tinyBuild shared a "Hello Switch" video presentation, which revealed 6 games coming to the platform. Now the company has revealed that another "Hello Switch" presentation is being filmed. The event should give an update on some of those unreleased titles, and probably tease a few more on the way.
The cross-platform online multiplayer love continues with Hover: Revolt of Gamers. The developers have just updated the PC version of the game, and the patch notes reveal that the Switch version will have cross-platform multiplayer with the PC and Xbox One versions. Sony continues to block cross-platform play with other consoles, only allows for cross-platform play with the PC version.
In this episode, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at some Mario facts, secrets, Easter eggs and history! Super Mario Bros 3 was developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), and was later ported to both the Super Nintendo (SNES) as part of the Super Mario All-Stars pack, and was again ported to the Game Boy Advance (GBA) as Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3. Through our analysis of Super Mario Bros 3, its gameplay and beta builds, we hope to show some of the more interesting facts from the making of the Mario series and have its history explained.
- new species has been discovered: Spinda
- Spindas are said to have unique spot pattern
- 8 variants have been added to the species dictionary
- the move Frenzy Plant was added, alongside its visual effects
- move Weather Ball has been added
- Weather Ball is a normal type move, but will change its type depending on the weather
- the following conditions were mentioned:
- one mention of quests was added: ACTIVITY_CATCH_QUEST_POKEMON_ENCOUNTER
- other mentions related to quests previously mentioned: ACTIVITY_CATCH_FIRST_CATCH_OF_DAY, ACTIVITY_CATCH_AR_PLUS_BONUS, ACTIVITY_CATCH_CURVEBALL
- it appears that at least some quests may involve catching Pokemon
- the game will now recognize this event as relating to a current quest
- new POI management system has appeared
- this is a tool to submit the points of interest that power POKESTOPS in Pokemon GO and `portals` in Ingress
- the attributes the system collects are:
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- points of interest also appear to have two states: COMPLETED and COMPLETED_AND_REASSIGNED
- there are various error states, hinting at a review and perhaps even a delegation process
- many large changes and additions now appear reflecting the new ability of the app to ingest and link Facebook and Google
- its now possible due to what appears to be a new central authentication component of Niantic’s making
- re-written some of the account banning code
- new attribute appeared which tracks the number of kilometers walked in the past day
- new attributes EVENTQUICKMOVE and EVENTCINEMATICMOVE have now appeared
- the following attributes have appeared, hinting at a new bonus multiplier:
If you invert the Y-axis when playing first person games, you might want to hold off on grabbing Clustertruck. While the option to invert the Y-axis is available, it doesn't actually work. Your settings don't save and the game goes back to the default option. A patch for the game, already submitted to Nintendo, fixes this issue and some other bugs as well.
Once again, if you don't want to have aspects of Kirby Star Allies spoiled, don't hit the jump. If you don't mind an Easter egg uncovered, hit the jump!
Clustertruck is a new kind of platformer on-top of a speeding highway! Use agility and acrobatics through insane levels in a game of "the floor is lava" on top of unpredictable, speeding trucks! The game only gets harder when dangers such as swinging hammers, lasers and flamethrowers are added!
Coffin Dodgers sees you take on the role of saving one of seven quirky retirement village residents, each racing for their soul in "pimped up" mobility scooters against none other than the Grim Reaper himself. Our old heroes are armed with a variety of homemade weapons and gadgets to take on anything the Grim Reaper and his Zombie army may throw at them. Can you survive the retirement village?
As a regular academy student your day begins like any other. Until, that is, you notice a strange app on your phone you don't remember installing. The moment you click on the unfamiliar icon, a box appears on your desk containing an odd pair of goggles and what appears to be a bizarre handheld vacuum cleaner called the Demon Sweeper...