Octopath Traveller Demo: On the Right Path

If you missed last week’s Nintendo Direct, you might be wondering based on the title “what the hell is an Octopath Traveller?” Odd name aside, What you’re looking at is another modern take on the JRPG genre from the minds behind the equally innovative Bravely Default. But based on the recent demo, Octopath Traveller seems to be even … More Octopath Traveller Demo: On the Right Path

I’m Still Excited (and Nervous) About the Nintendo Switch

As much as I love my Nintendo Wii U, it had its fair share of problems. The Gamepad, while a cool idea, didn’t really work in practice as it felt clunky and awkward compared to other control setups. Conventional controllers didn’t come standard with the machine and required additional purchases on top of the price of … More I’m Still Excited (and Nervous) About the Nintendo Switch

Almost Pokémon Paradise: Pokémon Sun & Moon Review

Reviewer’s Note: I played through Pokémon Moon for this review. While there are version differences between Sun and Moon, they’re essentially the same game. If you’ve been playing Pokémon for as long as I have, then you’ve come to expect a certain amount of predictability. Before Pokémon Sun & Moon, you could lay out the … More Almost Pokémon Paradise: Pokémon Sun & Moon Review

I’m Excited (and Nervous) About the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo and I have had a rocky relationship this year. While I’ve tried to be excited for a lot of their announcements and new releases this year, it’s been difficult not to feel discouraged.  For every moment of excitement, there’s been a moment of disappointment. Exciting new Zelda one minute, unfortunate Paper Mario game the … More I’m Excited (and Nervous) About the Nintendo Switch

Learning to Pokéwalk: Pokémon Go First Impressions

  When Pokémon Red & Blue were released in North America back in the late 90s, several news outlets referred to the obsession that kids (myself included) had for the game as “Pokémania.” You could put the name Pokémon on pretty much anything at would be relatively successful, officially licensed or not. I know that my … More Learning to Pokéwalk: Pokémon Go First Impressions

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Skyrim Meets Studio Ghibli

Perhaps the most talked about game at E3 2016 is the newest title in the Legend of Zelda franchise. Since it was announced at E3 2014, there’s been a ton of speculation about the latest entry in the series. The game’s brief teaser alone caused debates about everything from the game’s place in the timeline … More The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Skyrim Meets Studio Ghibli