Kirby Fighters 2 released on Switch after leak

Here’s something we weren’t expecting. There’s a new Kirby game out on Switch right now. Kirby Fighters 2 is a Smash inspired fighting game featuring a bunch of classic Kirby characters. It’s a sequel to the 2014 brawler Kirby Fighters Deluxe, a 3DS title that received solid but unspectacular reviews. It seems that Nintendo may […]Read More

Nintendo has filed for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver trademarks

Nintendo recently applied for new trademarks for Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver. These each cover 50 different products and services, including video games, naturally. It’s tempting to get all excited and start fantasizing about a Let’s Go remake for Switch, but there’s no evidence to suggest one is in the works, and the truth is probably […]Read More

Early Metal Gear games look set to re-release on PC

It appears that Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 2 are going to be re-released on PC. Gematsu spotted that PC versions of these games were recently rated by the Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee. This proved to be an accurate tip-off last time, and this time the ratings even come with […]Read More

Studio Ghibli releases 400 free use images from 8 of

Studio Ghibli has released an archive containing hundreds of high definition stills from eight of its animated films, which it says can be freely used “within the scope of common sense”. The full list of Ghibli movies that have received this treatment is: Spirited Away, Ponyo, Tales from Earthsea, From Up on Poppy Hill, The […]Read More

PLAYISM shows off scores of Japanese indies in game show

Japanese publisher PLAYISM livestreamed its own game show last night, sneaking in just ahead of tomorrow’s TGS to reveal a number of indie titles, many of which it’s bringing to next-gen consoles. Having published games such as (the PC version of) D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die and Touhou Luna Nights, PLAYISM is Japan’s oldest indie […]Read More

Debut trailer for Dokapon UP! Mugen no Roulette released

Aquaplus and Sting have released the first trailer for Dokapon UP! Mugen no Roulette, a digital boardgame set in the world of Utawarerumono. You can watch the (surprisingly long) trailer below, which gives a good idea of how the game will play: The Dokapon series is well known for its boardgame-RPG hybrids, and this title […]Read More

Two new Monster Hunter games announced for the Switch

Two new Monster Hunter games were announced during today’s Nintendo Direct, both of them Switch titles. Firstly, the next major entry in the series was shown. Titled Monster Hunter Rise, it looks to have all the classic action we’ve come to expect from the series. As if a new mainline title for the Switch wasn’t […]Read More

Harvest Moon: One World won’t release in 2020

Bad news for farming game fans, the latest addition to the Harvest Moon franchise, Harvest Moon: One World, won’t be out this year. Initially this release was set for the coming autumn, but publisher Natsume say that, due to COVID-19, they have been forced to push it back a few months. The new release date […]Read More

Disgaea 4 is out now on PC

Without warning, the 2011 Playstation exclusive JRPG Disgaea 4 Complete+ launched on PC last night. Developer Nippon Ichi Software had declared that a port was due to arrive some time this Autumn, but no release date was ever announced. It’s here now though, and fans can pick it up for £27 through Steam or Xbox […]Read More

Tokyo Game Show will feature three Nier announcements

It appears those predicting we’d hear more about Nier Replicant at this year’s Tokyo Game Show were spot on. But that’s just the start, as Square Enix has announced there’ll be a grand total of three announcements related to the franchise in an upcoming Nier livestream. This information was released via the official Nier Twitter […]Read More