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Nier Automata's Controversial Steam Version Is Getting an Update
Nier Automata's Controversial Steam Version Is Getting an Update
An upgrade patch for the controversial Steam version of Nier Automata on PC is "currently in development," after weeks of silence following the release of the decidedly-better PC Xbox Game Pass port.
Cuphead Will Have An Awesome Decade-Long 'Animated' Museum Exhibit
Cuphead Will Have An Awesome Decade-Long 'Animated' Museum Exhibit
Off to Melbourne we go... Cuphead was quite a boon back in the day when it was unveiled by Xbox as an exclusive, and it was even better news when Microsoft - such buddies with Nintendo - supported what turned out to be an outstanding port to Nintendo Switch. It's one of the defining Indie games of the past few years, and it seems that it's getting a rather fitting tribute in an unexpected place.
Rumour: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Could Be Switch-Bound, According To New Leak
Rumour: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Could Be Switch-Bound, According To New Leak
Bandai Namco might also port some other titles... Remember last month when Bandai Namco showed a trailer of its third DLC pack for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and at the end of it was a Switch logo? At the time, the Bandai Namco Instagram said it was a mistake, well perhaps there might be more to it... Adding fuel to the fire, leak group "LeakyPandy" - known for sharing industry news and rumours - is claiming it has "gathered" information that Bandai Namco will make a Kakarot announcement for the Nintendo Switch soon.
The Week In Games: Shadow Man Remastered
The Week In Games: Shadow Man Remastered
A remastered port of the cult classic N64/PS1 action-adventure game Shadow Man drops later this week on PC. Read more...
Review: RetroMania Wrestling - A Faithful But Limited NostalgiaFest
Review: RetroMania Wrestling - A Faithful But Limited NostalgiaFest
Here comes the plain. The search for a truly wonderful wrestling game on Switch has been one fraught with disappointments, and one that’s still yet to result in an absolute gem. WWE 2K18 was such a shocking, glitch-riddled port that 2K Sports declined to bring the 2019 and 2020 offerings to Nintendo’s console.
Deadly Premonition 2 is coming to Steam this year
Deadly Premonition 2 is coming to Steam this year
The PC port should hopefully fix its current console performance issues.
Timesplitters 2 4K Port Hidden Inside Homefront: The Revolution... But the Unlock Code Is Lost
Timesplitters 2 4K Port Hidden Inside Homefront: The Revolution... But the Unlock Code Is Lost
A native 4K port of TimeSplitters 2 is tucked inside Homefront: The Revolution.
Super Mario 64 Plus adds a better camera, continuous levels, and permadeath
Super Mario 64 Plus adds a better camera, continuous levels, and permadeath
Super Mario 64 got a PC port last year - a very unofficial one, of course - that brought the Nintendo 64 classic natively to home computers, with no emulation required.
Review: Genesis Noir - This Indie Gem Deserves A Better Switch Port
Review: Genesis Noir - This Indie Gem Deserves A Better Switch Port
Shouldn't that be Mega Drive Noir? The Switch is a truly marvellous machine.
This mechanical gaming keyboard that can charge your smartphone is just $65
This mechanical gaming keyboard that can charge your smartphone is just $65
Save $45 on HyperX's Alloy FPS RGB mechanical gaming keyboard with a USB charging port.
The Ninja Gaiden collection is a barebones PC port, locked to 60 fps
The Ninja Gaiden collection is a barebones PC port, locked to 60 fps
The Ninja Gaiden games will run at 4K 60 fps, but don't expect unlocked framerates or ultrawide.
'I feel a lot of affection and affinity towards the PC,' says Hideo Kojima
'I feel a lot of affection and affinity towards the PC,' says Hideo Kojima
He recently spoke about Death Stranding's PC port, and why it was necessary.
