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My Favorites from the Latest Nintendo Direct

Waiting for Nintendo’s next Nintendo Direct was starting to become a meme, and at times it felt like the company was even trolling us on Twitter with their nonsensical imagery. Yesterday, with practically no announcement at all, they dropped a ‘mini’ Direct on us with lots of great games and details.

I’m just going to touch on a few of my favorites and stand-outs, but you can find all of the games and info on Nintendo’s official site for the Jan 11th Direct.



Why Monster Hunter World on PC is Delayed

If you’re like… well, just about everyone I know who wants to play Monster Hunter World, then you’re wishing the PC version was coming out on January 26th alongside the console release. Unfortunately it’s not, and until today we really had no reason why.

Ryozo Tsujimoto, Monster Hunter World producer, had this to say to PC Gamer / Gamesradar.

“For the main Monster Hunter game, this is our first PC title,” said Tsujimoto, “and it’s something we want to make sure we get right. So rather than have it taking up resources during the console development and not it not being able to have our full attention on it, we want to get console out the door and then we’re going to take some extra time and try and get the PC version as good as possible.”

While we can at least pretend we now know why the PC release is delayed until Fall (at the earliest, mind you), I’m left feeling significantly empty inside over the reason why.



Nintendo Possibly Releasing A Link Between Worlds for Switch? Maybe?

There are rumors circulating that Nintendo may be planning a new release of A Link Between Worlds. This all stemmed from several articles I’ve seen where Nintendo reached out to review newsy type outlets for permission to use their review quotes. This typically happens when a company is about to use those quotes for commercial purposes.

The big question now is whether or not it’s going to be a Nintendo Selects release or a Nintendo Switch port or remake. I’m hoping for the Switch!

I’m skeptical for a couple of reasons.

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Titan Quest Coming to Consoles in 2018

I thought this was really cool and really, really weird. Titan Quest is coming to... Console? I mean ... Console!  I don't know how I feel about that, but I…

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