If you wanted to play a ton of remastered amazing video games on your Switch, May is going to be a great month for you!
The Last of Us 2 was leaked to YouTube (allegedly by a pissed off Naughty Dog employee.) The result? The Last of Us 2 is now coming out in June and the internet is mad. Again.
The final update to Super Mario Maker 2 comes out today and you finally can create Super Mario World style maps with an overworld that connects your different levels. Also, the frog suit is now available.
Cooking Mama’s problems started out when Twitter accused it of mining cryptocurrency while people played the game. This ended up not being true, but the game was in the news again this week when the games license holder accused the game’s publisher of releasing it on the Switch without their permission
The PlayStation 5 controller is out and it looks like a clone trooper and sounds like it was named after some form of adult toy! But it does have haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and a built in microphone for some reason.
It’s Mario’s 35 Anniversary and Nintendo has “plans to re-release most of Super Mario’s 35-year back catalogue this year.” That means we are getting a new Paper Mario and Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy should be hitting the switch.
April is what we’ll call a bit of a lean month, with a few remakes and indies coming out, but not much in the way of AAA games.
After last week’s announcement that the PS5 had only been tested with “about” 100 PS4 games, Sony came out this week and announced that they had actually tested it with far more games than that and that it would be compatible with at least some of them. How many? Who knows to be honest.
Playstation had the most incredibly boring presentation ever conceived of today. We learned a lot about SSD, backwards compatibility and how the number of flops in a PS5 compares to the number of flops in an Xbox Series X. Ultimately? They are both really fast computers.
We spend a lot of time talking about Coronavirus this episode, but let’s be frank, it’s having a pretty big impact on video games. First Sony cancelled their PAX appearance, followed by GDC being cancelled and now E3 is also not happening. Where are gamers going to get their Gamer Christmas fix?