Opinion: E3 2018 – Actualizing Nintendo’s E3 this year

E3 has come and gone. How did I do on my guesswork? Let’s break it down! Smash is already pegged to be a major player in Nintendo’s E3. There will be a hefty chunk of Nintendo’s E3 direct to the game, plus the first Treehouse presentation is Smash, and there’s also a tournament! So with…

Opinions: E3 2018 – Let’s Talk about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

All right, so after three days of attempting to digest a heaping service of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate info, trailers and renders, I think I can finally talk about this to some extent Let’s go ahead and tackle the disappointing elements first. Two of my wishlist characters failed to make the leap from assist trophy…

Opinions: E3 2018 – Beyond Good & Evil 2 goes for my heart

I will spend some time post E3 dissecting this, but UBI Soft managed to produce a standout trailer here, bringing in, you know, Beyond Good and Evil into their BGnE game. Thank Hillys. I am impressed they got a REALLY good Pey’j actor, and JADE is DOMZ so I am intrigued as fuck. Plus we…

Opinions: E3 2018 – SNK’s Dual NeoGeo Minis

SNK revealed their plans for the NeoGeo Mini today, and it turns out that they have decided to release two separate variants of the device; a standard version that includes more fighting games as well as an “International” model that swaps out some of the titles for ones more popular overseas. Here are both rosters:…

Site News: E3

As the banner change and the earlier article today may suggest, it’s E3 time! So LVLS will be focusing entirely on the show and writing about what catches my attention over the rest of the week. With that in mind, I’ll be giving a small break to the Composer series tomorrow to focus on whatever…

Opinion: E3 2018 – Sea of Solitude easily overshadowed EA’s presser

Most of EA’s press conference was pretty bog standard: sports games! war simulators! uninteresting info dumps better left for shareholder meetings! But in the mire of the expected was a segment dedicated to their Originals line, and Sea of Solitude was a striking reveal that resonated with me far more than I thought anything from…