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April 22 – April 28: This Week in Nintendo News

April 22 – April 28: This Week in Nintendo News

We’ve seen a lot of Nintendo announcements so far in April, and this week was also filled with exciting news. Industry News Tatsumi Kimishima, who took over as Nintendo’s interim president, will retire from the position on June 28. He will be replaced by Shuntaro Furukawa, who has been w... »

An Interview With the Developers of Pode

An Interview With the Developers of Pode

One of the new games shown off during the recent Nindies presentation was an exploration game called Pode. Afterwards, we got in touch with the developers, Henchman & Goon, to learn more about it. Take a look at the announcement trailer and then read on to see what we learned. Q: Pode looks like... »

An Interview With the Developers of YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG

An Interview With the Developers of YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG

YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a stylish RPG coming to the Switch this year, and we got in touch with Ackk Studios to learn more about it. Check out one of the trailers for a taste of what this strange game is like, and then read on for our interview. From its style, YIIK brings to mind games like Perso... »

Mulaka (Review)

Mulaka (Review)

After our interview with the developers of Mulaka, they provided us with a review code so that we could experience Mulaka’s journey for ourselves. Mulaka is based on the culture and folklore of the Tarahumara people of Mexico. It puts you in the role of a Sukurúame, or shaman, fighting to save... »

Detention (Review)

Detention (Review)

After our interview with Red Candle Games about their horror game Detention, they sent us a review copy so we could see what it was all about. Detention takes place in 1960s Taiwan, during the period of martial law known as the White Terror. If you aren’t familiar with the historical context, ... »

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 5

Nintendo Time Portal: Issue 5

Welcome back once again to Nintendo Time Portal, where we take a look at some of the Nintendo anniversaries we can celebrate this week. Let’s see what this week was like in Nintendo history… February 26 – The Nintendo 3DS is released. Although other regions wouldn’t see it un... »

Subsurface Circular (Review)

Subsurface Circular (Review)

Subsurface Circular is an unusual piece of interactive fiction, sort of a cross between a visual novel and a text adventure game. You see the location you’re in–an underground train from which the game gets its title–and the characters present for the scene, but aside from selectin... »

The Nintendo Switch: Year One in Review

The Nintendo Switch: Year One in Review

It’s hard to believe that a year ago, we didn’t know if the Nintendo Switch would be a success or not. On March 3, 2017, the Switch was officially released worldwide. So, how did its first year go? First-Party Games Aside from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo’s fir... »

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