A New Dawn: Sunshine Blogger Award #2

It's Saturday once again, and this week we've got another tag post! Following on from my first Sunshine Blogger Award tag a few weeks ago, the awesome MagiWasTaken (who has somehow been posting daily for 100 days straight!) has been kind enough to also tag me for it, so it is time for a second … Continue reading A New Dawn: Sunshine Blogger Award #2

Let’s Chat: Pondering Pokémon’s Plans for 2021 & Beyond!

Oh hi; another weekend, another post! This time is the first Let's Chat of April, covering the state of the Pokémon franchise and their early-year announcements, and how the future of the series is shaping up. Such seismic news needed to be covered here in some form considering how much I bring up Pokémon in … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Pondering Pokémon’s Plans for 2021 & Beyond!

Thoughts on God of War: #MaybeInMarch 2021

As a sequel of sorts to the #LoveYourBacklog event in February, Ace Asunder and Later Levels also created #MaybeInMarch - this is where you select a game from said backlog and commit to it for the month. I chose God of War, a game I bought back in 2018 but for some reason continually put … Continue reading Thoughts on God of War: #MaybeInMarch 2021

Let’s Chat: New Life is Strange & More Square Enix Reveals!

Oh hi there; happy weekend! This latest Let's Chat is focused around the recent Square Enix Presents, a digital showcase in the Nintendo Direct vein that showed off several of their upcoming releases. Prior to the show starting, it was announced that there would be the world premiere of a new mainline Life is Strange … Continue reading Let’s Chat: New Life is Strange & More Square Enix Reveals!

Film in 500: Promare Review

Certificate: 15Director: Akira Amemiya, Hiroyuki ImashiProduction: Studio TriggerDistributor: AniplexPlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with both English and Japanese AudioRelease Date: Out Now! Ridiculous, fun, and determinedly deep, Promare is a thrill ride of sight and sound that doesn't relent throughout the near two-hour runtime. Such traits are not unexpected from Studio Trigger, the company behind the … Continue reading Film in 500: Promare Review

Pocketful of Games: Sunshine Blogger Award

Happy Saturday! For this post we are doing another tag response: the Sunshine Blogger Award. This puts a spotlight on various blogs around the community, asking a selection of questions so that everyone gets to know each other better. I know, how wholesome, right? Thanks to Frostilyte for tagging me for this, really appreciate it; … Continue reading Pocketful of Games: Sunshine Blogger Award

Going Full Circle: Revisiting the Pokémon Ranger Trilogy (& Why It Should Return)

Oh hi there! This post is part of Pokémon: Creator's Catch, a collaboration event created by NekoJonez. In this collaboration, creators from all over have united to cover the Pokémon series for the 25th Anniversary today! You can go to the hub page for this by clicking here, where you can find links to other … Continue reading Going Full Circle: Revisiting the Pokémon Ranger Trilogy (& Why It Should Return)

The Long Way Round: #LoveYourBacklog Month 2021

It feels as though the backlog is a unavoidable part of being a gamer - however well-intentioned, sometimes buying a game doesn't end with ticking it off your personal to-play list. Even if you are enjoying the game, sometimes stuff just gets in the way, whether it be other games, different media, or other responsibilities … Continue reading The Long Way Round: #LoveYourBacklog Month 2021

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