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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Free Until Launch of Shadowbringers

FFXIV’s first expansion Heavensward was released back in 2015 but if you haven’t experienced the story of the city state of Ishgard, the Dragonsong War and a Warrior of Light on the run then now you can by claiming a copy of the expansion on either PC or PlayStation 4 up to a day before Shadowbringers launches in Early Access on June 28th. In order to begin adventures in Ishgard players will need to clear the level...

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Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Confirmed To Be a World Hopping Adventure

Last night Final Fantasy XIV: Online Producer & Director Naoki Yoshida took to the main stage in front of 15,000 in-person attendees and the world via livestream to reveal even more information about the MMO’s third expansion, Shadowbringers. Confirmed during the 90 minute presentation were the location for the expansion, the highly rumoured Dancer job, several major cities to be featured in Shadowbringers, not one but two playable races and finally the theme for the 8-person end...

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Blazblue Cross Tag Battle On Nintendo Switch Is Basically Dead, Will New DLC Revive it?

Last year brought a number of brand new indie and AAA fighting games to fruition. Alongside big names like Final Fantasy Dissidia NT entering the console arena for the first time and Soul Calibur VI teaming up with Square Enix, Arc System Works launched their own dream crossover title, Blazblue: Cross Team Battle last June.  During the summer months – after launch – it felt like CTB was sure to continue to foster a healthy community and would be...

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Fortnite Brings Back Popular LTMS With ‘The 14 Days of Fortnite’

14 Days of Fortnite Epic Games will be rotating classic, brand new and fan favorite Limited Time Modes in both the individual and team varieties every 48 and 24 hours respectively from December 19th until Jan 1st. We don’t exactly know what modes will return but honestly I’m hoping for Team Terror, Squad Terror and Gliding 50s returning during this event. The “terror” series of LTMS was honestly the most fun I had in the game during...

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Check Out The First Hour of Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s World of Light

Today is the release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch! The last major release from Nintendo for the year crams in every playable character from previous entries of Smash, a roster of new challengers like Simon Belmont (Castlevania), K-Rool and most importantly an all-new single-player experience called The World of Light. Long time Smash fans might remember that after the cutscenes for Brawl were posted online before release, Project SORA decided to omit a traditional single-player...

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Everything Talked About During The Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest Q & A

Over the weekend Square Enix held the biennial Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Las Vegas. Expectations were high, and honestly it feels like Naoki Yoshida and co delivered with the debut trailer for the game’s latest expansion ShadowBringers. On Saturday Final Fantasy XIV Producer / Director Noaki Yoshida sat down with Sound Director Masayoshi Soken along with a translator. The pair took questions from curious Warriors of Light who traveled from all around the (physical) world...

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Flashy 2.5D Arcade Shooter Asterbreed Now Available On Nintendo Switch

“Another 2D arcade shooter on Nintendo Switch?” you may be asking, hypothetical reader, but wait a second before closing the red X in the corner of your web browser. It’s true that there is no shortage of budget, classic and premium shoot’em ups on the portable Nintendo Hybrid but Asterbreed from Playism might still be worth a look – even if you own Ikaruga, 1945, Gunbird and all of the other classics. One of the hooks of Asterbreed is the...

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Blizzard’s Action RPG Series Comes To Mobile With Diablo Immortal

What Is It? Diablo Immortal is the first entry in Blizzard’s two decades old ARPG franchise to be developed specifically for mobile phones. Revealed during the Blizzcon 2018 opening ceremonies, Diablo Immortal is promising to be the full dungeon crawling experience that players are used too but optimized for mobile devices and touch-centric interfaces. Development duties aren’t being handled by Blizzard directly but rather by Chinese publisher Net Ease who have published Minecraft in China, as well as the popular mobile...

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The Original Valkyria Chronicles Available On Nintendo Switch

SEGA’s classic mix of Real Time Strategy, Visual Novel Storytelling and watercolor inspired aesthetics – Valkyria Chronicles – is now available digitally on the Nintendo E-Shop for Switch. It’s hard to believe that the original tale of Squad 7 was released a decade ago on the PS3, I remember buying it’s original release on day 1! Now veteran commanders and fresh recruits alike can join Alicia, Welkin and the other members of Squad 7 in the game...

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5 of the 10 Free Games Coming To The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

SNK will bring a collection of their older games in one package to the Nintendo Switch in order to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. Despite SNK being best known for classic fighting game franchises like FATAL FURY and The King of Fighters but they’ve also published a number of other games in a variety of genres.  We knew that the 40th Anniversary Collection would include classic SNK games like Ikari Warriors (and it’s sequel), Chrysalis and P.O.W...

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Fortnite Version 6.1 Brings New Two Person Vehicle, BR Tournaments and Beta STW Improvements

The latest version update for Fortnite is here and with it comes a whole pile of new content for both Save The World and Battle Royale players alike. With this patch a brand new major features rolls out for Battle Royale fans – official tournament support. It looks like Epic Games will be holding officially sanctioned tournaments for players within set dates / time-frames. Over on the Player Versus Emvironment the long awaited return of a spooky...

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GRIP: Combat Racing Collector’s Edition Detailed

Developer Caged Element revealed that the upcoming console release of their futuristic racing title, GRIP: Combat Racing will be available in a limited physical Collector’s Edition exclusively though GAMESTOP in the United States. After inquiring with their public relations people we can confirm that the Collector’s Edition will be available through EB Games in Canada. Those who purchase the physical Collector’s Edition will receive the game’s soundtrack in 3 formats – CD, Vinyl and MP3 download, a...

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Gear.Club Unlimited 2 Unveils Full Car Roster

Developer Eden Games has now confirmed that 22 real world manufacturers will be bringing 51 playable cars to this arcade racing sequel on Nintendo Switch.  Improvements over last years game include 3000+ kilometers of derivable terrain spread across over 250 races. The official description from the Teaser Trailer’s YouTube page gives us a bit of insight into how gameplay has changed in the past year: “With the pedal to the metal, race along more than 1800 miles...

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Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch) | Review

Version Played: Nintendo Switch Ever since Hollow Knight had come out on the PC last year by developer Team Cherry, I had heard rave reviews about it. I heard about it fondly from friends and fellow reviewers alike and since I am not as much a PC gamer, it made me immensely happy to see there were plans to bring it to my favorite console, the Switch. Now with the game out on Nintendo Switch it is...

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Cities: Skylines Now Available On Nintendo Switch

Paradox Interactive’s critically acclaimed city building game Cities: Skylines might be available on almost every platform (PS4, Xbox One, PC) but Nintendo’s console/portable hybrid has been devoid of the city building/management genre for the past year and a half.  All of that has changed with the unexpected release of Cities: Skylines on the Switch.   Skylines is pretty much a spiritual successor to EA abandoned Sim City franchise (and no the waiting clock that is Sim City:...

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