Video: Here's An Extended Look At The Miitopia Port For Nintendo Switch
Video: Here's An Extended Look At The Miitopia Port For Nintendo Switch
Arriving this May. To remind fans Miitopia for Switch is a thing, Nintendo's Japanese YouTube channel has released a brand new video that runs for more than five minutes.
The Samsung Q80T QLED is now on offer - and it's an excellent TV for gaming
The Samsung Q80T QLED is now on offer - and it's an excellent TV for gaming
Looking for a great 4K TV to pair with your PS5 or Xbox Series X? The Samsung Q80T QLED is now reduced at a number of stores to its best price yet. It's a deal well worth highlighting as the Samsung Q80T has been picked by Digital Foundry at one of their top 4K TVs for gaming. Why do they rate it so high? Well, these TVs come with a single HDMI 2.1 port, which offers support for 4K 120fps gaming on compatible PS5 and Xbox Series X games.
Absolute monster builds 'cursed' USB-C port that works differently if you flip the cable
Absolute monster builds 'cursed' USB-C port that works differently if you flip the cable
You thought your cable-flipping nightmares were over with USB-C.
Sega releases beta hotfix to address Yakuza Remastered Collection's PC CPU issues
Sega releases beta hotfix to address Yakuza Remastered Collection's PC CPU issues
A new patch for the Yakuza Remastered Collection on Steam is hoping to address a number of performance and crashing issues currently plaguing the PC port, including missing SFX in bars, distorted window images, and high CPU usage. Whilst currently only available in beta - which means only players who've encountered the issues listed above are advised to participate - the team hopes to address several known problems, including loud or glitching audio, problems with windows shortcuts, crashes during Heat Actions, and infinite loading screens for Club Shine/Jewel. "As always, thank you for your support.
Activision Confirms Original Dev Is Handling Tony Hawk Switch Port
Activision Confirms Original Dev Is Handling Tony Hawk Switch Port
"Vicarious Visions is on the case". When it comes to third-party games on the Nintendo Switch, a lot of companies call on support studios or specialists such as Panic Button to do the heavy lifting.
Nier: Automata is better on Xbox Game Pass PC than on Steam
Nier: Automata is better on Xbox Game Pass PC than on Steam
Nier: Automata is better on Xbox Game Pass PC than on Steam, it has emerged. The PC version of Nier: Automata that launched into Xbox Game Pass this week is a port of the Nier: Automata Become as Gods Edition that launched on Xbox One in 2018 with the DLC thrown in. This port, handled by developer QLOC, includes a number of enhancements, such as a borderless video setting, FidelityFX options, HDR, and user interface textures upscaled to 4k.
Video: Here's Digital Foundry's Technical Analysis Of Apex Legends On Switch
Video: Here's Digital Foundry's Technical Analysis Of Apex Legends On Switch
You might want to disable crossplay. The ambitious port of Apex Legends landed on the Nintendo Switch earlier this month, so how does it hold up? Digital Foundry has now put Panic Button's conversion to the test, trying out the latest version of the game based on patch 1.07. In terms of resolution, the game runs at 720p in docked play, with "dynamic resolution scaling dropping to 1066x600 minimum" and 576p dynamic in portable, with a "960x540 minimum". Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Apex Legends on Switch: a fascinating port but are the cutbacks too severe?
Apex Legends on Switch: a fascinating port but are the cutbacks too severe?
Apex Legends' new Switch conversion may be one of the system's most ambitious to date - but the severity of the cutbacks is clearly an issue.
Feature: Plants Vs. Zombies Producer On Bringing EA's Frostbite Engine To Switch
Feature: Plants Vs. Zombies Producer On Bringing EA's Frostbite Engine To Switch
"From the onset, we maintained that this was not just going to be a simple port". From a fan's point of view, EA's support of Switch has had its ups and downs since Nintendo's hybrid console launched four years ago.
Nier: Automata Game Pass and the MS store version is updated beyond Steam
Nier: Automata Game Pass and the MS store version is updated beyond Steam
When Nier: Automata launched on PC, there were a lot of problems with the port.
