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

Friday, September 14, 2018

Final Fantasy Legacy Collection Announced

To keep you busy with the RPG action, Square Enix will release a ton of games from Final Fantasy franchise till 2019.

One of the most celebrated video game series in history where Square Enix had the privilege to be both a developer and publisher studio at the same time is definitely Final Fantasy franchise. Of course, they are responsible for series like Tomb Raider as well but can you really make a comparison among them in terms of popularity? I guess not.

Recently, they revealed names for a bunch of games from the overall releases to be launched on Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Final Fantasy Legacy Collection Announced

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Today, the company announced the news through a Tweet from their official account while detailing about the involved titles on their site.

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Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD
Starting off with a light-hearted approach towards the series, we are off to a path of action role-playing adventure, which is explored in 15 chapters. The story revolves around Eos, a world that is weighed down by Starscourge plague that turns human and animal into fierce Daemons. Currently the game is available on PS4, Switch and Xbox One.

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World of Final Fantasy Maxima
This is a game that assembles many of the heroes from different Final Fantasy titles into a world for you to enjoy. Players are to go on board for a magical quest throughout the land of Grymoire with lead characters Lann and Reynn. Your ultimate franchise crash course will release on November 6, 2018 for PS4, Steam, Switch and Xbox One.

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Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY!

Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY!
Throughout the entire Final Fantasy series, Chocobos appear as a recurring animal and even earner their series of spin-offs. As title suggests, you are to wander in a world full of dungeons and each of your movement affects the world around you. With a 2-player co-op mode, the game will be arriving on the winter of 2018 for PS4 and Switch.

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition
This co-op RPG is a spin-off title of the main series and completely remastered for releasing on 2019 for both PS4 and Switch. It tells a story of a world that is doused in poisoned gas called Miasma and everyone tries to protect themselves from it using large crystals.

The newly added online multiplayer mode will allow players to team up with three more friends simultaneously. Plus, each dungeons added more areas to explore than before.

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Final Fantasy VII
Now this entry right here has a lot of fan jump with joy in excitement as this one has changed the concept of gaming back then. To stop a major eco-terrorist organization from taking over the power sources of the world and save it from a possible downfall, mercenary protagonist Cloud Strife joins a rebellion group AVALANCHE. At some point in 2019, the title will see release on Switch and Xbox One.

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Final Fantasy IX
A bandit group called Tantalus and their member Zidane Tribal decides to kidnap Princess Garnet of Alexandria. Strangely enough, she also wanted out and together they attempt to stop a war between nations of Gaia in an epic medieval fantasy tale. 2019 marks the release window for the game on Switch consoles and Xbox One.

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Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster
Instead of picking up one title, you've got to choose two completely remastered Final Fantasy game here on Switch and Xbox One. In terms of graphics, story and soundtracks, these two titles will stand out among the rest.

The first one from the two is set on the world of Spira, revolving around the journey of Tidus and Yuna to stop the threat of Sin. Then X-2 shift focus on Yuna as she becomes a Sphere Hunter from a summoner and gathers new allies to find answers to some unsolved mystery.

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Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age

Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age
What Zodiac Age does to the originally released classic version of Final Fantasy XII from 2006 is providing a more polished graphics and gameplay. In a war between the kingdom of Archadia and Rozarria, Dalmasca gets caught and being taken over by the former.

So, Princess Ashe decides to form a movement along with a young man named Vaan to free their land. As a high-definition remaster, the entire game is presented in true HD with improvements on sound and visual. This one too will see release on 2019 over Switch and Xbox One consoles.

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Over the course of next 12 months, Square Enix intends to release the abovementioned titles on all available major platforms. So, we are covered with the iconic role-playing experience of the series till 2019 on different consoles.

For a very long time, fans have been asking for these Final Fantasy titles to release on modern day gaming platforms and the publisher have obliged to their demands eventually by encapsulating the memorable heritage of this franchise into a collection series.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Announced

Capcom is bringing their classic beat ‘em up titles from arcade era into a bundle for all gaming platform.

Arcade games era were quite dominantly ruled by the beat ‘em up genre of titles and the ones released by developer/publisher Capcom were the ones that stood out in the crowd of other franchises.

To revive that nostalgia factor once again on modern day platform and consoles, they have hand-picked seven of their classic titles from the category and announced them to be released on September 18 for Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, pricing $19.99 only.

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Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Announced

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We have the announcement trailer for the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle right here showcasing how the collection brings back the arcade experience to you once again.




