TWK Reviews Episode 53: Fitness Boxing: Fist of the North Star is a Real Game

Hello all, TDub here and today we’re taking a look at Fitness Boxing: Fist of the North Star. Yes, this game is real,and yes, it’s a Nintendo Switch exclusive! For those not familiar with the world of Fist of the North Star, it’s a post-apocalyptic wasteland with almost no water available and just to add a bit of flavor there’s a Mad Max style influence on the character design. The main protagonist is a man by the name of Kenshiro who practices the deadly martial art known as Hokuto Shinken…

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TWK Reviews Episode 52: A Quick Look at Like a Dragon: Ishin!

Hello all, TDub here once again with a bit of a quick look at the much anticipated title from RGG Studio, Like a Dragon: Ishin! with this being a review of the Playstation 5 version of the game. For anyone unaware, Ishin is a remaster/remake of a game that for ages was exclusive to the Playstation 3. In Japan. I hope that I don’t have to explain why a modern re-release of it is such a huge deal. There truly is no comeback story in the world of gaming better…

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 4 Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has recently updated their official Youtube channnel with a trailer for the fourth wave of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course. For those who are not aware, the previous wave was released last December. Similar to the previous three waves, the fourth wave will include a variety of tracks alongside Birdo who will be a new playable racer. Birdo’s latest console forway was in Mario Kart Wii, however she was recently featured as a playable racer in the Mario Kart Tour app. The newly added tracks include: Tour…

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February 2023 Pokémon Presents Presentation Streamed

Earlier this morning, The Pokémon Company streamed a Pokémon Presents presentation. The presentation started with details for Pokémon World Championships 2023, which will be held in Yokoyama Japan from Aug 11-13. Next, The Pokémon Company announced that a special version cards will be released as a part of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Classic. Not much was shown about this release, however more details will be available on a later date. Continuing on, The Pokémon Company has announced they have teamed up with Dwarf Studios to develop a new animated…

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February 2023 Nintendo Direct Streamed

Nintendo has recently broadcast an all-new Nintendo Direct! As per usual, it featured a look at many of the games that will be released in 2023 and beyond. The direct began with the first look at Pikmin 4, revealing the new captains and the new Ice Pikmin species. Pikmin 4 is set to release later this Summer on July 21, 2023. Next, the direct looked at the third volume in the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Expansion Pass. The third volume will feature a new hero named Marsha, and the expansion pass…

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[Con Report] Magfest 2023: It Has Gone Super Now!

Salutations Heroes and Villains, Ben Odinson here with a convention report on this year’s Super MAGfest. Hosted at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, the convention spanned from January 5th to the 8th. For those who are unaware on what Super MAGfest, here is the event’s official summary before I continue. Short for “Music and Gaming Festival,” MAGFest is a four day-long event dedicated to the appreciation of video game music, gaming of all types, and the gaming community. The event runs 24 hours a day, and…

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TWK Reviews Episode 50: A Hat in Time is Indie Gaming Perfection

Hello, Hero-Club, TDub here with another video game review. Today, we are taking a look at the smash hit from Gear For Breakfast, A Hat in Time. Now, A Hat in Time is a throwback to the collect-a-thons of days gone. We are talking the likes of Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Spyro the Dragon, Jak and Daxter, etc. So, as someone who grew up in that era of games, this was tailor made to scratch that nostalgia itch.   For those who never played a game like this, then good…

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Valiant’s Shadowman: Remastered Named Best Retro Game of 2022 by Digital Foundry

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We got some news coming out of Valiant today, so check the press release down below. I have to say I am interested in playing Shadowman: Remastered as I’m a fan of some Retro games. January 12th, 2023 – The Deadside dominated 2022 as SHADOWMAN: REMASTERED from Valiant Entertainment and Nightdive Studios was named the Best Retro Game of the Year from noted ReedPop affiliate site Digital Foundry. Valiant’s SHADOWMAN character is one of the many popular characters in Valiant’s connected universe of more than 2,000 characters. Co-created in 1992 by…

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TWK Reviews Episode 49: Portal 2 Still Holds Up

Hello, Hero-Club, TDub here once again with a video game review! For this time around, I am taking a look at the 2011 classic from Valve, Portal 2! For those unaware or too young to know, before creating the Steam store, Valve used to regularly develop and publish video games. Not only that, but almost every release would become an instant classic. For example, Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Left 4 Dead, Counter-Strike, Team Fortress 2, and Portal were those games.   To say that Portal took the gaming world by storm…

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Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection Second Trailer Streamed

Capcom has recently released the second trailer for the Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection. For those who are not aware, the game was first announced earlier this June. The game is a collection of the mainline Mega Man Battle Network games that were released for the Gameboy Advance. The first game was released in 2001 and the final game in the mainline series was released in 2006. The franchise also received some spin-offs including Mega Man Network Transmission for the Nintendo Gamecube and Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge for…

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