Category Archive: D’Arcy’s Articles

Sep 18 2015

NEWS: Playstation VR Receives Some Details

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Playstation VR, the official name for what we knew as Project Morpheus, is slowly getting more details released. We do know that it is set for a 2016 release and new details tell us that we can expect to see at least 10 titles for the device (possibly for launch?), and that it will be priced similarly …

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Sep 14 2015

NEWS: Nintendo Names Tatsumi Kimishima as new President

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Nintendo has just announced their new president, after the passing of Iwata this past July. Tatsumi Kimishima, born in Tokyo, has officially been named as Nintendo’s new President and Representative Director. Kimishima’s past experience shows that he may indeed be the right man to take on after Iwata’s passing. In 2000 he was hired on …

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Sep 14 2015

NEWS: Deadly Premonition Receives Collector’s Edition

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You know Deadly Premonition. It is well known for being… well, kinda not that great but sort of unique and very polarized in terms of review scores. We even recently completed a HalfBeard Survives of the game. Well, it has enough of a cult following, or studio push, to warrant the release of Deadly Premonition: …

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Sep 11 2015

NEWS: Pokemon Go Details Announced, Nintendo Enters Mobile Space in a big way

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Many of us were hesitant when Nintendo announced their entry into the mobile market. Sure, they could make some great games for our devices, but would it come at the cost of their own platforms? While only time will tell if this shift in strategy will have a marked effect on their console output, it …

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Sep 05 2015

NEWS: Castle Crashers Remastered Coming, free for Xbox 360 Players

The Behemoth is gearing up to release Castle Crashers Remastered for Xbox One on September 9th. For those who haven’t heard of the game before, Castle Crashers is a side-scrolling beat ’em up which blends a lot of classic elements with some laugh out loud humour and fresh mechanics. If you have previously owned the …

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Aug 12 2015

NEWS: Resident Evil 2 Remake is a Go

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You may recall at the end of July, Capcom put out a post on Facebook asking fans to give their take on the possibility of a remake of Resident Evil 2, as well as asking what they feel the RE brand identity should be about. Capcom received such an overwhelming response that they have now confirmed a …

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Aug 10 2015

Review of Magic Duels: Origins

  Magic Duels: Origins is the latest in a trend of free-to-play TCGs to have hit the gaming market. Now, there is nothing wrong with a game being free-to-play. It’s something we’ve talked about on the site before, and there is certainly a right way and a wrong way to do it. Whatever the case …

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Jul 30 2015

NEWS: Wii U Reaches 10 Million Unit Sales

Nintendo’s latest console has finally reached 10 million units shipped. Nintendo’s Wii U has been on something of a slow burn, but a solid future game line-up has likely helped provide the console sales at a steady rate of growth. Nintendo reports a 20.8% increase in net profits over this quarter last year. Nintendo credits sales of …

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Jul 27 2015

NEWS: Another Massive Update Coming to Splatoon in August

Many were skeptical of Nintendo’s brand new IP when it was first announced. I mean c’mon, Nintendo? Really? The guys who make Mario and Zelda games? how could they possibly make an engaging shooter? Well, the fact is that they have indeed done it, but now, like any good online shooter, they need to keep …

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Jul 27 2015

NEWS: China Lifts ban on Video Game Consoles

If you live in China, you’ll soon be able to buy the latest and greatest from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo consoles without any restrictions (that we know of yet). The ban dates back to 2000 when the government of China’s cultural ministry enacted it under the often claimed basis that video games have a negative …

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