June 2019 Blog Posts (15)

Platinum Games Has No Plans for Extra Content in Astral Chain, Aims for a Trilogy

Platinum Games is looking to push its boundaries with Astral Chain. In a recent IGN interview, Takahisa Taura spoke about the prospects of the upcoming Nintendo Switch action game. With its futuristic setting and high paced action, this title looks to add some very unique variables and a creative spin on combat with the incorporation of the Legions,…


Added by Mike Lind on June 27, 2019 at 12:53pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT!! Fighter's History (SNES)

The term knock-off generally carries negative connotations and is met with eye rolling reactions. Throughout the early 90's, the golden period of fighting games brought along its many copycats. I fathom to think about the literal dozens of that one guy who has to own that ONE game who rushed out to buy an Atari Jaguar just to say he owns and plays…


Added by Mike Lind on June 25, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Dr. Mario Returns In July

At first I was excited. A new Dr. Mario! One of the best Tetris clones ever made is coming to mobile!

Then I realized that this is not Dr. Mario. Not the one I know and love.…


Added by Verlane on June 18, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT!! Zelda II The Adventure of Link (NES)

I'm on record for Listing Zelda II as being in one of my top five favorite games in the franchise. The first one was memorable as hell. You're an elf kid, you got no true destination. Just go into a cave and old dude gives you some equipment. From there, you set out on an adventure that you can almost literally carve your own way as you look for…


Added by Mike Lind on June 18, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Super Mario Bros. Has Gone Battle Royale

The idea that Battle Royale genre games need to in first person are in the rear view mirror. We know this now because of Nintendo's Tetris 99, which is awesome by the way and free on the Nintendo Switch, go try it. Anyway...

From reading the headline I know what you are thinking, "really, do we need another Royale game?" I say yes and this unofficial Mario Royale game is exactly what we need.…


Added by Spanish on June 16, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

SNK Reportedly Denied PC Exclusive Deal For Samurai Shodown

SNK's return to its weapon's based 2D fighter is less than two weeks away (June 25th), and director Noboyuki Kuroki is confident in Samurai Shodown's return to the fighting game scene. The series will be on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One, the PC version will be a little time away.

According to SNK fan…


Added by Mike Lind on June 15, 2019 at 5:59pm — No Comments

The Turbografx-16 Mini Revealed by Konami

Mini console mania continues to roll forward. Over the last three years, an interest in plug and play retro consoles has seen the demand for the NES Classic supercede its expectations that production couldn't be met. Nintendo followed up with the much acclaimed SNES Classic in 2017. Sony jumped on the bandwagon and took a shot at their own retro…


Added by Mike Lind on June 11, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Nintendo E3 Direct

Nintendo never does E3. They always do a direct, and the last few E3 Directs have been really good with setting the company, and the fans up, for what to expect in the coming year and beyond. This one was no exception. 

Lets get started. Before we get into the games and release dates, I want to get Super Smash Bros Ultimate out of the…


Added by James Tuttle on June 11, 2019 at 10:27am — No Comments

The Witcher III Journeys to the Nintendo Switch

It had been widely speculated around last year if CD Projekt RED had any interest in bringing any titles to the Nintendo Switch. On June 5th, Geralt voice actor Doug Cockle intensified those rumors by responding to a tweet that featured a doctored image of The Witcher III as it may appear as a Switch copy.…


Added by Mike Lind on June 11, 2019 at 7:37am — 1 Comment

RETRO REBOOT!! Virtua Cop (Sega Saturn)

It's a discussion I intend to save for another day, but when I define retro, there's some cornerstones that were very indicative of the time. Light gun games are one of them. And Virtua Cop was one of the more entertaining ones and I spent literal pounds of quarters. Sega's AM2 team defined an era for me as a video game fan in my early teens, and the…


Added by Mike Lind on June 11, 2019 at 3:30am — No Comments

Schedule Of E3 Keynotes

Well it's that time of year again. Time for E3. I am going to break down the schedule and predictions from the entire Game Fix staff along with some opinions from yours truly.  

So lets do this! 

Saturday, June 8th

EA Play

Time: 9:15 AM PT/ 12:15 PM…


Added by James Tuttle on June 6, 2019 at 11:49am — No Comments

Pokemon Direct 6/5/2019

Generation VII of the popular monster collecting franchise is almost upon us. In a 15 minute direct posted today, producer Junichi Masuda and director Shigeru Ohmori went into detail about what we can expect from the newest entree in this long franchise. So lets break it all down.  

The games are set in the Galar region which has…


Added by James Tuttle on June 5, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT!! Herc's Adventures (Playstation)

Herc's Adventures is one of those games that began the swan song for an era of gaming. In terms of tone and design, anyways. Perhaps a tad melodramatic, but as the 90's moved forward and marketing geared more towards the 18-34 demographic, there were less charming and colorful games like Herc's Adventures and Blasto in favor of more cinematic and…


Added by Mike Lind on June 4, 2019 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Magic The Gathering: The Animated Series

Netflix announced this morning that they are teaming up with Hasbro to bring us an animated series based around the popular Collectible Card Game known as Magic: The Gathering.

Best yet, the series is going to be over seen by Joe and Anthony Russo. The Russo's are known for their extensive work on Marvel's Cinematic Universe, having been the…


Added by James Tuttle on June 3, 2019 at 7:26am — No Comments

GameStop Leak Confirms Final Fantasy VII Remake Coming to Xbox One?

When the initial teaser trailer for the long anticipated Final Fantasy Remake aired at E3 in 2015, it seemed to be widely assumed that it would be a Playstation exclusive. Marketing and advertising also seemed to dictate the notion the this game was destined for only the PS4. Until its release on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One last March, the…


Added by Mike Lind on June 2, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

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