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Digital Foundry - Assassin's Creed 3 Switch: Last-Gen Port or Full Remaster? - PS4/Wii U Graphics Comparison

Not the best of ports

Delayed as it is we're glad to have Assassin's Creed 3 on Switch in hand - as perhaps the most ambitious handheld port for the series to date. It's a distinct upgrade over Wii U in resolution at least - rising from a native 720p to 1080p, while Switch is docked. And yet many other issues surround this release that make it hard to fully recommend. Tom explains why.

Assassin's Creed Symphony's full tracklist revealed

A bittersweet symphony

Ubisoft has revealed the full Assassin’s Creed ® Symphony tracklist to be played during the World Tour.

Assassin’s Creed Symphony is a multimedia concert that combines cutting edge technology, special effects and HD footage on giant screens from over a decade of Assassin’s Creed games. This concert features a live 80-piece orchestra and choir, and will be in London on October 5th at the Eventim Apollo. The concert will feature more than 60 iconic tracks from composers such as Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, Austin Wintory, Sarah Schachner, Winifred Phillips, Elitsa Alexandrova, Chris Tilton, Ryan Amon and The Flight.

Spanning more than ten years and ten video game installments, Assassin’s Creed has become one of the most well-known names in the video game industry. The series tells the grand story of the eternal conflict between the Assassin Brotherhood and the Templar Order. Witness their millennia long war that spans across all of the Assassin’s Creed games in an innovative and breathtaking retelling where a surprise awaits you...

Check out the tracklist here

Boundary Break - Moving The Camera Anywhere in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

The brink of Link

Lets take the camera absolutely anywhere we want to learn more about The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess!

Assassin's Creed III Remastered - Wii U Vs. Switch comparison

Which one comes out on top?

While the Wii U might be dead-and-buried as far as new titles go, its name is kept alive through Switch port comparisons. Check out the video above to see how the Switch version of Assassin's Creed III Remastered compares to the Wii U port.

Dragon Quest X: The Maiden of Thorns and the God of Destruction expansion announced

Sounds a bit dangerous

Square-Enix has revealed a new expansion for Dragon Quest X. The expansion, entitled ‘The Maiden of Thorns and the God of Destruction,’ is due out sometime in 2019. The expansion will be released on 3DS, Wii U, and Switch, with the Switch version getting a retail package with a download code inside. Check out a few more screens here.

Capcom updates their million-sellers list with new totals

What titles are still moving?

Capcom has provided an update on their million-sellers list. There's some titles that have been on there since the NES/SNES days, so those totals aren't seeing jumps. Titles that appeared on the 3DS and Wii U are still seeing sales. Check out some of those titles below.

Monster Hunter X - 4.3 million
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate - 4.2 million
Monster Hunter 4 - 4.1 million
Monster Hunter 3 - 2.6 million
Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition - 2 million
Monster Hunter Tri - 1.9 million
Resident Evil Revelations - 1.9 million

We also have overall data for some of Capcom's franchises, which you can check out below.

- Resident Evil - 91 million
- Monster Hunter - 54 million
- Ace Attorney - 6.9 million
- Onimusha - 8.2 million
- Megaman - 35 million

Modders making custom Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild maps/dungeons

Link's job isn't done yet

One complaint lobbied against Zelda: Breath of the Wild was that it lacked traditional dungeons. While the Divine Beasts were more than enough for most, those who want something in a more traditional style will be happy to see these custom dungeons that modders are making. This is surely just the tip of the iceberg, and some amazing dungeon creations won't be too far off.

Minecraft hits 176 million units sold worldwide

Oof!

Microsoft has announced that Minecraft has now moved 176 million units across all versions worldwide. There's no doubt the Wii U, 3DS, and Switch versions have done their fair share of contributing to that total, and we're sure many more Switch owners will be checking the game out. The 176 million figure is impressive in and of itself, but even moreso when you realize that just 7 months ago, the game had sold 156 million!

Minecon Live 2019 announced for Sept. 28th, 2019

Celebrating 10 years of Minecraft!

Mark your calendars for the most blocktastic livestream of the year! MINECON is back, packed with all the latest Minecraft news, and with an all-new name! Save the date for MINECON Live: September 28th, 2019.

Filmed live and beamed across the world via the internet! It will be around 90 minutes long, packed with juicy Minecraft news, content creators, and will include pre and post show bits, as well as on-demand community panels.

Walmart selling Limited Edition Super Mario Maker snow globe for the low, low price of $10k

That delivery fee's the killer

I guess it's time for another weird Walmart listing! Last time the retailer was offering a bundle of 300 Switch units for $76,506. Now they're giving customers the chance to scoop up a limited edition Super Mario Maker snow globe for $10k. At that price, it's practically a steal! Check out the listing here.