Opinion: Taito is roaring back on Switch

Taito has confirmed a flurry of activity this week for the Switch; Darius will be making a compilation comeback via Darius Cozmic Collection via the porting talents of M2, and the Square-Enix subsidiary is also bringing a new Ninja Warriors to the system, with additional titles in development, including potential new IP. First off, let’s…

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…

Opinion: The Virtual Console Rides into the Night

Nintendo recently confirmed that the Switch will not see a Virtual Console as seen on the Wii, Wii U and 3DS. At this point, this isn’t a huge shock; the Switch has been out for over a year, and Nintendo has made two big shifts in policy in regards to its back catalog. One, the…

Opinion: We Know Five of the Fifteen* Sega Ages titles…what do I want to see?

Sega’s Switch exclusive Ages line has five titles confirmed coming down the pike: Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star, Thunder Force IV, Gain Ground and Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Each will see significant bonuses courtesy of M2’s expertise in modernizing classic titles while retaining everything that made the original game great, and Sega’s gone so…

Opinion: Retro Mania continues for the Switch via Sega Ages

Sega is currently hosting a fan event in Japan, and announced a slew of retro news as part of its festivities; Shenmue I & II seeing HD remasters for most platforms (i.e. not Switch god dammit), a Mega Drive Mini (although it’s unknown if Sega is simply licensing AtGames’ lousy emulation consoles or not), and…

Opinion: SNK Joins the Switch Retro Party

At PAX East yesterday SNK announced a new retro compilation, currently exclusive to Switch, which is like a redo of SNK Arcade Classics V. 0 (which was released piecemeal on PS3 and PSP’s Minis store in North America). Digital Eclipse is handling the development, which is spectacular news, and the lineup includes both arcade and…

Opinions: SMASHHHHHHHHHHHHH for Switch

YESSSSSSSSSSSS As noted in my Splatoon post, we have a new Super Smash Bros. on the way! While Nintendo hasn’t confirmed if the game is an enhanced port of the Wii U Smash or an entirely new project, I am beyond stoked to learn more about this! In the interim while I rewatch this trailer…

Opinion: Lyn is the best in Fire Emblem Warriors

This isn’t going to be a deep post; I just want to state that Lyn is incredibly fun to play in Fire Emblem Warriors. She teleports around, slashes all over the place, is insanely fast and has some amazing moves that do wonders for crowd control and zipping through large groups. Her voice is just…