The Super NES Classic Blame Game

The Super NES Classic, Nintendo’s latest nostalgia-powered mini console, became available for preorder across half a dozen retailers last week after months of anticipation. Nearly every supplier sold out within seconds of listing the console on their website, despite some of them going up in the dark hours of the morning without preemptive notice. What…

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Secret of Mana Remake Announced

A remake of the classic SNES action RPG Secret of Mana is on its way to Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, and Steam, in full, colorful 3D! An early teaser trailer has been released, giving us a glimpse at the new features, including all-new 3D graphics, voice acting, and an updated soundtrack.  The new look shown in the…

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Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Announced

FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION is an all-new mobile adventure for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices that retells the story of FINAL FANTASY XV like never before. FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION contains the main characters and main story of the console and newly announced FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION versions, with the freedom…

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Nintendo Life: Here’s What Star Fox 2 Looks Like On The SNES Classic Edition

The SNES Classic Edition comes out next month, but we’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on the system early, and as you might imagine we’ve been tirelessly putting it through its paces to see what all the fuss is about. Perhaps the biggest selling point of the system is that it includes Star…

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Rather Be Playing 8: Swear Jar

We are getting ready for PAX! Next week Rather Be Playing will be recording from beautiful Seattle, Washington, as we attend our first convention as a world-famous podcast. So this week we need to get official RBP t-shirts, funded by our wonderful swear jar, and maybe pack some clothes. In the meantime, we have been…

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Shenmue III First Teaser Trailer Released

The first teaser trailer of the long-awaited PS4 and PC game Shenmue III is now out, giving us our first glimpse into the look of the game. Character and environmental designs and animations are showcased in the brief trailer.  Starting out as a successful Kickstarter, Shenmue III is being developed by Neilo and Ys Net…

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No Man’s Sky Patch 1.30 Released

A New Story In the Atlas Rises story, the fabric of existence is starting to falter. A mysterious new interdimensional race have appeared. Glitches are causing ancient portals to activate. Our story brings a new context, quest system and branching narrative to No Man’s Sky. 30 hours of new story content. Double the lore and…

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GameSpot: Super Meat Boy Coming To Nintendo Switch

Three more popular indie games have been announced for Nintendo Switch. Super Meat Boy, Mutant Mudds, and Inversus are all heading to Nintendo’s new console. Super Meat Boy developer Team Meat announced the Switch version on Twitter today, posting a photo of the super-tough platformer running on Switch. Mutant Mudds creator Jools Watsham took a…

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Rather Be Playing 7: Poor Lonely Dead Elliot

It’s multiplayer madness this week with a little-known title called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Let us know if you’ve heard of it. In it, Elliot dies quickly and without hesitation while Josh and Stevo actually try to get things done. It’s a great way to keep the impending Super NES Classic preorder day of doom off our…

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Rather Be Playing 6: Self-Inflicted Wounds

We’re back to our regularly scheduled timezones! Everyone’s home from their epic journeys, and we all dust off our controllers after many weeks away. Actually, only Josh hasn’t touched a game in that long because this week he’s the only one of us not to finish his roulette game. WTF man?! The only thing Josh…

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