Jim Norman, Staff Writer
“I’m not that big of a Pikmin fan,” I believed to myself as I downloaded Pikmin 1+2 final week. Well reader, after rushing by way of the primary and clearing off an excellent chunk of the second, I can verify that I’m properly and actually again in my Pikmin section. I adored the demo for Pikmin 4, so let’s get 2 cleared up this weekend.
Otherwise, I can be very tempted to dive into Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective. I by no means performed the unique on DS, however the demo for this one has me intrigued. You nonetheless get to pluck and chuck little plant folks in Ghost Trick, proper?
Ollie Reynolds, Staff Writer
After ending up Master Detective Archives: Rain Code for assessment, I’ve determined to provide Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony one other go. It truly feels fairly pacy when in comparison with Rain Code, so I’m positively having fun with my time with it once more.
Elsewhere, I’m nonetheless working my approach by way of Final Fantasy XVI on the PS5, and my goodness, what a cracking recreation it’s. It’s positively within the operating for GOTY for me thus far, and I’m simply discovering my eyes are utterly glued to the display in the course of the unimaginable boss fights.
Gonçalo Lopes, Contributor
With my Nintendo 64 deep-dive almost full, I ought to have extra free time to remain retro elsewhere, specifically Dreamcast and GameDice. Not solely I’m (re)hooked on San Francisco Rush 2049 and Hydro Thunder on Dreamcast, however I’m additionally beginning a brand new Gauntlet: Dark Legacy marketing campaign on Gamecube. On the Switch facet of issues, I have to full the good Pikmin 4 demo. From the beneficiant slice of content material provided right here, it was properly well worth the wait… lower than one month to go. Will additionally give Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition a go since my bodily copy confirmed up. Wonder if I’m the replicant this time…
Game of the week is AEW: Fight Forever! To fill within the sneakers of wrestling video games of the N64 and Gamecube period isn’t any straightforward activity. Plus Unreal Engine 4 on the Switch is commonly contact and go. Fortunately, all my worst fears have been put to relaxation as I snapped up a replica of the sport early within the wild. At lengthy final one thing to problem Wrestling Empire from the highest of the meals chain. I hope they patch the sport to repair the marginally annoying stoppages mid-gameplay, in any other case that is one strong rasslin’ package deal for gamers preferring the over-the-top arcade motion to the newer simulation elements of the WWE 2K sequence.
Craig Reid, Pure Xbox Video Producer
Ahoy NL gang! This weekend is a humorous one for me, primarily as a result of I’m knee-deep in Final Fantasy XVI on PS5, and I’ve not too long ago purchased Elden Ring on my Xbox. I need to get caught into the achievements earlier than the inevitable DLC comes out.
Despite all of those plans to play large RPGs, nonetheless, all I actually need to do is dive into Super Mario Maker 2. I believe I can blame this craving on the Super Mario Bros. Wonder reveal throughout a latest Nintendo Direct. Just to pile on high of all of it, if I can seize a few mates to play with, I’d love to provide Zelda: Tri Force Heroes a whirl on my 3DS. Sheesh, busy weekend for me, huh?
Well, that is all that we now have deliberate for this weekend, however what about you? Drop the sport that you will be specializing in within the ballot after which take to the feedback to tell us in case you have the rest on the playing cards.