The Sonic Movie was Actually…Pretty All Right

One of the most amusing things that happened on the Internet over the past year or so has got to be the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.  More specifically, Sonic’s original nightmare-inducing design, complete with realistic chompers.  In a turn of events that probably surprised everyone, Paramount actually redesigned Sonic and made him…actually really adorable.  My…

Resonance: Twin Demons

Okami is one of my favorite games of all time thanks to its unique art style, gameplay, and an amazing soundtrack that includes several of my favorite songs of all time.  In the past, I had discussed Wawku Shrine in the snowy land of Kamui.  It is here that Ammy encounters some of her toughest…

Ranking Cuphead Bosses: Easiest to Hardest

Since Cuphead‘s release in 2017, the game has become known for two major things, its 1930’s art style and high difficulty.  Now that I, too, have suffered through the many challenging bosses of Cuphead, I thought it would be fun to rank all 19 from easiest to the ones that walloped me the most thoroughly. …

Cuphead: A Swell Time

When Cuphead was originally released in 2017, people just wouldn’t stop talking about it.  And based on the screenshots I had seen, the game looked cool enough with its 1930’s style graphics.  Nevertheless, I was never actually tempted to try it myself, but rather decided to watch a playthrough of the game on YouTube.  And…

Resonance: Wawku Shrine

We’ve already written about the Okami soundtrack three times in the past because it’s just that good.  Today we’ll be discussing one of my absolute favorite songs of all time, Wawku Shrine.  This is the shrine where resides the Twin Demons, two clockwork owls called Lechku and Nechku.  Being one of the final locations in…

The Room: Puzzling at Its Finest

The Duck recently had the pleasure of playing a little puzzle game called The Room, which I heard about from fellow blogger The Shameful Narcissist.  Originally released as an iOS game in 2012, I got to play the Switch version, which came about far more recently (2018…I’m always late for things).  This game was a…

Top 5 NES Games Included in Nintendo Switch Online (So Far)

With a couple dozen NES games now available on Nintendo Switch Online, you might not be sure which games are worth your time and which are not.  Well, now that I’ve tried out nearly all of the games being offered, I thought I’d make your choice a bit easier with a list of top 5…

The Duck’s New Thoughts on New Horizons

The newest Animal Crossing for the Switch is here at last, and I have been having a great time with it so far.  As of writing this, I’m not terribly far into the game, but I think I’ve played enough to get a decent feel for it, so it’s time I shared my initial impressions,…

Top 10 Games from Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection

Nowadays, retro games are easier to obtain than they’ve ever been, thanks to such services as Nintendo Switch Online or collections where dozens of games are amassed on a single disc.  Never having owned any of the Sega consoles, one such collection that I simply had to buy was Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection on the…

Resonance: Ghost House

Super Mario World was the Mario game that I grew up with.  Though it took many years before I was ever able to actually beat it myself, I still looked back on it with (mostly) fond memories, as a symbol of my childhood, alongside such classics as Donkey Kong Country and The Legend of Zelda:…