To say that Xbox (and Xbox only owners) need a First-Party win is an understatement. The console may not be floundering in sales like its predecessor Xbox One, but it still some distance behind its main rival the PS5. Luckily, Bethesda next grand epic adventure Starfield, was billed as Microsoft's knight in shinning armor. Did it succeed? Or are Xbox only owners doomed to isolation like the deepest part of space? Here's the review roundup:
As avid gamers, we eagerly anticipate the release of new titles, awaiting the opportunity to immerse ourselves in captivating worlds and engaging adventures. Today, we embark on a journey into the realm of Pikmin 4, the highly anticipated sequel to Nintendo's beloved strategy franchise. With the original games leaving an indelible mark on the gaming community, Pikmin 4 arrives on the Nintendo Switch, promising an enchanting blend of exploration, puzzle-solving, and the endearing charm that the series is known for. But is it the best in the series? Let's find out with the review roundup:
A fresh Nintendo Direct has come and went, making yesterday a memorable day for Nintendo enthusiasts all across the world. The show lasted slightly more than 40 minutes and was packed with exciting announcements such as a brand new 2D Mario game in Super Mario Bros. Wonder, a Super Mario RPG remake, a release date and new trailer for Detective Pikachu 2, confirmation that Metal Gear Solid Collection Vol. 1 will be released on Switch, and much more.
Final Fantasy 7 (Remake) is universially believed to be the best in the series. FF14 is a joy, 12 was fun and 15....was interesting, but FF7 was the pinnacle. That's over two decades worth of entries failing to live up to 7's stellar debut, but Final Fantasy fans finally have hope with the arrival of Final Fantasy 16. Can FF16 finally dethrone 7? Here's the review roundup:
This year's Summer Game Fest brought the heat with new trailers for the likes of Like A Dragon, Mortal Kombat 1, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, Sonic and more. We have chosen the 5 best Trailers (ALL IN 4K!!) from the show and give a little perspective on what we taught about the show.
It's been a long...long time since I have seen such a hype/enthusiasm for a new fighting game. This hysteria about Street Fighter 6 effectively debunks the notion that fighting games are no longer main stream (although some would say Smash Bros did this already). Now, with its release upon us, it's time to dive into the realms of virtual combat and explore what the gaming community has to say about this latest iteration. From jaw-dropping visuals to refined gameplay mechanics, this review roundup will provide a comprehensive overview of Street Fighter 6's reception, giving you an insight into the fierce battles and intense rivalries that await. Get ready to unleash your inner warrior and let's jump into the ring!
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.