Month: November 2018

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (Switch) – Opening 30 Minutes

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is only a few short days away, but we’ve been able to record the first 30 minutes for you to check out…   Will you be picking up Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom?...

/ November 28, 2018
Earthbound 64

Shigesato Itoi (Part 3): Earthbound 64 / Mother 3

This article is part three (of four) of the Shigesato article and will be covering the inception and cancellation of Earthbound 64, Mother 3’s release on the Game Boy Advance and its lack of localisation. If you haven’t read part...

/ November 24, 2018
Town Mother 3 Earthbound 64

Is Game Freak’s ‘Town’ the Spiritual Successor to Itoi’s Original Concept for Mother 3?

Lately, I’ve been reading interviews about the initial cancellation of Mother 3 (Earthbound 64) for our article series on Shigesato Itoi and I think I’ve made a connection with Itoi’s ideas and Game Freak’s new upcoming title Town (working title)....

/ November 23, 2018
Pokemon Let's Go

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu & Eevee Have Sold Over THREE MILLION Copies in its First Three Days

The Pokemon company have been quite vocal about their new games’ success, and the sales figures continue to impress. Coming directly from The Pokemon Company themselves via Twitter, the games have confirmed to have hit THREE MILLION units sold worldwide...

/ November 22, 2018
Shigesato Itoi Giygas

Shigesato Itoi (Part 2): Mother, Earthbound, Giygas and… Fishing?

This article is part two (of three) of the Shigesato article and will be covering the creation of the Mother series, the influence behind Earthbound’s final boss Giygas and Itoi’s little known fishing game. If you haven’t read part 1...

/ November 20, 2018
Moonlighter Review

Moonlighter – Review (Switch)

Moonlighter is a visually stunning game that has you playing as a shopkeep by day and a dungeoneer by night, delving deeper into the four dungeons, defeating bosses and unlocking the next one. Upgrade your weapons and armour with the...

/ November 15, 2018
Shigesato Itoi

Shigesato Itoi (Part 1): The Copywriter Before Earthbound

Today is the 70th birthday of Mother/Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi, for which he is most commonly known for in the world of video games. However, video games only make up a small portion of Itoi’s professional career. He has delved...

/ November 10, 2018
Moonlighter

Moonlighter (Switch) – Opening 28 Minutes Gameplay Footage

If you’re still on the fence over whether to pick up Moonlighter on the Nintendo Switch, we recorded some footage of the start of the game to help you make your decision…   So will you be picking up Moonlighter?...

/ November 6, 2018
Masahiro Sakurai

Masahiro Sakurai: Sora Ltd. (Part 2)

This article on Masahiro Sakurai is part 2 of two articles. Click here to read part 1.   Masahiro Sakurai had a very successful career at HAL Laboratory, creating both Kirby and Super Smash Bros.. However in 2003, he felt...

/ November 3, 2018