Baldur’s Gate on Nintendo Switch may be the best way to play the series

Publisher Skybound Games and developer Beamdog deserve a medal. Just getting the 21-year-old Baldur’s Gate, and the only slightly less ancient Baldur’s Gate 2, up and running on Nintendo Switch is a triumph. That it runs extremely well is definitely a bonus, but the real victory here is the control scheme. This is the first time I’ve truly enjoyed playing […]

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Blizzard cancels Overwatch launch event at Nintendo's New York store

Blizzard Entertainment has canceled its launch event for Overwatch on Nintendo Switch, which was scheduled for Oct. 16 at the Nintendo store in New York City. Nintendo announced the event’s cancellation late on Oct. 14. “Please be aware that the previously announced Overwatch launch event scheduled for Wednesday, 10/16 at NintendoNYC has been canceled by Blizzard,” Nintendo tweeted from the […]

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Pokemon Sword & Shield File Size Apparently Revealed

We’re a month out from the release of Pokemon Sword and Shield on Nintendo Switch. With the Gen 8 Pokemon RPGs just around the corner, Pokemon fansite Serebii reports that download cards for the games have begun appearing in stores in Japan, and they reveal the games’ file size, as well as a couple more returning Pokemon. According to the […]

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All the ways the AI cheated on you in Street Fighter 2

From fighting games YouTuber desk this morning (via Reddit) comes this highly watchable six-minute video of all the ways the CPU screwed you in Street Fighter 2. It’s super granular, but also super affirmative that you weren’t just imagining things. That cheatin-ass AI recovered from stuns in 12 (!) frames (even faster in Super Street Fighter 2X) and didn’t have […]

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Next Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Character Is Terry Bogard, With Even More Fighters On The Way

Nintendo had some exciting Super Smash Bros. Ultimate news to share during this week’s Nintendo Direct presentation. In addition to announcing a release date for Banjo and Kazooie, the company unveiled the next DLC fighter coming to the game: Terry Bogard from Fatal Fury. Nintendo didn’t share many details about Terry during the Direct, only that he’s currently in development […]

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Return of the Obra Dinn hits Nintendo Switch in the fall

The latest Nintendo Direct announced that the popular mystery game Return of the Obra Dinn is coming to Nintendo Switch in the fall. The mystery game focuses on figuring out what happened on the 19th-century ship called the Obra Dinn, playing as an insurance adjuster. The ship washed up with all its crew dead or missing, and it’s up to […]

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New Nintendo Direct Announced For Tomorrow, Focuses On Switch Games

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct broadcast for this week. The presentation will air tomorrow, September 4, at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET, and it’ll reveal more details on Switch games coming this year. According to the company, this week’s Nintendo Direct will feature “roughly 40 minutes of information” focusing on titles on the way to Switch […]

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Nintendo Direct presentation coming Sept. 4

Nintendo will stream a new Nintendo Direct presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 4, the company announced Tuesday. The Nintendo Direct livestream for September will focus on Switch games coming in 2019, with an emphasis on two titles: Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. The September Nintendo Direct will be broadcast on Nintendo’s YouTube, Twitch, and Twitter channels at […]

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