February Pokémon Presents Presentation Streamed

Nintendo recently held a Pokémon Presents Presentation, which revealed some updates to existing Pokémon games and also revealed some new upcoming games. First, Nintendo revealed a montage of the franchise starting from the Red and Blue in 1996 all the way up to today.   Next, the presentation transitioned to Takato Utsunomiya of The Pokémon Company. The first game featured in the presentation was New Pokémon Snap. The game will feature the player who will be exploring the Lental Region. Players will be using tools such as the Lumina Orb…

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Star Wars: Republic Commando Announced For Nintendo Switch & Playstation 4

Nintendo has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the announcement trailer for Star Wars: Republic Commando. For those who are not aware, the game was originally release for the Xbox and PC on February 28, 2005. Aspyr will return to port the game for both Nintendo Switch and also for the Playstation 4. Additionally, the game will be available for the Playstation 5 via backwards compatibility. The game will be priced at $14.99 and will release on April 6 on both platforms. Currently the game is up for pre-order…

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Mortal Kombat Film Trailer Streamed

Warner Bros. has updated their official Youtube channel with the first trailer for the upcoming “Mortal Kombat” film. The trailer features a look at the premise of the film and also showcases several of the main characters. Some of the highlights include a look at some of the battles between Sub-Zero and Scorpion as well as a first look of Goro in the film. The “Mortal Kombat” film will premiere in theaters and HBO Max on April 16. Warner Bros. also provided a synopsis for the film. In “Mortal Kombat,”…

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February 2021 Nintendo Direct Streamed

Recently, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct that featured a look at some new upcoming games as well as updates for existing games. This is a very exciting event as the last proper Nintendo Direct was held in September, 2019, so it has been over a year since a full proper Nintendo Direct was held. First, the direct revealed that Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 will be making their way into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the next DLC fighter. While not much detail has been shown in how…

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Netflix Announces “Sonic Prime” Animated Series

IGN has recently reported new details for the upcoming Netflix animated series based on the Sonic franchise. The series will be titled, “Sonic Prime,” and is set to premiere on the service worldwide in 2022. The series will consist of 24 episodes and will feature Sonic as he must protect the multiverse. According to IGN, the series will be “more than a race to save the universe” and more a “journey of self discovery and redemption.” The series will be a joint venture of SEGA and Wild Brain Studios. Both…

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Super Mario 3D World + Bower’s Fury Trailer Streamed

Nintendo recently posted a new trailer for Super Mario 3D World + Bower’s Fury on their official Youtube channel. For those who are not aware, the game is an expanded port of Super Mario 3D World, which was first released for the Wii U in 2013. The game was officially announced during the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Direct that was held last September. The trailer features a look at Bowser’s Fury. Looking at the trailer it seems that Bowser’s Fury will allow players to control Mario similar to what was…

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Persona 5 Strikers Western Release Announced

Atlus has recently announced that they will bringing Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers to the west. The western release of the game will be simply titled, “Persona 5 Strikers,” and will be released for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam on February 23, 2021. The trailer reveals that the main character voice cast will be reprising their roles for the game and also features a good look at the setting of the game. For those who are not aware, the game is the sequel to Persona 5 and was released in Japan on February 20, 2020. Unlike…

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NEO: The World Ends with You Announced

Square Enix has recently unveiled a sequel to The Worlds Ends with You titled, “NEO: The World Ends with You.” For those who are not aware, the game is the sequel to The World Ends with You that was was released for the Nintendo DS in 2007. A HD port of the first game was released for the Nintendo Switch on September 27 in Japan and October 12 worldwide. THe trailer features a look at several of the new characters as well as the setting for the game. Compared to the…

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[Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase] Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity that was first streamed during the recent Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase. The latest trailer features another look at the game’s setting as well as revealing that it seems the player will also be able to control the Divine Beasts.  For those who are not aware, the Divine Beasts are giant mechanic constructs that serves as protectors of the various civilizations across Hyrule. During the events of The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild, Link…

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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Western Release Announced

Nintendo recently released a trailer for the localized Nintendo Switch release of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light. For those who not aware, this will be the first time the original game will be officially released in the west. Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light was the first game in the Fire Emblem franchise and was released in Japan in 1990 for the Famicom. The game was co-developed by Nintendo Research & Development 1 and Intelligent Systems. A remake of the game titled, “Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon,” was released for Nintendo DS in…

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