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 at Bluecrescentstudio.com, we wanted to share some of our work on the website as free downloads to aid those that new to 3D modelling. It had proven success with hundreds of downloads and messages thanking us for making some of our models available for free. This spurred us in wanting to create more models with the sole focus on having these assets ready for ones gaming/animation project. This led to the creation of an all-new dedicated 3D model shop we dubbed Di 3D Shack.
The first season of HBO Max's Close Enough was a delight. With all of the charm and wit of The Regular Show without any of the PG restrictions, Close Enough has been a breath of fresh air since its debut last year. The only downside was the first season was too short and left me eager for more. Luckily, HBO finally revealed that season 2 is hitting the streaming service in 2 weeks.
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:
Koei Techmo has been making the third party collaborate variations of their popular Dynasty Warriors franchise for many years now so, the announcement that the latest Collab would be with fame RPG series Persona didn't exactly move the needle. But, after the recent success of Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity, their is lot to be optimistic about with this entry. So, with the reviews now out, how well does it match up to the Persona moniker? Here's the 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.