Mike Lind's Blog – October 2020 Archive (15)

Halo Infinite Loses Director Amidst Another Delay

More news coming out of the troubling development cycle of Halo Infinite at 343 Industries. Originally slated to be a launch title for the upcoming Xbox Series X|S on November 10th, production shortcomings, reported behind the scenes issues, and the matter of the coronavirus making matters more difficult, the project was pushed back to an as of yet…


Added by Mike Lind on October 30, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Free Games For November: PS Plus & Xbox Games With Gold. Featuring BUGSNAX!

Looking for some tabs on upcoming free games? Game Fix has you covered here with the details on what to expect from Xbox Game Pass and PlayStation Plus for November. The PlayStation 5 hits stores next month, so Plus members will be treated to the likes of Middle-earth: Shadow of War and Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition, along…


Added by Mike Lind on October 29, 2020 at 9:24pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Maken X (Sega Dreamcast)

Halloween is this Saturday, it would only be fitting that I cover a game that focuses on global annihilation. But not just any kind. How's about one where the fate of planet Earth is left completely up to the player? Maken X comes from parts of the production staff that has worked on the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona series. This was back before the…


Added by Mike Lind on October 27, 2020 at 11:03am — No Comments

Michael Pachter Suggests Nintendo Drop 'Hybrid' Console, Just Sell The Switch Lite

Tech Analyst Michael Pachter generally earns a lot of attention for hot takes about the game industry and hardware that leads to quite a heaping dose of backlash from the community. Recently in an interview with…


Added by Mike Lind on October 26, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Latest Retro Console, The Analogue Duo

Earlier this year, Konami released the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, a very well manufactured compilation of the PC Engine's essential library. It was reviewed here on Game Fix a little more than a month ago. it had some shortcomings, but the…


Added by Mike Lind on October 21, 2020 at 11:58pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - Truxton (Sega Mega Drive)

Just because September is over doesn't mean SHMUPs won't be discussed on the regular. I feel a touch remiss that I didn't get a chance to speak about one during the run, but there's no time like the present to bring up Truxton. Since our family invested more in the NES, I had figured it didn't get any better than Gradius, Legendary Wings, Twin Cobra,…


Added by Mike Lind on October 20, 2020 at 11:35am — No Comments

Despite Their Strong Relationship, Don't Expect Many More Xbox Titles On Nintendo Consoles

A little more than a calendar year or so, it was made even greater public knowledge of the budding relationship between Nintendo and Microsoft when the topic of crossplay was brought up. Through their partnership, some games under the Xbox library have seen their way onto the Nintendo Switch, like Cuphead and Ori and the Blind…


Added by Mike Lind on October 19, 2020 at 9:20pm — No Comments

New In-Game Content For StarCraft II Comes To An End

As the passage of time is unaltered, the inevitable day has come for newly produced content for StarCraft II to wrap up. Just after its 10 year anniversary, Blizzard Entertainment's VP Rob Bridenbecker issued an update regarding the state of the real-time strategy game that while updates and patches will continue to ensure the game will run at an…


Added by Mike Lind on October 18, 2020 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory Playable Demo Is Now Live

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory, the newest entry in the series, has a demo that currently available to download on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch. Melody of Memory is a rhythm-based action game that narrates the events of the Dark Seeker Saga through Kairi's perspective.…


Added by Mike Lind on October 15, 2020 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Retro Reboot - Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (Sega Mega Drive/ Genesis)

A little more than a year and month ago, I reviewed the Fighting Edition of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers for the SNES and suggested that be the place to go to find your Super Sentai spandex-clad smackdown for your sixteen bit systems. The engine it ran on was really good, the graphics were fantastic for their time, and Natsume put a lot of effort into…


Added by Mike Lind on October 13, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Halloween Terror Event Returns To Overwatch October 13th

Blizzard Entertainment made an announcement that Overwatch's Halloween Terror event will be back tomorrow October 13th, and will run until November 3rd 2020. During the limited time event, new skins will be available for D.Va, Sigma, Sombra, Echo, and Brigitte. No other characters have been announced to receive any new outfits.…


Added by Mike Lind on October 12, 2020 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Microsoft And GameStop Agree To Multiyear Partnership

The Microsoft news continues to roll in as the marathon towards the release date of the Xbox Series X draws near. In this recent announcement, the tech company is teaming up with GameStop in a strategic alliance to advance GameStop's strategic pillars and advance the company's omni-channel ecosystem. This move will possibly provide a much needed…


Added by Mike Lind on October 8, 2020 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Sega Releases New Yakuza: Like A Dragon Trailer

The Yakuza series has always been known to be quite surreal and a little larger than life as the series progressed. Its newest entry, Like a Dragon, the eighth mainline game and the first to not focus on long-time protagonist Kazama Kiryu, looks like it's going to be an absolute off-the-wall adventure pulled off the pages of a manga. 

Like A…


Added by Mike Lind on October 7, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

RETRO REBOOT - The Legend of Kage (NES)

There's likely s study that can prove ninja will generally make anything and any situation that much better. Video games, movies, breakfast, weddings, turtles, clothes shopping for a toddler. Place a ninja in the general vicinity, and you got a party on your hands. Or at least a spy and/or vanquishing of a commander during the Sengoku period. The…


Added by Mike Lind on October 6, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Members Of The Video Game Piracy Group Team Xecuter Have Been Arrested

For the longest time, Nintendo had been known to drop the hammer down on emulation websites that host their goods. It looks like they have gained some footing in a long battle to stop piracy of the 3DS and the Nintendo Switch at the hands of Team Xecutor, notorious for selling goods designed to jailbreak game hardware for the Xbox 360, Nintendo…


Added by Mike Lind on October 2, 2020 at 10:10pm — No Comments

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