So, another year of E3 has finished, and whilst some shows fell flat (Capcom, really, what was that?), there was plenty to be excited for - whether that was brand-new reveals, or new information on previously-announced games. As usual, our predictions were mostly way off the mark (a solid five out of eighteen correct, good … Continue reading My 5 Standout Games From E3 2021
It's that wonderful time of year again - E3 is back, following the COVID-19-forced absence last year. I don't know about you, but I welcome its return, as laughing and cheering along with my friends at the hype-fueled reveals from various publishers each year is something I eagerly look forward to. In the run-up to … Continue reading Our Expected, Hopeful, and Plain Ridiculous E3 2021 Predictions
Developed and Published by: RebellionPlatforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Xbox One, PC, StadiaRelease Date: Out Now As I have mentioned before, multiplayer can be a key selling point for games that might otherwise pass you by. In particular, this has been the case over the last year of lockdowns and isolation, where a communal … Continue reading Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review
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
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)
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!
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
Oh hey there! Before we get into the review proper, just a quick note. This review is taken from my WCRReviews Blogger site, which I ran back nearly a decade ago. Now I have returned to more frequent writing, I thought it would be a good idea to unify that site with this one by … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review
Recently, the second and - bar a surprise - last of the Pokémon Sword and Shield DLC packs, The Crown Tundra, launched on Nintendo Switch. Prior to the release, a Let's Chat was published here where Stephen Brown and I discussed the prospect of this DLC - so, now that it is out and we … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Pokémon Sword & Shield’s The Crown Tundra Spoiler Talk!
Developed by: Supergiant Games Published by: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Supergiant Games Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC Release Date: Out Now After recently playing the superb Hades from Supergiant Games, it pressed home the need for me to amend a severe gap in my gaming … Continue reading Bastion Review