perfect, which is a reworked version of Samurai Shodown V Special with game balance and extra story content.

Throughout series history, Samurai Shodown games have never been made available to play online. Players can now get into sword duel against other opponents via multiplayer mode Online VS Matches, Ranked Match or casual ones.

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Samurai Shodown V Perfect Releases Today

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SNK is re-branding some of their greatest hits for major gaming platforms lately in association with emulation masters at Digital Eclipse. Both English and Japanese versions for each of these games are added into the package as well.

By using HD sprite scaling options, Digital Eclipse has made these games look even better than they ever did in the first place. Besides, you can play with and tweak several display settings to adjust resolution, screen filters and much more.

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SNK releases a new trailer showcasing highlights of SamSho Collection for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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There is a museum section featuring concept arts, documents and interviews, just so fans don't take this effort as mere cash grab. You can also listen to your favorite background music from any classic SamSho titles from over 200 tracks.

Debuted back in 1993 for arcade cabinet systems, Samurai Shodown made a breakthrough for its unique genre. SamSho franchise is best known for crisp 2D graphics, fan-favorite characters, devastating attacks and brutal gameplay style.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC Announced

Obsidian announces first DLC expansion for The Outer Worlds, titled Peril on Gorgon at Xbox Games Showcase.

An unexpected gem of 2019, sci-fi action role-playing game The Outer Worlds from developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Private Division received critical-acclaim and amazing sales milestone shortly after its anticipated release.

In response to an incredible player reception, Obsidian promised to release a narrative-focused DLC last year. TOW first expansion pack, Peril on Gorgon is announced today at Xbox Games Showcase and set to arrive on September 9, 2020.

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The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC Announced

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Peril on Gorgon gets a brand-new trailer from Obsidian, teasing its story premise and upcoming content.

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Players will return back to Halcyon star system to take a new assignment that takes them to Gorgon asteroid. A bizarre adventure will ensue in deep space as you are tasked to investigate Spacer's Choice facility and face its perils.

You will be trying to uncover the mystery of a substance known as Adrena-Time stimulant, which is similar to bullet-time effect. Aside from new playable map, Peril on Gorgon DLC will add armors, weapons and raise level cap to 33.

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During your time at Spacer's Choice, you will come across new NPCs and discover reasons behind shutdown of Gorgon Project. There will be new enemies to encounter and three new science weapons to wield for self-defense.

Players require reaching colonized moon of Monarch to get access to newly revealed open-world sections. At Gorgon, you will get to explore unseen corners of Halcyon colony that involves large outdoors and narrow interior.

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Obsidian is currently planning to include nearly 6-8 hours long gameplay for latest expansion of The Outer Worlds, tied to main campaign. On a later date, Peril on Gorgon DLC will be released on Nintendo Switch handheld consoles as well.

The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon DLC will be available to purchase on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $14.99 only. Or you can buy TOW Expansion Pass for $24.99 to receive Murder on Eridanos on launch.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Nintendo Treehouse July 2020

Latest video stream of Nintendo Treehouse for July 2020 reveals gameplay from Paper Mario: The Origami King and new title.

There have been some strong rumors of an upcoming episode of Nintendo Direct presentation from last week of June and Nintendo eventually came forward confirming of a broadcast to go live on July 10, 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET.

Nintendo Treehouse live presentation will be showcasing Paper Mario: The Origami King gameplay footage today along with a brand-new announcement by developer WayForward, who has previously worked on River City Girls.

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Nintendo Treehouse July 2020

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Latest episode of Treehouse live kicks-off with an in-depth gameplay reveal for new Paper Mario game.

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Paper Mario franchise can finally see a revival though The Origami King when it arrives on Switch in a week. Set to release on November, WayForward's next action action role-playing game Bakugan also seems somewhat promising.

Today's episode of Treehouse live has shown off anticipated Nintendo titles in a single stream. Most people probably didn't hope to see a Nintendo Direct now but Nintendo Treehouse gave Switch owners plenty of reasons to be excited.

Crysis Remastered Still Coming to Switch

Crytek confirms on Twitter that Crysis Remastered is coming to Nintendo Switch console on July 23, 2020.

Days before official premiere, gameplay trailer for much-anticipated Crysis Remastered got leaked on Microsoft Store and due to negative fan reactions over its poor graphics quality, developer/publisher Crytek decided to delay release.

Before being hit by social media criticisms, Crysis Remastered was about to be release on July 23, which has now been postponed. However, Crytek is planning to launch Nintendo Switch version of the game on formerly scheduled time.

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Crysis Remastered Still Coming to Switch

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With a cryptic tweet, Crysis Remastered was teased for consoles and PC back in April 2020. When time for a gameplay reveal finally arrived, fans pointed out from a leaked video that graphics didn't look as impressive as they hoped.

Taking note from player feedback, Crytek decides to push back their set release date right away to do more polishing. With only two weeks away from previously planned launch date, they announced to hit Switch console just in time.

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Crytek has officially confirmed fans on their Switch release date for Crysis Remastered on Twitter lately.

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Crytek has yet to reveal a new official date for Crysis Remastered release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Ever since release, original Crysis game has pushed PC limits to extreme test and served as a benchmark for higher visual quality.

