Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

Nintendo had its first full Direct in over a year on Wednesday, February 17th. Last year was a pretty stale year for Nintendo as far as news, so this 50 minute presentation was long overdue. The first thing the Direct entailed was the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter to come to the game. Included… Continue reading Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

According to Developers Nintendo shut down the Golden Eye Remake 

  A few days ago, the world got play a 2007 Golden Eye HD Remake/Remaster, via a leak. The game never saw the light of day as an official release due to legal complications concerning the game’s rights.   The leak has brought back a lot of interest in the details of why the game project… Continue reading According to Developers Nintendo shut down the Golden Eye Remake 

Sakaguchi’s Forgotten Gem ‘The Last Story’ Turned 10 Last Month

Hironobu Sakaguchi is renowned all over the world as a game creator thanks to his Final Fantasy Series. After leaving Square Enix in 2004, Sakaguchi crafted a few titles for major consoles under his own studio ‘Mistwalker’.   Blue Dragon (2006), and Lost Odyssey (2007) were highly publicized, receiving large media coverage before their respective releases.… Continue reading Sakaguchi’s Forgotten Gem ‘The Last Story’ Turned 10 Last Month

Fire Emblem Heroes Fans can Recruit The Gatekeeper This Summer

If you play Fire Emblem Heroes, you already know that it’s a simplified, mobile version of the Fire Emblem games. There’s a lot of microtransactions, loot boxes, gambling mechanics, etc. Still, it’s pretty fun, and there are frequent seasonal events and updates. If you’re into mobile gaming, there are a lot worse games you could… Continue reading Fire Emblem Heroes Fans can Recruit The Gatekeeper This Summer

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes: Do We Even Want Them?

Pokemon Sword and Shield are more than a year old at this point. So naturally, fans are expecting remakes of the beloved 2006 DS titles, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl. By now you’ve probably heard that a lot of people were disappointed by Sword and Shield. If the inevitable Diamond and Pearl remakes carry Sword and… Continue reading Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes: Do We Even Want Them?

Nintendo Switch Pro, Virtual Console, and BotW 2 in 2021

Nintendo might be up to something. 2020 was a big year for Nintendo and it seems like it’s all leading up to something big. The Switch also just got its biggest Online update yet and with little to show for it so far. So many things are coming (or, ending) for the Switch in March… Continue reading Nintendo Switch Pro, Virtual Console, and BotW 2 in 2021

New Pokemon Snap Release Date Set for April 21st

A new sequel to Pokemon Snap is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Aptly named New Pokemon Snap, it will take place in the previously-unseen Lental region. Originally announced in June 2020, New Pokemon Snap now has an official release date of April 30th, 2021. As the first sequel to Pokemon Snap for the Nintendo 64,… Continue reading New Pokemon Snap Release Date Set for April 21st

Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

This month, the Video Game History Foundation begins shipping their vintage video game magazines to the public. For $20 you can buy a retro magazine from them that will be completely random. However, you can also sign up for a monthly subscription that gives you one monthly magazine a month for $15. If you can… Continue reading Video Game History Foundation to Sell Retro Magazines

Nintendo’s Legal Team Issues More DMCA Takedowns

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Epa/REX/Shutterstock (7941327f) A Statue of Nintendo Co 'S Video Game Character Super Mario Stands at the Company's Showroom in Tokyo Japan 27 July 2016 Nintendo Co Reported a Fiscal First Quarter Loss of 24 53 Billion Yen (232 1 Million Us Dollars) in Spite of the Global Success of the Pokemon Go Game Which the Company Holds a 32 Percent Stake in Pokemon Co who Jointly Developed the Augmented-reality Game with Niantic Inc Japan Tokyo Japan Business Nintendo - Jul 2016

Game Jolt, a website for fan-made art and games, was recently issued a DMCA takedown by Nintendo of America. The DMCA takedown has now removed hundreds of fan-made projects from the website. The news was originally reported by Torrentfreak. The content of the takedown was published on Game Jolt’s forums on December 29 by the… Continue reading Nintendo’s Legal Team Issues More DMCA Takedowns

Throwback Bit Thursday: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, was Nintendo GameCube’s Swan Song, and the Wii’s launch killer app for the Nintendo core gamer. While I ranked the game as the 4th best Legend of Zelda game in our “Top Ten  All Time Zelda List“, Twilight Princess is my personal second favorite Zelda game, after Ocarina of… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess