Recap: E3 2019

After a bit of hibernation to recover from the excitement of E3 2019, here's some of the amazing things we got to experience at this year's E3, featuring some of my personal favorites! So obviously, there were some games that many people were excited for that really hit the news, especially after the conferences that … Continue reading Recap: E3 2019

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Launch on September 18

That's right guys, there's only a few days until the unveiling of the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch Online service and on top of all the perks it has, it's also coming with a free trial. The free trial will last seven days and is available to everyone already holding a Nintendo account. The service's official … Continue reading Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Launch on September 18

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 It can also lead to rabid and zealous supporters, the enforcement of outdated and archaic gender norms, pigeonholing, gatekeeping and apathy towards the struggles of the … Continue reading Have Some Humanity, Nerds: The Nintendo Direct Delay and the Earthquake in Japan

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, … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Bring Back Every Character Ever Featured

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 … Continue reading Nintendo Officially Announces ‘Pokemon: Let’s Go!’

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

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

Tide Over Your Fire Emblem Craving with the Banner Saga, Out Now on Nintendo Switch

The award-winning, BAFTA nominated, indie sensation The Banner Saga is available now in the Nintendo Switch eShop. The Norse-themed tactical RPG puts players in complete control of the story, with each decision having a meaningful effect on how the story unfolds. Every battle is an engaging tactical experience where even in victory you may have … Continue reading Tide Over Your Fire Emblem Craving with the Banner Saga, Out Now on Nintendo Switch

Octopath Traveler Introduces Final Cast Members Cyrus and Ophilia

The final two characters have finally been revealed for Square Enix's Octopath Traveler. In a new trailer, the Nintendo Switch exclusive highlighted Cyrus and Ophilia, along with new details on the talent system and story mode. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfWPqUDnvnA The final two characters seem to serve as healers within the party, bringing with them unique abilities to … Continue reading Octopath Traveler Introduces Final Cast Members Cyrus and Ophilia

Nintendo Switch’s Long-Awaited Online Service Brings Free Games and Cloud Saves

Nintendo Switch Online is launching September with a base price of $19.99 per year. The subscription-based online service will come with three separate pricing plans. For individual membership plans, players can pay $3.99, $7.99, or $19.99 for 1, 3, or 12 months of service. For Nintendo families, a family membership will also be offered for … Continue reading Nintendo Switch’s Long-Awaited Online Service Brings Free Games and Cloud Saves