This time last year, the gaming world saw the likes of Granblue Fantasy Versus, Doom Eternal, Animal Crossing and Nioh 2 all graced the gaming world with their presence. Now its 2021's turn. However, despite two brand new Next-Gen consoles being on the market, this March line up isn't looking as spicy. Luckily, there are still enough gems releasing this month for us to enjoy. Here's the best of the best:
Yes, Pokemon Sword & Shield had new art/graphics (which many believed could've been much better), but the game followed mostly the same gameplay formula that existed for 25 years. As someone that was there for Pokemon Blue, Sword & Shield didn't exactly reinvent the wheel enough for me to lose my sh#t. Luckily, Gamefreak had an ace up their sleeve, which was revealed moments ago during a special Pokemon presentation. Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing Pokemon Legends: Arceus...
Square Enix's massively successful 3DS RPG series Bravely Default, makes the leap into HD with an exclusive sequel landing on the Switch this month. Default II features a new story/cast of characters, and contains a variant of the prior game's "Brave Point" system, and use of collecting different "asterisks" to change a character's job class. So are these changes enough for us to once again brave the default? Here's the roundup:
After a year of mini directs, partner showcases and delays in 2020, fans of the big N prayed, pleaded with and hoped Nintendo would return to the more traditional large scale Directs this year. Well, good things come to those that wait as the house of Mario finally gave us a whopping 50 minutes long direct yesterday. A lot was shown, but as per usual, we have picked out our favourite announcements from the event.
Here comes another WiiU to Switch port...yawn, but wait! Is that a giant Bowser firing a destructive fire beam at Mario in full 3D plane against the backdrop of metal music? Yes, the Switch has seen numerous WiiU ports, but this new Super Mario 3D World expansion Bowser Fury looks worth the price of double-dipping. So, does the reviews back that up? Here's the review roundup:
In a blink of an eye, the month of love February is already here, and brings with it, another slate of great games. The first month of the year was a bit light on releases but saw Hitman 3 shun brightly. This time, the Switch itself is in the spotlight with the majority of the month's big releases hitting the platform in some form. Here's what we dug up:
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.