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I finally got around to finishing Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn and I have to say I had a lot of fun with it. I don't mind the crude, verging on racist, humor and the play style is reminiscent of early 90s beat 'em ups. There's even a move where you hit A to land a size 22 kick that launches the enemy straight into the screen just like TMNT IV: Turtles in Time. Shaq Fu never takes itself seriously, poking fun at crowd funding and the game itself. All of the old beat 'em up tropes are present and accounted for; endless enemies, random things in the background and foreground to smash, the odd object you can use as a weapon until it breaks, etc. At $20 USD in the eshop I think that the price is a bit steep for the amount of game time you'll get from it, if you play it on easy you can walk through this game in one sitting and I don't see much replay value in it. Harder difficulties does make it a longer process though. There is a DLC pack called "Barack Fu"  that opens up a new story line where you play as President Obama, the humor continues as one of "Dirty Barry's" moves lets you call in a "Peace Prize" drone strike. Nintendo's eShop says it released on June 5, but I can't seem to find it. The game's website says that physical copies come with a code to download a "bonus game" later this month. I haven't seen what that game is yet but I would suspect that it is the DLC so if you really want to fight as Barack Obama the physical version might save you a bit of money. Overall I give Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn a solid 5 out of 7 Size 22 Reebok Pumps. Pick it up if you find it on sale, and you enjoy old school beat 'em ups (think TMNT IV style with some off color humor and a stupid plot).
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 Watch the Nintendo Direct E3 Event all over again!
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 Get it right now on the Nintendo Switch eShop!
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There hasn't been as much hype around Mario Tennis Aces, either from fans or even really from Nintendo themselves. So after spending the weekend with the demo, what is your impression? Does Nintendo know that they're serving a fault and that is why they haven't  built up the hype, or is this going to be a surprise must own title?

I spent a few hours with the demo, enough to get somewhere north of the 1500 points required to unlock Chain Chomp. I got to the final round a few times but I never won a tournament, so I think that means I'm OK at the game, but I'm not good. Within the first 30 minutes or so I was thinking that Mario Tennis Aces is going to be a must own game for me. I was having fun playing with randoms and would have some long volley's with people, each of us being able to return special shots. But after an hour or two with the game the repetitive nature of it began to wear on me. The soundtrack was the first thing that got to me, I really hope there is much more music variety in the final version. The characters are different, but not enough to make me be excited about playing against one vs the other. Maybe it's the people I tended to play against but most of the time I could use the same opening strategy and get a win within 2 to 3 touches of the ball. I entered the demo without a real clear opinion on the game one way or the other. As I said, initially I was infatuated with it. However; like most infatuations it quickly faded and I found myself only focusing on the flaws. I left the demo thinking it's a fun game, but I'll probably wait to pick it up on the cheap to keep around for a fun way to pass the time rather than to play seriously.
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like an Oregon Trail spinoff, but with funny-as-hell turns and zombie fighting intermissions. It has you pick-and-choose options in a crap ton of scenarios that could all end really well or really badly. There are a lot of reasons why I love Death Road to Canada, and here are a few.
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I'm sure many of you know that Capcom's bringing The Blue Bomber back for another run and I for one am really appreciate to see this even if it's the same formula revamped I feel it's a ...
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This is an interesting topic in my opinion. This game called Starlink: Battle for Atlas has my attention, but I have so many questions and I figured I would see what all of you thought
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I am just trying to determine if I am alone in my hatred of Fortnite, or if there are others out there like me. I'm not sure what it is, but I cannot stand this friggin' game. It could be that I am a middle school teacher and that is the only thing my kids talk about. It could be that I coach High School LAX and it is all that they talk about, too. It could be that my 30 year old best friend almost lost his friggin' job because he couldn't stop playing. I have played it and found it to be dull, boring, and repetitive. I will say that I have never been a huge online gamer, but that isn't to say that I am against them in any way. It is true that I prefer a story and actual missions with goals and achievements, but playing Destiny or Rocket League or GTA online have all been great experiences and tons of fun. It is such a massive hit that my 6th graders literally stand in a circle and mimic the dance emotes from the game. Is this a sign that I am getting older? Or are games getting lamer? I just cannot wrap my head around just how massive this game became. I get that it is fun and exciting for some, but good gravy, this thing is turning into some kind of monster! 

I would love to hear your thoughts fellow Radarians!
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As you can see the Games from the E3 Showroom from Nintendo leaked. The list sports Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Fortnite, (can't read the one on the top right), FIFA 19, Killer Queen Black, Starlink, Paladins, Overcooked 2 and Mario Tennis Aces. We rumor that there will also be a huge showroom for Smash.

These are all 3rd party games so probably Nintendo will also show some of their own first-party games Mother 3 etc.


Fortnite will probably be one of the few "and it's available now" titles as it already got put on the Korean rating board.

With all these leaks and rumors I'm ready for E3
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Andrei Lazarescu, Supervising Producer for FIFA World Cup mode, told Dream Team that FIFA 19 will arrive to Nintendo’s console with vastly improved graphics – despite once again not running on Frostbite. FIFA on Switch uses a modified version of the IGNITE engine

FIFA 19 will look significantly better on the Nintendo Switch than last year’s game, EA Sports has revealed.

Features sport: "New features such as face paint and hats on the crowd" as told by Lazarescu to dreamteamfc

Personally, I don't think that these are great new features that are worth a completely new game

The game officially launches on June 1 – but you can pre-register for the game now.
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Return to the Kanto region and experience a classic Pokémon journey in a whole new way with Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! on Nintendo Switch! Coming November 16, 2018:
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Remember how dbrand's switch skins flopped due to issues with the adhesive? 

Well, they don't anymore! And that's what this topic is about.
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Nintendo Labo reviewed by JNASTY!
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Welcome to the NintendoRadar.com Raceway!!!


With so many requests for Mario Kart Tournaments, I've opened a room for weekly races! Every Saturday join the room to race the night away with all your fellow Radarians! Every Saturday, beginning at 6 PM Mountain (5pm Pacific) the Tournament will open and will run for 3 hours! 150cc, any cart, any level!! 

All you gotta do is... Launch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Switch, choose online play, choose tournaments, choose Search by Code, and then enter the super secret code! 




Share the room code with any of your friends to let them join in! And be sure to tell them to join NintendoRadar.com for more fun tournaments! 
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During its Sega Fes 2018, Sega announced it is bringing Sega Ages to the Nintendo Switch.

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Are you a fan of YoKai Watch?

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During the SNK panel at PAX East today, a new 40th Anniversary Collection, featuring games from SNK’s long history, is coming to the Nintendo Switch.
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Is Spyro coming to the Switch?
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We've overhauled and added a few new EMOJI reactions so you can react to posts how you like! And yup, we've done it; the thumbs down reaction is here. Use it wisely folks 

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Long time no see all having talked to Mr Mischief on the Nintendo Radar Discord It was brought to my attention that Firewatch is being brought to The Nintendo Switch as seen by the link below:




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Gamefly is an incredible service.  It sends you 1 or 2 games or movies out at a time.  When you’re done with them, you simply ship them back in the included mailers.
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Rocket League on Switch has some new bells and whistles!
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