With the announcement of the PlayStation Classic, Sony is following Nintendo by releasing a diminutive console packed full of nostalgia. There’ll be 20 games on the device in total, all played with an authentic replica of the console’s original controller which, lest we forget, was released without the dual analogue sticks that have graced every mainstream controller since. But rather than announce all the games at once, Sony has teased us with a small handful of them. Whether this is because it still needs to get the relevant parties to sign on the dotted line, or that it’s simply holding them back for marketing reasons, there’s been a lot of speculation in The Verge’s office about which games might end up joining Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Ridge Racer Type 4, Wild Arms, and... uh... Jumping Flash? Read on for our staff’s personal picks of what they’d like to see: IQ: Intelligent Qube IQ: Intelligent Qube was a puzzle game that could feel … [Read more...] about The 10 games Sony needs to include on the mini PlayStation Classic
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You've probably heard of a little action RPG game called Monster Hunter lately. That's because this year, they released Monster Hunter World on home consoles and PC, but they've also brought Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate to the Nintendo Switch after its initial release in Japan a year ago. Monster Hunter is a game where players literally hunt large monsters (it's part of the ecology) and use parts from those monsters to craft armor and weapons to better prepare for the next hunt. You repeat this process over and over — it's a bit grindy, but worth the efforts to look like a badass. While Monster Hunter's a great franchise, it's definitely overwhelming if you've never played before, or are still relatively new to the game. This is especially true for Generations Ultimate, as it introduces some new changes from previous Monster Hunter handheld titles. That's why we've rounded up some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your time with Monster Hunter Generations … [Read more...] about Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch: Tips and Tricks!
source BI Graphics Let’s say you want to buy a modern video game console, and you have $300 to play with: What should you buy? For $300, you can buy a PlayStation 4 or a Nintendo Switch – both cost exactly $300, and offer unique gaming experiences. If you’re on the fence, though, here are 7 reasons you should buy a PlayStation 4 instead of the Nintendo Switch: 1. The PlayStation 4 has a larger library of games. There are about <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PlayStation_4_games”target=”_blank”>1,800 PlayStation 4 games</a> you can buy, compared to around <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nintendo_Switch_games”target=”_blank”>1,200 Nintendo Switch games</a>. source Sony 2. You can buy a PlayStation 4 — the PS4 Pro — that supports visuals for your 4K HDR TV. The Nintendo Switch only supports visuals up to 1080p HD. source Dave Smith/Business … [Read more...] about 7 reasons you should buy a PlayStation 4 instead of the Nintendo Switch
Ben Gilbert, provided by Published 8:05 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 A mustachioed Italian plumber with a penchant for jumping on the heads of his enemies is, unbelievably, one of the most popular video game characters in the world. Hell, he's one of the most popular characters in the world period. Of course, I'm talking about your friend and mine, Super Mario: It's been over 35 years since Mario first appeared in 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong," and, since then, he's been in, like, a lot of games (the Mario Wiki estimates somewhere in the neighborhood of 170). These range from classics like "Super Mario World" on the Super Nintendo, to more esoteric fare like "Hotel Mario" and "Mario's Time Machine." Recommended Video: Now Playing: Nintendo Partners With 'Minions' Studio for Super Mario Movie The official announcement came Thursday. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto will partner with Chris Meledandri, best-known for his work on the Despicable Me franchise … [Read more...] about RANKED: The 10 best Super Mario games of all time
Yet another gorgeous, delightful, charming game is headed to Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch console. This is “Firewatch,” an excellent first-person adventure/exploration game that’s headed to the Nintendo Switch “soon”: source Campo Santo It’s gorgeous and mysterious and set in the late 1980s! But what is it? Let’s find out! In “Firewatch,” you play as a man named Henry. source Campo Santo It’s a first-person exploration game — you’ll get loads of story from the environment itself. source Campo Santo The whole game takes place in the gorgeous Shoshone National Forest (which is <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoshone_National_Forest”>a real place</a> in case you were wondering). The game’s title is also the game’s point — your job is to watch out for forest fires and to quickly report them. source Campo Santo And to enjoy gorgeous sunsets, … [Read more...] about A gorgeous new classic is headed to Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch — take a look at ‘Firewatch’