Nier: Automata on PC Game Pass Is a Better Port Than on Steam, and Fans are Conflicted
Nier: Automata on PC Game Pass Is a Better Port Than on Steam, and Fans are Conflicted
Nier: Automata's new Xbox Game Pass PC port appears to be an entirely new version, with many issues fixed - but fans are upset that improvements seem to have bypassed the existing Steam version.
Haley Bennett joins the Borderlands movie cast in an as-yet-unannounced role
Haley Bennett joins the Borderlands movie cast in an as-yet-unannounced role
Haley Bennett is joining the cast for Eli Roth's upcoming Borderlands movie. While we don't yet know what character she will portray, a report by IGN intimates the figure will be "key to the past of Cate Blanchett's character, Lilith".
The canceled, then un-canceled Stadia port of Terraria comes out next week
The canceled, then un-canceled Stadia port of Terraria comes out next week
An amicable resolution to a months-long dispute over a locked account brings the game back to Stadia.
If you're playing Apex Legends on Switch, turn cross-play off
If you're playing Apex Legends on Switch, turn cross-play off
Well, the Apex Legends port for Switch is finally here, and sadly it's not a particularly pleasant experience.
Review: Apex Legends - A Great Game Hamstrung By A Compromised Switch Port
Review: Apex Legends - A Great Game Hamstrung By A Compromised Switch Port
A Royale Mess? Respawn's Apex Legends, to our minds one of the very best free-to-play Battle Royale shooters currently available on PC or console, finally makes its way to Nintendo Switch and it is, unfortunately, a real mixed bag of a port.
Crash Bandicoot 4 revisted: PlayStation 5 vs Nintendo Switch
Crash Bandicoot 4 revisted: PlayStation 5 vs Nintendo Switch
Initially released just before the arrival of the new wave of consoles, Crash Bandicoot 4 is set to arrive imminently on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series machines - but Activision has thrown us a curveball with the simultaneous release of a port for Nintendo Switch.
Port Wizards Panic Button Would Love the Chance to Bring Valheim to Nintendo Switch
Port Wizards Panic Button Would Love the Chance to Bring Valheim to Nintendo Switch
The people who brought DOOM Eternal and Apex Legends to the Switch are big fans of the open world survival game.
Respawn details Apex Legends frame-rate and resolution on Switch
Respawn details Apex Legends frame-rate and resolution on Switch
Apex Legends is finally getting its Switch port later today, and ahead of its release we now have some idea how it will run on the platform.
Microsoft to reportedly broadcast big Bethesda briefing
Microsoft to reportedly broadcast big Bethesda briefing
Microsoft will reportedly hold a video presentation this Thursday, 11th March, to detail how Bethesda and its parent company ZeniMax will be folded into its portfolio of Xbox studios. That's according to a Venturebeat report, which states Microsoft will soon confirm the event publicly. The event is not described as a games showcase - so don't expect to see much of under-wraps projects like Starfield. Read more
Feature: Panic Button And Respawn On The Challenge Of Bringing Apex Legends On Switch
Feature: Panic Button And Respawn On The Challenge Of Bringing Apex Legends On Switch
"Any port of a live service game is a true miracle". The free-to-play battle royal, Apex Legends launches on Switch this week on March 9th, and we were thrilled when we learned the master porters, Panic Button assisted Apex developers Respawn Entertainment with the mission. To learn more about the interworkings of Panic Button, the challenge of bringing Apex Legends to Switch, and to discuss the possibilities of past Respawn games coming to Switch we sat down the Head of Production, Dan Hernberg and Technical Director, Andy Boggs at Panic Button along with the Game Director of Apex Legends at Respawn, Chad Grenier. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Apex Legends On Switch Will Offer Cross-Play But Not Cross-Progression - For Now, At Least
Apex Legends On Switch Will Offer Cross-Play But Not Cross-Progression - For Now, At Least
"I think we’re a ways out from being able to offer that". Apex Legends arrives on Switch tomorrow, and we were lucky enough to sit down with the team behind the port recently. One of the questions many fans have wanted answering related to cross-progression – an understandable request given that many people are already playing the game on other platforms, and want to continue that progress on Switch. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Valheim On Switch? Port Wizards Panic Button Would Love To Help Make It Happen
Valheim On Switch? Port Wizards Panic Button Would Love To Help Make It Happen
"I would love to port that to Switch". Sandbox survival title Valheim is currently causing quite a storm in the world of indie gaming, selling over 5 million copies in the space of a month to become one of the most-played titles on Steam.
