Super Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening remaster headline latest Nintendo Direct

Super Mario Maker 2 seeks to earn that sequel designation via a ton of new features. [credit: Nintendo ] The latest “Nintendo Direct” announcement video came packed with surprises, and none shattered more earth than the big Mario and Zelda games at the video’s beginning and end. As seen in the above gallery, Super Mario […]

Modern Warfare 4 rumours surface, Call of Duty 2019 to include MW2 campaign remaster?

It’s fair to say that a lot of Call of Duty rumours appears around the start of a new year. The cyclical nature of how new COD games are released means that fans can expect news to start dropping in January, followed by a big announcement in the Spring. And so far, rumours are swirling […]

Nintendo Switch games LEAK: PS4, Xbox One and Switch getting big new remaster?

Nintendo Switch news this week includes reports that Bandai Namco could be about to announce a very popular new remaster. According to games writer and editor Marcus Sellars, the publisher is about to reveal several new projects. And one of these just so happens to be a Dark Souls Remaster for the Nintendo Switch games […]

Relive your best wolfy Zelda moments with ‘Okami’ remaster

It would give me great pleasure to name Twilight Princess the best Zelda game of the 2000s (you heard me, Skyward Sword fans), but it would be untrue — that crown belongs to Okami. First released in 2006 as one of the last games to come out on PS2, its gorgeous watercolor-style animation, mystical world […]

A remaster with no old code: Crash Bandicoot was rebuilt nearly from scratch

Enlarge / Recovered 3D meshes help, but pretty much everything about this Crash remaster image had to be rebuilt from scratch. (credit: Activision) LOS ANGELES—The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy lands on consoles next week, and, from what I can tell, the game will offer very little in the way of surprises. All three of the series’ […]

‘Planescape: Torment’ remaster arrives on April 11th

For many veteran gamers, Planescape: Torment was a definitive role-playing title — it combined an unusual setting with a deep story, memorable dialogue and gameplay mechanics that still hold up. If you’re one of those fans, you won’t have long to wait to relieve that experience on modern hardware. Beamdog, Hasbro and Wizards of the […]

StarCraft remaster unveiled, and original SD version becomes free-as-in-beer

Enlarge / It finally exists. (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) A long-rumored StarCraft remaster for computers was finally unveiled on Saturday by Blizzard Entertainment, set for launch in “summer 2017.” No pricing info was announced, but Blizzard has confirmed quite a few other details about the 4K-friendly release. For one, it will be preceded by a patch […]

Nier Automata news: Original Nier remaster COULD HAPPEN

The Nier Automata release date is coming soon, but what about the people who missed the original Nier? Square Enix hasn’t ruled out a potential Nier remaster, but only if there’s a big enough demand. That’s according to Nier Automata producer Yosuke Saito, who said that while there are no plans for a remake, that […]