Steamworld Collection Going To Retail

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Image & Form’s really good Steamworld series is getting a retail release. Rising Star Games announced today that they will be publishing the two games, as part of one package called The Steamworld Collection, to retail stores.

Both games, Steamworld Dig and Steamworld Heist will be available as part of the collection. It will hit stores for the PS4 and Wii U in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East beginning in October. A firm date has not been announced as of yet, but they have announced that it will cost you $29.99 to grab the set.. I’ve reached out to the company for word on the release date and will update the story as those details become available.

I have played both games and really like them both. I would highly recommend, if you haven’t already played them, that you pick this collection up and give them a try.

Nintendo Announces the #Nindies Summer Jam

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Nintendo is putting the spotlight, once again, on the independent developer. They’ve announce the Nindies Summer Jam, which will take place all throughout the month of September. Each week a new game will be featured in the eShop and for the first week of their launch they’ll all be 10% off. After that they’ll go up to their regular price. Head past the break for the full release schedule and a description of each of the games that will be available during the promotion.

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Nintendo Download – Week of August 25th

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This week’s Nintendo downloads are highlighted by the relase of a few Street Fighter games for the Virtual Console.  Phoenix Wright’s next court case gets a demo version on the 3DS, and the DS version of Super Mario 64 heads to the Wii U.  If you haven’t played Rhythm Thief on the 3DS yet, it’s only $5 this week.  No excuses now.

Head past the break for the full list of games that will be available.

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Dragon Quest – A Few of My Favorite Moments

The Dragon Quest series was and is one of my favorite video game series of all-time. I could do into quite a bit of detail about why and what it is that I continue to love about the franchise. Today, however, I’m just going to take a look at some of the moments in games, or things that occur around them that are some of my favorite things. Some of them will be direct moments that happened, some will be based on the mechanics of the series. All of them were good in their own way, even if the actual event that occurred caused feelings of sadness in me.

Here are six of my favorite moments in the history of the Dragon Quest franchise, in no particular order. (As I’m writing this the overworld music for the first game is rolling through my brain.)

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Nintendo Okie Podcast – Episode 325

Shannon finds some imitation platinum, Shelby breaks through a mirage, Micah discovers new Nep Nep and Tony goes on a new-old quest.

Starring – Tony, Micah, Shannon, Shelby
Run time – 1:21:57

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