Review: Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + - A Slightly Disappointing Port Of A Modern Arcade Classic
Review: Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + - A Slightly Disappointing Port Of A Modern Arcade Classic
The Life Aquatic. Editor's note: G-Darius HD and Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + are currently available individually on the Japanese Switch eShop, but are also part of the Darius Cozmic Revelation physical package.
Prepare for heavy Counter-Strike nostalgia with this Prodigy map port
Prepare for heavy Counter-Strike nostalgia with this Prodigy map port
Crack open a nice fresh can of Surge and settle into the glow of the huge 800x600 CRT monitor, because it's time to relive the glory days of Counter-Strike with Hobbit's classic bomb defusal map Prodigy.
Terraria Will Release On Stadia As Planned After Developer Regains Access To Google Accounts
Terraria Will Release On Stadia As Planned After Developer Regains Access To Google Accounts
The Stadia port of Terraria was canceled suddenly earlier this month after a developer’s Google account was abruptly locked.
Report: Stadia Blew Millions On Red Dead Redemption 2 And Other Ports
Report: Stadia Blew Millions On Red Dead Redemption 2 And Other Ports
Just how badly did Google’s Stadia video game streaming service flop when it launched back in 2019? According to a new report by Bloomberg, it underperformed its sales target by hundreds of thousands of users, despite spending “tens of millions of dollars” secure ports of big blockbuster games. Read more...
Monster Hunter Rise Officially No Longer A Switch Exclusive, Coming To PC In 2022
Monster Hunter Rise Officially No Longer A Switch Exclusive, Coming To PC In 2022
PC port is "still very much in development”. We're exactly a month away from Monster Hunter Rise's anticipated launch.
Monster Hunter Rise confirmed for PC
Monster Hunter Rise confirmed for PC
Capcom has confirmed that Monster Hunter Rise is coming to PC, with a port due to come out early in 2022.
Monster Hunter Rise Is No Longer A Switch Exclusive, Coming To PC In 2022
Monster Hunter Rise Is No Longer A Switch Exclusive, Coming To PC In 2022
PC port is "still very much in development”. We're exactly a month away from Monster Hunter Rise's anticipated launch.
Random: Talented Hacker Bumps The Frame Rate Of SNES Race Drivin' From 4fps To 30
Random: Talented Hacker Bumps The Frame Rate Of SNES Race Drivin' From 4fps To 30
A significantly improved experience. Race Drivin' is considered an arcade classic in some quarters, which made its SNES port extremely disappointing back in 1992.
Firewatch on Switch has a secret N64 tribute game
Firewatch on Switch has a secret N64 tribute game
Developer Campo Santo's acclaimed forestry adventure Firewatch is five years old this month - and, as part of its birthday celebrations, word of a nifty N64 tribute squirrelled away within the game's Switch port is once again doing the rounds. Firewatch's N64 tribute isn't exactly a new discovery - it first surfaced in video form back in 2018 - but it seems to be one that's passed many people by.
