A lot has happened over the past week. Here’s your brief catch up of what happened in the gaming and film industries and BagoGames.
No Man’s Sky will be releasing on June 21st for the PS4 and PC, and it will cost $59.99 or your regional equivalent. Christopher Cross reported that the limited edition “will include a steelbook case, a 48-page artbook, an exclusive comic, some downloadable content to help start your exploration through space, and a dynamic PS4 theme.” Check out his news article about No Man’s Sky to find out more.
Nintendo hosted a direct over the past week to announce it’s Spring and Summer lineup. Notable games that were announced include Paper Mario: Color Splash, Kirby: Planet Robobot and Monster Hunter Generations. Gameplay was shown for Metroid Prime: Federation Force and more details about Star Fox Zero’s release were given. You can check out Eleni DiCarlo’s recaps for both the 3DS and the Wii U.
Eleni DiCarlo reviewed Return to PopoloCrois: A STORY OF SEASONS Fairytale from XSEED Games. She gave the game a 10/10 for its perfect blend of RPG and farming simulator mechanics, enchanting story, and entertaining NPC’s. For more information, check out her review.
In this episode of the Film Fallout podcast, Christopher Cross and Dylan Schwan discuss the Oscars, the latest news in the film industry, and review Triple 9. Dylan also goes into his thoughts on Where to Invade Next, and the Chinese blockbuster The Mermaid from Stephen Chow. Check out the podcast here! Dylan also reviewed Triple 9 in written form.
Jerry Dobracki and Corey Atwood, in this editorial debate, go over the status of HD remasters in the video game industry. Are they just shameless due to the games having been already made, thus taking up actual development time of new games? Or are they actually good for the industry due to being able to revisit or newly play classics? Chris Penwell has also reviewed Final Fantasy X HD Remaster for a new series called “Is It A Classic?”