Diving is Returning to Animal Crossing in July!

Nintendo recently released a video concerning the newest updates coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons!  In just a few days (July 3, to be more exact!), the diving introduced in New Leaf will be returning, along with Pascal the otter, who will be providing us with DIY recipes for mermaid furniture.  And…it appears that Gulliver…

No Man’s Sky Adds Giant Mechs!

It’s probably more than safe to say that Hello Games has completely turned No Man’s Sky around now. The game had the absolute worst of beginnings, but they stuck with it over the past several years and turned it into something quite good. It’s admirable dedication to be sure, especially when one considers that they’re…

PS4 System Software Update 5.00 “Nobunaga” is Live

The newest PS4 system update is finally out, and it’s bringing some cool stuff with it. The PS4 experience has only gotten better over the years, and this latest update serves as a good reminder of why. “Nobunaga” introduces several quality of life features to the system, including the ability to better manage family user…

Too Little, Too Late?

In games, and everything else really, making a good first impression is paramount. Succeed, and good things will follow. Fail and you’re suddenly faced with an uphill battle. It used to be that if a game bombed at launch, that was it. Its reputation would be mud, and nothing could change that. That doesn’t necessarily…

Growth in the Game

  As I read through my revisited post last week, a thought kept popping into my mind: “Destiny really has changed after all.” Just about everything in my old post is dated now. Vanguard marks, Crucible marks, Cryptarch woes, and even referring to the Vault of Glass as “the Raid” as if it were the…

Metroid Prime remains, and the question of “beating” games

Last month, the fine folks of A Most Agreeable Pastime posted a thoughtful article titled From The Armchair: Leaving Things Unfinished. As someone with a plentiful backlog of started-but-not-yet-completed games, which I made mention of in that article’s comment section, the post deeply resonated with me, especially considering my grand promise of 2014 to finally complete…

A United We Game Update

Hello everyone! Cary here popping in with a quick UWG update. Speaking on behalf of the other admins and myself, we’ve decided to discontinue both the Today in Gaming History and News Byte posts. We’ve been really happy about the response they’ve gotten and appreciate each and every comment and share, and we may bring…