Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn't Enough

        The idea of getting more money from players after a video game has been acquired is a hot topic in the game industry. With the rise of mobile gaming, it is all too common to see these kinds of additional purchases even when the customer already paid full retail price toContinue reading “Monetization in Games – When Full Retail Price Just Isn't Enough”

Dead Cells (Switch) – Pretty Spry for a Dead Guy.

Released on: August 7th 2018 (macOS, Linux, Windows, PS4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch), August 28th 2019 (iOS) Available Platforms: macOS, Linux, Windows, PS4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, iOS) Price: $33.99 CDN ($24.99 US) Published by: Motion Twin Developed by: Motion Twin         Independent games are a blessing; they are the solution toContinue reading “Dead Cells (Switch) – Pretty Spry for a Dead Guy.”

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4) – The True Path of the Ninja!

Released on: March 22nd 2019 Available Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Activision  Developed by: From Software         I had never given games like Dark Souls or Bloodborne too much attention. While I enjoyed both Bloodborne and Dark Souls, I never felt fully engrossed. TheContinue reading “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4) – The True Path of the Ninja!”

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.

Released: January 10th 2019  Available platforms: Nintendo Switch  Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Nintendo EAD         New Super Mario Bros. U was a game originally released at the launch of the Wii U. The game was a good proposition for early Wii U adopters. Interest soon wanedContinue reading “New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.”

Monster Hunter World (PS4) – A Gorgeous World Full of Fearsome Beasts

Released: January 26th 2018 (PS4, XBOX One), August 9th 2018 (PC) Available on: PS4, XBOX One, Steam Price: PS4 and XBOX One – $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [ Steam – $74.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom         (Disclaimer: this is a review of Monster Hunter World without the Iceborne expansion.Continue reading “Monster Hunter World (PS4) – A Gorgeous World Full of Fearsome Beasts”

Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.

Original Released Date: June 3rd 1986 Available on: Super Nintendo (Super Mario All-Stars), Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Published by Nintendo Developed by Nintendo R&D4         Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is arguably the strangest Mario Bros. game made officially by Nintendo. In Japan, this game wasContinue reading “Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.”

Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – Infinite Levels, Infinite Possibilities.

Release Date: June 28th 2019 Available on: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Publisher: Nintendo   Developer: Nintendo EPD         I have always been a big fan of the Mario series, ever since I played Super Mario World at the age of 5. When Super Mario Maker on the Wii U wasContinue reading “Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – Infinite Levels, Infinite Possibilities.”

Dauntless (PS4) Review – Discount Monster Hunter

Release Date: September 26th 2019 (Epic Games Store, Ps4, XBOX One) December 10th 2019 (Nintendo Switch) Available on: PC (Epic Games Store), PS4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (has optional in game microtransations, and a Battle Pass) Publisher: Epic Games Developer: Pheonix Labs         Dauntless is a free to play actionContinue reading “Dauntless (PS4) Review – Discount Monster Hunter”