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Mario Tennis Aces destined to take Nintendo Switch's online community by storm

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For most Nintendo Fans, the release of Mario Tennis Aces can't come soon enough. Less than three weeks away from the highly anticipated June 22nd rollout date, screenshots and rumored features have been leaked by Nintendo to various media outlets.


The most promising potential for the tennis title is the online capabilites allowing up to four players compete in doubles matches in addition to local play. Online tournaments appear to be the most groundbreaking and promising mode added to the franchise for the Nintendo Switch as there have only a handful of games that have fully utlized online play. Assuming Mario Tennis Aces takes a page out of Mario Kart, this looks to be a major step in the right direction as social play and tournaments take on a whole new life of its own.



Currently, there is a demo available for the Switch that allows users to choose up to playable five characters to get a flavor for the new gameplay mechanics and graphics engine. It appears as though the adorable Mario-led sports game straying away from the arcade classic and transitioning to a fast-paced, competitive sports arena with a depth of customizable options including building your energy meter to wear out opponents and seize momentum. For the time being, the short tutorial and demo are the only experience users can enjoy, but the release of Mario Aces appears destined to catch the Nintendo Online community by storm.




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God of War for PS4 achieves rarified air

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Kratos might be showing signs of slowing down, but the God of War is at its strongest and most complete in the PS4 installment that hit consoles in April. The perfect balance of gripping storylines along with fast and furious button mashing gameplay make this iteration the ultimate experience for newcomers to the franchise and hardcore fans alike.

Santa Monica Studio pays impeccable attention to detail in world building as well as character models. The PS4 graphics engine is fully utilized as gamers are immersed into the Norse Mythological world where Kratos' second wife passes away while he is responsible for raising and teaching survival skills to his son Atreus.



The tale is a heartwarming story of a father and son battling through evil and violent forces in Ancient MidGuard. The bond between father and son grows with each passing challenge. The duo help each other in unexpected ways as their journey represents the passing of the torch from Kratos to his young son Atreus.


God of War for PS4 has reached unprecedented heights by selling over 5 million copies within the first month of its release and sets the stage for the revival of a franchise that many had left for dead.