The Switch version Bayonetta 2 has more success than the Wii-U

For those who were fans of the Bayonetta series you will probably be surprised to know that the Nintendo Switch version Bayonetta 2 has sold more than the Wii U version of the game which came out in the Fall of 2014. It was reported that the Switch version of Bayonetta 2 ended up selling at close to 400,000 while the Wii U version sold less than 300,000 units worldwide.

It only makes sense that the Switch version console ends up selling more than the Wii U version of Bayonetta 2 since the console itself was more successful. It’s possible that Bayonetta 2 May end up selling 1 million units worldwide before the end of 2018 or around the beginning of 2019.

Jin Fujisawa leaves Square Enix

There has been so many interesting news in the world of gaming some good others simply just shocking. It seems like April has been the month of many changes specifically regarding key directors of gaming businesses relinquishing positions for something new. It has been recently announced that the director of Dragon Quest IX & X has left Square Enix to tackle projects in another company.

This come as a surprise to some people especially since Dragon Quest IX & X were popular following their respective releases. As of right now it’s believed that Jin Fujisawa will start working in another video game development company but it has not been revealed which one he would be at. Hopefully, there will be more information about Jin Fujisawa’s future as time progresses in 2018.

Nintendo Switch reaches over 17 million units in sales

As of late there has been a lot of interesting news in the gaming world surrounding the current status along with the future of Nintendo. As far as the Nintendo Switch is concerned there seems to be both but good news about the hybrid console especially considering the fact that it reached a new milestone. It was announced the other day that the Nintendo Switch has reached 17.79 million units in terms of worldwide sales.

As of right now the Nintendo Switch is arguably the fastest selling game console on the market right now. At this rate the Nintendo Switch May hit over 30 million units in terms of sales before the year is over. With the upcoming coming releases of countless titles for the Nintendo Switch in 2018 there is no doubt that the hybrid console will continue to be a huge success as time progresses.

Satoru Shibata steps down as President of Nintendo Europe

As far as the gaming world is concerned so many interesting things have already happened this year so far including Tatsumi Kimishimastepping down as the President of Nintendo. If that was not shocking enough it’s also been revealed that Satoru Shibata the President of Nintendo Europe is also stepping down from his current position as well. It has been confirmed Satoru Shibata will be joining Nintendo Co. Ltd Board of Directors in the future.

Satoru Shibata stepping down as the President of Nintendo Europe was unexpected and as of right now there has not been much talk about who will end up replacing him in that position within the company. While Nintendo as a company has just undergone some major changes in terms of management 2018 still look like it’s going to be a positive year the company seeing how the SNES Classic and and the Nintendo Switch are still doing great in sales.

Tatsumi Kimishima steps down as President of Nintendo

While there has been many exciting news in the gaming world as of late this one comes as somewhat of a shocker since nobody saw this coming. It has been recently announced that Tatsumi Kimishima is stepped down as President of Nintendo in June after being in office since September of 2015. As of right now Tatsumi Kimishima is expected to replaced by Shuntaro Furukawa in the near future as the President of Nintendo.

The reason why Shuntaro Furukawa stepped down as the President of Nintendo is still unknown to many people as of right now. However, more information regarding Tatsumi Kimishima’s decision to step down as President of Nintendo will be revealed within the next couple of days or weeks following this announcement.

SNES Classic reaches over 5 million units in sales

It was recently announced that the SNES Classic reached a new record in terms of sales. Since its release back in September 2017 the SNES Classic has now sold over 5 million worldwide which is very impressive for a 16 bit console in this day and age. The SNES Classic was probably one of the most popular game consoles from 2017 next to the Nintendo Switch.

The amount of mainstream attention the SNES Classic gained last year prior to its release was unbelievable since many people were excited about the games the retro based console had featured. There were games such as Zelda: Link to the Past, F-Zero, Super Mario World, Starfox 2 and many others that made millions of people want to pre-order the SNES Classic prior to its release. It will interesting to see how much the SNES Classic sells worldwide before the end of 2018.

Upcoming Games- Blade Strangers: (2018)

As far as upcoming releases are concerned there are so many interesting titles that are set to appear on various game consoles throughout 2018. As far as the fighting genre is concerned a new game entitled Blade Strangers December by Studio Saizensen and published by Nicalis is expected to appear on the Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC this upcoming summer. As of right now no exact release date for Blade Strangers has been revealed.

However, Blade Strangers looks like an interesting 2D fighting title that would definitely shine on consoles such as the Nintendo Switch and the PS4. With nice visuals and animation players will enjoy both the online and offline gameplay with inclusion of Story, Versus, Mission and Arcade modes which is offered in Blade Strangers. There is no doubt that Blade Strangers is going to be a fighting title worth checking out this upcoming summer.

Should Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars be ported the Nintendo Switch?

When it comes down to crossroads fighting games to be featured on any type of Nintendo console Tatsunoko vs Capcom is probably one of the most underrated games in recent memory. Ever since, Tatsunoko vs Capcom was first released on the Nintendo Wii back in the late 00’s the game never got a direct sequel and is definitely one of those titles that could have had more success on other consoles such as the PS3 or the Xbox 360.

While Tatsunoko vs Capcom has been a Wii exclusive since its release in 2008 there is no doubt that the game deserves to be ported current generation systems such as the Nintendo Switch. As of right now the developer of Tatsunoko vs Capcom known as Eighting or the publisher Capcom has no plans on bringing this game to the Nintendo Switch and it seems unlikely that it will happen anytime soon.

Would Marvel vs Capcom Infinite work on the PlayStation Vita?

Marvel vs Capcom Infinite was one of the biggest crossover fighting games to have been released back in 2017. Despite, the anticipation leading up to the release of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinitethe game seemed like its been overly by various titles such as Dragonball FighterZ and Injustice 2 since its release for the PS4 and Xbox One. There are some who wonder whether or not Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite would have more success on the PS Vita or not.

While Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite would definitely stand out on the PS Vita there are not too many people in America, Europe or Japan who own this handheld game console. Also, it’s questionable on whether or not the quality of a PS Vita version of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite would be as good as the PS4 or Xbox One version of the game. If there is ever going to be a handheld version of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite the chances are that it will appear on the Nintendo Switch for the PS Vita.

Could Mega Man Wily Wars have worked on the SNES?

When we look back at Mega Man Wily Wars sometimes it’s hard to believe that the game was released for the Sega age opposed to the SNES. While some might argue that that graphics on Wily Wars was beautiful on the Genesis others would say that having a Mega Man game on any other console except the SNES felt different. While there is no doubt that Mega Man Wily Wars could have worked on the SNES the fact is that Capcom was mainly focusing on the MMX series from 1993 onwards.

Many people would probably agree that MegaMan X I-III was way more popular than the Wily Wars was around the mid 90’s and seemed like titles that would fit better on the SNES opposed the the Sega Genesis. However, it still would have been a treat to see Mega Man Wily Wars on the SNES back in the mid 90’s.