Listmas 2017: The Duck’s 2017 Gaming List

Merry Listmas, dear readers!  With the end of the year growing ever nearer, I thought it would be fun to look back on all the games I had played in 2017.  It’s been a great year for gaming, not to mention an extremely productive one.  I mean, wowie!  Fifteen games?  How did I manage that!

Ace Attorney 3 Lives Up To Its Name

When I started Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations some months back, I still had a rather narrow view of the series in mind. Young, earnest attorney meets zany people during zanier trials. Along the way he’s helped by a spirit medium who loves hamburgers, and there’s more finger-pointing than one can point…

Super Mario Odyssey’s Open Kingdoms

I’m not what most people would call a fan of “open-world” style games. They were fun back when Assassin’s Creed was still following the adventures of Ezio Auditore, and they were okay when the Inquisitor closed the Breach in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Nowadays though, I’m finding the whole open-world thing more tiring than anything else….

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,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #33

Happy Friday, one and all! We hope that you’re enjoying as lovely as day as we are. If not, maybe a little video cheer will do the trick. It’s time for us to travel back through our week in videos — and this was one heck of a week! We said good bye to one…

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…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #32

Hey, everyone! Thanks for coming back for another YouTube Highlights post! If you didn’t know it already, Fridays are when we share a smattering of the videos that we’ve posted over the course of the week. And it looks like we had another pretty good week, what with classic games, classic platforming, and boss battles…

Tricks, Treats, and Feats: Bottles’ Revenge

Is it just me, or is there something rather unsettling when parts of a game are cut from the finished product, but remain, nonetheless, as part of the game’s code?  It’s kind of like discovering a hidden, boarded-up room on the other side of your bedroom wall, or learning that your house was built atop…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #31

Is it the end of the week already?! Not that we’re complaining, but it seems that time really does fly when you’re having fun. And we’ve been having loads of fun! Between our Trick, Treats, and Feats posts and our ongoing Let’s Plays, October 2017 is so far a month to remember. Speaking of which,…

Tricks, Treats, and Feats: Getting Tricky with Banjo-Tooie

As far as gaming goes, trick or treating can take on a whole new meaning.  Gaming’s a treat, especially when you’ve got a few tricks up your sleeve.  The longer you’ve been playing a game, the more likely you’ll have some tricks that will help to make the game a bit easier, and there are…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #30

Hello lovely readers, one and all. It’s Friday, and I bet you’re wondering what’s been happening on our YouTube channel…? Well look no further, because it’s time for another YouTube Highlight’s post! This is our weekly series where we share just some of what we’ve been doing gaming wise. In keeping with our theme this…