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New 3DS XL: Super NES Edition coming soon… Animal Crossing Mobile revealed scheduled for tomorrow

Nintendo will release the New 3DS XL in another style this November (this time patterned after the Super NES). And the publisher will also talk about Animal Crossing Mobile during a Nintendo Direct presentation scheduled for tomorrow.

You can learn more about both stories after the break. (more…)

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The Scientifically Proven Best Video Games of All Time #66: Mega Man 2

“The Scientifically Proven Best Video Games of All Time” is a statistical meta-analysis of 44 “Best Video Games of All Time” lists that were published between 1995 and 2016. Catch up on how we decided to sort the games and the rest of the Top 100 in the Introduction.

You can also help support the completion of this project through Patreon.

The first Mega Man game is a bit of an odd duck, which has become even more pronounced as the years go by. The graphics are simplistic, the sound is tinny, there’s only six Robot Masters instead of the traditional eight, and there’s even a score counter (a feature that was jettisoned from the dozens of sequels that followed). There’s just a smoothness to subsequent games in the franchise that Capcom had yet to master with the first entry.

But like most Mega Man fans, I only learned all this after the fact. At the time, whatever memories I have of the first game were formed by guide writers who described it as an unfairly difficult game, old episodes of Captain N, and the fact that none of the local rental outlets owned a copy (unsurprisingly, Lee Trevino’s Fighting Golf was always available).

I finally got the chance to see what all the fuss was about with Mega Man 2, which was also the first game in the Mega Man franchise to be spearheaded by Capcom’s Keiji Inafune. With an expanded role in the sequel’s development, Inafune became known as the “Father” of Mega Man to plenty of fans, and codified many of the traditions and patterns the series is known for. (more…)

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Never Stop Sneakin’ coming to the Switch this Fall… Guardians of the Galaxy Episode 4 will launch next week

Dean Dodrill has left behind the animated animals of Dust: An Elysian Tail for his next project, and Telltale Games has given the green light to the next installment of their Guardians of the Galaxy series.

You can learn more about both projects after the break. (more…)

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition coming in January 2018… Capcom announces plans for NYCC 2017

Capcom has been a busy little bee lately, announcing a new version of Street Fighter V and detailing their big plans for this weekend’s new York Comic Con.

You can read about both after the break. (more…)

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Alphabear II will be released in 2018… Harmonix’s Super Beat Sports coming to Switch on October 12

We’ve got news on two super-adorable upcoming releases as Spry Fox has announced they’re hard at work on Alphabear II and Harmonix confirmed a release date for Super Beat Sports on the Switch.

You can read all about both games after the break. (more…)

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First Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 2 trailer… Fight “Nazis In New Orleans” in 22 minutes of Wolfenstein II gameplay

Telltale Games has unveiled the first trailer for Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 2: The Pact, and Bethesda is asking fans to fight “Nazis In New Orleans” in a new Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus gameplay walkthrough.

You can take a gander at both videos after the break. (more…)

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Telltale will release Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 Episode 3 on September 19… Thimbleweed Park will come to Switch on September 21

Bizarro worlds are the order of business in this midday update, as Telltale Games has announced that Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 – Episode 3: Jailhouse Block will be available on September 19 and Terrible Toybox has confirmed that Thimbleweed Park will come to the Switch on September 21.

Read all about both games after the break. (more…)

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Apple removes Home Button in new iPhone X and also announces iPhone 8

Apple held their annual iPhone unveiling today and it looks like the company’s war on buttons will continue. The iPhone X will remove the Home Button and replace it with a fully glass screen. Meanwhile, the iPhone 8 will offer an incremental upgrade over the currently-available iPhone 7, and it’ll retain the Home Button.

More details on both phone models can be found after the break. (more…)

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