Super Mario Odyssey was…Wow

Though I’m about a year late, I am thrilled to have finally gotten the opportunity to play Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo’s newest and most innovative console yet.  Though I had a rather unhappy history with Mario’s first 3D outing on the N64, Super Mario 64, that doesn’t mean that I don’t prefer playing as…

Resonance: Fossil Falls

I know that I can’t say that Super Mario Galaxy is an objectively awesome game, but I really want to! I realize that it trades tight level design for worlds that are often a little too big, and getting Power Moons is altogether too easy. I can acknowledge that. It’s not a perfect game and…

Sunday Video Round Up: Feb 4 – 10

Sunday has once again rolled around and that means a new edition of the Round Up has also arrived! There’s lots of good stuff to get to this week, so crank the volume, kick up your feet and press play. Here’s a small sample of what’s waiting for you below the jump. After surprising the…

Listmas 2017: Hat’s Top 5 Games of 2017

Merry Christmas everyone! I know it’s just a touch early, but I can’t help it! Christmas is tomorrow! To be honest, I’ve been really looking forward to writing this list, but I made myself wait on it because I couldn’t think of a better occasion to celebrate the best experiences to be had this year….

Games I’m Thankful for in 2017

  Thanksgiving may be over now, but that doesn’t mean we need to stop thinking about the things we’re thankful for. With Listmas right around the corner now, I couldn’t help but think of a few games from earlier this year that I’m absolutely thankful for. This started out with so much promise and was…

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….

Sunday Video Round Up: October 29 – November 4

It was a big week for the video game world as Paris Games Week arrived and Sony just unleashed a wave of new trailers. With that said, don’t be surprised to find that this edition of the Round Up is a little Sony heavy. So with that said, let’s just jump right into it this week,…

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,…

Sunday Video Round Up: October 15 – 28

ahem Yes, you are correct, there was no Round Up last weekend. My bad. I don’t really have an excuse other than life kinda got in the way this time around. So in an effort to make it up to all of you lovely readers, I’m combining both weekends for one super-sized Video Round Up this week….

Sunday Video Round Up: October 8 -14

I don’t know, I found last week’s Sunday Video Round up to be pretty nice, so I’m doing it twice! In all honesty here, there’s been plenty of times where my posting of this article on a Saturday morning has resulted in me missing a few videos released on Saturday. Though in the grand scheme…