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One More Dungeon (Review)

One More Dungeon (Review)

One More Dungeon is an unexpected blend of genres, a first-person shooter with pixel art graphics and roguelike dungeon crawling. It tosses you into a dangerous dungeon filled with monsters and challenges you to use melee weapons and ranged magic to explore each floor, defeat the boss, and proceed to the next floor without dying along the way. If you die, you’ll need to start over from the beginning with new procedurally generated environments. One More Dungeon can be brutal. If you don’t take them out quickly, enemies can quickly destroy you, especially if you’re unfortunate enough to encounter a group of them at once. Your magic attacks are quite useful, but with random i... »

Super Mario Odyssey DLC We’d Love to See

Super Mario Odyssey DLC We’d Love to See

The thought of DLC makes many fans nervous, but when it’s made properly, it can be a fantastic way to add more content to a game. Super Mario Odyssey is a huge adventure with plenty to keep players occupied, but we can’t help but imagine what Super Mario Odyssey DLC might be like. If Nintendo does make DLC, here are the things we’d love to see. Note: There will be minor spoilers for Super Mario Odyssey kingdoms and post-game content. Previous Locations Visiting the Mushroom Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey was one of the coolest parts of the game, especially because of all the little references to Super Mario 64. It was a wonderful nostalgia trip, so just imagine if more king... »

December 17 – December 23: This Week in Nintendo News

December 17 – December 23: This Week in Nintendo News

As the holidays approached, there were still several Nintendo announcements to learn about. Nintendo Switch News Bandai Namco started off the week with an announcement of Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus for the Switch. In addition to the main content, it also adds a two-player mode. It will be available from the eShop on February 22. Check out the announcement trailer. Bandai Namco also announced the contents of the Extra Pack 2 DLC for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. It will add a new story scenario involving a mysterious character named Fu, as well as four playable characters. There will also be a free update that adds new customization, new costumes, and the ability to perform Ultimate Attac... »

SnipperClips Plus: Cut it Out, Together! (Impressions)

SnipperClips Plus: Cut it Out, Together! (Impressions)

Product Provided by Nintendo! SnipperClips originally launched with the Nintendo Switch (if I remember correctly) back in March of 2017 as an eShop title. Recently, Nintendo has put together additional content for the game and repackaged all of it’s goodness in both a physical version which can be found in all major retailers and a DLC update which can be purchased if you already own the base game. SnipperClips Plus is $29.99 retail or $9.99 for the DLC which will bring your original game up to speed with all of fresh content. SnipperClips Plus takes the snipping and clipping into overdrive with new worlds to conquer and interactive modes to show-off your creativity. In addition to the... »

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Overview

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Overview

Now that the second DLC pack has been released for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, we’d like to give a brief overview of Breath of the Wild’s expansion pass for newcomers to the game or fans who haven’t kept up with DLC news. Expansion Pass The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s DLC is included in a $19.99 Expansion Pass. The two DLC packs can’t be purchased separately. Together, the DLC requires an additional 2.5 GB of space on the Wii U and 2.4 GB of space on the Switch. Bonuses In addition to the DLC packs, three treasure chests are included with the Expansion Pass. They appear on the Great Plateau and include a Nintendo Switch shirt for Link, a r... »

An Interview With the Developers of Legrand Legacy

An Interview With the Developers of Legrand Legacy

Legrand Legacy: Tale of the Fatebounds is an upcoming turn-based RPG inspired by classic JRPGs. It is due out in early 2018 for the PC, but console versions will follow in early 2019, including a Switch version. Take a look at this overview trailer. 2019 might be a long way off, but we got in touch with the developers of Legrand Legacy to learn more about what we can expect from this RPG when it arrives. We were excited to learn that Legrand Legacy will be coming to consoles, including the Nintendo Switch. Is this something you always had hopes for? All of us grew up playing JRPGs on consoles, so since the beginning of our journey in creating Legrand Legacy for PC, we dreamed of seeing our g... »

Party Planet – Impressions!

