Nintendo’s ARMS Is a Rock’em Sock’em Virtual-On

Being inspired by an idea and putting your own twist on it is nothing new. Some games do more than borrow ideas, as we’ve seen with Balloon Fight and Joust. But more recently, Nintendo just dropped an exciting new IP called ARMS. This well received small arena 3D fighting game might have borrowed elements from……


New Contra Movie Brought to You by…China?

New Contra Movie

You Heard Right, China is Giving us a Contra Movie.

So far, all we have is a teaser trailer with very little information about the new contra movie itself. However, that teaser is more than I need to be sold on it. Once I heard the Contra theme play at the end, that was it. The……


The Netflix Castlevania Anime Trailer is Finally Here!

Netflix Castlevania anime

Dracula and friends are back for a Castlevania anime showdown

Netflix announced quite some time ago that they were doing a Castlevania anime series exclusively for their service. While for some reason I had in my mind……


Capcom’s Disney Afternoon Collection!

Capcom's Disney Collection

Capcom announced that it would be releasing six capcom disney classic NES games for the Xbox One, PC, and Playstation 4 on April 18th. What’s missing from this list? Nintendo of course! While it doesn’t fill me with confidence that Nintendo was left out of a Nintendo game compilation, I am excited about this. Especially……


Virtua Fighter Profiles: Jacky Bryant, Jeet Kune Do

Jacky and Sarah Bryant are brother and sister characters that both use Jeet Kune Do, the Way of the Intercepting Fist. Bruce Lee created this method of fighting in 1967. Interestingly, they don’t fight the same at all. Typically in fighting games, these two would be clones of each other, but instead, they……


Rest In Peace Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco

The founder of Namco, one of the most important companies in video game history, has passed away. Masaya Nakamura was born on December 24th, 1925. In 1955, he established the Nakamura Amusement Machine Manufacturing Company, which was later shortened to Namco. Namco, of course, contributed to much of the Golden Age of Arcades. Most importantly, they……


Fire Emblem Gaiden remake for the 3DS!

Nintendo recently unveiled Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia for the 3DS along with many other Fire Emblem titles. This can only be seen as good news, as the series is fantastic. The most exciting thing about this is that it’s a remake of the Famicom exclusive Fire Emblem Gaiden, the second game in the……


Some thoughts on Nintendo Switch…

Let’s just get this out of the way up front…I’m a huge Nintendo fanboy and Zelda looks amazing. I cannot wait for that game. Arms looks like it’ll be super fun, too. Now that we’ve established that, here are some thoughts on the Switchand Nintendo in general…

Nintendo seems to avoid good decisions like the plague.

Seriously, Nintendo…….


Are you sold on the Nintendo Switch?

So that Nintendo Switch presentation was pretty amazing, but it left many questions unanswered. Is it backwards compatible? What’s going on with the Virtual Console, if there even is one? Most importantly, where the hell is Metroid!? The Switch has the potential to be a fantastic portable retro machine, something Nintendo has plenty of competition……


Mother 3 on Switch? How about Earthbound 64?

Earthbound 64 you say? Why, that’s not a thing. But it is! Or…it was, until Mother 3 came out on Game Boy Advance. Recent rumors, interpreted by super optimistic fans, point to a possible release of Mother 3 on the Switch Virtual Console. However, before Mother 3 graced the Game Boy Advance in……