Thursday, June 30, 2016

From the Source: Nintendo... eShop action!

Is it already that time again? Yes, but there's always room for games... and pizza! :p


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June 30, 2016 13:00 UTC

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
The LEGO video game franchise triumphantly returns on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with a fun-filled, humo ...
The LEGO video game franchise triumphantly returns on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with a fun-filled, humorous journey based on the blockbuster film. (Graphic: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – The LEGO video game franchise triumphantly returns on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with a fun-filled, humorous journey based on the blockbuster film. The game will also feature exclusive playable content that bridges the story gap between Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • BOXBOXBOY! – It’s time to think outside the box once again. Our boxy hero, Qbby, has a new power that lets him duplicate his blocky bod into TWO sets of boxes. He’ll put every box to use to survive perilous traps across numerous puzzling levels. Learn new tricks and box formations to get past obstacles, like switches, spikes and even lasers!
    • Monster Hunter Generations – Special Demo – Now available on Nintendo eShop, experience the most dynamic Monster Hunter game yet! This hefty demo will offer you three main quests that you can take on either solo or co-op (local or online!), along with a selection of basic tutorials for newcomers. Additional demo and system required for multiplayer mode. System sold separately.
    • The Battle Cats POP! – Rampage across the globe with weird ’n’ wild cats in an exciting tower defense adventure. Collect hundreds of fightin’ cats to power up your army, take down bizarre and hilarious enemies and win glorious treasure. Click here to see the trailer.
    • Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma – Series mastermind Kotaro Uchikoshi has pulled out all the stops to deliver the most compelling and mind-shredding gaming experience ever seen on a hand-held platform. Choice is your only method of salvation and your only means of escape. How much of your humanity will you sacrifice to earn your freedom? Click here to see the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – A mysterious enemy named Smithy has appeared, forcing Mario and Bowser to fight together as allies. In this beloved Super NES collaboration between Nintendo and RPG masterminds Square Enix, journey across a wide variety of locations and tackle a mixture of obstacles that will require both timing and strategy. Gain experience, grow more powerful and meet memorable characters to take down Smithy and his gang.
Nintendo eShop sales:
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • ZaciSa’s Last Stand is more than 70 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.19) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 29.
    • VoxelMaker is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 4.
New DLC:
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Minecraft: Story Mode, A Telltale Game Series – Continue the story with our intrepid heroes in Episodes 2-5, now available for purchase. A Season Pass is also available for purchase, which includes access to all remaining episodes in the Minecraft: Story Mode, A Telltale Game Series game, a five-part episodic game series set in the world ofMinecraft.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Hyrule Warriors Legends – Link’s Awakening Pack – Get ready for the next battle! Join the next wave of legendary heroes and continue the fight with new downloadable content. New content available includes playable character Marin from the The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening game, a new weapon for Linkle, a new map for adventure mode, two new Challenge Battles and 16 new My Fairy Costume pieces.
Activities:
  • Nintendo Badge Arcade – Fill your HOME Menu with fun and try out Rhythm Heaven Megamix machines in Nintendo Badge Arcade. Also receive one free play from June 30 to July 3, and another free play from July 4 to July 6! Learn more at http://badgearcade.nintendo.com/.
Also new this week:

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

From the Source: Square-Enix... Adventures of Mana... for Vita + About the Vita!


This brings back... memories... friends chilling out gaming until the crack of dawn... waking up around 11am... refreshing and doing it all over again. Good times. (SIGH)

Before you scroll down to the game news (that's also about the Vita... via the game you see here), I just want to say that I personally think the Vita still has a chance to please even more gamers... if +PlayStation gives it the love and attention it needs for the long haul. I'm not even talking on the lines of being a competitor to the Nintendo handheld(s).


As a matter of fact... to hell with that argument. As long as the... MEMORY CARDS are reasonably priced (the hardware is practiced attractively) and developers keep on building up to what is quite the sweet library, it could be... something worth purchasing no matter what else you have. If enough of a supportive base is there, that works... and some people love longevity instead of the constant forking out of money for the latest after just 2 years or so. Some games take 2 years to make. I'd love to play re-imagined titles of the past (from PS1 & 2) remade for the Vita. Not every single game (because some games sucked) but these yesterday systems are purchased for good reason... and something tells me it has a little something to do with the available library.

New tech is good, but I think a new Vita 2 and it's technical enhancements... would gain more praise for having less dependency on 1st party memory cards.

To piggy back off what Yang is saying... hmmm, even if Sony wants the sales of their cards to be the only ones for the system, it's not smart. No matter what card is purchased (which some would likely be too slow for what the tech requires, but for the compatible ones) they would be purchased... for the purpose of being used with the handheld. So that would be another owner of the hardware, giving developers more potential sales for games. More power to the system and any growth it gets with the growing library... as long as the gamers benefit well. Game on!
 


Square Enix
ADVENTURES OF MANA NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAYSTATION®VITA SYSTEM
LOS ANGELES (JUNE 28, 2016) – SQUARE ENIX® kicks off the 25th anniversary celebration of the beloved MANA series with the digital release of PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system version of ADVENTURES OF MANA.

Originally released as FINAL FANTASY® Adventure for the Nintendo Game Boy in 1991,ADVENTURES OF MANA is the epic story of trusted companions who journey to protect the sacred life-giving Mana Tree from the powerful Dark Lord of Glaive. This remastered version offers fans the enhanced visuals, revamped menus and a rearranged soundtrack from the game’s original composer. The background music for the original Game Boy version will be available on all platforms.

