Holding Back the Backlog

With all the shady business and pushy live services present in the modern video game industry, it’s very tempting to think that there’s very little worth getting these days. That is, of course, absolutely false. There’s still plenty to get excited for every year, more than ever before actually. It’s great, but it’s also kind…

Artyom’s Nightmare Trailer Really Puts Him Through the Ringer

Okay, so this trailer is about a week old,  but I still wanted to point it out a bit. Even as someone who hasn’t played much of the previous entries in the series, I’m actually looking forward to Metro: Exodus. I might not get it right away, but am still looking forward to it. And…

Kindgom Hearts is Almost Here, The End is Finally in Sight

When I saw the E3 trailer for Kingdom Hearts III, I was honestly not all that excited about it. I used to be a massive Kingdom Hearts fan back when it was still relatively new. I knew Sora’s story backwards and forwards; I mastered the combat; I completed both Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2 multiple…

Playing Forsaken While Eating My Words

I’ve not been kind to Destiny 2 or its developer, Bungie, for a good portion of this year. As I’ve said in several of my posts, I’ve been a Destiny fan for a long time, and I was particularly disappointed with Destiny 2 at launch. It was enough to get me to stop playing the…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #73

Hello once again, dear friends and readers! How good it is to be back with another look back on some of the recent highlights on our YouTube channel.  We’ve got a bit of catching up to do, so we’re just going get to right to the videos, Talk to us on Twitter! Follow us on…

Still Feeling Cautiously Optimistic About Anthem

“Anthem looks interesting.” That’s more or less what I’ve been thinking ever since the game was announced. Plenty has been released about it; plenty has been shown, but I’m still not feeling all that much excitement for the game. This latest trailer, like all the others, shows a game that looks very promising. And yet…

Octopath Traveler is the Right Kind of Simple

I’ve been finding myself drawn to games that don’t require all that much thought lately. I mean that’s not exclusively what I’ve been playing, quite the opposite actually. Now that I’ve finished Vampyr (finally!), I feel like I can act on this attraction (such as it is). It’s kind of strange, but as my working…

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Might Just Live Up to Its Name

I usually don’t let hype get the better of me when deciding whether or not I should buy a video game. Trailers are still fun to watch, and I often talk animatedly with my friends about this announcement or that reveal. However, I still like to think myself as a rational gaming consumer most of…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #68

Hello, one and all. Welcome back to our weekly share of highlights from our YouTube channel! We’ve got a lot to get to today, so let’s get to it! This past week, and once again the vein of “all good things must come to an end,” we bid adieu to Crash Bandicoot, but not before…

Nintendo Didn’t Bring Much to E3, But Was Still Impressive

I’ll be honest, with the Switch such a good state, I was expecting quite a lot from Nintendo at this year’s E3. I was expecting Metroid news. I was hoping for Animal Crossing news. I was sure that I was finally going to see more news about that new Yoshi game they’re working on. Alas,…