It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! My weekend started off with a vet trip for our youngest kitty. She had some tenderness in her left shoulder, which we got supplements for, but our oldest cat needs to go in next Friday to have a lump on her tummy further examined. We had it looked at about … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

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So That Was One Hell of a Nintendo Direct, Yeah? Let’s Talk About It!

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!

Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News

Square Enix's upcoming 2D/3D retro hybrid role-playing game Project Octopath┬áTraveler (working title) received a playable demo on the Nintendo Switch last year, and it appears they're taking the 45,000+ pieces of feedback they received quite seriously. A developer vlog was published earlier today on the official Nintendo YouTube channel detailing the changes, which center on … Continue reading Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News

Nintendo Remains Innovative, Imaginative, and Out of Touch with the Switch

Now that I've had a few days to digest the recent Nintendo Switch presentation, I'd like to discuss its ups and downs as a core console gamer. One that grew up playing NES and SNES, felt a little burned by the Wii U, and wants nothing more than The Big N to return to form … Continue reading Nintendo Remains Innovative, Imaginative, and Out of Touch with the Switch