Review Editor Ray Carsillo at EGMNow.com joins us to talk gaming news & reviews. First up: What is going on with the remake of Final Fantasy 7? The game was announced at E3 in 2015 and there hasn’t been a mention since. Is this game still on track of being remade & will this be an episodic game? Micro transactions effect on the video game industry. SNES pre-order rumors addressed & Splatoon 2 is reviewed.
Nintendo is a company that is known for Mario, Luigi, Yoshi and other iconic characters. Everyone at some point has played a Nintendo game or owned a system. For over one hundred years Nintendo has been in business. How has Nintendo maintained such longevity & what were some of Nintendo’s most interesting business ventures? Co-Founder of the National Video Game Museum, Sean Kelly talks the history of Nintendo & what to expect from them in the future.
The Electronic, Entertainment, Expo or E3 for short was a few weeks ago. Many titles and console upgrades were revealed during this expo. Editor at Attack of The Fan Boy; Kyle Hanson gives a break down on the console upgrades and games to be out on the look for this Fall.
Nintendo recently announced the release of their SNES classic that will be released on September 29. What is the SNES classic? Review and Preview Editor at EGM Now Ray Carsillo tells us. Ray also breaks down Nintendo’s upcoming Switch online subscription service that includes a retro game feature in 2018. The DC and Looney Tune Cross over which started today (June 28) is discussed.
Sega was a major competitor in the console wars during the 90’s through the early 2000’s. Sega was ahead of their time with devices that attached to the Sega Genesis to upgrade the system, the Sega Channel which streamed games directly to your console and even the introduction to on line game play with the Sega Dreamcast. Even though they were ahead of their time, after 2001 they stopped developing consoles and focused on game development. Why would a company a head of the curve when it came to consoles go into game development? National Video Game Museum Director, Sean Kelly talks the history of Sega and explains why the company failed as a console developer.