Hacker Rewrites Crappy SNES Racer To Improve Its Framerate Sevenfold
Hacker Rewrites Crappy SNES Racer To Improve Its Framerate Sevenfold
Brazilian software engineer Vitor Vilela has, for almost a decade, sung the praises of Nintendo’s SA-1 enhancement chip, but never before have the benefits of the souped-up Super Nintendo processor been more obvious than when applied to Race Drivin’, the lackluster 1992 SNES port of Atari’s 3D arcade racer that… Read more...
Take-Two Goes After Reverse-Engineered Grand Theft Auto Code
Take-Two Goes After Reverse-Engineered Grand Theft Auto Code
Last week we shared the good news that the source code for Grand Theft Autos III & Vice City had been reverse-engineered, allowing folks to port the games and come up with cool new mods. Now
Zelda Remake Specialist Grezzo Appears To Have Helped Out With Miitopia's Nintendo Switch Port
Zelda Remake Specialist Grezzo Appears To Have Helped Out With Miitopia's Nintendo Switch Port
It's in safe hands. A week after discovering Japanese video game developer Grezzo was hiring for a new project, Nintendo's UK website has seemingly revealed the same company is behind the slightly enhanced Miitopia port for Switch. This does not appear to be the same "Medieval" And "Stylish" project the company was referring to in its recent callout for programmers, effect designers and UI designers. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
There's Been An N64 Mini-Game Hidden Inside The Switch Version Of Firewatch All This Time
There's Been An N64 Mini-Game Hidden Inside The Switch Version Of Firewatch All This Time
Yesterday Cabel Sasser, the co-founder of Panic, revealed a little-known secret only found in the Switch port of Firewatch, a game his company published back in 2016.
Portal 2 gets co-op improvements and Vulkan support in a new update
Portal 2 gets co-op improvements and Vulkan support in a new update
The new patch for the 10-year-old game is now live on Steam.
Portal 2 update brings Vulkan support, a “360° spin action”, and bug fixes
Portal 2 update brings Vulkan support, a “360° spin action”, and bug fixes
Portal 2, Valve's decade-old puzzle-platform game, has been treated to a brand-new update.
Mini Review: Doomsday Warrior - A Street Fighter II Clone That's Doomed From The Start
Mini Review: Doomsday Warrior - A Street Fighter II Clone That's Doomed From The Start
Welcome to your doom. The Super Famicom port of Street Fighter II was released in June 1992.
Halo 1's biggest mod adds a Firefight mode and Master Chief Collection support
Halo 1's biggest mod adds a Firefight mode and Master Chief Collection support
Halo SPV 3.3.0 no longer requires owning the 2003 PC port of Halo: Combat Evolved.
Brilliant Skyrim mod Wyrmstooth returns nearly five years after it disappeared
Brilliant Skyrim mod Wyrmstooth returns nearly five years after it disappeared
Skyrim mod Wyrmstooth, considered one of the best new lands mods for Bethesda's fantasy game ever created, has returned after a five-year exile. Wyrmstooth, created by modder Jonx0r, first launched in 2012, but was later removed from download sites in May 2016 at the author's request. While the mod later resurfaced on Archive.org alongside an SSE port, its accessibility was significantly diminished by its removal from the likes of NexusMods. Read more
Poll: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Is Out Today On Switch, Are You Getting It?
Poll: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Is Out Today On Switch, Are You Getting It?
Double-dipping? First time? Cast your votes. The latest Wii U port has landed on Switch, and this one's a biggie: the excellent Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury is out today. A rerelease of the original Wii U game, but with some subtle yet welcome improvements, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury offers lots of fantastic gameplay for single players or co-op fans.
Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch
Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch
Developers who originally got Android running on Switch back in 2019 have reportedly now managed to port a new version of the operating system to Nintendo’s hybrid console, bringing with it a slew of new features and fixes. Read more...
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury tech analysis: classic port meets experimental showcase
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury tech analysis: classic port meets experimental showcase
First released back in 2013 on Wii U, one of the ill-fated platform's greatest games has transitioned across gracefully to Nintendo Switch.
