Fine! I Guess I’ll Get My Hopes Up For Kingdom Hearts 3

When Square-Enix released its first bit of substantial footage of the long awaited Kingdom Hearts 3, with their diluted promise of 2018 as its arrival date, my initial reaction was was an unconvinced “I’m so sure.” After a slow exhale and sluggish eyeroll, I clicked through to see what had been cooked up for Sora, … More Fine! I Guess I’ll Get My Hopes Up For Kingdom Hearts 3

Involuntary Twitch

Over the last couple of months I’ve become obsessed with twitch streaming. I’m not talking “hanging-outside-in-the-bushes-waiting-for-you-to-come-home, boy-you-smell-nice-today” obsessed, but not far from it. There’s something intriguing about this new and evolving medium that I’m struggling to understand. Streaming on Twitch is a uniquely modern convention that wasn’t even conceivable a decade ago. Twitch allows fans … More Involuntary Twitch

The Nerding Grounds’ E3 2017 Takeaways

In the aftermath of 2017’s E3 press conference, gamers everywhere are most likely selecting their favorite titles to follow during the remaining months/years of their development. While this year’s series of showcases left some unimpressed fans wanting more, there was still a variety of notable coverage from our video game conglomerates: … More The Nerding Grounds’ E3 2017 Takeaways

Playerunknown’s Battleground Adding Zombies, Mantling, Precipitation, and Xbox One Port.

You know it’s a slow E3 when the announcement of a console port and some glorified patch notes make it into the presentation of one the “big three.” To be fair, at least this qualifies as “video game related” and isn’t some tone-deaf stunt like revealing a super-car in the middle of a video game … More Playerunknown’s Battleground Adding Zombies, Mantling, Precipitation, and Xbox One Port.

Wargroove is Chucklefish’s Take on Advance Wars

  Did you play Advance Wars? You should have. It was an addictive Game Boy Advance strategy title with charming artwork and engrossing gameplay. It spawned a multitude of sequels since its 2001 release and has a diehard following. Unfortunately the franchise has been silent since 2008 and Nintendo hasn’t given any word on if, … More Wargroove is Chucklefish’s Take on Advance Wars

You Should Be Excited Over the Mario/Rabbids Crossover!

Ubisoft and Nintendo officially announced the crossover title Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle this week at E3. We’ve been hearing lots of rumors about this joint venture for over a month now, and despite the minor spoilers, the details on it really grabbed my attention. Both figuratively and literally, Mario has worn a lot of … More You Should Be Excited Over the Mario/Rabbids Crossover!

Bioware Shows Off New IP “Anthem”

I really want to be excited for Anthem. Yes EA, you’re supposed gameplay trailer looked amazing. The environmental effects, in particular, caught my eye. Bioware showcased a rich walled city where players venture out of in groups to complete quests, and gather loot from randomized drops while leveling up different exo-suits/classes. Oh and there are … More Bioware Shows Off New IP “Anthem”

EA Reveals New Coop Only Action Adventure “A Way Out”

In an unexpected and bold creative move, EA premiered a trailer of their new co-op adventure A Way Out. Set in an indeterminate time period somewhere in the American backcountry, A Way Out is being created by rookie developer Hazelight. Though Hazelight may be new, its core team is made up of former Starbreeze Studios … More EA Reveals New Coop Only Action Adventure “A Way Out”