Guys, there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for this. In 2019 I became interested in Sony consoles for the first time in decades. I've recently become much more engaged in the JRPG community, and they are constantly talking about the PS3, PS4, PSP, and Vita titles. Furthermore, I've caught the nostalgia bug for the original PS1, … Continue reading Livin’ the Vita Loca
If you want a Game Awards done right, you gotta do a Game Awards yourself. Welcome to my year in review, everyone! And Happy New Year! 2019 was another year full of changes. I started out the year insanely overworked, and it only got worse as I went into summer. Both gaming and this blog … Continue reading My 2019 in Gaming
Obviously every year has games with inspired art direction, but 2019 especially had so many amazing-looking ones. From the childlike Yoshi's Crafted World to the gritty cyberpunk of Astral Chain, I believe I have a new visual standard for games. And even though I have my mini-review marathon on the way, I wanted to take … Continue reading 2019: The Best Year for Game Art Direction
The SN30 Pro+ is a 3rd party controller developed by 8BitDo. It is available to purchase on Amazon for $50. The following lyrics are sung to the tune of "I'm a Believer:" I thought good 3rd party controllers were only fairy tales Meant for younger siblings (meaning me), All my fingers and hands only felt … Continue reading The SN30 Pro+ : A Convoluted Name for a Beautiful Controller
Let's talk about GameStop. I loved GameStop as a kid. All those games on the shelves made the place feel like a library full of adventures, with limitless possibilities. As an adult... I can tolerate the store. I was in their Elite Pro program last year and they helped me afford all of the Wii, … Continue reading Can GameStop Survive?
It all started with Okami HD. Well, I guess it all truly started with starting a career and finally having money to catch up on all the games I missed in my youth. And after Okami, my wallet started itching. How fortuitous that the 3DS started having many of their games go on sale... And … Continue reading State of the Backlog Address
Blood, Sweat, and Pixels is a nonfiction book documenting the development of ten prominent video games spanning from the late 2000s through the mid 2010s. It was written by journalist Jason Schreier and published by HarperCollins in 2017. I know that most of my video game reviews are on actual, you know, video games, but … Continue reading Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: A Video Game Book Review