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!

Apply Respect and Reason to the Gaming Hype Cycle

The announcement of the Indie World presentation for Nintendo Switch (airing at 5pm UK time today, Tuesday 18th) and some of the discussion around it, has made me want to put down in words how I hope we can be more reasonable about the expectations we have of game companies. So bear with me for … Continue reading Apply Respect and Reason to the Gaming Hype Cycle

Let’s Chat: So, That Nintendo Direct Was Pretty Great, Huh?

- This article was originally posted on 12th March 2018 and is being updated and archived here. I am bringing over the back catalogue of Let's Chat gradually, and finding that going back to these moments in time has a nostalgic appeal! - Fellow gamer Ashley Harrison and I experimented with a discussion format a while … Continue reading Let’s Chat: So, That Nintendo Direct Was Pretty Great, Huh?