The Big Break from the Big N: My Ten Year-Long Hiatus from Nintendo

Those who have been reading this blog for some time may know how big of a Nintendo fan I am. While I've been a big supporter of a lot of the The Big N and what they've done over the years, they only recently re-entered my good graces. Over at PlayingWithThoughts, a recent article talked …

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“More People Need to Play Ys”, and Other Things I Read In A Fortune Cookie Once

Earlier this week, LimitedRunGames made several announcements regarding their upcoming releases. In case you're unaware, LimitedRunGames is a small operation that makes a single print run of indie games, or otherwise digital-only games, that are available for a very short period of time, never to be reprinted again. Hence, "Limited Run." They typically sell out …

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What Do I DISLIKE About the Nintendo Switch?

NOTHING! Nah, just kiddin'. The Switch has been getting the bulk of my posts recently, but if statistics mean anything, it's what people want to read about lately. And of course, as I've been spending a lot of time playing mine, I have no shortage of opinions on it. Because I realize I can sound very …

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Final Fantasy X: Did We Pass My Stop?

I've had my fair share of bad relationships. The common theme between all of them is that they started out great. The beginning part to a romantic relationship is arguably the best part, everything is new and fresh and exciting - little innocuous quirks about each other only serve to inspire adoration, even becoming endearing qualities …

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Gamers Need to Realize Something

Earlier yesterday, the price that Nintendo will charge for the online component of the Switch was revealed, or at least in Japanese currency. The rough number for the US Dollar is presumed to be between $17-$26, depending on the exchange rate and whatever fluff Nintendo adds on top. This has been met with rejoice, anger, and the …

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Killzone Mercenary: I Can’t Do This Anymore

I grew up loving first-person shooters - your Quakes, your Unreal Tournaments, what have you. More recently, Quake Live was a literal blast from the past. Doom 2016 is an incredible callback to the generation of action-packed strafing and murdering everything around you with little to no regard for your own safety. Borderlands and Bioshock were nice breaks …

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