It was on this week in 1998 when North America got its first exposure to one of the most popular pop-culture phenomenons of all time. Pokémon Red and Blue were released for the Nintendo Gameboy on the 28th of September in 1998 making this week the 25th Anniversary of Pokémon's release in the west. Gameplay Pokémon Red and Blue are RPGs played from an overhead third-person perspective. You play as an un-named child from Pallet Town. You embark … [Read more...] about Pokemon Red and Blue North American Release Turns 19
The Super NES Classic Edition is about to hit shelves in a few days. With the SNES Mini and its software are practically the same to the NES Mini, the hacking community already knows how to program some games on it. A user on Reddit states that “After playing a few games, I wanted to see how it would behave when thrown at Hakchi2. To my surprise (though I guess I shouldn’t have been given the hardware similarities), it CAN have its kernel dumped … [Read more...] about You Can Hack Your SNES Mini Using Hackchi2
Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene created a battle royale game mode in ARMA 2 long before it became known as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The game has since broken many Steam records.Enter Fortnite, a co-op sandbox survival video game developed by People Can Fly and Epic Games. The game is still in early release but the game has been getting good reviews and thousands of followers. The developers recently announced that a free-to-play Battle … [Read more...] about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Dev Isn’t Happy About Fortnite’s Battle Royale
Konami and Cygames announced Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner MARS for PlayStation 4 and PC (Steam) during the 2017 PlayStation TGS Conference in Japan. The game will launch in spring 2018.The remastered version of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner will have enhanced graphics, new-gen surround sound and4K resolution but the real big news is that the PlayStation 4 version of Zone of the Enders: 2nd Runner will feature VR support. At this … [Read more...] about Zone of the Enders 2 Gets a Remake with VR Support.
Starting October 31, FINAL FANTASY XV players will be able to create their own avatar and join up with three other friends to take on epic quests and battle in the game’s first and only online-multiplayer expansion. Titled Comrades, players will set foot as a survivor from Kingsglaive to find out more about the disappearance of Noctis after the events in Chapter 13 from the main game.This is the first time a non-MMO mainline Final … [Read more...] about Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Expansion ‘Comrades’ Will Launch Next Month
In a statement on the Steam blog, Valve has finally started talking about their thoughts on review bombing.Recently, a bunch of games have tanked their review scores due to review bombing. Such games include Grand Theft Auto V for issues with a modding tool, DoTA 2 for a silly reason (no Half-Life 3), and just recently, Firewatch after the developer initiated a DMCA takedown on YouTube celebrity Pewdiepie on his Firewatch videos for saying … [Read more...] about Valve Breaks It’s Silence on Review Bombing
Square Enix has teased a new game called Left Alive at the pre-Tokyo Game Show 2017 press conference today. While details are scarce, the teaser trailer itself looks great.Square Enix describes Left Alive as a “survival action shooter.” The teaser looks like the game takes place in a world ravaged by some horrible catastrophe. The trailer hinted a mech action game that reminded of Armored Core and Front Mission in which mechs appeared to be … [Read more...] about Square Enix Announced New Mech Game Called “Left Alive”
Last June, IndieGala, the popular indie game retailer, has released Die Young on Steam and in their store. The game was released as Early Access and it is still currently in development. However, when the devs learned that pirated copies of the game exist online, they decided to give away free copies of the game. You can download the game through this page. The download is safe, DRM-free and will be available until December 31.The page … [Read more...] about IndieGala is Giving Away “Die Young” for Free
Nintendo shared a lot of new details about the upcoming Role Playing Game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 including a release date on December 1. You can already pre-order Xenoblade Chronicles 2 as a standard release but the game will also be available in a limited special edition box with some bonus goodies.The Special Edition retails for $100 and includes a copy of the game, a soundtrack CD, a 220-page art book, and a special steel book case. … [Read more...] about Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Will Arrive on December 1 with Special Edition Package and Controller
A new leak for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's first wave of DLC characters has surfaced. One Reddit by user claims to have detailed information on the upcoming DLC and a handful of other things. According to the leak, multiple characters will be featured on the first season pass including Gill, Street Fighter 3's final boss, Sigma, Black Panther, Winter Soldier, Venom and Monster Hunter.The leak also goes over some of these characters’ … [Read more...] about New Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite DLC Characters Possibly Leaked?