Nintendo’s “Nindies” Sure Look Promising (or, If I Only Had a Switch)

PAX West wrapped up earlier this week, and from it came a slew of game announcements. High among the highlights that caught my attention was Nintendo’s Summer Nindies Showcase, which featured several independent game titles that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch. In a mere twenty minutes, Nintendo packed in a dazzling array of…

Gamevice is Suing Nintendo

In recent gaming news, it has come to my attention that a company called Gamevice is suing Nintendo.  Gamevice has created detachable controllers that attach to smartphones and tablets in much the same way as the Joy-Con controllers attach to the Switch.  If you’re interested in reading more, the web site I visited was CNBC….

Metroid Is Back!

It’s been a long wait, but our day has finally come my fellow Metroid fans! Nintendo has announced not just one but two upcoming Metroid games! After the seeing nothing of substance released for the series since 2010’s Metroid: Other M, holding out hope for a new game was starting to become difficult. Here we…

Saturday Video Round Up: June 4 – 10

This weekend marks the start of everyone’s favorite gaming event, E3! Normally, I’d say companies tried to hold back their content but let’s be honest. Companies are trying to outdo each other and be first to the punch, so the E3 trailers have started dropping early! So before we see the reveals and demos this coming week,…

Who Knew Mixing Puzzle Games Could Be So Much Fun?

What would you expect to get when mixing two different puzzle games together? Chaos? An exercise in sheer and utter frustration? A really good excuse to break a controller? How about one of the most surprisingly entertaining party games to come out in the last couple of years? Believe it or not, Puyo Puyo Tetris…

Mighty Gunvolt Burst Coming to Nintendo Switch and 3DS

It turns out that even though Mighty No. 9 may be dead in the water, it’s characters can still find homes in other, better games. That’s right, “Beck” and “Call” from Mighty No. 9 will still be living on thanks to a new game titles Mighty Gunvolt Burst. (video from Youtube channel: INTI CREATES) Based on…

A Look Inside Breath of the Wild’s DLC Pack 1

As many of you no doubt know, it was announced some time back that owners of Breath of the Wild could pay a $20 fee for some DLC entitled “Expansion Pass” (which I discussed in a past post).  Aside from some bonuses I assume were initially available for anyone who bought the DLC, several additional…

Four New Zelda: BotW Features the Duck Can’t Live Without

Just because my time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has come to a close, that doesn’t mean I have stopped thinking about it.  This game was an amazing experience, and it introduced a plethora of improvements that have elevated the Zelda franchise to new heights.  Below is a list of the…

Breath of the Wild: A Review

It is probably safe to say that The Legend of Zelda series is one of the most beloved in video game history.  With a history of 30 years and counting, it is only natural, then, that such a series would need to change, either to keep up with improving technology or to prevent itself from…

Breath of the Wild Finally Comes to a Close

It’s been a, ahem, rather wild month, but I’ve finally completed Breath of the Wild.  I feel like a strange emptiness has suddenly opened up in my life after all the many hours I have devoted to this game, but at the same time, I’m also relieved because, honestly, I’m a bit burned out at…

The Nintendo Switch is Tops in Sales

According to a recent article on wccftech.com, sales of the Nintendo Switch have been booming, and they aren’t showing any signs of letting up. The console hasn’t yet celebrated it’s one-month anniversary, and already it’s sold millions of units worldwide. Of the phenomenon that the Switch has become, Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo…