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By Jordan Lucero, 2 weeks ago

New Content Revealed in November’s Maxis Monthly

It’s that time of the month again! Time for a new Maxis Monthly. In November’s Maxis Monthly, a holiday event for The Sims Freeplay was announced and the huge November update for The Sims 4 was shown off further. Release dates were also included in the livestream. The star of the show was the previously mentioned November...

By Jordan Lucero, 3 weeks ago

New Smash Ultimate Direct and Treehouse Live Presentation Announced

Nintendo announced on Twitter today that a brand-new Smash Ultimate Direct is coming this Thursday. Tune-in at 7 A.M. PT for around 40 minutes of Smash news hosted by Masahiro Sakurai. Right after the Direct, Nintendo will hold a Treehouse Live presentation featuring gameplay of Smash Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go, Yoshi’s Crafted World, and Diablo III:...

By Jordan Lucero, 1 month ago

A Bunch of New Spooky Content for Splatoon 2 Announced

Happy Splatoween! Splatoon 2 is getting a bunch of new Halloween content. First, a new Splatfest will kick off Friday, October 19th at 3PM PT, and during that time the plaza will be fitted with some Halloween decorations. Choose between “Team Trick” with Pearl or “Team Treat” with Marina! The Splatfest will end Sunday, October...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Dark Souls Remastered Network Test Scheduled for Switch

In March 2018’s Nintendo Direct, a network test was announced for Dark Souls Remastered, previously announced for the Switch and other platforms in January. After many months of silence and the game releasing on other platforms in May, a statement was made on Twitter that the Switch network test begins on Friday, September 21st from 5-9 PM...

By Jordan Lucero, 2 months ago

Nintendo Direct Rescheduled for September 13th

Grab your popcorn-again! Nintendo has rescheduled the delayed September Nintendo Direct. Originally airing on the 6th, it was delayed because of the magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan. At 6pm ET, you can still expect 35 minutes of 3DS and Switch news, including a bunch of details for Nintendo Switch Online. Nintendo has confirmed that...

By Gregory Allen III, 2 months ago

Epic Games Announces Fortnite’s Fall Skirmish

This past Monday, Epic Games announced what will be Fortnite‘s next major competitive scene — the Fall Skirmish. Epic Games announced the event very lightly, only tweeting about it on the official Fortnite Twitter account. They have not released specifics on their website at the time of this writing. However, there is a change made with the upcoming Fall...

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 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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