Crytek cancelling out Switch delay for Crysis Remastered is surely a blessing for many Nintendo Switch fans and they are surely in luck to have the chance experiencing Crysis for first time ever while players on other platforms are still waiting.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Crysis Remastered Delayed Due to Poor Fan Reaction

Scheduled gameplay reveal for Crysis Remastered has been delayed because of poor fan-reaction.

A few months back, developer/publisher Crytek announced long-anticipated Crysis Remastered for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One shortly after it was leaked online though Cookie Policy page of their official website.

Crytek planned to showcase a gameplay trailer on July 1, 2020, which also got leaked via a product listing page on Microsoft Store ahead of reveal and has now been delayed due to disappointed fan-reception over its poor visuals.

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Crysis Remastered Delayed Due to Poor Fan Reaction

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Crysis Remastered was about to release on July 23, 2020 but following initial fan reactions on social media, both its gameplay reveal and launch date has now been pushed back for at least a few weeks to deliver higher-quality of graphics.

Crysis fans were promised a number of updates like art assets improved graphics, lighting and more in upcoming remaster. Postponing release on all platforms, Crytek will be using this extra time to better polish the game for PC and consoles.

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Crysis originally released back in 2007 for Windows PC and immediately set high standard of graphics for many AAA-video games. Many mid-tier PCs out there would fail to even run this game and only some really high-end ones could.

Crysis Remastered releasing on modern consoles will pave a path of series revival for Crytek and a new audience group will get a chance to experience this decades old technical wonder, including players on Nintendo Switch handheld.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Crysis Remastered Gameplay Reveal, Release Date Leaked

Crytek plans to reveal first gameplay trailer for Crysis Remastered on July 1, launch date is leaked to be July 23.

Shortly after teasing on social media, highly-requested Crysis Remastered has been leaked on its official website in April 2020 before officially being revealed by developer Crytek for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Ahead of gameplay trailer premiere on July 1, 2020, official launch trailer for Crysis Remastered was leaked from Microsoft Store listing page, which was removed afterwards and is available now to watch at video hosting site Streamable.

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Crysis Remastered Gameplay Reveal, Release Date Leaked

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Leaked footage for the remastered Crysis game was captured on a PC and links are getting shared on sites like Reddit. Microsoft Store also has a release date set for July 23, 2020, which is less than a month and only a few weeks from now.

For very first time in entire series run, a Crysis game is about to debut on a Nintendo console this year. Having player interest in mind, Crytek will develop PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions to leverage features of next-gen hardware.

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Crytek has taken official Twitter account of Crysis to announce date for first gameplay trailer on July 1, 2020.

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Crytek has attempted to a major graphical overhaul to one of their all-time greatest hit in association with Saber Interactive. A retail price is for Crysis Remastered not yet given so far and it will be available for pre-order very soon.

According to listing description, Crysis Remastered to offer remastered graphics for 2007 classic first-person shooter title optimized for new generation of hardware, which vaguely leaves room for possible next-gen console release in near future.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Capcom Artist Teases Ōkami Sequel

Ikumi Nakamura, original dev team member for Ōkami thinks chances of a sequel by Capcom are "pretty high".

Arguably one of the best artistic video games ever, action-adventure title Ōkami from developer Clover Studio and publisher Capcom has crossed over to two generation of gaming systems after its PlayStation 2 release in 2006.

In a recent interview with IGN Japan, renowned video game artist and freelance creative director Ikumi Nakamura says that she believes that there is a great chance for a Ōkami sequel to happen and she is planning a pitch already.

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Capcom Artist Teases Ōkami Sequel

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Nakamura was a former dev team member for original Ōkami, which was praised for its art style and inspired by Legend of Zelda series. Though it was not a flagship title for Capcom, they released a sequel for Nintendo DS and an HD remaster.

Ikumi Nakamura became a very influential and popular figure among gaming industry following her appearance on E3 2019 event presenting upcoming action-adventure game GhostWire: Tokyo, a project that she isn't working on anymore.

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Key part of Nakamura's interview on a new Ōkami game was picked by translator from an hour-long interview.

As long as [I go] after it [I think] the chances are pretty high that it might become a reality. Actually, after quarantine is over and the world becomes normal again [I am] planning to make a visit to Capcom and propose the idea.

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Nakamura is heavily pushing for a follow-up game to Ōkami as she believes there is huge part of story aspects to be told. She wants to pitch an idea to Capcom and wants Hideki Kamiya to return as director to maintain artistic integrity.

Other than working on Ōkami, Kamiya and Nakamura collaborated on projects like Bayonetta and The Evil Within. They even teased for a sequel to Ōkami via a short-video on Twitter by posing together in front of Platinum Games logo.

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In recent years, a high-definition port for Ōkami arrived on Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Capcom can work with Platinum Games to flesh out another classic title and delve into aspects of 3D as well.

On eve of a major next-gen console reveal event for PlayStation 5 up ahead, a sequel to Ōkami actually seem like a great idea after a decade as it has potential to explore new mythical landscapes and drive a new generation of players to it.