Party Planet – Impressions!

Product provided by Mastiff Games. Just in time! Party Planet arrived for the holidays and makes the perfect stocking stuffer for any Nintendo Switch owner! The Switch has been out for about 9 months and surprisingly there are not many party games out for the system. Party Planet along side 1-2 Switch… really can deliver a memorable 1-2 punch of pure fun with friends and family! It’s available now in the Nintendo Switch eShop and exclusively through GameStop! Party Planet is bright and colorful right out of the gate. The game loads quick and the menu’s UI is simple and responsive. There are 30 mini games packed into Party Planet for up to 4 players. Some of the games may se... »

Bayonetta 3 Trailer Analysis and Theories

Bayonetta 3 Trailer Analysis and Theories

For me, the announcement of Bayonetta 3 was the highlight of The Game Awards. When I played Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 on the Wii U, I was blown away by how entertaining, exciting, and just plain fun they were. The Bayonetta 3 trailer might be short, but a lot of intriguing details are packed into this short teaser. Let’s take another look. This analysis will generally avoid spoilers for the first two games, aside from the identity of a secret optional boss. Analysis The trailer begins with a shot of the moon, iconic of the series, along with the PlatinumGames logo. Then Bayonetta’s ribbon comes into view, and two important things happen. First, red washes over the screen as the m... »

December 10 – December 16: This Week in Nintendo News

December 10 – December 16: This Week in Nintendo News

Another new week means another seven days of Nintendo news, and this week had some good announcements and updates. Nintendo Switch News Heads up, Street Fighter fans. Capcom has announced the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for May 2018. It will cost $39.99 and include 12 classic games: Street Fighter, Street Fighter II, Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II, Super Street Fighter II: Turbo, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 3, Street Fighter III, Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact and Street Fighter III: Third Strike. There will also be online gameplay for Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Supe... »

Plantera DX – Impressions!

Plantera DX – Impressions!

Plantera DX – Nintendo Switch Product Provided by Ratalaika Games. Plantera DX is available in the Nintendo Switch eShop! Plantera has been on Steam for a while but Switch owners have been graced with the DX version of the game. Plantera DX is a fast paced farming game… or gardening game in which your main goal is to grow your garden, harvest it’s crops, all while keeping pesky wild animals away. The game eases you in rather then throwing you to the wolves. You start with a simple carrot patch and a blue character who becomes your helper. In short time your carrots grow large enough where it’s time to harvest and turn them into profit! In gameplay, you move around a w... »

All the Latest Nintendo Rumors, Theories, and Leaks

All the Latest Nintendo Rumors, Theories, and Leaks

Week after week, we see rumors, theories, and supposed leaks about Nintendo games. Without solid evidence, they feel out of place in the news overview, so instead we’ve decided to compile all of the latest Nintendo rumors here. Rumor: January Nintendo Direct This rumor started when a supposed leaked email about EA’s game Fe mentioned more information being revealed at the January Nintendo Direct. On December 31, eighteen placeholder listings for Switch games appeared on Amazon, also hinting at an upcoming event. Shortly afterward, ResetEra user John Harker said the Nintendo Direct is scheduled for January 11. Status: CONFIRMED After a veritable conspiracy theory pointed to clues ... »

The History of Mega Man on Nintendo Consoles

The History of Mega Man on Nintendo Consoles

Seven years after the release of Mega Man 10, Capcom has announced the series’ return. Mega Man 11 is coming in late 2018 on all major systems, including the Nintendo Switch. Not only that, but both Mega Man Legacy Collection and Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 are coming to the Switch in spring 2018, and that’s still not the end of the Mega Man news. All eight Mega Man X games are also on their way. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Mega Man series, and many of its past entries have appeared on Nintendo consoles. Now, let’s take a look through the years at Mega Man’s history with Nintendo. (Note: for simplicity’s sake, we’ve used the names NES and ... »

 

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