Author: Michael Fontanini

Michael grew up with and developed a passion for video games from NES, SNES, N64 and PC up to modern consoles. He is also into computer programming and game development. As an animal lover, Michael likes both cats & dogs and spending time outdoors when it's nice out. In the console realm, The Legend of Zelda and Metroid are two of his favorite franchises. On PC, they include Half-Life, horror games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and survival crafting games like Minecraft, 7 Days to Die, Factorio, and Satisfactory.

Nintendo Announces PAC-MAN 99 for Switch Online

Nintendo Announces PAC-MAN 99 for Switch Online

The removal of Super Mario Bros. 35 suddenly makes a lot more sense with the announcement of PAC-MAN 99 for Switch Online. Jump into a 99-player battle-royale to become the best Pac-Man of them all! Suddenly Nintendo’s bizarre removal...

Fan Builds Giant Nintendo Switch for Children's Hospital

Fan Builds Giant Nintendo Switch for Children’s Hospital

Nintendo Switch fan and casual engineer, Michael Pick, built a giant Nintendo Switch console and donated it to a children's hospital. The build itself is very cool, but donating it like that is even better. It dwarfs a normal Switch console...

Ask Iwata Tribute Book in New Languages as Launch Nears

Ask Iwata Tribute Book Gets New Languages, Launch Nears

Hobonichi has now announced that more translations are coming for the Ask Iwata tribute book. Filled with the wisdom of Nintendo's legendary former CEO, the late Satoru Iwata, some versions are launching very soon. He is a man well-known fo...

DOOM Classics Collection Physical Version Announced

DOOM Classics Collection Physical Version Announced

Limited Run Games has announced that pre-orders are about to open for the new physical version of DOOM Classics Collection. It will launch on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Pre-orders will be available for a couple of months once th...

Re-Logic Launches the Terraria Steam Workshop Update

Re-Logic Launches the Terraria Steam Workshop Update

Re-Logic has launched the Terraria Steam Workshop update. Modders have also gained the ability to make music and language packs. Terrarians playing on PC can now share worlds, music packs, and translations very easily via Steam Workshop. Th...

Evil Genius 2 Drops Pre-Launch Trailer: Choose Your Genius

Evil Genius 2 Choose Your Genius Trailer Shows Off Villains

Rebellion has just released the Evil Genius 2 Choose Your Genius trailer. It shows off the four super villains you can lead to world domination. Build your dastardly island lair, create a doomsday device, sell the British Royal Family, and ...

Pokémon GO Dev Partners with Nintendo for New AR Games

New Niantic Partnership with Nintendo to Create AR Games

Pikmin are set to enter the real world, as Pokémon GO developer Niantic partners with Nintendo to create new AR games, starting with a Pikmin game. Niantic is best known as the developer of Pokémon GO. Both companies are excited about what ...

PolarByte Games Launches Rolled Out! Early Access

PolarByte Games Launches Rolled Out! Early Access

Polarbyte Games and Skymap Games have launched indie Super Monkey Ball homage, Rolled Out! Early Access on Steam. It pays tribute to the challenging ball rolling games Super Monkey Ball and Super Monkey Ball 2 (or the compilation Super Monk...

Mojang Releases Minecraft Caves and Cliffs Dev Diary

Mojang Releases Minecraft Caves and Cliffs Dev Diary

Mojang releases a new Minecraft Caves and Cliffs Dev Diary detailing the upcoming update. Adding majestic new mountains, colossal caverns, and much more, it also increases the world height for the second time. The long awaited update is com...