Pokemon is a near never ending franchise these days. There are Pokemon fighting games, puzzle games, and tactics games, but there’s one Pokemon license that holds a special place in my heart; the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon series. Continue reading “Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon Review”
Video Games, by nature, necessitate a level of activity by the player. Point-and-Click adventures in the early days of their creation used puzzles as the means to bring some agency to those who played. When Telltale’s The Walking Dead was released, it used dialogue options, alongside an interesting narrative to draw the player in. Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode goes back on everything established by the genre and Telltale’s use of interesting narrative. The first episode of Minecraft story mode is a slow, prodding, uninteresting, unintuitive, video game, if I could even call it that.
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Animal Crossing has been a cherished Nintendo product for over a decade. Whether it’s the bells, the personal creativity, the villagers, collecting, or just the all around simulation of being in the Village, it’s drawn millions of people to the series. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is the first spin-off to come from the series, shifting the focus entirely to home design, or more rather any building design. A blast of fun, but Home Designer is lacking in more than a few ways. Continue reading “Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Review”
A Long Time Ago
When I first played Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, so many years ago, I didn’t like it. I had played the first Knights of the Old Republic prior and fell in love with it; the game felt so ‘Star Wars’ to me. When I began playing the second installment, I didn’t quite get it, for lack of a better term. I was too young, and I couldn’t grasp the game’s narrative and tone. Not to mention the KotOR II was riddled with progression blocking bugs that made the game frustrating. I had played for quite some time despite myself, until I reached a bug that prevented me from completing Nar Shaddaa and I didn’t feel like going back.
Now, the game’s been out for over ten years, and it finally got an update. Among the list of fixes, was that the patch added the ‘Restored Content’ mod, something I was totally shocked about. Simple as that, I bought it. Continue reading “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II Review”
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is the realization of a 3D platformer in which you cannot jump, becoming an awesome puzzle game. The concept of Captain Toad first appeared in Super Mario 3D World, featured as a small mini-game. Treasure Tracker takes the formula and builds it into an entire game with over 60 different levels. In this Mario spin-off, you play the intrepid Captain Toad, who, due to his large backpack, is unable to jump like the his other Toad counterparts. However, this does not stop the adventurer from exploring for coins and treasures.
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The new Mario Kart 8 DLC can now be bought from the Nintendo eShop. The new Zelda x Mario Kart DLC is much more than just adding Link to the game. Continue reading “Mario Kart 8 DLC Now Available”
Some things never change and that’s not always a bad thing. In the case of Kirby: Triple Deluxe for the 3DS, the developers, HAL Laboratory, decide not to change the Kirby formula up too much. The general Kirby concept stays the same in the 13th iteration of this Nintendo classic. In this version, the centerpiece of it all is the new Hypernova, a new ability that allows Kirby to swallow up multiple enemies at once and move parts of the stage to solve puzzles. Continue reading “Kirby: Triple Deluxe Review”