January 2021 Blog Posts (25)

Why An Upgraded Nintendo Switch Might Not Happen

One of the topics that has surrounded the Nintendo Switch for as long as the console launched has been "when will we see a more powerful version of the Switch?". The hybrid console is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra X1, which isn't as powerful as the base PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The X1 in the Switch, which has better RAM and is easier to keep cool, is…


Added by Mike Lind on January 28, 2021 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Free Games For February 2021: PlayStation Plus & Xbox Game Pass

With the holidays over, it now looks like Sony and Microsoft have gotten back on track with timely announcements of their membership goods. PlayStation Plus and Game Pass subscribers will be granted access to some free titles this upcoming February. PS+ will receive Destruction Allstars (PS5 exclusive), Control (PS4 and PS5), and…


Added by Mike Lind on January 27, 2021 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Next Seasonal Animal Crossing Update Comes January 28

Fire your Switch up for the latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons free game update on Thursday, January 28.

Beginning Jan. 28, the new update will add the following features to the…


Added by Gina Wilkolak on January 26, 2021 at 6:56am — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Zombies Ate My Neighbors (SNES)

Growing up, Zombies Ate My Neighbors wasn't really all that big a deal to me. I remember playing it a couple of times, my cousin had it and we rented it a few times, but when it came to co-op in our household, Jackal and Contra was more popular. Even some other games like The Chaos Project: Soldiers of Fortune, a top-down shooter from the Bitmap…


Added by Mike Lind on January 26, 2021 at 6:00am — No Comments

Konami Shuttering Down Game Divisions As Plans For Restructuring

The Konami brand has become less prevalent when it comes to the development of mainstream games. Aside from some middle of the road releases, like Contra Rogue Corps and some anthology collections such as the Konami Arcade Classics and Castlevania/Contra collections released over the last year. 

The news gets a little more glass is half empty,…


Added by Mike Lind on January 25, 2021 at 10:52am — No Comments

We May Just Be Getting A Diablo 2 Remaster

This rumor has been going around for years now. I have been covering Blizzcon for Game Fix for about 4 years now, and every single year I reported on the "Diablo 2 Remaster leak". Every single year Blizzcon comes and goes with no mention of this. 

This year could be different though.



Added by James Tuttle on January 23, 2021 at 5:24am — No Comments

Star Fox Designer Takaya Imamura Leaves Nintendo

After 32 years, Takaya Imamura announces that he is departing from Nintendo. He posted an image of himself in front of Nintendo headquarters on his last day with the company, stating,

"Last day of work
Selfie with an empty company
When I think I'm not going to get in here…

Added by Mike Lind on January 22, 2021 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Action RPG ‘Ocean’s Heart’ Out Now on Steam and GOG

On the hunt for a GameBoy era Zelda-esque game? Just released yesterday, Ocean's Heart may fit the bill.

Ocean’s Heart is a charming pixel-art action RPG set in a spirited…


Added by Gina Wilkolak on January 22, 2021 at 4:57am — No Comments

PlayStation 5's And Xbox Series X Restocks Sell Out Quickly

Getting one's hands on a next generation console is not easy. Most major retailers have a hard time maintaining inventory long enough for consumers to purchase one. It isn't helped that online scalpers sending spam bots to buy up units clean out stores fast enough before orders can be placed, the complications of the Coronavirus have more than…


Added by Mike Lind on January 21, 2021 at 7:27pm — No Comments

Gameplay Trailer For Microsoft Exclusive The Medium

Polish development studio Bloober Team's upcoming horror themed game, The Medium, was pushed back for optimization to early 2021, and its release date is nearing the corner. For fans who may have wondered how the gameplay functions, community manager Michal Napora provides a sampling of what to expect from this detective driven puzzler.

