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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The Breath of the Wild Critique: The Exhaustion Phase (part 2/4)

Welcome back to the Nostalgia Trigger Breath of the Wild Critique! Here's your host Geddy, who is speaking in the third person for some reason. If you missed the first part, the context may get lost here since this is a continuation of the first part. In that event, please click below to check out part 1 …

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The Breath of the Wild Critique: The Honeymoon Phase (part 1/4)

Note: After writing this over the course of several days, I decided that it was far too long for any mortal to sit still long enough to read. I'll be breaking this up into a four-parter, because rather than overwhelm with 10 opinions on 10 topics, I'd rather inspire some discussion on one or two at a …

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Some Thoughts on Human Resource Machine, for the Nintendo Switch!

I can't exactly pinpoint the reason I've been reluctant to spend any money on the Switch eShop, but if I had to pick one, it would be a combination of 1) already having enough games to play, and 2) I don't like digital-only games, and would like more physical games in my hand to get excited …

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Some Stray Thoughts on the April 12th Nintendo Direct!

The Nintendo Direct aired last night, yesterday afternoon, in the evening, and this morning. All at the same time. Incredible how time works! I just wanted to post some stray thoughts on some of the game-specific announcements. First of all, and this doesn't surprise me as much as it should, let me start by saying …

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Nintendo Switch Impressions + “Hue” Giveaway Results!

I feel like I've just woken up from a coma. It's a new week, the bleary-eyed Switch early adopters of the world, awakening from their long slumbers, presumably following some long hours in Breath of the Wild. I found myself in that camp, waking up with a deep feeling of dread that usually accompanies the day of my yearly …

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Geddy Visits the Nintendo World Store in New York City!

The Switch is so close I can almost taste it - although it's possible that's the Chinese lead and BPAs of which this plastic water bottle is comprised. That's right folks - tomorrow morning I truly believe we will be seeing the beginning of one of the biggest shifts to gaming since the release of the …

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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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