What Is This Street Fighter II SNES Cartridge Bullshit About?

I’ll tell you exactly what it’s about: exploitation. Out of the woodwork comes the retro-resurgence train and it’s playing some tired Ozzy Osborne song while it claws at people’s wallets. Okay, I’m probably exaggerating a bit, but forgive me for still being salty after the last hot knife poke I endured from the recent SNES … More What Is This Street Fighter II SNES Cartridge Bullshit About?

The 5 Stages of Not Getting A SNES Classic Pre-order

Didn’t get your hands on one of those coveted SNES classic pre-orders today? Get the fuck in line bub! Nintendo pulled a real “Nintendo” today, when they released pre-orders for the classic console to online retailers in the middle of the night. Even more upsetting was the fact that they dealt such an abysmally small … More The 5 Stages of Not Getting A SNES Classic Pre-order

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.