ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug X

ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug X
Release Date: 5th October 2017 (UK Nintendo Switch Release)
NeoGeo
Hamster Corporation

Metal Slug X is an example of what game companies had to do before online patches were a thing. When going over Metal Slug 2, which you can read about here, I found the game to be a chuggy sluggy mess, grinding to a halt whenever the player dared to breathe. X is the marker pen crossing out such issues, and adding zombie dogs as it does so. I guess sometimes you have to give just a little bit more when saying sorry.  Continue reading

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Mario, Peach, Bowser (Wedding Outfits) Super Mario Odyssey Collection amiibo

There is a wedding about to take place in the world of Mario, and everybody is invited! What better way to celebrate such an occasion than with three new amiibo, fan favourites decked out for the big day? I can’t think of anything better, no way. Continue reading

ACA NeoGeo: The King Of Fighters ’95

ACA NeoGeo: The King Of Fighters ’95
Release Date: 12th October 2017 (UK Nintendo Switch Release)
NeoGeo
Hamster Corporation

When arcade gaming was more than just a small corner tucked away in a Blackpool Coin Pusher Amusements Centre, you had to be the freshest slice of coin sucking entertainment to ensure survival. The King Of Fighters achieved this through yearly updates, so unless the arcade proprietor was a real stingy kind of guy, kids would be able to spend all their lunch money without the feeling that things are getting a little bit ancient. And so, The King Of Fighters ’95 was the first update of many, showing that yearly updates had some merit for the industry. Not that I ever actually saw a King Of Fighters arcade cabinet in the UK…

 

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Fire Emblem Warriors Limited Edition Unboxing

Dancing panda is here to present the Fire Emblem Warriors Limited Edition unboxing. She was a huge fan of Hyrule Warriors, so is super stoked to murder millions more with the cast from Nintendo’s hit strategy RPG. Shows us the innards of this cardboard box, Dancing Panda!  Continue reading

Chrom and Tiki Fire Emblem Warriors Collection amiibo

With the release of Fire Emblem Warriors on Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo New 3DS/2DS (it’s a little confusing these days), new amiibo are of course also available to coincide with the hack n slash epic. Of course. Welcome Chrom and Tiki to the Fire Emblem plastic figure family! Continue reading

Koopa Troopa and Goomba Super Mario Collection amiibo

Once you’ve worked your way through the stars, you have to start thinking a little bit smaller when it comes to new amiibo. So here we are, Koopa Troopa and Goomba can now stand proudly with the Nintendo superstars. Who gave them guest passes? Continue reading

Super Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Classic Mini

The Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Classic Mini was the hottest unavailable item of last year, and now we have the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Classic Mini looking to be a surefire unavailability once again. But they exist, yes, I’m holding one here. 20+1 games, two pads, and a whole lot of pixels. Though never more than 16 bits.  Continue reading