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Two of the included games, Armored Warriors and Battle Circuit have never made it out of arcade and making their debut on modern consoles. This compilation comes with a gallery section featuring arts, sketches and other stuffs.

Options for joining local or online co-op are there and your friends can join in anytime they want. However, it seemed weird that another beat ’em up game from 90's, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs by the same publisher was missing from the collection.

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Armored Warriors (1994)

Armored Warriors (1994)
The very first one from this anthology is mecha-themed brawler among its peers and gets more interesting when more than one person is playing. Following a century-long war in the year 2281, there is an invasion on neighboring planet Raia and a small group of army is deployed to halt consisting of 1st Lieutenant Jeff Perkins, 2nd Lt Sarah White, Captain Ray Turner and Major Glenn Reed.

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Battle Circuit (1997)

Battle Circuit (1997)
Set on a futuristic time of 20XX, you take control of a bounty hunter with super-power from a group of five. Whoever you pick from Alien Green, Captain Silver, Cyber Blue, Pink Ostrich or Yellow Iris, you will get a different yet funky gameplay experience.

Each of them has varied move sets to perform on enemies to defeat them and clear all stage to reach their objective. The game even allows you to buy upgrades like new moves or extend the energy bar with the money you collect.

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Captain Commando (1991)

Captain Commando (1991)
Titular protagonist of the game was the company’s original mascot and has made crossover appearance in other games of Capcom as well. In the year 2026, Captain Commando and his faithful companions Baby Head, Ginzu the Ninja and Mack the Knife fights against a group of super-powered criminals when Earth is threatened.

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Final Fight (1989)

Final Fight (1989)
The cult-classic title which can be considered as a pioneer to many of its kind and many key characters from it have even appeared later the Street Fighter Alpha series, including some of the antagonists.

It follows a story of a former pro wrestler Mike Haggar, boyfriend of his daughter and a street brawler named Cody Travers and his friend Guy, who is also a Bushin warrior. Together they attempt to reduce crime rate in Metro City and eventually came in conflict with the notorious Mad Gear gang.

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The King of Dragons (1991)

The King of Dragons (1991)
Before Blizzard Entertainment made orcs, wyverns and other mythical creatures look cool in their MMORPG franchise of Warcraft, there was this title. Just like a role-playing game of arcade, you experience leveling up your character, looting gold and scoring points for slaying enemies.

Expanded to 16 levels of gameplay, the game is set on a medieval world where you choose to play solo or as a band of up to three members from five playable characters, Cleric, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter and Wizard.

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Knights of the Round (1991)

Knights of the Round (1991)
Another three player co-op game that is based on the Legend of King Arthur, allows you to play as himself or Lancelot and Perceval. Takes place in the medieval age, players can wield battle-axe, swords or even fight on horseback depending on whom you choose.

Armor and weapons can be upgraded by leveling up of your character though hunting enemies down and collect treasure items. Despite having limitations, the game is commonly considered as a spiritual successor of Golden Axe.

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Warriors of Fate (1992)

Warriors of Fate (1992)
Last but not the least, a brawler game that featured two different stories; one for English and another one is for Japanese version. Three valiant warriors can take part into the fight at once among a roster of five.

The warriors originally belonged to Chinese heritage in Japanese release but in the World version, they have Mongolian origin and even their names are changed entirely. The heroes are sent off to fight evil overlords to free their people and will venture through nine stages.

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These glorious side-scrolling beat ’em up titles are surely not to be missed for any fans or newcomers just for the sheer fun of it. Back in May, Capcom released an anthology series of twelve fan-favorite titles from one of their insanely popular franchise of Street Fighter to celebrate three decades of these fighting games as Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection.

Also, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 including all eight Mega Man X games is currently available for all platforms.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Civilization 6 Coming to Nintendo Switch

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is announced by 2K Games for Nintendo Switch and it is releasing in two months.

The latest installment from turn-based strategy game Civilization series from developer Firaxis Games and publisher 2K Games came out in 2016 for iOS, Linux, Mac and PC. Now, two years later from original release, Civilization VI is headed towards Nintendo Switch on November 16, 2018 with updates and improvements added to the port. The Switch version will also include four new playable scenarios based on various events from history according to their official website.

