Resident Evil was originally an SNES title

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: News, Retro

With Mega Man 11 as the publication’s latest cover story, Game Informer has had the opportunity to sit down and interview a variety of Capcom employees. While most of these conversations promise to focus on Mega Man as a franchise, a little tidbit gives us a glimpse at the history…

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A look at Xenoblade’s history and legacy

Categories: Retro, Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 releases this Friday, the last of Nintendo’s big releases for the year. But calling what should be a niche JRPG a “big release” is, in and of itself, a rather intriguing thing. Most wouldn’t call the Xenoblade franchise – or its spiritual predecessors – big names in…

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Pokémon Bank now works with Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon; Pokémon Transporter works with Pokémon Gold & Silver

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: 3DS, News, Retro

Pokémon Trainers across the globe now have access to their full collection of Pokémon thanks to the latest updates to Pokémon Bank and Pokémon Transporter. The 1.4 update for Pokémon Bank brings compatibility with Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, allowing Trainers to bring any of their Pokémon they’d like along…

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The genius of Metroid Prime, 15 years later

Categories: Retro

It’s easy to forget now, decades after the transition, but the jump from 2D to 3D had profound and franchise-changing effects on many of the medium’s most prominent franchises. Some, like Mario and Zelda, masterfully translated their core conventions into a new format; some, like Sonic, struggled to find a…

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