Why the Link’s Awakening Remake Makes Me So Damn Happy

Suggested musical pairing: Link's Awakening - Title Screen From the first second of the Link's Awakening remake teaser video, I knew exactly what I was looking at. It's no wonder, considering just how many times I've played through Link's Awakening, and the fact that it was my first Zelda game ever when I was a …

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Thoughts on Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (Switch)

I don't remember when I first saw the trailer for Yonder, but right away, I realized it was for me. Following the discovery of Yoku's Island Express, a combination of relaxing play and beautiful visuals seemed like it paired well with me at the time, and just as Yoku did not disappoint, Yonder currently sits in my good graces. …

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Pokemon Pearl: The Solo Run – Back on Track! (part 4)

Well, well, well... what do we have here? It's the revival of an old series where me and my faithful companion Munchkin, an EMPOLEON, thoroughly slash and thrash our way through Pokemon Pearl! Catch up on previous installments here: Pokemon Pearl: The Solo Piplup Run – Munchkin’s Journey Begins (part 1) Pokemon Pearl: The Solo …

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What Makes You Aim For 100% Game Completion?

Gamers are a strange group of people. Music collectors don't subject themselves to music they don't like for hours on end, just to be able to tell people that they did. Cinephiles don't watch dozens of hours of films they're not enjoying just to say that they've "gotten the full experience." But gamers? Dump a …

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Thoughts On Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc (PS2)

I love Rayman. Since the day I booted up the original Rayman on my old Compaq Presario many moons ago, I had a weird fascination with the strange fellow. I first wandered into the world of Rayman in my younger years, naturally - wandering into a CompUSA I found a copy of the MS-DOS release …

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