Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Dated, Gets new Character Trailer!

Nintendo’s latest Nintendo Direct broadcast focused almost exclusively on the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and it had plenty of exciting things to say. To kick things off, Xenoblade fans will be excited to hear that the game will be releasing on December 1st. That’s less than a month from now! The new game will host…

It Finally Happened. I’m Now A Huge Fan of the Nintendo Switch

It was inevitable, I  suppose. While I’ve never counted myself as a member of the hardcore Nintendo fandom, the fact is that I practically grew up with Nintendo. My first encounter with video games came with The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. My childhood dentist had an NES in his waiting room,…

Tricks, Treats, and Feats: Zelda Tricks from OoT to BotW

I always find a certain satisfaction in discovering new ways of doing something in my favorite video games, especially when my methods involve a trick the developer never intended us to employ.  While I avoid anything that involves glitches or other exploits, that doesn’t mean that some of my tricks aren’t mighty useful nonetheless.  You…

New Super Mario Odyssey Trailer Shows-Off…Everything!

Nintendo released a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey that shows-off everything from Mario’s new abilities, to outfits, mini-games, leaderboards, co-op mode, and even a photo mode! The star of the show might be Mario’s ability to take over enemies and objects, but this is perhaps the most feature-rich Mario game Nintendo has ever produced! …

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…