Axiom Verge Finally Coming to Switch

Developer Tom Happ, and publisher Badland Games have announced that, at long last, Axiom Verge will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch. The game, titled Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition, will be available for purchase beginning in August. This new collector’s edition of the game will be available on Switch, Wii U, PS4, and Vita. It will include a documentary detailing the long, five-year … Continue reading Axiom Verge Finally Coming to Switch

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Review (PS4)

Rhythm games come in a lot of different shapes and sizes. From the screen tapping, stylus swirling game play of the Elite Beat Agents game to the frantic, sweat-inducing dancing of they DDR games to the pulse pounding drum play of the Taiko no Tatsujin games to the straight up button mashing of the Hatsune Miku series. There’s a rhythm game out there for everyone. I’ve played a lot of them because I really like music. I like rhythm. I like the combination of the two. Project Diva X is the most recent game in this vocaloid series.

The story of the game is just cheesy. I didn’t like it. I didn’t think it needed to be there. Sure, it’s fun to see the characters interacting with each other; Miku, Rin and Luka get very excited about the idea of forming a rock band together, but ultimately it’s just there to provide some reason to break the songs in the game up into different styles. See, in the game you’re supposed to reconnect five different clouds of music together and to do that you have to “learn” about each of the different styles and how to best embody that type of music. I found myself groaning at the saccarin-sweetness of the whole thing. It’s really, cheesy y’all. In it’s defense many rhythm games try to inject a story where one isn’t really needed and most of them revolve around saving the world through the power of dance. This one is no different.

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Shovel Knight Getting Amiibo With Wii U Exclusive Features And Free DLC On All Platforms

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Shovel Knight is digging its way back into the news! This time, in a more physical manner. As we all know, Shovel Knight is getting a retail release this October on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and 3DS. However, what we just learned during the Nindies@Night event that Shovel Knight is also getting an Amiibo. That’s right, Shovel Knight will be the first indie game character to receive an Amiibo and the Amiibo functions will be exclusive to Wii U.

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Phantasy Star Online 2 Still Not Coming West

Earlier this month, Sega announced that Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting a Playstation 4 release. This, of course, lead people to believe it would be getting a western release as well. Well, unfortunately, the games status is still in a state of not a no, not a yes, but not at this time. Here’s what a rep from Sega said: Sega is currently not planning … Continue reading Phantasy Star Online 2 Still Not Coming West

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Is Kickstarter’s Most Funded Game So Far

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night finished its Kickstarter recently. They put up a last goal for $5,500,000 that they blasted past with an ending of $5,545,991. This means, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is Kickstarters most funded title ever. The event was streamed live on Twitch and had a good number of viewers to witness the occasion as well. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is … Continue reading Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Is Kickstarter’s Most Funded Game So Far

Armature Releasing Their Unreal Engine 4 Code For Wii U and Vita To Developers For Free

Here’s a bit of cool news. As we learned before, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is coming out for the Wii U. Well they blew past the Vita stretch goal as well. Armature, the developer behind both versions, is one of the first, if not only developer to use Unreal Engine 4 on either platform. This has sparked a ton of interest in the development … Continue reading Armature Releasing Their Unreal Engine 4 Code For Wii U and Vita To Developers For Free