It’s time to get that hype train rolling again for Smash!
E3 2017 is quickly approaching, and boy is this one leaky ship.
This week on Podcast, Engage! we talk about Mirror’s Edge old and new, games that didn’t stand the test of time, and introduce a new questions segment!
Achievements and trophies have changed the way I play games. They’ve pushed me to see through games I might not have completed otherwise, explore mechanics and locations in more detail, and allowed me to test myself with harder challenges. So why doesn’t Nintendo use them yet?
With the announcement of Cloud Strife of Final Fantasy 7 fame being a DLC character in the latest Super Smash Bros., it’s clear that Nintendo isn’t playing by anyone’s rules anymore.
Nic was left to ramble into the night on his own this week about PlayStation All-Stars and its potential future.
This past weekend news slipped that along with veterans Roy and Lucas, Street Fighter icon Ryu is joining the roster of playable characters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & 3DS as a downloadable fighter. This news, while exciting on its own, has implications for the way that Nintendo handles DLC that lead this writer to believe Nintendo is doing DLC better than anyone else right now.
The Wii U is an enigma, certainly unlike any Nintendo console to come before it. Upon its initial announcement and indeed to this day, many are still confused as to what exactly this system aims to be. Here, two editors and long-time Nintendo fans give their opposing views on the console and its foreseeable future in a good ol’ fashion versus!
With games like the Wind Waker, The Last Of Us, and Halo: Master Chief Collection finding successful “HD,” “Remastered,” or “Definitive,” homes on the new generation of consoles, it’s clearer than ever that developers are happy to pump out dolled up versions of their older gems. Whether you see these as pleasant revisits to some of your favourite worlds or simply wastes of your time, this re-release trend isn’t going away any time soon. With that said, let’s talk about five HD remakes that we absolutely need to see during this generation of gaming.
Love ’em or hate ’em, amiibo has been an unavoidable topic of conversation on gaming articles and their attached comment sections for the past few months. While no direct sales figures are yet public, as someone who works in gaming retail receiving daily phone calls and in store inquiries on what’s in stock and when certain figures are expected to arrive, I can personally affirm that yes, the amiibo hype is real.