Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Australia kindly invited us to their Nintendo Switch preview event at the Melbourne Convention Center and thanks to time zones we were among some of the first people in the world to go hands-on with the new console. I was lucky enough to try a decent number of new titles and go hands-on with every Switch control configuration you could think of and these are my honest opinions after spend...

Fire Emblem Direct Dated for January 18th

A new Nintendo Direct has been announced specifically focused on the Fire Emblem series. No further details were given on any official channels. With the very brief CGI trailer (which you can view below) shown in yesterdays Nintendo Switch presentation I honestly wouldn’t expect any news on the newly announced Fire Emblem Warriors especially as Nintendo is excluding it from their 2017 lineup...

Disgaea 5 Complete Revealed for Nintendo Switch

NIS America has announced that they are planning on releasing Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance, previously a PlayStation 4 exclusive, onto the Nintendo Switch. This version of the game will be called Disgaea 5 Complete and be available sometime this spring both physically and digitally. The NIS America Online Store has gone live with pre-orders for both the standard and limited editions of the gam...

Nintendo Switch Presentation Live Summary

The Nintendo Switch has finally been unveiled! Welcome to our semi live coverage of Nintendo’s big press conference centered around it’s latest home console! This article has been typed up live during the conference so you’ll get all the news summarised in one place mixed in with some screenshots and my reactions to the big announcements. If you want to watch the whole conference...

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Rated by the ESRB

It looks like Utawarerurmono: False Mask, also known as Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen, may be making its way over to English speaking shores sometime in the future with a slightly different name. The ESRB has posted a rating for Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception for the PS Vita with the rating listing Sega as the publisher. This Aquaplus developed strategy-RPG/visual novel was originally release...

Basement Preview

Basement Developer: Halfbus Publisher: Halfbus Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows (Previewed) Release Date: 30 April 2015 Price: $8.99 USD – Available Here Basement is a business management sim that lets players build their drug empire from a few rooms in a small basement into a sprawling, multi-building behemoth. The game started its life out at the Ludum Dare 29 game jam and snagged 11th place at the...

God Wars: Future Past Delayed in Japan to Spring 2017

Kadokawa Games has announced that they are delaying the release of God Wars: Future Past in Japan. Previously the company was planning on releasing the strategy RPG on February 23rd for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita but now the company is aiming to have the title released in Spring 2017. According to the announcement the delay is for a handful of reasons as the company aims to increase the tempo o...

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers’ Gameplay Mechanics Detailed

A new batch of information and a large set of screenshots as well as a new trailer for Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers have been released by Koei Tecmo in an effort to introduce the various mechanics and gameplay elements that will be involved in the strategy RPG. The game uses a tactical gameplay system wherein players strategically move their units across a battlefield to defeat opposing forces. Ac...

M.E.R.C. Hitting Steam Early Access on Jan 17th

TinyMob Games (Tiny Realms) is bringing their tactical squad-based real time strategy game M.E.R.C. to Steam Early Access. The team is lucky enough to have Jamie Toghill as game director, who cut his teeth on the original X-COM series. “I’ve always felt that the real-time play we introduced in the third instalment was a great twist on the genre. With M.E.R.C., we’re combining deep, strategic real-...

Halo Wars 2’s Latest Trailer Introduces Atriox

Back at E3 Microsoft announced that they were planning on releasing Halo Wars 2 in February 2017 and last night during The Game Awards the company had a bit more information as well as a new trailer to show off to fans. The trailer introduces the Brute named Atriox who was enslaved by the Covenant only to rise up against his masters and become a legend. His rebellion inspired the birth of The Bani...

God Wars: Future Past Story Trailer Released

NIS America has released a story trailer for God Wars: Future Past, the Kadokawa Games’ developed strategy RPG they are planning on releasing early next year. The story takes Japan’s history, the “Kojiki” book, and traditional Japanese fairy tales and fuses them together to create a brand new story where players must explore the lives of heroes who must fight against fate. ...

The Dwaves’ Newest Trailer Introduces Viewers to Narmora

THQ Nordic and KING Art Games released a brand new trailer for their upcoming tactical RPG The Dwarves. The latest video in a series called “Meet the Dwarves,” the trailer introduces viewers to Narmora. She is an agile assassin that excels in one on one combat; however smart use of her Assassinate and Shadow Death abilities means she can kill up to 10 targets in rapid succession. Devel...

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