Showing posts with label Digital Eclipse. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Digital Eclipse. Show all posts

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.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Announced

Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King officially getting remastered into Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King.

We are in an era where our beloved animated Disney films are now being adapted into live-action blockbusters featuring big-name Hollywood celebrities but they can hardly give us the same nostalgic feeling we crave so much.

Therefore, two legendary 90's platformer title from 16-bit supported video game consoles; Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King are being bundled together as Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King for modern day gaming platforms.

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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Announced

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A brand-new official announcement trailer offers a brief overview what this upcoming collection has to offer.




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In an attempt to relive the magic of Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo consoles, developer Digital Eclipse and publisher Nighthawk Interactive teamed up to bring back these retro classics for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Both Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King will feature their respective Game Boy, SEGA Genesis and Super Game Boy version within the package with the latter also having a Super Nintendo version included to its game list.

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Beloved Disney Platformer

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Similarly, NES port for Lion King is getting cut out from the upcoming compilation even though both of these excluded versions are arguably one of their most popular releases and we believe this is solely because of some legal issues.

According to official press release, they are adding a "Final Cut" version for Disney's Aladdin and a Trade Show Demo version that has never been released for public since 1993 but sadly, no report for a SNES version is mentioned.

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Not only you can enjoy these retro masterpieces in 1080p resolution enhancements, there are some newly added amazing features like Watch Mode to skip certain playthroughs or using Rewind to go back few steps to course correct.

Aside from updated graphics and customizable controls, an art gallery full of behind-the-scenes assets as bonus content. Nighthawk Interactive has put enough effort to compile these fan-favorite gems into one that offers replay value.

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Tale of Simba

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All major console versions are confirmed to get physical release but PC port is getting a Steam launch only. There were DRM-free versions of these two Disney classics for PC platform available at GOG.com but were removed earlier in 2019.

Disney's Aladdin and The Lion King collection will be sold for $29.99 only at digital outlets and retail stores from October 29, 2019. We are wondering when someone will try to remake Goof Troop and The Jungle Book for current platforms!