King of Fighters XIV has gone back to the 3D visual style, not seen since Maximum Impact. The series has always been known for its 2D graphics and the hand drawn look from XII and XIII stood out from the top fighting games. The 3D graphics have been coming under some backlash but they have been slowly refining the visuals. When this game is released, hopefully it becomes visually appealing and more approachable gameplay wise.
As stated this is the first Nintendo Direct since the passing of Satoru Iwata President and CEO of Nintendo. This Nintendo Direct marks off the end of this year and the first half of next year with a strong and health lineup of new games, sequels, remakes, amiibos and surprises. Love them or hate them, there’s something here for everyone.
GameLoading: Rise of the Indies is an upcoming documentary on based around indie video game developers. Unlike “Indie Game The Movie” Rise of the Indies is less of an underdog story but rather passion and the success of the most interesting aspect of the video game industry in the past several years.
I play a lot of video games and I have the bad habit of buying more games before finishing the ones I have. I decided to take a honest look at my uncompleted collection and had to shake my head a bit. One of my new year’s resolutions is to finish as many of these games as I can and try not to be so distracted by trophy hunting.
For those of you curious of what games these might be I’ve compiled some lists.
Nintendo’s main strategy game franchise is wildly respected but one that few have played. The series is notorious for the difficulty of keeping your entire party alive or even keeping the main characters alive so you wouldn’t fail the level. There have been changes to make the game more accessible. Do these changes improve the game or is it another wrong move?