Let’s Chat: Reactions to the Long-Awaited Nintendo Direct!

After a wait that felt like years (and was genuinely over 12 months!), Nintendo announced that on 17th February we would be getting a full Nintendo Direct; not a Partner Showcase or franchise-specific Direct, as filled the news gaps of 2020 amidst COVID-19 disruptions - no, a comprehensive, 50-minute Nintendo Direct! Hopefully this is just … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Reactions to the Long-Awaited Nintendo Direct!

Mario Strikers Charged Football Review

Developed by: Next Level Games Published by: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U Release Date: Out Now! The first Mario football game - Mario Smash Football on the GameCube - was distinctive in how, well, un-Mario it was. Whilst sports spin-offs such as Mario Kart involve taking out your opposition and claiming victory through … Continue reading Mario Strikers Charged Football Review

I Choose You: Pokémon 25th Anniversary Celebration Tag

This year is a landmark one for Pokémon; the popular catching-and-battling series is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of Pokémon Red and Green, and there are subsequently lots of events - both from The Pokémon Company and fans around the world - happening all year long! With the actual day of the Anniversary … Continue reading I Choose You: Pokémon 25th Anniversary Celebration Tag

The Medium Review

Developed by: Bloober Team Published by: Bloober Team SA Platforms: Xbox Series X/S (Series S Reviewed), PC Release Date: Out Now! Sometimes, you just get a feeling from a trailer or pre-release marketing that a game may resonate with you. For example, I recall it happening for Celeste, and now it has occurred again with … Continue reading The Medium Review

Blog Update: Thanks for 100 Follows!

Hi there, and welcome to another of my occasional blog updates. The main reason for this one is to touch on the site recently reaching 100 followers! Whilst it is perhaps a relatively small milestone, it feels significant to me; so, whilst I am going to keep this short (I would like to avoid being … Continue reading Blog Update: Thanks for 100 Follows!