Bandai Namco officially announced in this month’s issue of Famitsu that a new Gundam strategy game will be releasing on April 26th for the Nintendo Switch. SD Gundam G Generation Genesis, will feature all of the released DLC that was available on the PlayStation versions of the game on Nintendo Switch.
The game also includes the Super Famicom title Super Gachapon World: SD Gundam X as a bonus digital title.
One of the most popular staples of Japanese arcades for almost a decade, Border Break is a 10 v. 10 mecha battle game, that allows players to customize mecha, and do battle with each other, with the ability to unlock new upgrades and weapons as they play. It’s been a fan-favorite for many years, and now it would seem is headed to the PlayStation 4.
It’s been announced, thanks to the above trailer, that the game will be launching on PS4 this summer, with an open beta taking place in February. Currently, no release date for the US has been set, but our fingers are crossed.
Due to my hiatus, my coverage of King of Fighters: Destiny has been lacking, but with the season finale next week, it’s a good time to get it up and running again. The 23rd episode, Rugal Bernstein, sees Kyo and Terry take on Rugal, the mastermind behind the King of Fighters Tournament.
Additionally, King of Fighters: Destiny has been renewed for two more seasons of the anime, as well as a movie, to fill out the Orochi saga of King of Fighters. Hit the jump to watch the latest episode, and head over to YouTube to catch up, if needed.
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Nintendo surprised the world this morning by launching a Nintendo Direct Mini this morning that came with plenty of fantastic surprises. For DLC, Super Mario Odyssey is getting Luigi’s Balloon World and a few new costumes. Pokken Tournament DX is receiving two new Battle Packs.
For new games, though, Nintendo brought out a few surprises. My personal favorite is the shocking re-release of The World Ends With You: Final Remix. They also announced Mario Tennis Aces, PayDay 2, Dark Souls: Remastered, and more. Check out the Direct Mini above for a full look.
In an announcement at CES yesterday, HTC officially unveiled the new HTC Vive Pro. The Pro is a lighter-weight unit with integrated audio and a resolution increase to 2880 x 1600. Additionally, the Vive Pro features a new headstrap, dual microphones with active noise cancellation, as well as two front-facing cameras.
Lastly, HTC also unveiled a long-awaited wireless solution for the Vive and Vive Pro, featuring a Wireless Adapter that makes use of Intel’s WiGig technology. Hit the jump for a look at the reveal video.
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Capcom has revealed an absolute slew of details for the upcoming Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, launching on January 16th. The content-dump shows off new costumes, including the Viewtiful Joe costume for Rashid, shown above. It also shows new V-Triggers, game modes, and plenty more extra content.
Head over to Capcom Unity to check out the full details, and how to unlock several of the new costumes.
Nintendo of America has revealed that their much-loved Switch has officially become the fastest selling console in history. In just over 10 months, the Switch has sold “more than 4.8 million units” in the US, which Nintendo says is “the highest total for the first 10 months of any home video game system in U.S. history.”
That number beats out the fabled Wii, which sold around four million units in the same time-frame. Time will tell if the Switch can keep the momentum going with great game releases and updates.
Atlus and Studio Zero have announced that fan-favorite puzzle-platformer Catherine is getting an HD re-release that includes a new love interest for Vincent named Rin. How the third love interest will factor in is yet to be revealed, but it should make for an even more tense and intimidating game.
Check out the teaser trailer above, and stay tuned for more information on Catherine: Full Body as it becomes available.
Taking a break from the fast-paced Tekken series, Bandai Namco announced at last night’s Game Awards that Soul Calibur VI would be coming in 2018. The first trailer can be seen above, but not information is known beyond that.
Stay tuned for more on Soul Calibur VI.
Hideo Kojima debuted an extended (extremely extended) new look at his long-awaited first solo entry, Death Stranding. The footage is incredibly insane, with giant invisible shadow creatures that defy gravity, a pregnant Norman Reedus, a good amount of futuristic technology, and a still mysterious story.
The game has no release date, but stars Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen. Stay tuned for more information over the course of the next year, as it becomes available.
Nintendo announced last night The Game Awards that Bayonetta 3 was officially announced for the Nintendo Switch, as being in development by Platinum Games. Platinum Games was put on the map with its original Bayonetta for its stylish gameplay and memorable main character. The second game was a Wii U exclusive, and one of the consoles most successful releases.
In addition to the announcement, it was also revealed that Nintendo would be releasing Bayonetta 1 & 2 on the Nintendo Switch, in a compilation collection.
SNK has released Episode 19 of The King of Fighters: Destiny to YouTube, titled “Labyrinth” it sees the Fatal Fury team take on a maze filled with familiar faces and enemies from the SNK game.
After the crazy last couple of weeks I’ve had, I’m a few episodes behind, so you may be as well. I’ve posted episodes 17 and 18, as well, so that we can all catch up! Hit the jump to watch the latest episodes.
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Capcom hosted a Mega Man (Rock Man) 30th Anniversary stream on Twitch this morning, and as expected unveiled some pretty great Mega Man news, with our first proper entry into the series in several years. Mega Man 11 is set to hit Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC late next year, and our first trailer is above.
On top of that, a Mega Man X collection was also unveiled featuring the entire Mega Man X series for players to revisit.
Earth Defense Force 5 releases in just over a week in Japan, and D3Publisher has released a new trailer in the form of a news program from the EDF News, and a recruitment video for the Earth Defense Force. The trailer gives us more information regarding playable units in the game, as well as a bit more on the story itself.
Earth Defense Force is one of the more endearing game franchises with a random but timeless theme, and one of the few that seems to get better and better as consoles grow and become more powerful.
Growing up, Medabots was one of the more underrated classics if you lived outside of Japan, and that’s plainly obvious with the debut of the new 20th Anniversary Medabots Classics Collection for the Nintendo 3DS. Medabots Classics features Medabots, Medabots 2, Medabots 3, Medabots 4, and Medabots 5. It includes a new feature that allows you access to all parts from the start, as well as mythical parts you can’t receive from the main story, after beating the game.
Medabots Classics releases in Japan on December 21st, 2017 for Nintendo 3DS. The 20th Anniversary Edition comes with both Kabuto & Kuwagata versions of Medabots Classics along with a soundtrack CD and a book containing 520 illustrations.