Pokemon Sun/Moon has been a major hit all the way around. But it also changed up the formula of the games in many ways. One of those big ways was with the Alola Forms. Which were classic Pokemon like Meowth, Vulpix, Sandshrew, and more, but with a new look based on the new climates in Alola. In an interview with Meristation, Junichi Masuda of Game Freak talked about where the ideas for the new Alola Forms came from. Mainly, it was a nod to the gamers who have been with the game since Gen I:
No Man’s Sky has been one of the more divisive launches in recent history. On one hand, it’s undeniable that this is one of the biggest games ever made. However, it came at a cost. As many of the planets don’t have much to do, and because this is a singleplayer experience, there’s a limit as to how far into the game players will go without stopping.
The Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game now contains an advantage for the Rebellion previously only enjoyed by the Empire. Straight from Star Wars Rebels, it’s Sabine Wren in a stolen TIE Fighter. She’s painted it up to match her colors too!
Did you ever wonder why there isn’t a Final Fantasy trading card game, given its iconic popularity and how well the characters and designs would fit into such a product? It took a while, but it’s finally happening: Square announced a US version of their Final Fantasy TCG will be published soon.
The last few days have held rumors that Final Fantasy XV was going to be delayed, now, it’s been confirmed at GamesCon it has indeed been pushed back to November 29th, a near perfect two month delay.
This past weekend, the Pokemon World Championships took place in Columbus, OH. During that weekend, it set a new record for attendance according to IGN.
Monopoly is the most popular board game of all time, by a large margin. As such, many different versions of the game have released. Each version usually has a signature theme, and can span all wakes of media. Versions include: Star Wars, Disney, Pokemon, Pixar, and now, Final Fantasy.
Platinum Games is well known for making a diverse lineup of titles. Two of their most beloved series though is Bayonetta and Okami. Which fans have been asking for new sequels for for a while. At E3, METRO asked PlatinumGames’ director Hideki Kamiya about the possibility of Bayonetta 3, to which he responded:
At the end of the Square-Enix live stream event yesterday, new was dropped about how long the story of Final Fantasy XV was going to be. It was answered by FFXV director Hajime Tabata, who was doing fan questions when story length came up.
The Pokemon GO Plus accessory, that will work in conjunction with the device you have Pokemon GO on, is now available for pre-order on Amazon. As shown on the page, you can wear it as a wristband, or clip it to a pocket so you have it wherever you think is best for you and your gaming. The release date is December 31st on Amazon, however, that usually indicates that a specific date is not available at present. Shigeru Miyamoto stated that he believes the game and accessory will be ready in July. Below is the official description:
Paper Mario is one of the more interesting titles in the Nintendo lineup. On one hand, it has the simplest visuals of basically all the Nintendo games, as its literally paper. However, especially in the early games, it’s battle system was deep, and thus gamers loved it. Because of that, it kept getting sequels. However, after the much beloved Thousand Year Door, Paper Mario slowly began shying away from the RPG aesthetic.