March 2020 Blog Posts (20)

RETRO REBOOT - R.C. Pro-Am (NES)

R.C. Pro-Am is one of the early innovators of vehicular combat games. It's got quite a lot of play in our house and for a very straightforward concept, this has very high replay value. There's a good chance that almost anyone who had an NES (or knew a friend who did) has either owned or seen someone play R.C. Pro-Am at some point in the late 80's and…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 31, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Nemesis Mod Runs Rampant In Resident Evil 3

Mods are always a treat and can add a lot of creativity from independent creators to bring some life to gaming. 2019's remake of Resident Evil 2 saw its share of great mods with central pursuing villain, Mr. X. With the recent anticipation of the upcoming Resident Evil 3, Jill's persistent hawker Nemesis, gets a bevy of clones to make her life…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 27, 2020 at 10:49am — No Comments

Minecraft To Release Free Education Update

With many kids stuck at home during the COVID-19 quarantine, schools are having to deal with this pandemic and education of the billions of kids who can't leave their house to attend classes. 

This is where Microsoft and Mojang are stepping in.

In a…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 24, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Dragonball GT Final Bout (PlayStation)

Yeah, I hate Dragonball GT immensely. Even though I don’t even care for DBZ at all anymore, I won’t pretend that I never enjoyed it up to a certain point (the Cell story arc demolished it all for me. Keep posted, that rant is coming…). Grand Tour, however, takes what many fans liked about both (the adventure aspect of Dragonball and the high…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 24, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

In The Midst Of A Public Health Crisis, GameStop Doesn't Care About Your Safety

In the wake of the quickly spreading threat that is COVID-19, we are currently in a world where businesses are being negatively impacted by the severity of this crisis. The practice of social distancing  The ever scheming opportunists they are, video game retailer GameStop has decided to take this chance to profit off many people sitting at home as…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 19, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Razer Producing Surgical Masks

Razer is a PC gaming company who manufactures some of the best gaming accessories for the PC platform including headsets, keyboards, mice, and now surgical masks. 

Min-Liang Tan, Co-founder & CEO of Razer announced today on Twitter that Razer is going to start working around the clock to produce surgical masks to donate them to countries…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 19, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Doom Eternal Won't Have Deathmatch, "That Mode Is Eons Old"

Doom Eternal hits retail, and one of its longtime feature, the popular Deathmatch mode, will be excluded from this latest sequel. In a recent interview with Shacknews, executive producer and senior vice president…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 18, 2020 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Sony Reveals The PS5 Specs

Among all the corona virus news the smoke [somewhat] clears as Sony finally reveals the specs of the elusive PlayStation 5. Today Sony had a 55 minute reveal video that shed some light on what they have been working on. As excited as we all should be, the biggest takeaway of the reveal is the solid state drive(SSD), it will dramatically reduce load times for…

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Added by Spanish on March 18, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Overwatch Hero 32 is *UPDATE*

The announcement came earlier today and one of the mysterious of Overwatch's lore has been solved.  

Where is Dr. Liao? And just who the heck is she? 

In my previous post, I made mention that Dr. Mina Liao was the 6th founding member of…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 18, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - The Uncanny X-Men (NES)

My list of games I genuinely hate is relatively small compared to, say, movies. Even when it comes to bad video games, I have a soft spot for them because they provide me with some form of amusement. But there's some things I just can't muster that kind of love for, and The Uncanny X-Men is one of the closest things I've found to sheer, unadulterated…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 17, 2020 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Overwatch Hero 32 Tease

The Overwatch Twitter sent out an image. A screen shot from the personal log of Dr. Mina Liao. 

Dr. Liao is the 6th founding member of Overwatch and is important in the lore of the game. 

In this log post, she talks about a person named "Jack" which can assumed to be none other than Soldier 76 himself - also a founding member of…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 16, 2020 at 4:12pm — No Comments

E3 Officially Cancelled Due To Growing Concern Over COVID-19

With the rapidly growing concern of the wide spreading Coronavirus, many expositions, conventions, and events have been cancelled as more cases across the United States continue to heighten. As what many had speculated, the Electronic Software Association has officially confirmed that the Electronic Entertainment Expo will be cancelling its 2020…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 11, 2020 at 2:27pm — No Comments

LEGO And Nintendo Are Building A Future Together

It's MAR10 day, and Nintendo is a company that on way more than an occasion is prone to doing some very strange, unconventional stuff. The recent Ring Fit, which has been discussed here on Game Fix, and…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 10, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Never Say Never, HZD Gets A PC Port

As I reported back in January, sources close to Kotaku were saying that the Sony exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn was getting a PC port later this year. 

Today, I am very happy to confirm that Horizon Zero Dawn is in…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 10, 2020 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

RETRO REBOOT - Batman (NES)

About two weeks ago, when taking a look at Superman's first venture into video games, I had brought up Batman's success in the field. The Dark Knight has had prior releases on the Amiga,ZX Spectrum, and other computer devices. The one title that captivated many a video game fan's attention was the Sunsoft produced Batman title from the NES, which…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 10, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Reggie Fils-Aime Named to GameStop Board of Directors

GameStop has been searching for a means to survive in a video climate that has been rapidly evolving in recent years. The video game retail chain has seen steady decline in business. 2018 saw a net loss of $673 million dollars over the course of the fiscal year, and very little they have tried to do in order to offset losses has seen no results, and…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 9, 2020 at 6:19pm — No Comments

The Wonderful 101 Reaches 2 Million Dollars on Kickstarter

Independent developer PlatinumGames' Kickstarter campaign that was launched February 3rd for a remastered update of The Wonderful 101 gained traction very quickly, after several years of demand. In just a matter of hours, the stretch goals were met for a Switch version, as well as a Steam and Playstation 4 port, accruing $1,000,000. Just over a month…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 5, 2020 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Evolution 2020

Another year has past, and that means another year for Evo! 



Evo, or the "Evolution Fighting Game Series" is the worlds biggest Fighting Game Tournament. It always takes place in the beginning of Summer and for the last few years has been held at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Evo is the "end game" for a lot of the…

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Added by James Tuttle on March 3, 2020 at 4:20pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Disney's Quackshot (Sega Mega Drive/Genesis)

Disney’s video games have been awesome for as long as I can remember. From Chip & Dale’s Rescue Rangers, Ducktales and Darkwing Duck on the NES to Mickey Mania and Aladdin on the Sega Genesis. sandwiched in between Capcom’s memorable 8 bit titles and The Lion King was Quackshot, a game I recall buying instead of Shinobi for unknown reasons.…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 3, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Death Stranding Drops on PC Early June, Featuring Crossover with Half-Life

PC players will have a chance to experience Death Stranding June 2nd, 2020. The Kojima vehicle will be available on Epic Store and Steam, as well as physical copies to be sold in retail stores. Amongst many of its new features, early images shows Sam wearing a headcrab cosmetic addition.

The PC port will boast other prominent upgrades such as…

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Added by Mike Lind on March 2, 2020 at 2:40pm — No Comments

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