Magikarp Jump is the Definition of Insanity

I had originally planned to write a little mini-feature on this little iOS App Store tapping game, but here's the thing: I never got to a point where I wanted to retire from playing with it and put together a little review. It's odd that something like Magikarp Jump would appeal to me, but Nintendo seems …

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Pokemon Pearl: The Solo Run – Growing Up (part 3)

Continuing our journey through the Sinnoh region, Munchkin and I have been getting along swimmingly! And in that way I mean that the Water-type Pokemon is absolutely demolishing everything in her swim lane. Following some trouble with Gardenia, we sought out the next gym leader, Maylene, owner and operator of the Fighting-based gym (so kind …

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Pokemon Pearl: The Solo Run – Ken the Bridge Troll (part 2)

It's been a few more days of Munchkin and my journey to throw the ring into Mount D-- take out the gym leaders of the Sinnoh region! Following a brief partnership with Cheryl, we made our way throughout Eterna Forest in our quest for the second gym badge in Eterna City. It was on a …

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Pokemon Pearl: The Solo Piplup Run – Munchkin’s Journey Begins (part 1)

Given the good news about Pokemon at the Nintendo E3 Presentation earlier today, I figured it was as good a time as ever to put together a write-up of my latest foray into the franchise. Read on! I have a confession. I get nostalgic about things and then buy stuff. You could say.. my nostalgia …

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Pokémon Direct: My Hopes, Dreams, and Everything In Between

Word on the street is that we're to receive a Pokémon Direct tomorrow morning! And it couldn't have come at a better time, let me tell you. For one, I've been getting a real nostalgic Pokemon itch for the past few weeks, and this might just be the scratch I'm needed! What could possibly be in store …

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No, THIS is the Year I’ll Finally Play Final Fantasy X / January Update

Hey, I haven't posted one of these monthly updates in a while! Around the time last year when I was wrapping up Dark Cloud 2, I had plans to grab Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD and finally play and finish it. I had some fond memories of playing parts of it on Playstation 2 back …

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Hands On: Pokemon Sun and Moon Special Demo!

Demo day has finally arrived! After some expected sluggishness on the eShop, I finally booted up the game, and I'm loving what I'm seeing so far. This will be my fourth Pokemon game, following Red, Yellow, and X, and from what I've read so far, there are so many little changes that it's really shaping up to be a fresh …

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Finished Pokemon Yellow! Post-Game Thoughts

I'm seven minutes away from the time I need to go to sleep if I want to successfully catch the earlier bus to work tomorrow, but the excitement is real over here, people. I need to get this all out. Maybe it was the media attention surrounding the release of Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow on the 3DS …

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The Marketing Potential in Pokemon Go

It shouldn't come to any surprise that the long term plans of Pokemon Go involve a large amount of advertising, what with more than 7.5 million downloads and a presence on a more-than-respectable percentage of devices. I remember long ago, the first time I ever heard of virtual reality, and especially augmented reality, my views towards it was …

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