This title is available now for through the PlayStation®Store for $13.99. In celebration of the anniversary, the mobile versions of ADVENTURES OF MANA and SECRET OF MANA® will be available at a discounted rate.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

From the Source: Nintendo... eShop action!

Want the latest Nintendo action? You've got it!

Nintendo is partnering with popular frozen yogurt chain Yogurtland this summer to take families on a ...

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June 23, 2016 13:00 UTC

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
In Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, battle through dungeons to pump up your strategy and creatively destro ...
In Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, battle through dungeons to pump up your strategy and creatively destroy your foes ... before all hope fades to black. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE – Slay monsters – and slay like a pop star – in this new RPG from acclaimed developer ATLUS. An interdimensional evil has invaded modern-day Tokyo, resulting in this fantastical mix of music, style and danger. Battle through dungeons to pump up your strategy and creatively destroy your foes ... before all hope fades to black.
    • Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Experience the thrill of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by competing with friends as gaming icons like Mario and Sonic. Prove you’re the star of the Games across 17 events, including full team sports: dominate the field in Football (soccer), have a ball in Beach Volleyball and be there for the Olympic Games debut of Rugby Sevens.
    • Mighty No. 9 – Created by games industry legend Keiji Inafune and a veteran team of developers, Mighty No. 9 transforms classic side-scrolling action with modern tech and fresh mechanics across 12 challenging stages and dozens of mini missions. Face off against your eight Mighty brethren and steal their powers to unlock new transformations for hero Beck, granting him unique skills and abilities.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
  • Virtual Console on New Nintendo 3DS
    • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts – The third game in the Ghosts ’n Goblins series, Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts follows Arthur in another quest to rescue the princess. Take control of Arthur and defeat the creatures of the night to save the day once more. Discover what glory awaits those brave enough to take on the armies of Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts.
Nintendo eShop sales:
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • 99Moves (Wii U), Darts Up 3D (Nintendo 3DS) and more from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 21.
    • Sweetest Thing (Wii U), Jewel Match 3 (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Joindots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
    • Turtle Tale (Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) is on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
    • Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition (Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) is on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
    • Citizens of Earth (Wii U), The Legend of Legacy (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 4.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Vector Assault is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
    • Infinity Runner is more than 40 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
    • Star Sky is 50 percent off (reduced from $4 to $2) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
    • Steel Rivals is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
    • Super Destronaut is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 14.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Activities:
  • Miiverse – Nintendo 3DS Summer Vacation Sweepstakes – Summer is a season of excitement, fun and outdoor exploration. Share how Nintendo 3DS/2DS systems and games will add some extra fun to your summer vacation for a chance to win a Nintendo 2DS system and six great digital Nintendo 3DS games! Click here for more details.
    • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the US (incl. DC), 13 years or older. Promotion begins 10:00 AM PT on 6/20/16 and ends10:00 PM PT on 7/11/16. To enter, post your Nintendo 3DS/2DS vacation idea in Miiverse or mail postcard as stated in Official Rules. Ten Grand Prize winners will each receive one (1) Nintendo 2DS system and one (1) download code for six Nintendo 3DS digital games (ARV US $229.93). Six First Prize winners will each receive one (1) download code for six Nintendo 3DS digital games (ARV US $149.94). For Official Rules, visit here.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
  • New themes this week include:
    • Rhythm Heaven Megamix Costumed Tebiri
    • Rhythm Heaven Megamix Ringside
Also new this week:
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Don't forget to check out our review of Just Cause 3's Sky Fortress. 
The next expansion will be reviewed soon... so stay tuned and... game on!


Monday, June 13, 2016

Showtime aka E3... everything!

Do we really need to explain what's going on this week? Not for everyone, but (but... but) we are going to say it anyway(!)... "It's time for E3 2016!". So what we plan on doing is making this the link for E3 everything, including the things around the E3 window... and slightly after. I'm going to kick back, eat some left over pizza (#NomNom) and enjoy. Join me (just scroll below). ;) 

So stay tuned, share, subscribe and game on!

Hit refresh at times because you may find that something new was posted!


Took awhile, but I took out the Elusive Target. My tip to you would be to look at the specific building and go there to shave down on time, unless they don't give a specific area within a location.
There is some lag due to some high encoding, OBS was notified.

By the way... we're in Orlando, so we couldn't exactly bring news yesterday. It was rather chaotic with the shooting, but what you may not have heard is that the mass shooting was the 4th incident that occurred this past week. Which included the situation with the singer.

When I see stuff like this, I can't help but think of the number of crazies out here who pride themselves on either being irrationally crazy to a murderous extent... or they're simply just crazy as hell and they don't realize it. There are plenty that game too and want to be included with those of us who do not deserve a finger pointed in our direction. They stand alone unless they're with an organization committed to such things. PEACE!

Now that I've gotten that off my chest... lets get back to the action.


I think this is going to be an upswing for PC gamers because low to mid range is usually the peak for the majority of PC gamers. I just might build a new AMD based system. Zhēn bàng!


Pick your poison below:
Youtube Live @ E3

IGN Live @ E3

No expectations for E3 this year... we're just enjoying... what there is to enjoy. We were talking and that where we ended up, no expectations keeps it simple, eliminates potential disappointment... but if we see something awesome (cool)! Enjoy the live action above, and the things you've missed will be posted below.

Microsoft E3 2016

Sony E3 2016

Nintendo E3 2016

EA E3 2016

Bethesda E3 2016

Ubisoft E3 2016

Mafia 3
World Premiere

The Walking Dead: Season 3
Developer Interview

Battlefield 1 Gameplay
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