Facepalms and Failures- Thalmor Embassy Embarrassment

Hello all! I was reflecting recently on how many times I've failed in games, whether it was biffing a tough level or screwing up a play-through of a larger game. I thought it might be fun to share some of the biggest blunders I've had over the years in a periodic segment that I'm going … Continue reading Facepalms and Failures- Thalmor Embassy Embarrassment

Opinion- My Two Cents on The Pokémon Sword and Shield Conundrum

E3 is normally a beacon of exciting news and updates concerning video games, but this year, Pokéfans were left with a very sour taste in their mouth. Game Freak, the masterminds behind all of the Pokémon games, announced that not every creature would make the cut into Pokémon Sword and Shield: a tragic first for … Continue reading Opinion- My Two Cents on The Pokémon Sword and Shield Conundrum

Everything Wrong With ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’

I've made it no secret on this blog that Skyrim is my favorite game of all time (as noted here, here, here, here, and here :P). I cannot count how many times I've returned over the years for yet another journey through its frozen mountains, rocky canyons, ancient ruins, and dangerous depths. But I try … Continue reading Everything Wrong With ‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’

Opinion- Why Breath of the Wild Will Never Be the Same

As I mentioned in a previous Question of the Week post, I recently found myself stuck in a gaming slump. I was caught in that quagmire for a couple weeks. Nothing sounded fun or exciting to play and I just couldn’t will myself to buy a new game, as everything felt too much like something … Continue reading Opinion- Why Breath of the Wild Will Never Be the Same

Wish List- The Elder Scrolls VI

Hype for The Elder Scrolls seemed to have bubbled up very briefly during the series’ recent 25th Anniversary celebration. During a video that celebrated the milestone, Bethesda legend Todd Howard was shown talking with YouTuber Shirley Curry- the Gaming Grandma- and it was revealed that she would be portrayed as an NPC in the currently-untitled … Continue reading Wish List- The Elder Scrolls VI

A Retrospective of the Banjo-Kazooie Series

I’ve recently been lamenting the impending death of my Nintendo 64. It still turns on when I hit the power button, but after a certain amount of time passes it will reset itself. I had brief instances of this while playing Pokémon Stadium with friends, but its worst offense was this past year when I … Continue reading A Retrospective of the Banjo-Kazooie Series

Daily Inkling Challenge- “Near Miss”

"Describe the closest you’ve ever come to getting into a deadly accident, but nothing bad ultimately ended up happening." Matthew over at Normal Happenings has thrown out another Daily Inkling that immediately grabbed my attention, and in this case, is oddly relevant to my own blog's series of topics. This is a story about how … Continue reading Daily Inkling Challenge- “Near Miss”