Author: Peter Keen

Doom dev: it was “wicked hard” to bring the game on Switch

Doom is a technical tour de force, so it was naturally going to be a challenge to port to the Switch, which is based on a moble architecture and lacks the power of the other consoles. But Bethesda still decided to do it, and hired developers Panic Button to do the port. According to Adam Creighton, Studio GM & Director of Development at Panic Button, the job turned out to be “wicked hard”. Here’s what he had to say about making Doom on the Switch: “It’s been hard, wicked hard. But I would expect it to be. This is...

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Mario Odyssey cover includes lyrics to “Jump Up, Super Star!”

Nintendo’s recent game trailer, “Jump Up, Super Star!”, which is a short musical meant to promote Super Mario Odyssey, turned out to be a bigger hit than expected (it got over 7 million views in one week). And Nintendo seems to have anticipated this, as they have printed the song lyrics on the inside cover of Super Mario Odyssey. It was spotted by a Twitter user who got their hands on a retail version of the game. You can check out the cover below. And to refresh your mind, here’s the musical hit it’s referring to: We do not...

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Check out the biggest Zelda collection in the world

Anne Martha Harnes of Norway officially has the largest collection of Legend of Zelda memorabilia in the world. She recently got a certificate from the Guinness Book of Record for her collection, which includes over 1,800 individual items. Check out the video above to see just what that collection looks like. She started collecting in 2008 with some items from eBay, which got her hooked and made her into a collector. And she’s got some interesting Zelda items, such a Zelda umbrella, a Zelda boomerang, and of course, all sorts of figures, toys, and puppets. We do not own...

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Super Mario Odyssey runs at 1080p docked

A Nintendo customer representative has confirmed that Super Mario Odyssey runs at 1080p when docked (and 720p in handheld mode, but we already knew that). At E3, Nintendo said that they were still working on the technical side of things and that the resolution wasn’t set. Which turned out to be true: the game ran at 720p docked at E3, then a month ago an analysis by Digital Foundry revealed that the resolution had been increased to 900p. Now, a week from release, Nintendo has once again increased the resolution of the game to a full 1080p. The report...

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Unboxing the Super Mario Odyssey Switch bundle

A week from now, Super Mario Odyssey will launch on the Switch, and Nintendo will also release a brand new Switch bundle. The bundle will include a copy of Super Mario Odyssey and a Switch console with red Joy-Cons. To see what all that looks like, check out the video above. For more on Mario Odyssey, check out the 10-minute gameplay video we posted earlier today. Would you consider getting the Super Mario Odyssey bundle? Let us know in the comments section below! We do not own this content and is published on the basis that we encourage our...

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