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Civilization 6 Coming to Nintendo Switch

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The newly introduced four scenarios will feature Australia pack, Persia and Macedon pack, Poland pack and Vikings pack throughout "Outback Tycoon", "Conquests of Alexander", "Jadwiga's Legacy" and "Vikings, Raiders, and Traders" respectively. You can choose to lead as Cleopatra of Egypt, Frederic Barbarossa of Germany or even Qin Shi Huang of China among 24 different leaders to choose from. The port allows up to four players to join in a co-op local multiplayer.

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Civilization VI has a very positive review from critics in overall to start with and porting the game to Nintendo's next gen handheld console Switch is probably one of the best things that are going to happen to the franchise. Aside from the few rough edges the game has in it, the strategic depth will keep you engaged to the engaging experience. An expansion, Rise and Fall was also released back in February this year, which was accepted as a worthy companion to the base game as well.

Mega Man 11 Free Demo for Consoles

Less than a month ahead of release, Capcom releases a free playable demo for Mega Man 11 on Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

By this time next year, players will get their hands of the eleventh main entry from Mega Man action-platform game series, Mega Man 11 on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from developer/publisher Capcom. Expectations regarding this new title are undoubtedly very high as October 2 slowly approaches towards us. So, a free game demo was released today on consoles for eager fans to try out that how well the new installment stands out before worldwide launch.

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Mega Man 11 Free Demo for Consoles

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We have a brand-new official trailer for the demo at hand that also offers brief moments of glance towards other bosses from the game.




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Currently available to download on Switch, PS4 and Xbox One, the demo allows you a single level to explore, which is the pyramid stage you have seen so many times in promo videos and it will lead you to a final face-off against robot master Block Man. He is apparently a small robot made of blocks who typically uses his ability to drop blocks on his opponents; in this particular case, on Mega Man. A power gear installed within him can transform him to massive size and immense strength.

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Showdown With Block Man

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The other part of the trailer focused on robot master Bounce Man rampaging on the Boing-Boing Park and other debutante robot bosses who will appear for the first time in this game. Being a former exercise instructor, he swings and bounces around to cause trouble to everyone's favorite blue bomber as highlighted in the gameplay from the released video. Then there are Blast Man, Fuse Man Impact Man and Torch Man to spice things up on various stages throughout the game.

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Also, the demo will give players some in-game content to use later in the main game, if enough number of players is able to defeat Block Man before it releases next month. To get an exclusive alternate track for Mega Man 11, pre-order now. You can enjoy three difficulties modes in the demo and the engaging gameplay will definitely attract newcomers and season veterans of the series to the title. Capcom did not release a Windows PC version of the demo for some unknown reason.

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Out Now

Select your favorite female fighters from SNK's popular fighting games and battle it out in SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy.

Back in the 90's, the company SNK has ruled over the arcades with Fatal Fury, King of Fighters and Samurai Shodown series while reinventing the fighting game genre to a new level by pitting players into 3v3 tag-team battles. Later, they became more inventive and introduced a 4x4 battle system with one player to provide assist. One of their latest release, SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy gathering SNK's top female fighters is currently out on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Out Now

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This one is a simple party fighting game and whether you are a fan of the type of games or non-fighting game fan, you can enjoy it regardless. Players can pick from SNK’s fan-favorite female fighters roster like Athena, Kula, Leona Heidern, Mai Shiranui, Shermie or many others and their appearance is also customizable as you see fit. As the tag-team mechanics is now limited for 2v2 fights, combos and special attacks are made easy to perform with "one-button specials" to your opponent.

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SNK’s Top-Tier Ladies

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Tag your mates online from over the world or join in from a local multiplayer. Over seven different stages, the fights will take place where you can even choose to play alone if you want. Accessories, costumes and props like face paint or glasses are available to personalize the look of your favorite female fighters. Thief Arthur from Square Enix's brand-new fighting game Million Arthur: Arcana Blood will join the party as special guest character from September 13.

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Easy Combos and Special Attacks

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The single player mode of the game features a story of its own. Shortly after the events of The King of Fighters XIV, some of the female participant fighters fell unconscious and discovers themselves inside a mansion alongside a female version of Terry Bogard. Now they try to fight their way out of this place. Played with one attacker and one support in each side, the game uses a unique KO mechanics, where you have to use a Dream Finish move to knock your challenger down.

