The Nintendo switch finally arrives in China
The first thing is the first: the switch. according to Reuters, the Tencent technology company officially has permission to start selling the console in China. As we have already discussed on Replay, China has a video game market very different from that of the West, a strict regulation imposing on local partner companies and close monitoring to bring out video game equipment in the country. . With such high barriers for foreign countries to enter the market, the most successful gaming products in China are largely home-made products.
With the help of Tencent, however, the Nintendo Switch has obtained government approval to appear in the region for the first time. It will come with a test version of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. We do not know when, precisely, the console will show up in the stores of the region, but it is en route.
Nintendo is out of the health gadget market
For years, one of Nintendo's great mysteries has been the fate of their so-called "quality of life" technology, which was supposed to use their expertise (and affinity, in the old times of Switch), to strange reasons. ) to create a series of personal health devices that would like to monitor your sleep and provide useful information about it.
Now, a report from Nikkei (with translation of Kotaku) confirms that, after being suspended in 2016, this project was officially canceled and that Nintendo is totally excluded from the health gadget. The report also confirmed that new models of rumored switches are still in the works, with at least one model – a smaller version of the console – still on track for this year. You'll wait a little longer for the heavier version, however, if NikkeiThe report is correct. We will probably learn more about E3.
The next exciting Minecraft The invention is a feature film coming in 2022
People do the coolest things Minecraft. Computers, reproductions of world monuments, USS Enterprise. Now, the coolest thing to come Minecraft is a feature film Although probably not done, like, in the interior The game, which was directed by Peter Sollett, was released in 2022. Or, hopefully, this film has been in the works in one form or another since 2014, and it has experienced a lot of ups and downs during of this period. Currently, the film, produced by Lego movie producers Roy Lee and Jon Berg, with the contribution of Minecraft Dev Mojang, is scheduled for March 4, 2022, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Which, to be fair, is probably faster than we could build something awesome in Minecraft
Recommendation of the week: Cibele, on PC
Intimacy is a rare quality in games. The action, the excitement, the fear are normal. But the feeling of knowing someone? To see something private, and strange, and personal? It is much rarer. Game Party, Fictitious Denial Party, Nina Freeman & # 39; s Cibele is one of the best personal games you can play. Siding on a fictional version of her teen computer, it's a cat simulator and a voyeuristic look at the most complicated feelings of a young person . Games can help you experience things that you would not otherwise have, and Freeman uses this power to bring you into your life here. It's a powerful use of the medium and a beautiful game.
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