In The…


Added by Mike Lind on January 20, 2021 at 4:55am — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Champions: Return To Arms (PlayStation 2)

Action RPGs can be incredibly addictive. Back at the height of my PC playing days when I would invest days and weeks during summer vacation (and even when high school was in session) logging into Command & Conquer: Red Alert and WarCraft II, I alternated that with many an hours booting up the granddaddy of action RPGs, Diablo II.

Diablo II…


Added by Mike Lind on January 19, 2021 at 5:35am — No Comments

Mortal Kombat: Details On Simon McQuoid's Movie Reboot

Mortal Kombat is returning to the big screen and HBO Max for the first time in 23 years. After several years of production, writing staff changes, and establishing a production team that includes James Wan (Aquaman) and Todd Garner, Simon McQuoid's directorial debut will refresh the Mortal…


Added by Mike Lind on January 15, 2021 at 10:48am — No Comments

Nintendo Fan Creates Ring Fit Mario Kart Exercise Bike

Throughout their history, Nintendo has always been known for their aim to innovate and approach gaming in as many unique manners as possible, and they have a track record of merging gaming with exercise. From the 2006 Wii Fit and its balance board to 2019's Ring Fit Adventure's Ring-Con, there's always an effort to try and get games to stay active…


Added by Mike Lind on January 14, 2021 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

Scott Pilgrim VS. the World: The Game Complete Edition has been released today! So go and download it right not! 

This game is a love letter to 90's beat'em ups like Final Fight, Streets of Rage, and even River City Ransom. 

Just like those games of yesteryear, this game is tough. It surrounds you with enemies who will beat the crap out…


Added by James Tuttle on January 14, 2021 at 4:48am — No Comments

New Pokémon Snap Release Date Announced - Preorders Open Today

Launching exclusively on Nintendo Switch April 30, 2021, New Pokémon Snap brings us a sequel to the more than 20-year-old N64 Pokémon Snap. Seeing as how a few hundred more Pokémon have been discovered in the world since the original photography game, it sounds like we'll have quite the opportunity to catch these critters in their…


Added by Gina Wilkolak on January 14, 2021 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Indiana Jones Game Teaser Trailer Revealed By Bethesda And Machine Gun Games

Along with news of a new Indiana Jones movie in the works, fans of the treasure seeking archeologist will be interested in learning that a new video game is now a part of the plans for Microsoft's newly acquired studio Bethesda. A trailer was posted from Lucasfilms Games, panning over compasses, a map, books, and a journal before finally highlighting…


Added by Mike Lind on January 12, 2021 at 6:00pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Jackie Chan Stuntmaster (Sony PlayStation)

Jackie Chan, a staple and pioneer of action movies who has a career that spans five decades. Known for his outrageous and life-endangering stunts all performed without doubles, Jackie Chan gained popularity in the United States with his smash hit Rumble In The Bronx in 1995 (filmed in Vancouver. It's actually amazing that I've seen so many movies shot…


Added by Mike Lind on January 12, 2021 at 7:51am — No Comments

Last Epoch: Best Diablo Clone You Have Never Heard Of.

The Forefather

There have been a lot of Action RPG games released, but the pinnacle of this genre was Diablo 2

Diablo 2 is arguably one of the best isometric Action RPG games ever created.…


Added by James Tuttle on January 12, 2021 at 5:50am — No Comments

King Of Fighters XV Official Trailer

SNK's long-running fighting franchise is set to make its return, amid anticipation from its fans. Since debuting in 1994 with its initial game, The King of Fighters '94, this will be the franchise's 24th entry, including, but not limited to, spin-offs and side projects such as 2018's SNK Heroines. In an extended trailer, producer Yasuyuki Oda and…


Added by Mike Lind on January 8, 2021 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Netflix App Shutting Down On The Wii U And 3DS

The fates of the 3DS and the Wii U had been on the wall for quite some time and support for both platforms has been winding down as Netflix will be removed from the discontinued systems. Owns who have downloaded and deleted the app will be able to reacquire it, and it will still function. If you haven't prior to, it's now impossible, meaning you'll…


Added by Mike Lind on January 7, 2021 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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