What Microsoft and Nintendo’s Partnership Means For The Future

What Microsoft and Nintendo’s Partnership Means For The Future

With the announcement of Cuphead on the Switch, the gaming landscape has been well and truly shaken going forward. Nintendo used to be the dominant force in gaming, revitalizing a whole industry that had collapsed upon itself. They went head to head with Sega and Sony in a brutal, no...

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The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

Since 2017, the Nintendo Switch has sold more than 22 million units worldwide, beating the lifetime sales of GameCube. With major titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as well as an ideal landing spot choice for the indie game scene,...

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Reggie Fils-Aimé, President of Nintendo of America, Announces Retirement

Reggie Fils-Aimé, President of Nintendo of America, Announces Retirement

Doug Bowser to take over as president in April Reggie Fils-Aimé, the beloved president of Nintendo of America — NOA —, abruptly announced that he would be retiring. The move came with no prior hint that his retirement was even being considered. He will officially step down from the position...

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The Aging Gamer: The Console War is Stupid

The Aging Gamer: The Console War is Stupid

In this weekly column series, I will talk about my gaming habits and how they have changed over the past twenty-some-odd years. I started my gaming career on the SNES and now I am twenty-eight years old. I mainly play on the PlayStation but dabble with some PC games from...

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Nintendo Indie Highlights Recap (23/01/2019)

Nintendo Indie Highlights Recap (23/01/2019)

Yesterday Nintendo UK released their Indie Highlights video detailing the upcoming (or available) indie games making their way to the Nintendo Switch in 2019. Let’s take a look at what they’re offering. Wargroove Do you, like me, miss Advance Wars dearly? Well, you’re in luck as Chucklefish LTD has heard...

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What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

Advertisements sell you more than just a product: they also sell you an image and a lifestyle. In some cases, associating the appropriate lifestyle with your product can make a large difference in sales. Today, I want to analyze Nintendo’s advertisements for both the Switch and the Wii U and...

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Giveaway!

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Giveaway!

All right lads, listen up! The Gaming Gods have deemed us worthy and are blessing us with their favor: A digital copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch! However, in order to win this favor, one must enter a contest of champions! Parallax Media Smash Ultimate Giveaway!...

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Nintendo Updates Its Content Creator Guidelines, Joining The Rest Of Us In 2018

Nintendo Updates Its Content Creator Guidelines, Joining The Rest Of Us In 2018

Nintendo is famous for two things: wonderful, revolutionary games and being very stringent with their copyright policy. A few years back, Nintendo announced their Content Creator Program, which basically restricted monetization of videos that contained Nintendo properties, either on YouTube or live-streaming sites. This angered a lot of fans because,...

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From Telefang to 2019: How An Obscure Japanese RPG Stays Alive Through An Online Community & Upcoming Titles

From Telefang to 2019: How An Obscure Japanese RPG Stays Alive Through An Online Community & Upcoming Titles

Earlier this year, I interviewed monster artist Rachel Briggs, who created the Ken Sugimori style art inspired by unused Pokémon featured in the Spaceworld 1997 Pokémon Gold demo and also contributed a few monster designs to upcoming title Monster Crown. I knew she was a big fan of Keitai Denjuu...

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It’s time to talk about what the Nintendo Switch didn’t get right

It’s time to talk about what the Nintendo Switch didn’t get right

Two years after the initial announcement of the Switch, the console seems to be enjoying the wide success that its older brother, the Wii U, would be massively jealous of. Stellar games such as Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey have rocked the gaming community and received widespread...

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