Fri--er, oops. Saturday. Video games. Let's talk anyway! My family and I have been incredibly busy this week and we're having another garage sale this morning, so I completely spaced putting up a Freakin' Weekend post while it was actually Friday. Not a lot of free time this weekend, so what little I do have … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! Saturday Edition!
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Friendly reminder that my girlfriend and I updated our list of video games that we're looking to sell. There are PSP, PS2, PS4, 360, Xbox One, Gamecube, and Wii games on the list, and if there's anything in there you're interested in just let me know here or on Twitter. … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
Developer 10tons Ltd. has been rabidly supporting the Nintendo Switch, but it's safe to say that originality isn't their strong suit. Recently, they've put forth a slew of top-down twin-stick shooters in JYDGE, Time Recoil, Neon Chrome, and Crimsonland. And while their latest, most ambitious release Tesla vs. Lovecraft certainly falls into that category as well, … Continue reading [REVIEW] Use Science to Defeat the Deep Ones in ‘Tesla vs. Lovecraft’
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! I haven't done much in the way of gaming this week since my girlfriend and I have been using our time to catch up on new movie releases via Red Box. We checked out Jumanji (way more fun than I expected), Thor Ragnarok (Guardians-levels of good), Justice League (watchable, but … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
What is a 'Not Quite a Review'? Simply put, it's a mild critique of a game that I've played and haven't finished. Tons of new games release each and every week and they're all vying for the most precious of resources: not our money, but our time. I give everything a handful of hours at minimum, … Continue reading [NOT QUITE A REVIEW] ‘Earthlock’ is a Fine RPG, But For This Genre, That’s Not Always Good Enough
Japanese life-sim series World NeverLand has been around since 1997, but it's never been localized in English until now. Daily Life in the Elnea Kingdom for the Nintendo Switch allows you to create a new resident, take on hours of tutorial quests, make friends, battle monsters, and plenty more, albeit it's not pretty to look at … Continue reading ‘World NeverLand: Daily Life in the Elnea Kingdom’ Has a LOT Going On and I May Be Dating a Cult Leader
The Trail: Frontier Challenge Developer: 22cans Publisher: Kongregate Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Release date: March 8, 2018 Price: $14.99 USD (same as Steam) My girlfriend has been completely obsessed with The Trail on her mobile device, having devoted well over 100 hours to the free-to-play Editor's Choice award-winner. If she has free time, chances are … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘The Trail: Frontier Challenge’ is a Fine Game That Caters to a Specific Audience
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!
Back in 2016, the 10-man development team at Sushee announced that they'd be crowdfunding a new entry in the Fear Effect series after being given the green light by Square Enix. Unlike the two third-person action-adventure games back on the PlayStation, which featured cel-shaded graphics and risque advertisements (because lesbians), this new venture was inspired … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘Fear Effect: Sedna’ Drowns in a Sea of Technical Missteps
Outlast: Bundle of Terror Developer: Red Barrels Publisher: Red Barrels Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Release date: February 27, 2018 Price: $24.99 USD Having already played Outlast on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, I was surprised by how excited I was to jump back in for a fourth go when developer Red Barrels stealthily released … Continue reading [REVIEW] Thanks to Handheld Mode, ‘Outlast’ is More Terrifying on Switch Than Anywhere Else