Posts by Michael Laverty
Here’s how SNES music was crafted onto a memory-tight console
By Michael Laverty on August 16th, 2018 0
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Any gamer who grew up with a Nintendo console, whether it was the NES, SNES, N64, GameCube or the Wii, will no doubt be flooded with memories at the sheer mention of these...
Get a glimpse of The Legend of Zelda Summer Play Day at the Nintendo NY Store
By Michael Laverty on August 15th, 2018 0
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Over the past weekend, the Nintendo NY Store hosted a Summer Play Day themed on The Legend of Zelda. Attendees were invited to cosplay as their favorite character from the series...
Link slays Bongo Bongo in Ocarina of Time Unreal Engine 4 fan project (Updated)
By Michael Laverty on August 15th, 2018 0
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The Hero of Time has been well acquainted with Unreal Engine 4 for a while now, with an assortment of footage which might have only been daringly dreamt of back in 1998, when...
Nintendo’s all-time console sales surpass 700 million
By Michael Laverty on August 15th, 2018 0
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Nintendo’s most recent financial report detailed a historic accolade for the company. They have sold a resounding 727.65 million consoles since it entered the console market...
Video game discounts are no more for UK Amazon Prime customers
By Michael Laverty on July 25th, 2018 0
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August 7, 2018 is the day that Amazon UK will no longer offer a discount on video games for Prime members. Prior to this date, customer could enjoy a £2 discount on physical...
ROM-hosting websites to be hit by legal action of up to $100m by Nintendo
By Michael Laverty on July 24th, 2018 0
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Nintendo could claim up to $100m in damages for copyright and trademark infringement by two Arizona-based websites, which offered a multitude of ROMS of Nintendo titles. Nintendo...
HORI announce GameCube-style controllers for Nintendo Switch
By Michael Laverty on July 24th, 2018 0
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In preparation for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's release, HORI will be releasing three controllers for Nintendo Switch in Japan, all in that familiar GameCube style. The three...
8-Player Smash among newly uncovered, unused modes in Super Smash Bros. Melee
By Michael Laverty on July 24th, 2018 0
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Between 2001 and 2002, the world welcomed the illustrious Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube. A set of new, interesting modes have recently been unearthed, including the...
Appearance evolution: Zelda characters in Super Smash Bros.
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By Michael Laverty on July 6th, 2018 0
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As console generations pass by and art styles change with game releases, so too do the appearances of some characters in the Super Smash Bros. franchise. Some of the biggest...
Nintendo commits to strong balance of multiplayer/single-player experiences
By Michael Laverty on June 30th, 2018 0
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Nintendo have been focused on multiplayer-laden games recently, with upcoming titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Tennis Aces and Super Mario Party announced this...
Nintendo Minute return by going behind the scenes at E3 2018
By Michael Laverty on June 21st, 2018 0
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Kit and Krysta return with Nintendo Minute as they bring you behind the scenes at E3 2018. The duo take you through everything from their journey to LA, their predictions for the...
Over 700 games are now available on Nintendo Switch
By Michael Laverty on June 14th, 2018 0
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700 games and counting, coming to approximately 46 games per month, is what Nintendo Switch is currently boasting since its launch back in that magical month of March 2017. Even...
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate music tracks available on the official website
By Michael Laverty on June 13th, 2018 0
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When the birth of a new Super Smash Bros. occurs, you can be sure to look forward to a huge array of music. Bringing all your favorite franchises together, you can count on Smash...
Inkling, Daisy and Ridley make their fighting debut in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Michael Laverty on June 12th, 2018 0
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Three new characters will make their debut on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, in the shape of Inkling from Splatoon, Daisy from the Mushroom Kingdom, and Ridley, who causes Samus...
Young Link returns, along with other Zelda characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
By Michael Laverty on June 12th, 2018 0
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Young Link once again joins the fray, joining regulars Link and Zelda (who have updated Breath of the Wild costumes), Sheik, Ganondorf and Toon Link as they make up the roster of...