The eSports community is nothing if not selective. Simply adding a competitive edge to your game, or even developing it from the ground up to be a team shooter doesn’t always lock you into the eSports family. We still see a relative formula to eSports, where you can always find plenty of FPS and MOBA … More Why Splatoon 2 Won’t Work As An eSport
I was lucky enough to get my hands on an SNES classic at launch yesterday. I had to wake up at 6:30 AM and sit outside of Best Buy, and promptly go to work after, but all in all it was pretty easy going. While waiting for the store to open I had a nice … More SNES Classic Edition: What To Play And What to Pass
Since my Switch came in yesterday I’ve found it difficult to concentrate on much else. Having it shipped with Splatoon 2 turned out to be best way for me settle into its many features. Although the new car smell faded fast with the realization that the only thing I had to play on my new … More Give Me Octopath Traveler, Or Give Me Death
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?
Resident Evil is an important staple in video game history. It was responsible for bringing the horror genre to an entirely different level, and each of the titles has experimented with pushing and expanding the boundaries since. RE4 was responsible for re-developing the gameplay, while still supporting the qualities that were always integral to the … More Catching Up On 2017: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
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
With a game launch season as strong as early 2017 it’s easy to see how some might pass over a few quality titles. Whether certain games simply didn’t stack up to whatever was capturing your interest, or a glance to your bank statement didn’t fill you with that last bit of courage to throw down … More Games In 2017 That I, And Maybe You Passed Over
Since the beginning FFXIV has set itself apart with enjoyable Class/Job systems, letting players explore a multitude of Tank/Healer/DPS types under one character. This, along with some truly unique dungeons has always given fans a reason to stay hooked. Still, there remained significant room for improvement. Through the Heavensward expansion we saw a few steps … More It’s A Great Time To Play FFXIV
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.
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