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By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Is Getting Remastered for Switch and PS4

Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles will be making its way onto the Nintendo Switch and PS4 in 2019. The game originally released in 2001 for the Gamecube and PS1. Square Enix made the announcement through their YouTube channel. For those who’ve never played Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, you play as a 4-man crew...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

“Unmissable” Ace Attorney Panel at This Year’s Tokyo Game Show

Tokyo Game Show is coming up soon, and Capcom has confirmed that they will be hosting a 40-minute Ace Attorney panel! Last year, a Capcom executive outlined plans in an article for better Switch support, and Ace Attorney was the only franchise specifically mentioned. It is very possible that the TGS panel will feature a...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Direct Slotted for September 6th

UPDATE: Due to a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, Nintendo has delayed this week’s Nintendo Direct. Nintendo has tweeted to expect a reannouncement “in the near future”. Stay tuned at Launch Party Gaming for more updates. Grab your popcorn! Nintendo has finally announced the long-awaited September Nintendo Direct. After weeks of speculation, fans were relieved...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

Nintendo Releases Wii U Version 5.5.3

The stability gods at Nintendo have struck again with the first Wii U update since July 2017. Don’t worry homebrewers, this update doesn’t affect your hacks. New additions include further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to the user experience. Exciting, right? Nintendo has also updated some EULAs to better comply with...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

Sony Japan Has Ended PS2 Support

After 18 years, Sony Japan is ending support and repair services for the PS2. The PS2 has been out of production since 2012, but after-sale services have continued for the best-selling console. Sony says this is happening because of a shortage of parts. PS2 owners were asked to fill out an online form or send...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

Nintendo Holds Nindies Showcase Summer 2018

During Gamescom 2018, Nintendo of Europe uploaded an Indie Highlight video to YouTube, showcasing some independently developed games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Then, Nintendo of America announced a Nindies Showcase for August 28th after Gamescom. In this 15 minute short presentation, Nintendo of America revealed 22 different games coming to Nintendo Switch in late...

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