Review: Has-Been Heroes

Categories: Reviews, Switch

As I continue to get older and the burden of adult responsibilities weighs on my soul, I find myself increasingly drawn away from my childhood obsession with time-consuming RPGs for the bite-sized, pick-up-and-play allure of roguelikes. Often taking well under an hour per run, the genre is perfectly tailored for…

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7,651 players banned from Pokémon Sun & Moon

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: 3DS, News

Professional athletes have been known to do all sorts of illegal things to get a leg up on the competition. Steroids, human growth hormones, deflating footballs, you name it. In the competitive scene of Pokémon, things are no different. The Pokémon Company just announced that 7,651 additional people have been…

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First impressions: Slithering into Snake Pass’ early levels

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: Switch

Playing games as long as I have, you take certain things for granted. While physics and movement in games are important and varied, the idea of getting from point A to B never feels daunting or engaging. You’re running, jumping, grappling, flying, driving, gliding, climbing, swimming and more; and while…

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First look at Illusory Hero in Fire Emblem Echoes

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: 3DS, Amiibo News, News

Earlier today, Nintendo UK shared a new image showcasing the Illusory Hero feature in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. As previously announced, you can tap one of the previously released Fire Emblem amiibo to summon an illusory hero of the respective amiibo, which will act as a temporary ally…

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Playtonic gives a brief update on Yooka-Laylee for the Switch

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

Yooka-Laylee is approaching release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and fans of late ’90s platformers couldn’t be more excited! Sadly, one console that didn’t make the launch cut is the Nintendo Switch. In a recent interview with Gamereactor, Playtonic briefly addressed the Switch version, and that indicated that…

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New bunny themed content coming to Fire Emblem Heroes this Thursday

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: Mobile, News

Get ready for an Easter surprise! The official Japanese Fire Emblem Heroes Twitter page has provided a brand new image teasing new content for the game, which appears to feature several characters wearing bunny ears, with one holding a staff topped with what could be an easter egg. 3/30(木)より、超英雄が登場!今回は"特別な衣装"で英雄が登場するとのことなのですが…この姿は………シルエットでもわかってしまいそうですね!カワイイ見た目で登場する英雄をお楽しみに♪ #FEヒーローズ…

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Nintendo Switch firmware version 2.1.0 is now live

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

New firmware for the Nintendo Switch is now available to download for players around the world.   Unfortunately, don’t expect this firmware to add any new features that you’ve been dying to have at your disposal, as it appears to only include general system stability improvements. Improvements Included in Version…

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