Nintendo 64 At first glance, the Nintendo 64’s inclusion into our “What Went Wrong” series seems a bit odd. The Nintendo 64 finished in the second place of the 5th generation of consoles (sales wise), had incredible first (and second party) software sales numbers, and some of the greatest games ever made as part of… Continue reading What Went Wrong: Nintendo 64 Edition
This topic is rather exciting for me. Pokémon is my favorite franchise, and shiny Pokémon are a big reason why that is the case. Over the years, I’ve been lucky to find a few, but recently I’ve devoted a lot of time in Pokémon Shield to shiny hunting and it has definitely paid off. What… Continue reading What Is So Appealing About Shiny Pokémon?
The short answer is yes, but it is more complicated than that. I am extremely excited for the new direction of the games (Pokémon Legends: Arceus) but I am also very worried. Don’t Fix What’s Not Broken For 25 years now, the Pokémon games have retained their familiar structure. You start in the first town… Continue reading Is Pokémon Legends: Arceus A Step In The Right Direction?
1996 was a magical time for an 11-year-old kid to be alive. Video Games were making the transition to 3-D from 2-D for the first time with the arrival of the 32-bit machines. The possibilities to a young mind – arriving at the peak of human imagination – seemed endless. That said, to me personally,… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Super Mario 64
This year is Pokémon’s 25th anniversary and Game Freak is celebrating with a few new video game announcements. They also gave us a more in-depth look into New Pokémon Snap coming out in April. New Pokémon Snap The original Pokémon Snap came out in 1999 for the Nintendo 64. New Pokémon Snap will take you… Continue reading Pokémon Presents Gave Us Some Exciting News
Nintendo had its first full Direct in over a year on Wednesday, February 17th. Last year was a pretty stale year for Nintendo as far as news, so this 50 minute presentation was long overdue. The first thing the Direct entailed was the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter to come to the game. Included… Continue reading Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021
A few days ago, the world got play a 2007 Golden Eye HD Remake/Remaster, via a leak. The game never saw the light of day as an official release due to legal complications concerning the game’s rights. The leak has brought back a lot of interest in the details of why the game project… Continue reading According to Developers Nintendo shut down the Golden Eye Remake
Hironobu Sakaguchi is renowned all over the world as a game creator thanks to his Final Fantasy Series. After leaving Square Enix in 2004, Sakaguchi crafted a few titles for major consoles under his own studio ‘Mistwalker’. Blue Dragon (2006), and Lost Odyssey (2007) were highly publicized, receiving large media coverage before their respective releases.… Continue reading Sakaguchi’s Forgotten Gem ‘The Last Story’ Turned 10 Last Month
If you play Fire Emblem Heroes, you already know that it’s a simplified, mobile version of the Fire Emblem games. There’s a lot of microtransactions, loot boxes, gambling mechanics, etc. Still, it’s pretty fun, and there are frequent seasonal events and updates. If you’re into mobile gaming, there are a lot worse games you could… Continue reading Fire Emblem Heroes Fans can Recruit The Gatekeeper This Summer
Pokemon Sword and Shield are more than a year old at this point. So naturally, fans are expecting remakes of the beloved 2006 DS titles, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl. By now you’ve probably heard that a lot of people were disappointed by Sword and Shield. If the inevitable Diamond and Pearl remakes carry Sword and… Continue reading Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes: Do We Even Want Them?