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Nintendo Direct Showcases Legend of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom
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Nintendo Direct Showcases Legend of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom

Image: NintendoRIP to British gamers who didn’t watch the Nintendo Direct live in remembrance of the late queen’s passing. For the rest of us, we were treated to almost 40 whole minutes of upcoming winter releases on the Nintendo Switch. Brits are totally welcome to watch our FREEDOM DIRECT as long as they promise to be nice. NintendoFire Emblem EngageFire Emblem is back, and the latest title in the anime war simulator series will be a grid-based tactics game. There also appears to be a new summoning mechanic that allows the protagonist to call forth older characters such as Marth and Sigurd. It will be released on January 20, 2023. Electronic Arts / NintendoIt Takes TwoThe co-op adventure will be coming to the Switch, and you’ll need at least one other friend to solve the puzzles. It w...
9 Games Making Nintendo Switch A JRPG Juggernaut In 2022
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9 Games Making Nintendo Switch A JRPG Juggernaut In 2022

If I had bet on Square Enix reviving one one of its dormant B-tier franchises, it wouldn’t have been Valkyrie. I loved Valkyrie Profile on the original PlayStation and…that was about it. There was a mess of a sequel, an uneven tactics spin-off on the 3DS, and an underwhelming collectathon on mobile. Then in a March State of Play, Square revealed Valkyrie Elysium, a real-time action follow-up. I still can’t quite wrap my head around why, but anytime the publisher starts throwing the kitchen sink at the wall I’m here for it. Elysium looks visually unspectacular, but the deluxe version on console comes with the PSP remaster of the original game and that’s worth it for me alone.Platform: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PCRelease Date: September 29, 2022 (PS4, PS5) / November 11, 2022 (...