When it comes to the Zelda franchise, Link's Awakening for Game Boy has always been an unsung champion. It is a fantastic adventure from start to finish, but it doesn't have the same power behind its name as the heavy hitters like A Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, or Breath of the Wild. … Continue reading Review- The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Nintendo Switch)
There's not much I love more than a solid, single-player gaming experience with a good story and fun gameplay. But even then, sometimes I find myself thinking, "Dang, I'd love to have a friend playing this with me!" Taking an adventure meant for one and expanding it for multiple people is a thought that has … Continue reading Question of the Week #34: What Single-Player Series Should Get a Multiplayer Spin-off?
Video game music is a powerful entity, and it’s the reason I’ve written about it so many times before. Today, though, I’m attempting a challenge made by a friend: narrowing down my Top 10 video game songs of all time! It hurts just to think about!!! I’ve put together a list of my Top 10 … Continue reading Top 10 Video Game Songs
Not all characters in a game can be fun or entertaining: some grate against the very fabric of your being! The question is...who really gets YOUR goat? I'd have to cast a vote for Kaepora Gaebora from Zelda: Ocarina of Time. I appreciate that he wants to help with advice, but he doesn't have to … Continue reading Question of the Week #28: Who is the Most Obnoxious Character in Gaming?
How many times have you been playing a game and having a great time, only to be swept up like yesterday's trash by an enemy that inflicts a crippling status condition? I'm not too proud to admit that it happens to me uncomfortably often. In the interest of sharing my misery with others, I thought … Continue reading Top 10 Terrible Status Effects in Video Games
Marketing is a crucial part of selling video games. Without the proper advertising, even the most well-received games face the potential of falling flat on their faces and not earning enough money to justify further entries in a series. One such method of communicating a game's appeal is through its cover art, which can range … Continue reading Question of the Week #25: What Video Game Has Your Favorite Cover Art?
It’s been a busy week: lots of stuff to do at work, preparing for a trip with friends next week, and plenty of things I need to get around to this coming weekend. I also just took a very long walk at the park today and I am EXHAUSTED. So I’m skipping the flowery introduction: … Continue reading My Hype Games of E3 2019
Holy moly!!! Of all the things I was expecting to see from Nintendo during their E3 Nintendo Direct today, a teaser for the next mainline Zelda game was not one of them! At the very end of the Direct, Nintendo aired a short clip that showed Link and Zelda wandering through a mysterious underground cavern. … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Sequel of the Wild???
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
Holy WOW! What a good Nintendo Direct! We were able to learn a lot of new information about games we already knew about, as well as discover some brand new surprises that were previously unknown! If you haven't seen it yet, check it out here! I was surprised at how many of the titles grabbed … Continue reading Nintendo Direct 2/13/2019