Video: After 30 Years, We’ve Finally Played Famicom Detective Club on Switch

The Girl Who Stands Behind and The Missing Heir walk into a club… The Famicom Detective Club series is a cherished franchise in Japan. These murder-mystery visual novels began life on the Famicom all the way back in 1988 and garnered success with critics and adventure fans alike. Two entries were released on the Famicom … Read more

Anniversary: The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask Is Now 21 Years Old In Japan

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask today turns 21 years old in Japan. Although it’s not quite as significant as last year’s 20th anniversary, in some countries Link and Skull Kid would now be old enough to have a drink. The game first arrived in Japan in the year 2000 and despite being one of … Read more

Google Pixel 5a 5G May Get the Same SoC as Last Year’s Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G

Google Pixel 5a 5G will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, as per a report. This is the same chip that powers the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G that were launched last year. Google has already confirmed that the handset will be available later this year. While the Pixel 5a … Read more

Google Pixel 5a 5G May Get the Same SoC as Last Year’s Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G

Google Pixel 5a 5G will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, as per a report. This is the same chip that powers the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G that were launched last year. Google has already confirmed that the handset will be available later this year. While the Pixel 5a … Read more

Tropico Celebrates 20 Years with Exploding Llama Pinatas – Xbox Wire

The Tropico series, which launched in April 2001, celebrates its 20th anniversary with Xbox Deals with Gold. Tropico 1 through 6 puts the player in the shoes of ‘El Presidente,’ the ruler of Tropico – a fictional island country in the Caribbean from the colonial era to modern times. Without question, it’s the series that put … Read more

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan Leaves Blizzard After Almost 20 Years

Jeff Kaplan has a lot of strings to his bow, but now he’s bowing out. As the Vice President of Blizzard Entertainment and the Director and public face of Overwatch, he’s quite the well-known figure, but in an announcement today, he announced that he’s leaving the company after almost two decades of service. Here’s his … Read more

Anniversary: Mother 3 For Game Boy Advance Is Now 15 Years Old

Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has acknowledged the 2006 Japan-only Game Boy Advance exclusive Mother 3 a few times over the past week, and today just so happens to be the third entry’s 15th anniversary. Yes, it’s now been 15 long years since this cult classic RPG arrived in Japan. Although Nintendo allegedly … Read more

After 20 Years, This Amazing Famicom Collection Is Finally Complete

The Famicom was Nintendo’s first smash-hit home system and spawned the NES in the west. The shared library of these systems is immense, especially by standards of the period – in Japan alone, over 1000 games were released for the console. “How long would it take someone to collect all of those games, complete-in-box?”, we … Read more

Anniversary: The Animal Crossing Series Is Now 20 Years Old

While Animal Crossing still feels like a relatively new Nintendo franchise, today actually marks its 20th anniversary. Yes, the series started out in Japan on 14th April 2001 as a Nintendo 64 title. While Dōbutsu no Mori (otherwise known as Animal Forest) was never released in its original form here in the west, the life … Read more