The debut trailer of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch during E3 revealed how enormous the roster will be for this franchise’s latest entry. Just how deep does it go? Check out this absurdly long list of everyone you can play as:
The Ice Climbers
Inkling Boy and Girl
Mr. Game & Watch
R.O.B. the robot
Wii Fit Trainer
Zero Suit Samus
ICYMI Here is the official video from E3 for more details on what to expect from this game:
Check out a whole ton of new gameplay footage from the upcoming “Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn” video game on Nintendo Switch with this Direct-Feed gameplay from PAX East, via Game Xplain. This game definitely has an expanded experience with it, as it’s not just a 2-D fighting game anymore. Is it actually worth playing? That is for you to decide!
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, thrills manga and gaming fans with the announcement of the acquisition of the publishing rights for a new manga series based on Nintendo’s hit game title SPLATOON.
The SPLATOON manga series, created by Hinodeya Sankichi, is scheduled to launch exclusively in print in late 2017 and will be rated ‘A’ for All Ages.
Splatoon is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii UTM and was released worldwide in 2015. The game was co-created by Shintaro Sato, a member of the Animal Crossing team, and centers around characters known as Inklings, which can transform between humanoid and squid-like forms, and hide or swim through colored ink sprayed on surfaces using shooters, blasters, or chargers and slosher, or brush-based weaponry. Splatoon has won multiple awards including a 2015 British Academy Children’s Award, IGN’s Best of 2015, and a SXSW Gaming Award in 2016. A sequel game title, SplatoonTM 2, will be released this year for the Nintendo SwitchTM platform.
In the SPLATOON manga series, four Inklings that can switch between human and squid forms get caught up in a Splatoon Turf War that launches them into all-new adventures inspired by the hit Nintendo video game!
Manga creator and artist Sankichi Hinodeya first appeared in a bonus issue of Square Enix’s Gangan Powered magazine with the series Maho Bozu Sankyu (Magical Monk Sankyu). In 2015, Hinodeya created the manga adaptation of SPLATOON, which is currently serialized in Japan in Corocoro Comic Magazine.
Everyone wants to know more about the graphical capabilities of the Nintendo Switch, especially since the upcoming Legend of Zelda title will be on both the Switch and the Wii U. Breath of the Wild probably should have been a Wii U game to begin with, but they instead held it off to help sell their next console. Is it really that big of an improvement? I checked out a bunch of different sources and compiled them here for you to take a look and decide how important getting a Switch is, especially if you are buying it for Breath of the Wild.
First, we have GameXplain showing us The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, comparing it with gameplay footage shown at E3 2016. The biggest difference is certainly the lighting and textures, but anti-aliasing still seems to be a bit of an issue for the Switch.
IGN did their own version as well, which shows a side by side comparision and goes back and forth between the differences in real time.
Nintendo World Report TV also sized up Mario Kart 8 against the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. There are some technical differences shown in this video, as well as some other interesting tidbits these folks found.
One can not deny that there are some differences, but is it enough to sell a system during launch? That is up to your wallets to decide!
With the reveal of the Nintendo Switch, we have a ton of trailers to watch to get us ready for the March release date. However, one of my personal favorites has to be their video on Parental Controls.
Starring the Bowser family, we see that being a parent is no different if you’re a human or a fire-breathing spiked turtle. Check out the video below:
Don’t you want to see more of these two together? Maybe we should start a tweet campaign to let Nintendo know we want more Bowser & Bowser Jr.! Also, the idea of Bowser using a smartphone is pretty hilarious on its own, let alone imagining this tyrant programming a time limit for his son to play games.
As for the parental controls, it’s neat since it does not shut down the system after you put in the time limit, it instead lets the parent know how bad the kid screwed up and leaves it to the adults to serve punishment. What do you think about the video?
It’s finally here! After months of waiting, Nintendo unveiled their next innovation in gaming, the Nintendo Switch. It’s like a hybrid gaming console, iPad, and Nintendo DS all wrapped into one. Here is what we know so far about it in a condensed form!
The Nintendo Switch will launch globally on March 3, 2017 for $299.99 USD ($469.95 AUD, £279.99 GBP, ¥29,980 JPY). This announcement came during Nintendo’s Switch Presentation.
The Switch has a 6.2-inch 720p capacitive multitouch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels – that’s the same size as the screen on the Wii U Gamepad, but a step up from that screen’s resolution of 854 x 480.
It will come with the console, L and R Joy-Con, Joy-Con wrist straps, Joy-Con grip, the Nintendo Switch dock, HDMI cable, and an AC adapter. The Pro Controller will be available separately, which is more like a traditional controller for XBOX and PS4. In addition, one model with come with grey controllers, and another model with one neon red and one neon blue. Both versions will be the same suggested retail price. The controller will feature HD rumble feedback (haptic feedback like a smart phone) and a specially designed sensor that can actually detect the shape a hand is making when in use. The Switch’s battery life will range between two and half to six hours, depending on the game being played.
The Switch will use cartridges similar to those used on the Nintendo 3DS. Players can also connect up to eight Switch consoles together for wireless local multiplayer experience.
Nintendo will also be bringing online services to the Switch. Free from launch, the service will move to a paid for model, similar to competitors, in the Fall. Subscribers will get a free retro NES or SNES game each month.
Here is the lineup of games for their ‘launch’, which extends to the holiday season (there are more out there that we saw and we will hunt down those dates as soon as we can):
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Just Dance 2017
Has Been Heroes (March 2017)
I am Setsuna (March 2017)
Sonic Mania (Spring 2017)
Lego City Undercover (Spring 2017)
Arms (spring 2017)
Super Bomberman R (March 2017)
Snipperclips: Cut it Out, Together! (March 2017)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (April 28, 2017)
Splatoon 2 (Summer 2017)
NBA 2K18 (September 2017)
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Fall 2017)
Super Mario Odyssey (Holiday 2017)
Most stores have already sold out of preorders on the Switch, but you can keep trying Amazon where you should be able to find a good deal once they are back in stock.
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