Video: Castlevania Music Analysis

Why is it SO GOOD?Starting in the 8-bit video game era and continuing well into the 90's, Konami was known for some of the best video game music. But even for Konami's standards, the Castlevania series stands apart for its fusion of modern and baroque classical music. Castlevania was well known for this fusion of …

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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon IS Castlevania

Rejoice, Creatures of the Night It may have missed many a gamer's radar, but the Kickstarter project helmed by Koji Igarashi, the caretaker of the MetroidVania entries of the Castlevania series, has released the stretch goal bonus game promised to backers. And it's a dead ringer for Castlevania 3. The new game, Bloodstained: Curse of …

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Miitomo Has Been Closed Down

Hope You Saved Your Miis!Nintendo has officially shut down the servers for Miitomo, their first mobile app. Miitomo was a communication app that used Miis to allow users to talk with friends and learn new things about them. We want to thank you for enjoying Miitomo so much. Miitomo’s service has come to an end …

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Video: Octopath Traveler Noble Acts & Rogue Decisions

What Path Will You Take?Square Enix has released a new video sharing more details about two new characters you can play in Octopath Traveler and a new mechanic that categorizes your actions into Noble Acts and Rogue Acts. What do you think of the reveal? Comment Below. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IVuvEcrlGxQ

Pokemon for Switch Will Be Generation 8

Plus it Will Have New MechanicsA twitter user going by the name raqueruu has posted images from the Spanish edition of the Official Nintendo Magazine revealing that Pokemon for Switch will be a new game with new mechanics. https://twitter.com/raqueruu/status/985282738029826050?s=21 This could suggest a completely new region to explore and changes to the basic mechanics of …

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God of War Gets Positive Reviews

The Monster You Created Has Returned... God of War (2018), which will be released in a few days on April 20th, has been getting rave reviews. As of this writing, it scores a very solid 95 on Metacritic based on 85 reviews. Reviews point out several main improvements in the traditionally gory and lurid franchise: …

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Final Fantasy XV’s Insane Post-Launch Support

The Fantasy is Never Really "Final"At PAX East, Square Enix has outlined a plan for downloadable content for Final Fantasy XV that extends at least into mid 2019! Kotaku showed a graphic that Square Enix revealed at PAX East detailing the release of updates and completely new episodes for the long-lived Final Fantasy XV. The …

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Spyro the Dragon: Reignited Trilogy Announced

We're Toast!Spyro is back in a remaster trilogy of his first three games. The developers of the Skylanders toys-to-life series, Toys For Bob, will be remaking the Insomniac developed original games from the original PlayStation era. In an interview with IGN, developers said they were looking to Crash Bandicoot: Nsane Trilogy as inspiration for the …

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Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze Blazing Fast on Switch

Funky Kong Has Brought More Than Just FunkAccording to GameXplain, The port of Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze on Nintendo Switch has much more to offer than portability and Funky Kong. According to tests explored in their latest video, DKTF is up to two times faster to load on the Switch compared to the original version …

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