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Spread the love       Tweet    The Wonderful 101: Remastered has crossed the $2 million mark in the home stretch of its Kickstarter campaign, funding further additional content in the form of “Luka’s Second Mission,” and unlocking two more stretch goals with less than 24 hours to go. The new stretch goals are orchestral re-recordings of the game’s
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Spread the love       Tweet    I feel a bit like Robin Williams in Jumanji where he is shouting “What year is it?!”. Three years into the Nintendo Switch’s reign, the Wii U is making one last valiant attempt at relevance. Pre-orders for two official Wii U games just went live over on PixelHeart for physical Wii U
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Spread the love       Tweet    After being removed from marketplaces last summer, Capcom today announced that DuckTales: Remastered is once again available for sale digitally. In case you weren’t aware, DuckTales: Remastered was removed from all digital storefronts last year when Capcom’s license expired with Disney, which was what allowed the publisher to sell the game in
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Spread the love       Tweet    Coming off the success of Shovel Knight, the path ahead for developer Yacht Club Games seems especially full of possibility. As one of the most successful games to come out of crowdfunding through Kickstarter, the success of Shovel Knight has led to several spin-offs and new projects set in the game’s world, alongside
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Spread the love       Tweet    The past week was a big one for developer and publisher Yacht Club Games, most well-known for Shovel Knight, as the company earlier this week shared details on a number of new projects that it has in the works. Among those was the announcement of its upcoming puzzle game Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon that
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Spread the love       Tweet    Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition might be close. After receiving its classification in Korea last week, the game now has a “T for Teen” ESRB rating on Nintendo’s North American website as first spotted by Xenoblade fan account XenoBits. The ESRB has finally rated #XenobladeChronicles Definitive Edition. It was also just rated in
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Spread the love       Tweet    PlatinumGames is heading to PAX East, and it’s bringing The Wonderful 101 with it. The developer, in an update made via its Kickstarter on Wednesday, announced it will have a booth at the Boston-based convention, set up with playable Nintendo Switch versions of The Wonderful 101: Remastered. Additionally, studio head Atsushi Inaba
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Spread the love       Tweet    Momentum for The Wonderful 101 hasn’t let up. Now at more than 23,000 backers, with 25 days still left to go, the Kickstarter campaign for The Wonderful 101: Remastered has surpassed the $1.5-million mark. As a result, the addition of the epilogue side-scroller “Luka’s First Mission” has been guaranteed, and “Luka’s Second
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Spread the love       Tweet    PlatinumGames is having a pretty good year so far. In fact, the past couple of years have been good for the emergent Japanese studio. They’ve published multiple critically acclaimed titles: Bayonetta, Astral Chain, and NeiR Automata all come to mind. So why are there rumors of Microsoft passing over the company last year in their search
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Spread the love       Tweet    Fortnite is offering PS4 players the chance to earn some major cash. Epic Games revealed the Fortnite Celebration Cup, offering a $1 million prize pool and exclusive cosmetics. Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the Solos tournament will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, just before the launch of Season
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Spread the love       Tweet    With Treasure Trove finished, the future of Shovel Knight is murky. Will the upcoming Shovel Knight Dig be the last of our lil’ blue knight’s adventures? In a recent interview with the Nintendo Power Podcast, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove director Sean Velasco and artist Sandy Gordon emphasized that Shovel Knight isn’t going anywhere. In
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Spread the love       Tweet    Updated at 4:20 p.m. ET No more teases. PlatinumGames is giving The Wonderful 101 another shot. The studio turned to its fans for help though, launching a Kickstarter campaign on Monday to crowdfund a remaster of the 2013 cult classic for the Nintendo Switch, at minimum, with stretch goals to bring it
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Spread the love       Tweet    Ever since Banjo-Kazooie released on Nintendo 64 In 1998, the iconic duo has been loved by gamers around the world. Banjo-Kazooie‘s success prompted developer Rare to create Banjo-Tooie, which released for Nintendo 64 in 2000. Following the success of these first two outings, Microsoft purchased Rare for $375 million. Nintendo fans who loved the Banjo-Kazooie games
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Spread the love       Tweet    Nintendo closed 2019 in excellent fashion, selling over 10 million Switch consoles. In total Nintendo Switch has now sold over 52 million units since it’s March 3, 2017 release date. These updated sales numbers put the Switch well over the SNES which boasts lifetime sales of 49 million units. It goes without
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Spread the love       Tweet    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild fans have made some really amazing things, but this new heartwarming video is something else. In a recent Tweet, we can see a father and daughter showing off a state of the art adaptive controller. Using the Microsoft Adaptive Controller as a base, he has
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Spread the love       Tweet    In a report from publication VGC, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa explains why the company doesn’t offer prize money at their esports tournaments. As compared to companies like Capcom or Riot Games, Nintendo is notably absent from helping fund Super Smash Bros. competitions at events like EVO. According to the Nikkei interview translated by Japanese
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Spread the love       Tweet    It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a runaway success all around the world with at least 41.67 million units sold. That being said, last year turned out to be specifically great in Japan according to data recently released by Famitsu. The data, which was originally posted by @oscarlemaire and
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Spread the love       Tweet    When Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE released on the Wii U back in 2015, it ended up being criminally underplayed while being one of the best games on the platform. It’s true that it is a niche title, but very well-crafted crossover title between the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchises. Even
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Spread the love       Tweet    Remember last year when the God of War (2019) Art Director, Raf Grasetti, was making more realistic versions of Super Smash Bros. characters? Well he is back at it again to usher in the new year, starting with characters from the Star Fox series. And if you think the Sony Santa Monica Art Director’s 2o19 sketches were
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Spread the love       Tweet    Before previous Nintendo Directs, unspecified SKU listings have appeared on websites like Amazon and GameStop. While these are technically placeholder listings, they do indicate impending announcements. The cycle seems to be repeating itself once again, as Twitter user @YuYuKami spotted brand new GameStop SKU listings for Nintendo Switch games. GameStop system doing
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Spread the love       Tweet    Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore received a new overview trailer, which works as a great summary and introduction for those new to the title. We learn about the protagonist, Itsuki Aoi, and how he ends up working for a talent agency called Fortuna Entertainment which is run by Maiko Shimazaki. Of course
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Spread the love       Tweet    It is no real secret that I love Shovel Knight. I’ve bought five copies just for myself and three more as gifts. I’ve got each soundtrack on vinyl, I’ve bought magazines with special interviews with studio, Yacht Club Games. Heck, I even did my own interview with some of the developers back
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Spread the love       Tweet    King of Cards and Showdown will be completing the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove package next week. Prior to then, DualShockers caught up with Yacht Club Games to reflect on the game’s development and lengthy post-launch support. While you can expect the full interview tomorrow, David D’Angelo from Yacht Club Games did reveal
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Spread the love       Tweet    Yesterday, during EA’s prepared remarks for investors following the company’s release of its quarterly financial results, we learned quite a bit about what we can expect from their lineup next year. In forward-looking statements for the Fiscal Year 2021, which begins on April 1, 2020, EA promised to not only release new
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