If you like hack and slash games like Bayonetta or NieR: Automata, get ready for another intense action game in the palm of your hands. During Nintendo’s E3 conference, Platinum Games released a trailer highlighting the epic moments of the new game title called Astral Chain. Based on the gameplay, you work with these sentinel weapons called Legions. Teaming up with these partners will allow to create epic combos and work together to protect Tokyo from a mysterious invasion. Each Legion has five types of weapons in which you will need to know when fighting enemies. There is the Sword, Arm, Arrow, Beast, and Aex. The game will be available on the Switch on August 30th, 2019
If you missed out on this game for PS3, have no fear because the Switch and other ports is here! It’s not a Miyazaki movie, but it was made by Studio Ghibli. The video game Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will be ported in the modern consoles besides PS3. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will be remastered and ported to PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch! This game will be yours and sale on September 20th of this year.
Joining the Switch comes another great title. You may have played this game on the PS4, X1 and PC or you might have seen him in Soul Calibur VI, but you will be able to play the Witcher 3 on the Switch. The Switch port of the Witcher 3 will be called The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition. Players who loves the series or want to get into with all the DLC can get this game and play on the go or stationed at home. CD Projekt is the game developer of the game and also the same team who is working on Cyberpunk2077. According to Kotaku, playing the game on docked station will make the game run 720p.
To take a break from E3 news, I got some anime news to share with you!
The insanely popular anime series My Hero Academia is coming back for another season. Season 3, both part 1 and part 2, has been completed in last year and you can watch these in DVDs and on Toonami. Season 3 ended with a positive message to fans that season 4 is confirmed and will be released in the fall. Now, we already a date when will season 4 will begin. Mark your calendars because My Hero Academia is plan to return on October 12!
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If you like the first game and you already defeated Calamity Ganon and explored every dungeon, get ready to suit up and go on either epic quest. The hit Switch game The Legend of Zelda: Breathe of the Wild will be getting a sequel! Announced at the Nintendo Conference at E3, Nintendo released a teaser trailer showing Link and Zelda exploring a dungeon and seeing dark energy reawaken a corpse. There is not much details on the story or release date, but Nintendo confirmed that the sequel is already in development.
Greetings gamers! I got some interesting news to share with you in regards to the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake video game. It’s not about the story or gameplay, but does involve with the characters and their voices. According to a tweet I found and I found an article from DualShockers, it’s been revealed that English Dub for the Final Fantasy VII characters will get an updated cast. This means that long time voice actor Steve Burton who voices Cloud Strife will be replaced with another actor.
Some of these people have worked in TV shows, video games and movies.
- Cloud, voiced by Cody Christian (All American, Teen Wolf)
- Barret, voiced by John Eric Bentley (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Independence Day: Resurgence)
- Aerith, voiced by Briana White (Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Occupants)
- Tifa, voiced by Britt Baron (GLOW)
- Jessie, voiced by Erica Lindbeck (Spider-Man, Persona 5, ThunderCats Roar)
- Biggs, voiced by Gideon Emery (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Teen Wolf)
- Wedge, voiced by Matt Jones (Breaking Bad)
- Sephiroth, voiced by Tyler Hoechlin
Cody Christian will be replacing Steve Burton as Cloud Strife; the most recent work Steve Burton did as Cloud was in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT in 2018. Tyler Hoechlin will be the third English voice actor for Sephiroth; the first actor was was Lang Bass in Kingdom Hearts (KH1) and then voiced by George Newbern in later titles like Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Dissidia titles and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. Tifa’s previous voice actor was Rachael Leigh Cook. Aerith has a total of four voice actress; the first voice she was given was Mandy Moore from Kingdom Hearts and then later Mena Suvari in Kingdom Hearts II and the movie Advent Children. Andrea Bowen did her voice in Crisis Core, Final Fantasy Explorers and Dissidia 012. Barret’s original voice actor was Beau Billingslea who did his voice for Advent Children and the spinoff game featuring Vincent called Dirge of Cerberus.
Anyway, what is your thoughts on the changes? Final Fantasy VII Remake is set to be released on March 3, 2020.
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If you are familiar with Suda51’s work, you might know the game No More Heroes. No More Heroes is an unusual game that first started off in the Nintendo Wii and then later on PS3 and Xbox 360 for ports and spinoffs. The second game once again went back to Wii. In this recent news, the main character Travis is back for the third installment in No More Heroes 3 for Nintendo Switch. Voice actor for Travis Touchdown is once again Robin Atkins Downes and Paula Tiso will reprise her role as Sylvia Christel. The game will be released in 2020.
Hello gamers, guess who is joining in the Switch and in a racing game, the one and only purple dragon Spyro! It’s been announced at the Nintendo’s conference that Spyro will be joining the upcoming racing game Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will be released in June 21, 2019 for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch; however, Spyro will be joining the game in July 3rd in which you can unlock him by playing the Grand Prix. Besides Spyro, players will also be able to unlock other characters like Crash’s girlfriend Tawna and a baby dinosaur.
Last but not least, if you remembered in 2018 that the game remastered collection Spyro Reignited Trilogy was released for PS4 and Xbox One, get ready to hear some good news. Also revealed yesterday, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy will be joining the Nintendo Switch and PC!. You can either play the collection games on the go with your Switch or on your PC along with your other game inventory.
I forgot to write this yesterday, it’s been announced that Atlus is planning to release an updated version of the hit sensation Persona 5 titled Persona 5 Royal. It’s already confirmed that this game is planning to be release in Asia in 2019 later the year for PS4, but will be given a Western release on 2020. The recent news is that Atlus released an English Dub trailer of Perona 5 Royal with two new voice actors joining the series. The role of playing as the new girl Kasumi will be Laura Post. Laura Post is an English Dub voice actor who works in Bang Zoom! Entertainment and she provided voices for characters like Rosalia from Sword Art Online and Harly Quinn in Batman: The Enemy Within. The second voice actor joining the game is Billy Kametz who will be the Shujin Academy counselor named Takuto Maruki. Billy Kametz is well known for voicing Naofumi Iwatani in The Rising of the Shield Hero and Josuke Higashikata from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable.
Things are heating up this upcoming summer for gamers around the world. If you have a Nintendo Switch, you are going to experience some amazing games. If you can’t wait for the upcoming Square Enix’s Avengers game, maybe you can take enjoyment in Team Ninja’s Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order game. This game is coming out on July 19th for Nintendo Switch only. Revealed in the trailer, the game adds new heroes such as Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Ghost Rider and Bloodstone. You can create your team of heroes and fight against villains like Thanos and the Black Order, Magneto, Kingpin and Doc Ock. At the end of the trailer, people who pre-order the game will get access to the teams such as Marvel Knights, X-Men and Fantastic Four.
Who are you going to call? Luigi!
What started off as a GameCube game and then later a 3DS title and arcade game, now is back and ready to played on the Switch. The Nintendo Conference revealed that the upcoming installment Luigi’s Mansion will be released this year. The game trailer highlights some interesting features such new techniques for capturing ghosts like new attacks and a slime doppelganger named Gooigi. You can even play Skyscraper mode and team up with people online to capture ghosts and save Toads. It’s time for Luigi to be number 1!