The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles review: classic Phoenix Wright

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles, the Victorian-set prequel to Capcom’s much beloved Phoenix Wright games, those scales take centre stage right inside the courtroom. Up and down they go as the jury deliberate on your client’s innocence, pronouncing their verdict by chucking balls of flame into two enormous torches either side of the judge’s head. Only it’s not the judge sweating over these literal hot takes. It’s Phoenix Wright’s ancestor Ryunosuke Naruhodo (Phoenix Wright was known as Ryuichi Naruhodo in the original Japanese) feeling the heat here. If he fails to uncover the contradictions in the prosecution’s case it’s the noose for his clients, and a bleak end to his fledgling legal career.

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Random: An Eager 3DS StreetPass Fan Spent A Day In New York, Got Zero Hits

To steal a witty Reddit post, it’s ‘StreetPast’.

Earlier this year we wholeheartedly jumped into nostalgia when sharing a video of all StreetPass puzzles, reminiscing on the days when you’d pop the marvellous 3DS into a pocket or bag and return home with some lovely hits. Yes, we miss those days.

A lot of people do, as well, as this Reddit post blew up in which user ‘itsmefizzy’ said, very simply, that they “spent a whole day in NYC and not one Streetpass received (Nintendo Store included)”.

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You Can Now Pre-Order Sonic Colors: Ultimate On The Switch eShop

Update: File size also revealed.

Update : With pre-orders of the digital version of Sonic Colors: Ultimate going live, we’ve also found out the file size. Well, kind of.

According to the Nintendo website, it’ll take up 6.9GB of free space on your system. And on the US and UK eShop pages, it says 7.2GB of free space is required. So make sure you’ve got around 7GB free.

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Mini Review: The Procession To Calvary – An Absurdist Point-And-Click Quest That Will Split Your Sides

Death to Heavenly Peter!

The very first moment you lay eyes on The Procession To Calvary you’ll probably be reminded of the iconic British comedy series Monty Python, thanks to the use of cut-up, pre-existing classical artwork. However, while this is a huge part of the game’s visual appeal, its sense of humour is actually more unique than that, and it often challenges genre favourites such as Monkey Island and Sam & Max when it comes to absurdist jokes and belly laughs. In fact, we’d even dare to say that, in its funniest moments, The Procession To Calvary (named after the Pieter Bruegel the Elder painting of the same title) even manages to surpass those titles.

The game is essentially a point-and-click adventure that uses the analogue stick and buttons rather than the Switch’s touchscreen – a system that works perfectly well, despite the misgivings we initially harboured. You assume the role of a female warrior who is tasked with ridding the land of the murderous despot Heavenly Peter, but actually getting within a sword’s swipe of Pete is a challenge; you’ll have to solve puzzles, help NPCs, run errands and all of the other good stuff that point-and-click adventures are famed for.

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Valve Responds To ‘Switch Vs Steam Deck’ Comparisons, Insists It’s “Going After” A Different Audience

“High-end” PC gamers are the target.

Following the reveal of the Switch OLED earlier this month, Valve announced its new handheld PC device, the Steam Deck.

It’s drawn plenty of comparisons to Nintendo’s hybrid system due to its similarities in design (and has resulted in many memes) and now some members of the Valve team have shared their own thoughts about this exclusively with IGN. To drive home the point it’s different, designer Greg Coomer reiterated how the Steam Deck was chasing a market that’s already attached to the Steam library. In the words of IGN, “high-end PC gaming”.

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Video: The Complete Story Of The Metroid Series

Get ready for the arrival of Metroid Dread.

As soon as Nintendo announced Metroid Dread – the fifth and final entry in the original Metroid story arc, we all had similar thoughts about revisiting the older entries in the series in some way or form.

If you can’t see yourself playing through these classic titles before the new one arrives this October, never fear – as our senior video producer, Alex Olney, is here to give you a crash course in the entire history of the Metroid series. Not only does he cover the games you might want to know about leading into Metroid Dread, but he also touches on other entries such as the Metroid Prime series and even Metroid: Other M.

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Respawn’s F2P Shooter Apex Legends Gets A New Character On 3rd August

Introducing Seer.

Apart from the Lost in Random release date announcement at EA Play 2021 earlier this week, Respawn Entertainment introduced the new Apex Legends character Seer and the new season ‘Emergence’ launching alongside him.

This new legend is a tracker and uses stealth abilities to get the upper hand in battle, according to the game’s director.

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Minecraft Dungeons: Echoing Void DLC Arrives Next Week

Update: Here’s a first look.

Update : A developer diary of the upcoming ‘Echoing Void’ DLC for Minecraft Dungeons has now been released. This next content update will mark the end of the Arch-Illager narrative and will also be released alongside an additional free update on the same date (28th July).

Original article : Mojang has announced a brand new DLC expansion for its hack & slash Minecraft Dungeons. It’s titled ‘Echoing Void’ and will be arriving on all platforms, including the Nintendo Switch, on 28th July.

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Max Payne’s face and voice actor recorded a birthday message for the 20-year-old game

Max Payne is one of the most famous faces in videogames, which means Sam Lake’s face is one of the most famous faces of videogames. The Remedy writer and now creative director lent his mug to Max’s 3D model back in 2001, and he teamed up with Max voice actor James McCaffrey yesterday for a fun birthday message as the game turned 20.

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