Category Archive: Gaming

Say “Alola” to Pokemon Sun and Moon: Why the Alola Region Offers Older Fans a Warm Welcome

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I’ve been a Pokemon fan for as long as I can remember. I grew up watching the anime and trading cards with classmates on the playground. I recall the excitement and pure, childish… Continue reading

Final Fantasy XV Review

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Why is Final Fantasy XV so important? In 2006, Square Enix announced the Fabula Nova Crystallis subseries of Final Fantasy. The common theme of the subseries was the focus on important crystals that… Continue reading

Team Fortress Comic #6: Hype And The Fandom

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On January 9th, Jay Pinkerton (writer of the Team Fortress comics) posted the cover image for the long-awaited comic #6 that fans have been waiting for since the release of #5 back in… Continue reading

What the Nintendo Switch Needs to Succeed

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Nintendo consoles have a history of pushing the status quo. The NES transitioned controller input from a joystick to a gamepad, and the Wii popularized motion controls. The Nintendo DS reintroduced touch screens… Continue reading

The Lost Art of Interactive Storytelling (or What Games Today Can Learn from Pikmin 2)

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***spoiler warning for Bioshock, Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest and (of course) Pikmin 2*** With the increasing popularity of AAA titles, it seems that the video game industry has been shifting their focus to… Continue reading

Vainglory: A new and innovative take on MOBAs’

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Vainglory is a relatively new MOBA that is celebrating two years of its release. The main feature of Vainglory that makes it so different from major league MOBA’s is that Vainglory is designed… Continue reading

Team Fortress 2 Versus Overwatch: How Similar Are The Characters?

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Since the release of Overwatch back in May of this year, numerous arguments concerning its similarities and differences to Team Fortress 2 (TF2) have emerged across the internet as fans of each have attempted… Continue reading

Rise of Iron – Did it improve Destiny?

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After the success that was Destiny: The Taken King, the developer Bungie released Destiny‘s latest expansion, Rise of Iron. This expansion has a new campaign, new quests, new maps, loads of new weapons… Continue reading

The Five Gods of Melee Chapter 3: Armada

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Refer to index if there is a term that needs clarification.  Adam “Armada” Lindgren is a Peach/Fox dual main from Sweden. He began his career as a solo Peach player, where he revolutionized… Continue reading