Fire Emblem: Three Houses is the return of the tactical RPG series onto a home console platform where Intelligent Systems takes full advantage of the new hardware power of the Nintendo Switch over the Nintendo 3DS. Three Houses feels like the Fire Emblem game I’ve dreamed of playing since Fire Emblem Path of Radiance on the GameCube. Something that feels like the big budgeted tactical RPG adventure that it deserves to be. Full voice acting, amazing soundtrack, choices that impact the direction of the story, characters that will stick with you for years to come. This game has everything that RPG fans will love, while also having and engrossing customization and tactical gameplay systems.
Oninaki is a wonderfully crafted action-RPG game from the developers of I am Setsuna, Tokyo RPG Factory. This game follows the story of Kagachi, a Watcher who protects Life after death and guides lost souls back to the path to reincarnation with the ability to travel between the world of the living and the world of the dead.
Oninaki delivers breathtaking artwork from characters and maps to even speech bubbles. This game is truly pleasing to the eyes. Vibrant colors fill your screen matched with the right sound effects. Exploring areas lets you feel the environment and nature of the game. Through Oninaki’s sound design the chirping of the birds, the flow of the water in the river, and the rustling of the leaves makes this game feel so alive. With all this vibrance in this game it also presents darkness efficiently. The deepness of the story emanates from the brightness of the Living World to the darkness of the The Beyond.
SUPERHOT is a name that many gamers are likely familiar with at this point. Although it has been a highly successful title, across multiple platforms, this game has humble roots. In fact it was first created during the 2013 7DFPS (7 Day FPS Challenge) Game Jam. After that it went on to become a web browser game in September of that year but didn’t appear in the form people know it today until its Windows release on February 2016.
Since those days, SUPERHOT has matured and enjoys a platform-agnostic existence across the Xbox, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Mac OS X, and even Linux. VR support came in the form of SUPERHOT VR which is available on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR. There’s even a standalone expansion serving as a roguelike spin-off called SUPERHOT Mind, Control, Delete.
The newest version of this popular experimental shooter game recently released for the Oculus Quest, which itself has taken the gaming world by storm as it’s the first VR headset to not require a PC / Mobile device. In this review we will evaluate how the experience translates on a VR headset which houses its own screen, processor, RAM, etc. to find out just how premium it feels.
Bonfire is a quaint virtual reality interactive experience starring Ali Wong and developed by Emmy-winning VR/AR producer Baobab Studios. Each person may react to this differently, but with Quest currently still awaiting a lot of its best content – many gamers may be eyeing up this virtual experience as well. Gamers like value-buys, and likely want to know if it’s worth the asking price.
Gears 5 introduces Kait as the female protagonist leading a brand new trilogy of titles from the Gears of War universe. Development team The Coalition is one of the Xbox Game Studios said to have unlimited budget and freedom according to XBoss Phil Spencer.
All this as the Xbox team heads into next-generation, xCloud Alpha already streaming over 3,500 games, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate continues to impress on PC & Xbox. Be sure to check out our E3 2019 Highlights for more info on everything you can expect going forward with the brand.
After gaining hands-on playtime with the next Gears multiplayer experience, I am providing my impressions of this project overall in regards to previous entries in the series as well as the fresh aspect.
The announcement was made in a larger than life Nintendo ad for the new device which included friends meeting up at the park with various types of switches, a Fire Emblem Three Houses cameo and even astronauts playing Switch Lite in space. A more up close and personal feel with Nintendo Switch games using a dedicated handheld to play which is smaller and more easily portable. The full size of the Nintendo Switch Lite is more akin to handhelds and the up, down, left, and right buttons of the original Switch are replaced by a directional pad for the Switch Lite.
This is a full review for a 2019 remaster for the original Sniper Elite V2 released in 2012 for the PC, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, and Xbox 360. In this game the player takes control of American Sniper lieutenant Carl Fairburne during the final days of world war II. His mission is to track down key individuals responsible for the development of the V-2 ballistic missile.
With a waterfall flow of information already coming forward regarding the next console generation from Microsoft and Sony it seems like right now is a good time to take stock of the overall data and what it all means from a big picture perspective. Either the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Scarlett may end up being overpowered compared to the competition, but for now that remains in debate. Without final specs and independent third party testing we just don’t know yet. In terms of official announcements, we do have confirmation on several key factors regarding the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett.
If you haven’t heard of it yet, the Oculus Quest is a VR headset which has its own processor, ram, graphics, and storage housed within an inside-out tracking visor and comes with two wireless Oculus Touch controllers. The system does not require any trackers, performs at room-scale or stationary, and uses the Oculus eco-system with cross-compatibility to many PC VR games, apps, and services. Stay Tuned to RealGamerNewZ for our Full Review of Oculus Quest which is coming soon.
If you already have an Oculus Quest, good news! There have been a bunch of new game announcements surrounding the product. Here are a few highlights we’d like to share with the audience and VR enthusiasts out there, courtesy of E3 2019.
There was plenty of anime, familiar faces, and nearly all genres of gaming received new announcements. Nintendo did some new things this year, including a collaboration with Netflix to present a game based on the Dark Crystal film. They’ve delivered the promise of closer looks at upcoming exclusives while somehow managing to get more third party support than ever. More so than ever, there is something for everyone in the form of high quality, complete games.