Tag Archives: Nintendo Switch

The Kaiju Influence in Pokémon

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have been consistently mentioned in video game-related news as of late. Between the Pokémon Company and Niantic both coming out in support of Black Lives Matter and donating a substantial amount of money, the announcement  that 2019 was the Pokémon Company’s second-biggest year in terms of profit with a 14.8 […]

The Origins of Hideki Kamiya’s “Hero Trilogy” (and Where to Watch Them)

Known for making a handful of great games, Hideki Kamiya has become a well-known name among the gaming world. From Resident Evil 2 to Devil May Cry, Okami, Bayonetta, and more; when Kamiya is on staff, you know you’re in for a good time. Hideki Kamiya has also created what he calls the “Hero Trilogy,” […]

Dark Clouds Ahead?: A Level-5 Retrospective Part 3

This is the third and final part of my retrospective on Japanese game developer Level-5, which I hope is now the most detailed history of the developer available in English. Make sure to read part 1 and part 2 if you haven’t yet. Level-5 Helps Publish A Collection of Smaller Titles on Nintendo 3DS In […]

Dark Clouds Ahead?: A Level-5 Retrospective Part 2

This is the second part of my three-part retrospective series on Japanese game developer Level-5. You can go back and read the first part where I cover the founding of the studio and the first games they worked on here. Professor Layton, Level-5’s First Independent Project In the mid-2000s, after the release of the Nintendo […]

Ring Fat Adventure Video – Lamer Gamers

The Lamer Gamers go on a RING FAT ADVENTURE! In their first-ever Youtube video, the guys go to simplyTravis‘ HOUSE OF GAINS (in an atrociously lame skit) to unbox and play Ring Fit Adventure! In this video, the Lamer Gamers break open the box and give their impressions of what it’s like to play the […]

We Should Be Excited for the Return of Apricorns in Pokémon Sword & Shield

Recently, GameFreak announced that Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be receiving two DLC expansions in 2020 including two new areas of the Galar region. These will include new Pokémon, new Gigantamax and Galarian forms, and over 200 Pokémon from past generations previously not included in the eighth generation games. One feature for these expansions […]

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Review: Second Time’s a Charm

I think we can all agree that nostalgia seems to be playing a big part in video games lately. Face it, it works! And a team who is no stranger to conjuring up nostalgic magic is Playtonic Games, by paying some serious homage to genres of the past. They did it first with Yooka-Laylee, attempting […]

The Campaign in the New Yu-Gi-Oh! Game is Missing Some Things

As a big fan of Yu-Gi-Oh! Ever since the anime and card game first came to North America in 2002, I was overjoyed when I found out that Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution would be getting a western release as well as the first physical release in eight years. I was even lucky […]

Untitled Goose Game Review: Laying on the Honk

If you have been keeping up with the indie game scene then you will be no stranger to the odd wonder of being an annoying goose. That’s right! I’m talking about the recently released, Untitled Goose Game. A game where, as a goose, your whole purpose is to steal from, scare and pester anyone in […]

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Preview: Scarily Enjoyable

Insomnia Gaming Festival – Preview Replaying Luigi’s Mansion & Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon recently has showcased how incredible of a job Nintendo did with this unique series, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 is no different. Within a few minutes of the demo it was clear how much love has been poured into this property and enough […]
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