Jared. Miranda, and Brendan chat with reviewer Dan Stapleton about Fallout 4: Far Harbor’s merits and flaws, a new companion, and the pantheon of Bethesda DLC releases…plus a little E3 enthusiasm for good measure. Enjoy your apocalypse!
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Following the release of Jonathan Blow’s critically-acclaimed puzzle exploration game earlier this year, developer dustmop has created a demake of The Witness for NES.
The NES ROM, aptly dubbed The Wit.nes, “stands as a reinterpretation and tribute to the original work.” A demo is currently available that provides players with a chance explore the starting area. The full game will feature 32 puzzles, an overhead world, and 16 screens worth of map for you to explore.
In order to play the demo, you’ll need to download an NES emulator, suggestions for which can be found on the download page for dustmop’s demo.
This week’s Nintendo Voice Chat is jam packed with a great lineup of contributors! Skip down to the next section if you want to answer our Zelda-themed Question of the Week.
Brace yourselves: E3 2016 is nearly upon us. From June 12-16, the entire gaming industry will converge on Los Angeles to showcase the biggest games that we’ll be playing for 2016 and beyond. We’ve been updating our Games of E3 List whenever news drops, but now we’re going to go even deeper. Every day leading up to the show, we’re going to be highlight one of the biggest games that we hope to see more of at E3. Up today: Sea of Thieves.
For decades, mods have granted PC gamers the freedom to tweak, change, and improve their experiences. Bethesda games in particular, with their massive worlds and wide breadth of things to do and see, are ripe for the modding.
From simple bug-fixes to a mod that changes all Deathclaws into killer Thomas the Tank Engines, almost anything you’d want (or didn’t know you’d want) in a game like Fallout 4 exists.
This particular list of Fallout 4 mods is a bit more grounded, focusing on making the Commonwealth even more beautiful without altering gameplay.
Good news for fans in the UK who are craving the release of No Man’s Sky.
No Man’s Sky’s UK release date has been brought forward to August 10, meaning it now coincides with the rest of Europe. North America will still be getting it a day early on August 9. The change in release date is due to a new deal with retailers, rather than the game being finished sooner.
No Man’s Sky was recently delayed from its original June 21 release date. At the time, the UK was supposed to be getting the game on August 12.
“Thank you for your feedback, we’ve been working with retailers and #NoMansSky will now launch on Aug 10th, the same as other EU countries,” the PlayStation UK account tweeted earlier today.
There’s a new Metal Gear game coming this year, but it’s probably not the one you want.
Metal Gear Pachinko was announced yesterday, but fans of the series aren’t happy. A few weeks after a mass YouTube dislike campaign targeted Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, now the Internet hive mind has turned its gaze to the Metal Gear Pachinko trailer.
At time of writing the trailer has nearly half a million views, and the like to dislike ratio is currently 895 to 27,945. You can expect it to get even worse as time goes on.