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Win and Earn Points

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The light-hearted tone of SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy sets it apart from other fighting games from SNK and that's the reason everyone can take part in few rounds for some fun-filled friendly competition. The title simply follows the norms set by regular crossover fighting game that earns you points for each victory and customize these amazing heroines from KOF series. As spiritual successor to SNK Gals' Fighters, the game stands out to please veteran fans and newcomers alike.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Lego Harry Potter Collection Coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Experience Hogwarts in LEGO-style in upcoming Lego Harry Potter Collection headed towards Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

In working with one of their big-name movie related IPs, Lego has attempted to adapt the Harry Potter series to come up with two action-adventure installments; Lego Harry Potter: Years 1–4 and Lego Harry Potter: Years 5–7. Warner Bros. Interactive have just announced today that these two titles are about to get a remastered version released soon into a package called Lego Harry Potter Collection, which will be released on October 30, 2018 for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

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Lego Harry Potter Collection Coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

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Take a moment to look back at the journey to Hogwarts with Harry and friends before the collection launches on Switch and Xbox One.




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Years 1–4 of the Lego-themed series covers events of the first four films; Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Years 5–7 is based on the plot of the latter four films; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 respectively.

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LEGO Harry Potter Returns

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Apparently, the remastered version is the same as the one they released on PlayStation 4 back in October 2016. That anthology however, came out with two downloadable content packs including 10 additional characters and five new spells to cast. Considering the overall length of story and quality of gameplay, critics consider this collection as better adaptations than the books or the blockbuster movie series everyone loves so much.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Valkyria Chronicles Coming to Nintendo Switch

Sega's World War 2 fantasy take Valkyria Chronicles brings the strategic action on Nintendo Switch console.

We already knew that popular tactical role-playing game Valkyria Chronicles 4 from developer/publisher company Sega is coming to Nintendo Switch handheld console on September 15. Today, at their panel from this year's PAX convention, they announced another critically acclaimed classic title heading towards Switch and it is the original Valkyria Chronicles from 2008, which is currently available on PC, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 to play.

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Valkyria Chronicles Coming to Nintendo Switch

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Players who own VC4 in their Switch library will enjoy a 20% discount at the retail eShop price of $19.99 over the remastered VC title. Last month, a demo version of the game was made available for Nintendo Switch in advance for players to try out the game before making the purchase. These initiatives will hopefully draw audience to this beloved RPG series once more after they finish the fourth installment from the franchise.

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Valkyria Chronicles sets in the 1930's Europa, which is divided by two fractions known as the Empire and the Federation. Both are heavily dependent on a rare natural resource called Ragnite and to secure a major deposit of it, the Empire launches an invasion to the neutral Principality of Gallia. Protagonist Welkin Gunther takes charge of the Squad 7 and fights in a prototype tank with Captain Alicia Melchiott. Despite having less combat experience, Welkin manages to win everyone showing his tactics.

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Comes to Nintendo Switch Too

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Sega also mentions that this one is not the remastered version of the game which came out in 2016 for players to enjoy on other platforms nor did they clarify what version it would be. So, we are not sure yet if it will run at 1080p in 60fps on Nintendo's hybrid console. Maybe it will simply fare the same like VC4 as it is on Switch now. VCR will debut on September 27 in Japan and then on October 16, it will see worldwide release.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Walking Dead: Season One on Nintendo Switch Out Now

The complete first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead is currently available on Nintendo Switch.

The multiple "Game of the Year" award-winning title from top developer and publisher Telltale Games, Telltale's The Walking Dead has come a long way but sadly to an end. However, many have missed the opportunity of experiencing this adventure ride from the beginning despite the game being released on a wide range of different gaming platforms. Nintendo Switch owners are among that group and now they can enjoy The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season on their handheld console.

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The Walking Dead: Season One on Nintendo Switch Out Now

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As The Walking Dead: The Final Season has already released its first episode on Switch a short while ago; Telltale wanted them to start from where the saga truly begins. Including all five chapters from the acclaimed episodic adventure game, this anthology is already out and also offers 400 Days DLC for the price of $24.99 only. The collection has been derived from last year's The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection, so the port has the enhanced visual and improved performance.



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Based on the award-winning fictional work of writer Robert Kirkman (Haunt, Invincible) in a monthly ongoing comic-book series from Image Comics, Telltale's Walking Dead universe started on the journey of a group of survivors during a zombie-apocalypse and later focuses on series protagonist Clementine. Sometime later this year, The Walking Dead: Season Two and The Walking Dead: A New Frontier port will be headed towards Switch as well. Stay assured that we'll keep you informed.