WaterField Designs Console Case Appreciation Post

Note: the following is not a paid advertisement, and is merely an acknowledgement of a product that I fully recommend to protect your stuff! No affiliate links or anything - just good ol' talking about a thing I like. Love, Geddy One thing that unites us all as gamers is that we hate everyone who …

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Thoughts on Axiom Verge

If you were to ask what took so darn long to complete this game, I wouldn't really have a good answer for you! Released back in 2015 by one-man team consisting of developer Thomas Happ, Axiom Verge has been universally praised from everything to its aesthetic, to its storytelling, to its clear Super Metroid inspiration. …

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Thoughts and Favorites from the Nintendo Direct

Well, it came and went, as Nintendo managed to sneak a mini-direct out ninja-style at some crazy hour of the morning. In fact, when I received word that it had been streamed, I immediately dismissed it as yet another hoax due to the hour it "allegedly" streamed. Didn't I feel silly when I realized it …

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – 34 Hours and 134 More Questions

Warning: Some light spoilers ahead but nothing story-centric. Ahh, Xenoblade Chronicles 2. I've already written how I've had some trouble getting started. At this point in time, I am about 34 hours into the game - although that is a bit of a guesstimate because the "docked mode save timer bug" struck me bad, adding insult …

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Why You Should Buy Xenoblade Chronicles 2 This Friday

Yesterday I had a conversation with my co-worker and fellow Nintendo-everything fanatic, and he explained to me that he wasn't interested in Xenoblade Chronicles 2  because he had never played previous installments in the series before. I explained to him that none of the Xenoblade games are connected, and spoke more about my experiences playing …

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Super Mario Odyssey – The Collect-a-Thon We All Needed

Evidently, Mario is not popular in Thailand. Our original honeymoon plans were going to put me in Japan for the Super Mario Odyssey launch, where our favorite Italian plumber enjoys fame and fortune, but despite my best efforts to steer my honeymoon to a more Mario-friendly destination, we enjoyed up going further south to Thailand. …

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The Breath of the Wild Critique – The Reflection Phase (part 4/4)

It's been months since I touched this article, having mentally divorced myself from Breath of the Wild and being unable to wrap up this series. That being said, for whatever reason I've stumbled upon a bout of motivation to complete it - perhaps due to the fact that I inadvertently wore my Breath of the …

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Breaking the Curse of “Gamer’s Block”

As my pending nuptials creep inside the "one month to go" mark, I've found myself very distracted from gaming, blogging, and blogging about gaming, aside from the occasional burst of motivation. And as ill-timed as this may be, I've also been suffering through a rough bout of Gamer's Block! What is usually my go-to for relaxation …

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Six Months of Nintendo Switch/Thirty Years of Geddy

Well it happened folks. I have officially transitioned into my third decade of human life. And I'm happy to announce that I feel the youngest I ever have! I'm at my healthiest and wealthiest, so I think I'm doing it right, although I'll probably lose both of those traits as the plans in this decade …

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The Toughest Levels to 3-Star in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe + Bonus Tips

If you've been following my Twitter account recently, you may have noticed some mildly frustrated posts with screenshots pertaining to my 3-Star quest in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Starting with Mario Kart DS, players have been awarded a star rating following the conclusion of each Grand Prix. Generally speaking, earning a 3-star rating means that …

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The Breath of the Wild Critique: The Burnout Phase (part 3/4)

Continuing my rant on Breath of the Wild, here is part 3, finally. In the last installment, we talked about the exhaustion that slowly began to occur from exploring, collectibles, eating and cooking, as well as some more positive words about the durability system. If you haven't read the previous two preceding posts yet, I …

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E3 2017 – My Hopes, Dreams, and Everything in Betweams

I've read tons of these E3 wish lists, and read all kinds of crazy demands. But there's something to be said about having completely unrealistic expectations. Ya gotta dream big, right? Now I'm not a Playstation guy aside from the Vita which is dead as far as Sony's concerned, and I don't care about VR …

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My Yearly Monthly Update – What’s Geddy Playing?

While it's been a good long time since I did a monthly update, I wanted to drop in and do a quick summary of games I've been playing, what I've got planned for the foreseeable future, and some quick news! First of all, I've got a special feature that nostalgia'd me pretty hard sitting in the …

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