Pillars Of Eternity Will Get No More Patches On Switch, Despite Unresolved Issues
Pillars Of Eternity Will Get No More Patches On Switch, Despite Unresolved Issues
Publisher blames the hardware. In a statement on Twitter today, Versus Evil, the publisher of the Switch port of Pillars of Eternity, stated that the game would not receive any more patches, as they have "reached a limit on what we can do with our updates". " have exhausted the options left to us from the PC original in regards to the limitations of the hardware we are working with," Versus Evil said in the statement, referring to the Nintendo Switch.
Horizon Zero Dawn: YouTuber Reveals PC Version Can be Played at 72p Resolution
Horizon Zero Dawn: YouTuber Reveals PC Version Can be Played at 72p Resolution
Horizon Zero Dawn's PC port is capable of being played at a brain-hurting 72p resolution, according to a recent YouTube benchmark video.
It's 2021, And Super Mario 64 Now Has Ray Tracing
It's 2021, And Super Mario 64 Now Has Ray Tracing
You might think that marrying mid-90s textures to 21st-century lighting tricks would look hideous, but this video of the Super Mario 64 PC port is looking very nice. Read more...
Terraria creator cancels Stadia port after being locked out of Google account
Terraria creator cancels Stadia port after being locked out of Google account
"I can take this no other way than you deciding to burn this bridge.
Terraria on Stadia Canceled After Developer Is Locked Out Of Google Accounts
Terraria on Stadia Canceled After Developer Is Locked Out Of Google Accounts
Terraria's co-creator has canceled the Google Stadia port of the game, after his Google accounts were locked.
Video: Super Mario 3D Land Deserves to Be Remembered
Video: Super Mario 3D Land Deserves to Be Remembered
It's like Mario's jumping right at me. There's understandably a spotlight on Super Mario 3D World with its impending Switch port but we shouldn't forget what came before.
Port specialists Aspyr bought by Embracer and Saber
Port specialists Aspyr bought by Embracer and Saber
The consolidation of the games industry continues apace
The First Review For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Is Now In
The First Review For Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Is Now In
A purrfect port, or not up to scratch? The very first review of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury has now been published by Japanese publication, Famitsu.
Apex Legends Coming to Switch on March 9th
Apex Legends Coming to Switch on March 9th
Ported by Panic Button, it includes cross-play support and full feature parity.
Port Specialist Panic Button Worked On The Switch Version Of Apex Legends
Port Specialist Panic Button Worked On The Switch Version Of Apex Legends
The best in the business. Well, it's finally official, EA's battle royale Apex Legends is dropping onto the Nintendo Switch next month. So.
Give Your Gadgets a Boost With $2 off RAVPower's Two-Port 30w Charger at Amazon
Give Your Gadgets a Boost With $2 off RAVPower's Two-Port 30w Charger at Amazon
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Port Expert Virtuos Is
Port Expert Virtuos Is "Excited" About New Switch Projects "This Summer And Beyond"
"There’s plenty more to come from the Switch family". Switch's release schedule might be looking a little light at the moment, but it would be fair to assume that there are projects in the pipeline which have yet to be announced – and we've arguably had confirmation of that assumption from Christophe Gandon, Managing Director of Games at Virtuos, the studio responsible for such stunning third-party Switch ports as Dark Souls, Starlink and L.A.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: The Final Preview
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: The Final Preview
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury is shaping up to be far more than a port and an add-on – with the latter feeling like its own brand-new Mario experiment.
I Hope Bowser's Fury Is The Future Of Mario
I Hope Bowser's Fury Is The Future Of Mario
Bundled with the enhanced port of 2013’s Super Mario 3D World coming to the Switch on February 12, Bowser’s Fury is an open-world side-story that pits Mario against the scariest damn Bowser ever.
Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #76 - Final Fight 3
Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #76 - Final Fight 3
'Final' my foot! Welcome once again to Box Art Brawl, our contest to find out which retro gaming cover is best from two or more global variants of the same game. Last time we enjoyed the silence of Resident Evil: Deadly Silence on the fifteenth anniversary of the DS port.
How WoW guild Complexity-Limit held onto the world first title
How WoW guild Complexity-Limit held onto the world first title
While most of us were slowing down for the holiday period, getting ready for festivities and generally consuming too much port and cheese, World of Warcraft’s elite were prepping for one of the most important dates in the game’s calendar: the race to world first. With the launch of every new WoW raid comes the race to beat the fresh content - in this case, Shadowlands' Castle Nathria raid - on the highest possible difficulty, Mythic.
Horizon Zero Dawn's Last Big PC Patch Has Finally, Mostly Fixed The Port
Horizon Zero Dawn's Last Big PC Patch Has Finally, Mostly Fixed The Port
While it was great that PC owners got to play a big Sony exclusive last year, what wasn’t so great about Horizon Zero Dawn’s port was that it ran like shit.
Nioh 2 PC preview — Get the mouse cursor off my screen!
Nioh 2 PC preview — Get the mouse cursor off my screen!
A PC port for the first Nioh was released about nine months after it debuted on the PlayStation 4.
Bloodborne PSX is a 90s demake of From Software's classic
Bloodborne PSX is a 90s demake of From Software's classic
The chairs we’ve sat on for five years have begun crumbling to dust in the Bloodborne PC port waiting room, but developer Lilith Walther may have something to tide us over.
Nioh 2 looks good on PC, but still needs some work to be a worthy PC port
Nioh 2 looks good on PC, but still needs some work to be a worthy PC port
Brutal ninja action? Yep. Locked 30 fps cutscenes? Unfortunately, also yep.
Looks like Apex Legends is coming to Switch in February
Looks like Apex Legends is coming to Switch in February
Like so many things in 2020, last year the Switch version of Apex Legends had to be delayed due to the challenges of working in a pandemic, but it looks like that port could be arriving rather soon.
Video: Seven 'Impossible' Ports That Made It Onto Nintendo Systems
Video: Seven 'Impossible' Ports That Made It Onto Nintendo Systems
The games that shouldn't have been. With the Nintendo Switch being the system that it is, a fairly underpowered one when compared to its industry rivals, the term 'impossible port' is being branded about like never before.
Makers of Skyrim mod Enderal move on to work on their own commercial game
Makers of Skyrim mod Enderal move on to work on their own commercial game
The makers of popular Skyrim mod Enderal have moved on to work on their own commercial game. Update 1.6.4.0 is the final patch for Enderal, SureAI said in a post on its forum, as the team no longer has the time to keep on top of the mod. This also means SureAI will not create a port of the mod for Skyrim Special Edition (Enderal requires the original PC version of Bethesda's game to work). Read more
The Game Boy Lives On Once More As The Shapeshifter Closes In On Kickstarter Target
The Game Boy Lives On Once More As The Shapeshifter Closes In On Kickstarter Target
NES port listed as stretch goal. Kickstarter has brought us some of the current generation's more interesting experiences.
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Here’s Doom actually playable on a SEGA Genesis
Here’s Doom actually playable on a SEGA Genesis
Last month, we reported that someone had managed to port Doom to the Sega Genesis, albeit poorly due to the hardware constraints.
Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?
Is Doom Eternal the most ambitious Switch port yet?
There's no question about it - Doom Eternal is a remarkably impressive technical achievement.
Persona 5 Strikers is a good port and legit sequel, but demands a PC version of Persona 5
Persona 5 Strikers is a good port and legit sequel, but demands a PC version of Persona 5
The rush to PC puts Strikers in a stranger position than the Dynasty Warriors spin-off already is.
