Few things in the gaming industry get me more excited than a Nintendo Direct. I'm 36, a bit jaded, and the feeling of elation often eludes me with game announcements... with the exception of Nintendo. Blind nostalgia? Sure. But hey, it makes me happy. Yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation spent a little over thirty minutes running … Continue reading So That Was One Hell of a Nintendo Direct, Yeah? Let’s Talk About It!
Since you gotta get down on Friday, sound off in the comments and let's discuss our weekend gaming plans! Truthfully, I haven't been playing much of anything lately. Between college, helping my mom take care of her sick dog, a few trips to the dentist, and running errands, I just haven't had the motivation whenever … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
It's been an incredibly long week, and with visiting family leaving today I decided to jump in to Hitman Go: Definitive Edition on PS Vita to clear my head. It's a neat puzzle game, and definitely not at all what I expected. I've never been a huge Hitman fan, so it's odd that the one … Continue reading Weekend Gaming: What are You Playing?
Once touted as King of the JRPG, the name Square Enix doesn't carry as much clout as it used to. In terms of quality, the Final Fantasy series has been on the decline lately with XIII being a hand-holding linear affair and XIV being a complete failure in the MMO realm. Let's not forget the … Continue reading With Final Fantasy on the decline, should Square Enix change focus to another series or will another developer carry the JRPG torch?
Got an e-mail today from Gamestop announcing a few sales they had going on and I know not everyone is on their mailing list, so I figured I'd go over a few things that caught my attention. I'm obviously not sponsored by Gamestop, but I'm limited in where I can purchase games in person out … Continue reading Buy 2 Get 1 Free Wii sale at Gamestop and the usual pre-order bonuses.
You'd probably end up with something similar to Capcom's latest westernized RPG, Dragon's Dogma. I know it released almost 2 months ago, but I finally found time to get started in the world of Gransys with my Arisen and so far I'm having a blast with the combat system and getting my ass kicked traveling … Continue reading What if Skyrim had the challenge of Dark Souls?