SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Bravely Default II’, ‘Thunderflash’, ‘Dungeons & Bombs’, and Today’s Other New Releases and Sales

Hello gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for February 26th, 2021. Typically weeks that have heavy Thursday releases …

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Unlike many plans for the future of Destiny 2, Bungie’s new one sounds solid

Fingers crossed!

Every year or so, one of Destiny 2‘s high-ranking developers will write a vast blog post inspecting the MMOFPS’s problems and proposing solutions. “That might be good,” I always think, “depending on how they implement it.” But the plans are always vague, and have often turned out disappointing in reality. I’m quite pleased, then, that the latest blogblast lays out some very specific changes that definitely are welcome. Also, it sounds like they might continue Destiny for many, many years yet.

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Halo Infinite developers call it a “spiritual reboot” with familiar visuals

You’re going to have to trust them on the grappleshot though

We now know that there’s quite a wait yet for Halo Infinite to arrive this autumn, but 343 Industries have committed to filling that time with regular blog post chats from developers. This month they’ve rounded up a crew to talk about what makes Infinite a “spiritual reboot” of earlier Halo games. They’ve also snuck in a cheeky defense of the grappleshot.

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Random: Product Design Student Creates Switch Entirely Out Of Paper

You can only play Paper Mario on it.

This one’s not the paper one

We might have taken the wrong subject at university. When we had to do projects, it was all “write this essay” and “compare and contrast thing A with thing B”. It turns out that we could have been doing way more exciting things with all the paper we wasted on boring, 2000-word assignments on whatever it was we were studying – we could have been making Nintendo Switches instead.

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Random: Fans Take A Dig At Nintendo’s Limited-Time Mario Antics With Blade Runner-Style Parody Video

“All those games lost in time like tears in the rain”.

On 31st March, a number of Mario games and products will be disappearing from store shelves in what can only be described as a baffling – and frustrating – decision from Nintendo. It’s understandably rubbed some fans up the wrong way, and one YouTube duo has decided to express their feelings in the best way they know how.

In the video below, Dustin and Sam of YouTube channel PHAT share an “epic” mock trailer for Nintendo’s March 31st, all in the style of classic ’80s film, Blade Runner. “Nintendo won’t just stop selling Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Mario Bros. 35, and Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary for Nintendo Switch… they’ll break into your home and take them back,” the description reads.

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Gods Will Fall – Dev Diary #1 | PS4

Blood, sweat and tears will be needed to conquer the mighty gods of Gods Will Fall – pretty much the same it took to create this hardcore and challenging game.
It all started in Manchester where a bunch of Clever Beans devs wanted to create a hardcore game that would be more than your usual hack and slasher. You know the end result. Now, here’s their story. Visit our official channels to get the latest updates :
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