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Round Up: Tokyo Game Show 2020 – Here Are The Nintendo Switch Highlights

Round Up: Tokyo Game Show 2020 – Here Are The Nintendo Switch Highlights

When he’s not paying off a loan to Tom Nook, Liam likes to report on the latest Nintendo news and admire his library of video games. His favourite Nintendo character used to be a guitar-playing dog, but nowadays he prefers to hang out with Judd the cat. … Read More

Breath Of The Wild Players Will Receive A Bonus Training Sword In Hyrule Warriors

Breath Of The Wild Players Will Receive A Bonus Training Sword In Hyrule Warriors

If you purchase Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity when it arrives later this year and happen to have save data for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on your Nintendo Switch, you’ll unlock a bonus weapon in Koei Tecmo’s latest Musou-style game. This information was revealed during the live stream for the game during the Tokyo Game Show earlier today. As detailed by Nintendo of America over on Twitter, this bonus weapon is a wooden Training Sword for Link. If you have save data for The Legend of #Zelda: Breath of the Wild on your #NintendoSwitch, you’ll receive...

Mojang To Reveal Next Big Minecraft Game Update At Its October Live Show

Mojang To Reveal Next Big Minecraft Game Update At Its October Live Show

This year’s Minecon replacement – Minecraft Live – is taking place this year on 3rd October and promises to feature plenty of updates and scoops about the insanely popular sandbox game. That’s not all, though. In addition to this, the team will reveal the next big Minecraft game update. Here’s exactly what Mojang’s chief storyteller Lydia Winters had to say: “Normally you’d have to wait until the end of the show to find out the next big Minecraft game update, but this year we’re doing things differently and kicking things off with the announcement of the…I’m not going to tell...

Phil Spencer Praises Animal Crossing: New Horizons During The TGS Xbox Showcase

Phil Spencer Praises Animal Crossing: New Horizons During The TGS Xbox Showcase

As you’re probably aware, this year’s online-only Tokyo Game Show is currently underway in Japan. Xbox kicked things off with its very own event and at the very beginning head of Xbox Phil Spencer delivered a special message praising the Japanese video game industry. Alongside series like Final Fantasy, Resident Evil and Persona, he also credited the Nintendo Switch release Animal Crossing: New Horizons as one of the greats. Here’s his full message: “Japan is a creative superpower in this industry with iconic characters and games that are highlights in the gaming histories of hundreds of millions of players across...

God Of War Dev Joins Retro Studios As Environment Designer For Metroid Prime 4

God Of War Dev Joins Retro Studios As Environment Designer For Metroid Prime 4

Retro Studios has already signed some incredible talent to help it out with the development of Metroid Prime 4, and somehow it’s still bringing in the big guns. In the latest update, it’s been discovered the studio has hired Santa Monica senior game designer, Jon Marcella, as an environment designer for Metroid Prime 4. He most recently worked as a level designer on the PlayStation 4 hit God of War and has been with Retro since July 2020. In God of War he designed layouts, Lua scripting, AI scripting, navigation sequences, fight spaces, puzzles design and more. Earlier this month,...