Nintendo releases Donkey Kong Country Returns on Shield TV, Sony backflips on their cross-play promises, and Epic resolves the Shenmue III situation in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB pore over the recent Nintendo (mini) Direct, but find it wanting in terms of breadth and scope. However, the announcement of additional Cup Noodle tie-ins in further Final Fantasy titles is certain to mollify the two panelists.
At what point does the prohibitively high cost of VR “gaming” end the platform’s relevance? This week we will explore just what it takes (in money, anyhow) to build one’s own VR-ready computer. (Spoiler: Be prepared to take on a second job.)
With the upcoming release of the Nintendo Switch, and current lack of any Nintendo console in the retail channel, one might ask: how did Nintendo get here? The answer might just begin with a switch in strategy that culminated in the launch of the Wii U.
With the dawning of a frosty (or scalding, if Australian) new year, the staff’s resolution to focus on positivity and optimism is sorely tested by a string of abhorrent scandals, running the gamut from crowdfunded deception to underage solicitation.
Nintendo Switch is apparently severely underclocked, Crytek is falling to pieces, and Atlus unveil their new traditional fantasy RPG in the news of the week!
Nintendo Switch is powered by old X1 Tegra chips, Switch will support terrible VR, and violating EULA is now illegal in Korea in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Adeki return to discussing video games in a week chock-full of news, including the potential announcement of StarCraft HD, and Square Enix’s novel approach of using dying children as a marketing point for Final Fantasy XV.
NX details are revealed, fan service games are pulled from Australian store shelves, and notorious SJW hack, Amber Scott, leaves Beamdog in the news of the week!
In stark contrast to other Kickstarter projects, the Ouya will actually be released. This week KillswitchTool looks at what chances this little box has to survive against the Big Two.