Nioh 2 is going all-in on PC settings
Nioh 2 is going all-in on PC settings
Developer Koei Tecmo is pulling out all the stops for Nioh 2's PC port.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's retro-inspired Classic Mode is out today
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's retro-inspired Classic Mode is out today
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night's long-awaited Classic Mode, which introduces five retro-inspired linear levels, is out today on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch, as part of a free new update that also brings a Kingdom: Two Crowns crossover. Classic Mode first surfaced as a stretch goal in Bloodstained's 2015 Kickstarter campaign, and although its target was met, developer ArtPlay's focus on remedying Bloodstained's troubled Switch port meant Classic Mode was still missing in action as late as last year. A revised development roadmap released in June confirmed Classic Mode was still on the cards, however, and it's long-awaited arrival is now finally here, albeit somewhat later than the Q3 2020 launch originally planned. Read more
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Trailer Shows Off a Kaiju-Sized Mario
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Trailer Shows Off a Kaiju-Sized Mario
We finally have our first proper look at Bowser's Fury, the expansion coming alongside the port of Super Mario 3D World for Nintendo Switch - which features friendly Bowser Jr., plus Kaiju-sized Cat Mario and Bowser.
Rust's Long-Awaited Console Version Has Been Rated By the ESRB
Rust's Long-Awaited Console Version Has Been Rated By the ESRB
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console port of Rust has been rated by the ESRB.
A rating for the console release of Rust has just popped up on the ESRB website
A rating for the console release of Rust has just popped up on the ESRB website
A rating of the console release of Rust has popped up on the ESRB website. Rust's planned launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for sometime in 2020 was initially announced back in November 2019, but last month we learned the developer responsible for the port admitted it had been silent simply because there had been no meaningful updates. While it remains unclear when the console port will be available, the summary on the Entertainment Software Rating Board's website does confirm that the port will not be coming to next-gen systems PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, but is slated to arrive on Xbox One and PS4. Read more
A prolific Flash developer is preserving one of his games with a Gameboy port
After 25 Years, A New Cheat Code Has Been Discovered For Street Fighter Alpha 2 On The SNES
After 25 Years, A New Cheat Code Has Been Discovered For Street Fighter Alpha 2 On The SNES
You can finally play as Shin Akuma! Street Fighter II is one of those games that will forever be linked with the SNES, thanks to the fact that Nintendo's 16-bit console was the first home system to get a port of the arcade sensation.
After 25 Years, A New Cheat Code Has Discovered For Street Fighter Alpha 2 On The SNES
After 25 Years, A New Cheat Code Has Discovered For Street Fighter Alpha 2 On The SNES
You can finally play as Shin Akuma! Street Fighter II is one of those games that will forever be linked with the SNES, thanks to the fact that Nintendo's 16-bit console was the first home system to get a port of the arcade sensation.
Konami's Gradius III Blasts Onto The Nintendo Switch eShop This Week
Konami's Gradius III Blasts Onto The Nintendo Switch eShop This Week
"Enjoy playing the best game in the series". Just over a month after Hamster's release of Gradius II on the Switch eShop, we've now got Gradius III to top it off. The third entry in the scrolling shoot 'em up series was released by Konami in the arcade in 1989 and followed with a SNES port in 1990.
The black art of platform conversions: The tailored port
The black art of platform conversions: The tailored port
Sponsored article: Ensuring players experience the game they love as though it was designed for their platform of choice is not easy to achieve -- but that is why Abstraction Games puts so much effort into "tailoring"
Retro-Style Platformer Alwa's Awakening Is Getting An Official NES Port
Retro-Style Platformer Alwa's Awakening Is Getting An Official NES Port
A new NES release in 2021?! Elden Pixels, developer of both Alwa's Awakening and this year's Alwa's Legacy, has announced that it's working on a brand new port of its original game. So which shiny new console is Alwa's Awakening coming to next? The PS5? The rumoured Switch Pro? Nope, it's getting a 2021 release on the NES, Nintendo's 35-year-old 8-bit wonder. Read the full article on nintendolife.com