The Nintendo Switch is Finally Coming Together, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is Not, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

The Nintendo Switch is Finally Coming Together, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is Not, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Hello, and welcome to the month of June. This promises to be a quiet, peaceful month in the games industry. No huge events or reveals are scheduled across the next few weeks. I'm really looking forward to relaxing.

Here, I'll double-check my calendar, even though I am confident I'm not forgetting any big –

What th – E3? June 13 through 15? June? Like, this month?

Ho boy.

Well, the month is still young, and this week was short. Maybe you missed a few headlines and / or features, though. Let's review!

Well, that's it!

Today's ending music comes courtesy of the credits roll for Mega Man X. The ridiculously upbeat tune and sweeping rhythm for this one is a super-weird contrast to the tone of the game's ending, which is generally morose. After Mega Man X defeats Sigma, he realizes he's going to have to keep on fighting for as long as it's profitable, and his lonely trek home just serves as a reminder of everyone who's gone.

Then: Cue the happy credits music! Well, it's only happy for a few minutes. If you wait until its end and let a bit of time lapse, Sigma appears in a monitor, Poltergeist-style, and assures you he'll be back.

Ha ha! He totally never came back. And Zero remained good and dead, too.

By the way, the criminally underappreciated Maverick Hunter X doesn't have the same ending music as its SNES predecessor, but we got some pretty cool animation in exchange.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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