Upcoming Switch Games- Towerfall: (2018)

There’s are so many cool games on the Nintendo Switch that the world is looking forward to seeing now and 2019. One of the many upcoming titles that has people talking is a action-platformer title which is also a party fighting game called Towerfall. For those who do not know Towerfall is a multiplayer game developed and published by Matt Makes Games Inc. that can support up to 6 players. This game looks exciting especially with the refined 2D graphics where players can compete against each other.

Also, Towerfall has a co-op mode that allows anywhere between 1-4 players in relation to fighting off monsters in various stages throughout the game. Towerfall looks like something that retro gamers who grew up in the early 90’s during the 16-bit era would definitely enjoy on the Nintendo Switch for those who are interested in purchasing Towerfall the game will be available on the Nintendo Switch on September 27th for $19.99. It will be interesting to see how popular this game will become following its release going into the holiday season in December. B


Upcoming Switch Games- Alwa’s Awakening: (2018)

There are so many cool games that the world is look forward to seeing on the Nintendo Switch as we get closer to 2019. One of the many titles that is worth checking out later this month is a retro styled platform title developed by Elden Pixels called Alwa’s Awakening. Aside from the refined 8 bit graphics Alwa’s Awakening as a pretty cool soundtrack along with various challenges to complete and puzzles to solve as players progress throughout the game. In addition, to fighting off various enemies using a magic staff players will also be able to upgrade their items throughout the entire game.

For those who were fans of 8 bit platform titles back in the NES days of gaming Alwa’s Awakening is a title that is definitely worth checking out. As it currently stands Alwa’s Awakening is set to appear on the Nintendo Switch on September 27th. It will be interesting to see how well this game does in terms of sales especially since we are getting closer to the holiday season.

New Online Mode for Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming Soon!!!

One of the many upcoming games for this year that everyone is talking about is the long awaited sequel to the original Red Dead Redemption game which appeared on the PS3 and the Xbox 360 back in 2010. Red Dead Redemption 2 is set to be released on the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One next month on October 26th. In addition, to the upcoming release of Red Dead Redemption 2 it was recently announced by RockStar that the game will have a new online multiplayer mode similar to that of Grand Theft Auto V.

This new feature will be called Red Dead Online which is expected to appear sometime in November on a date that has yet to be revealed. There is no question that the new online multiplayer mode will add to the overall replay of Red Dead Redemption 2 and might possibly be a feature that will help this surpass its prequel in terms of sales over the next few years. For those who have not pre-ordered Red Dead Redemption 2 be sure to check it out in late October following its official release.

Sega Mega Drive Mini release pushed back for 2019

As of right 2019 is looking like its going to be one of the best years ever in relation to the world of gaming. While there are so many big games that are expected to appear on multiple game consoles such as the PS4, Xbox One and and the Nintendo Switch we have also recently learned that the release Sega Mega Drive Mini has been pushed back until 2019. Some people might see the delay of the Sega Mega Drive Mini until next year as a bumper.

There were many people who were hoping that the Mega Drive Mini would appear before Christmas 2018. But then again it might not be such a bad idea to push the Mega Drive Mini release until next year especially since it was just announced by Sony that the PS1 Mini will be released in December. No exact release date for the release Mega Drive Mini has been revealed yet but we most likely find out as time progresses.

PS1 Classic announced for release in December

The have been so many announcements this year so far that has caught many people by surprise. However, Sony’s announcements of the PS1 Classic was one that many people thought they were not going to hear until 2019. To celebrate the 24 year anniversary of the original PlayStation console Sony plans on releasing the PS1 Classic this upcoming December for the price of $100. Based on hat we knowing the PS1 will include 20 pre-loaded games which were very popular back in the 90’s. While many people probably which there were more games on the PS1 Classic they will be happy to know that this console will come with two controllers for multiplayer gameplay.

The PS1 Classic will include games such as Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Ridge Racer Type 4 and other high profile games from the mid to late 90’s. The PS1 Classic would be a perfect Christmas gift for parents to get their children or for retro gamers who nostalgic about playing some of the most popular games that were released for the 32-Bit console 24 years ago. It will be interesting to see how well the PS1 Classic will do in sales since it will be released right before the holiday season.

Upcoming Switch Games- Velocity 2X: (2018)

There are so many cool games that are expected to appear on the Nintendo Switch as we get closer to 2019. For those who currently own the Nintendo Switch and are huge fans of 2D platformers in general one of the many titles that would worth checking out this month is game developed by Futurlab and published by Curve Digital entitled Velocity 2X. This game has an interesting plot that involves a female protagonist named Lt. Kai Tana who must save the universe after being captured and subjected to cybernetic modifications.

Velocity 2X has at least 50 different levels which only increases in difficulty as one progresses throughout the game. Players will also have the opportunity to master Kai Tana’s skills & abilities in relation to teleporting while piloting the Quarp Jet and using wise strategies to outsmart their adversaries. For those who are interested in purchasing this game it will be available tomorrow on September 20th for the Nintendo Switch for only $19.99.

GTA: Vice City (2002) vs GTA San Andreas (2004) which game was more popular?

There is no question that both Gran Theft Auto: Vice City and San Andreas are among two of the best action-adventure games to have released during the 2000’s decade. In fact both games were two of the best selling titles for the PlayStation 2. Gran Theft Auto: Vice City was the fourth best selling game on the PS2 following its release in October 2002 reach over 9.6 million units worldwide. The retro 80’s based theme of GTA: Vice City was very unique especially since it looked and felt somewhat reminiscent of the Scarface movie which came out back in 1983. GTA: Vice City was also praised by numerous gaming publications for its improvement over its predecessor GTA: III in terms of gameplay and open world design which contributed to its long lasting appeal.

Gran Theft Auto: San Andreas on the other hand ended becoming the number one best selling console for the PlayStation 2 reaching over 17.3 million units worldwide. While GTA: Vice City was had strong vibes from the 80’s San Andreas had a 90’s feel to it. There were several in-game additions to GTA: San Andreas that made the game feel more realistic than Vice City such as gang warfare, currency system along with the inclusion of mini games that added to the game’s replay value. In terms of which game had more success in the long run many would probably give the slight edge to GTA Vice City over San Andreas.