Happy birthday dear Snatch, happy Birthday dear Snatch, happy birthday deeearrr Snaaaa-aatch, happy birthday dear Snatch (and many more!). Yes it’s our three hundredth birthday, making News Snatch only marginally younger than Theresa May! There will be a special “What If…” Snatch coming up this weekend celebrating some of the more bizarre stories we have covered over the last eight (!) years, but today it’s business as usual, starting with someone throwing a Nintendo Switch from 1000ft, because that’s what people do on the Internet.
A user of NeoGAF who has a history of “leaking” information has released a list of characters that may appear in Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. However he was “told” he could release this list, so it’s not exactly a leak, is it?
- Monster Hunter
- Strider Hiryu
- Captain America
- Captain Marvel
- Doctor Strange
- Iron Man
PES 17 has gone mobile and looks pretty swish.< Insert your own joke about balls in your hand here >
Staying with hand held fun, there is a new Pokémon spin off called Magikarp Jump which is available now on iOS and Android.
Well this is confusing, Quarantine has left Early Access. Surely if it’s quarantined it shouldn’t get released until all the necessary safety checks have been performed?
The game, which you can get here, is a turn-based strategy game in which you tackle the spread of a disease across the world.
A few days ago veteran developers Idol Minds has a bit of a revamp and turned in to Deck Nine, and announced their new game engine.
“With the creation of our new, proprietary toolset StoryForge and the shift in studio focus, we are removing the shackles from our creative team and bringing together our two passions; meaningful storytelling and rich gameplay,” said Jeff Litchford, Vice President at Deck Nine.
However, during their re-branding they briefly posted what seems to be artwork and screens taken from a prequel to DontNod’s Life Is Strange.
The new mission statement from Deck Nine seems to fit the storytelling found in Life Is Strange but we’re a little worried about someone one other than Dontnod handling the game.
“Deck Nine have signed a partnership deal with a leading AAA videogame publisher and are deep in development on their first title, a brand new addition to a critically acclaimed franchise,” stated Deck Nine, so this does seem to be real.
Gamepad makers 8Bitdo have released a patch that will let their entire range of controllers, which are based on classic Nintendo designs, work with Switch.
And Finally, Overwatch is off to the Moon. I, on the other hand, am off to the pub as it is sunny. Tara!