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‘Valkyria Chronicles 4’ is the Perfect Balance of Old and New – Review

If you listen to Geeks of Color’s gaming podcast, Gameboys of Color, you’re well aware that I’m a huge fan of the anime-tactics game Fire Emblem. From the rewarding feeling of finally clearing a map after several desperate attempts to save my favorite character to the almost inconsequential yet endearing dialogue exchanges that take place between battles, the genre has […]

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Have Some Humanity, Nerds: The Nintendo Direct Delay and the Earthquake in Japan

By Brandon Williams  Fandom can be an interesting thing. It can bring people together, unite culture, deliver concepts, bridge gaps, and promote an understanding of acceptance and identity formation. It can also lead to rabid and zealous supporters, the enforcement of outdated and archaic gender norms, pigeonholing, gatekeeping and apathy towards the struggles of the very creators of the content […]

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‘Steven Universe: Save the Light’ & ‘OK K.O.’ Coming to the Nintendo Switch

If you’ve been looking for the right reason to finally go out and buy the Nintendo Switch, this might be it – Steven Universe: Save the Light and OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes will be released on the Switch in October. Previously, both games were only available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but Cartoon Network has stated that they will be bringing their […]

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Preview: ‘My Time at Portia’ Tries to Remix the Sandbox RPG Formula #E3 #E32018

I’ve started to realize in my time exploring different kinds of games for Geeks of Color that there’s a majestic, almost irreplaceable peace that comes from farming sim games. My Time at Portia is the latest installment to this peaceful genre, developed by Pathea Games and published by Team17. Immediately, Portia tries to establish itself as a lifestyle game that’s […]

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Bring Back Every Character Ever Featured

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the first Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch, will feature on screen more than 60 fighters, which will include every single character that has appeared in the franchise. During the Nintendo Direct presentation at E3, the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate section kicked off by showing various characters,  from Mario to Bayonetta, passing through cut fighters, like […]

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Mega Man 11 is Blasting onto Consoles October 2

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Mega Man series, today Capcom announced the Blue Bomber will with the release of Mega Man 11 on October 2nd. With the announcement of the games release date, Capcom revealed a new gameplay trailer, highlighting the new Double Gear System. Mixing the old mechanics that Mega Man fans adore with fresh abilities, […]

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Nintendo Officially Announces ‘Pokemon: Let’s Go!’

After months of speculation and rumors, Game Freak has just confirmed that Pokemon: Let’s Go! Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go! Eevee are real and coming to Switch consoles this year. The game is a full, core RPG, though it won’t be a main line Pokemon game – however, Game Freak did announce that we’ll be getting a new main line installment in the second […]

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Shaq is Back in Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn

Shaquille O’Neal is making his return to video games, this time to avenge his mentor Ye-Ye in Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. The undesired successor of which Saber Interactive and Wired Productions cheekily refer to as “the worst video game ever made” is scheduled to ship on June 5th of this year. With the game’s launch, it’s bringing with it […]

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‘The Banner Saga’ Review: A Pleasant Blending of Genres

The Banner Saga immediately drew my attention with its stunning hand-drawn animations, then quickly captivated me with its surprisingly engaging mechanics. Although I’m no rookie to the top-down, grid-based, tactical genre, Banner Saga spoke to me in an entirely unique way, combing a Fire Emblem-like combat system with the traveling mechanics of Oregon Trail. Following the death of the gods, […]

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‘Resident Evil 7’ Is Coming to the Japanese Nintendo eShop

In a surprise announcement, Capcom has revealed that Resident Evil 7 will be streaming to the Nintendo Switch – so far, on the Japanese eShop only. The release, surprisingly enough, is coming at the end of this week. The game file itself will be only 45 MB (a blessing for the Switch’s limited capacity), because players will be required to […]