Why “Mega Man Legacy Collection 2” Feels Incomplete

While the announcement of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 only felt inevitable given the success of the first collection, this new package feels a bit incomplete to me. This time we are getting treated to Mega Man 7, MM8, MM9, and MM10, but where is Mega Man’s other 16-bit outing? Mega Man & Bass (originally released in 1998 in Japan on the … Read more…

Nintendo Switch Online in 2018: Prices & More!

Initially, Nintendo said that its online services for the Nintendo Switch would be free until the fall of 2017, but the company has finally shared some more details on the subject. According to an update on Nintendo’s website, the online services will continue to be free until sometime in 2018, after which gamers can continue … Read more…

Radeon’s Vega GPU is (Sort of) Coming in June

For a while now we’ve known that AMD’s new flagship GPU, powered by the 14nm Vega architecture, was set to release sometime in the first half of 2017. Tech analysts had suspected a formal announcement at Computex (May 30 – June 3), followed by a release sometime in June, but as it turns out that’s … Read more…

Radeon RX Vega is Coming…In Extremely Limited Numbers!

For quite some time now, PC gaming enthusiasts have been talking about AMD’s “Vega” line of GPUs. Last year, there was speculation at several tech sites that Vega would make its first appearance as the theoretical RX 490 graphics card. However, as time went on it became quite apparent that AMD had no plans to … Read more…

Review: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” (Switch)

TITLE: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” DEVELOPER: Lizardcube PUBLISHER: DotEmu GENRE: 2D Action-RPG PLATFORM: Nintendo Switch ALSO ON: PlayStation 4, XBox One, & PC (June 2017) RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2017 PRICE: $19.99 (eShop) Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap and I have an interesting history together. I first encountered the game at a kid’s club at a hotel while on vacation. At the … Read more…

What the Switch?…A Retail Experience

When the Nintendo Switch was first announced last fall, I thought it was a nifty looking device although I wasn’t sure that I’d rush out to buy one on release day. I made the decision not to pre-order the console, but as March 3 approached I decided I did want to pick one up. I … Read more…

“Radical Heroes” is a Fantastic 3D Pixel Romp!

Radical Heroes: Crimson City Crisis is one heck of a 3D 8-bit beat ’em up from indie studio Mad Unicorn Games. The game is like this wonderful fusion of classic gems like River City Ransom (if you didn’t get that from the title!), Double Dragon, Streets of Rage, and Golden Ax, mixing them all together with movies and cartoons from the 1980s … Read more…

Q&A with “Voodoo’s” Developers at Brain in the Box!

With Brain in the Box’s upcoming game Voodoo entering closed beta very soon, there are a few questions that those who have been following the title’s development are likely to want answers to. Thankfully, the company’s development team was very happy to answer some questions! Q: What can we expect from Voodoo‘s closed beta? BitB: Technically, this is … Read more…

“Toy Odyssey” Delivers Delicious Metroidvania Adventures!

Toy Odyssey is a “Metroidvania” style action-platforming adventure game that released on September 20, 2016. Developed and published by Hikergames as their debut title, this one might appear colorful and cutesy at first glance, but it’s actually a very serious, dark, and at times grim adventure title that has a lot of depth to offer as … Read more…

“Frog Climbers” Lets You Be a Douchefrog!

Frog Climbers is an insane, strange little party/arcade game from indie studio TeamCrew that just hit Steam on October 6. It’s really an oddity of a title, and for me it was quite stressful until I got the hang of it, but once you give this one a chance you’ll realize that it does have a … Read more…