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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