E3 2018: The Return of Battletoads

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

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Battletoads

 

Microsoft showed a short trailer that revealed a new Battletoads game is coming in 2019. It will have hand-drawn art, and local co-op for three players. The original Battletoads was created by Rare way back in 1991. The series then lay dorment for decades until Microsoft bought up Rare and got the rights to some of their properties. This gave fans some hope that the IP may one day return, and it looks like that day is finally coming. Here’s the E3 2018 reveal trailer for the new Battletoads game:

About Michael Fontanini

Michael is a veteran gamer in my early 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES and SNES. He loves Nintendo but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks or bike rides, and loves animals.

Michael is also a computer programmer. This started with a toy he got as a kid called PreComputer 1000 that was made by V-Tech. It had a simple programming mode which is what started him down the road of being a programmer! Michael can program in BASIC, Visual Basic, C++, C#, and is familiar with Java and Lua Script.

Putting programming and gaming together, Michael became a hobbyist game developer which may give him some good insights on game development! Most recently, he has been playing with the free version of the Unity engine (a powerful and easy-to-use game engine).

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.