Pokemon Sword/Shield: Isle of Armor DLC: A Substantial Addition to Pokemon Sword and Shield

Released on: June 17, 2020 Requires Pokemon Sword or Shield (the DLC has a corresponding version for each) Price: $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) I’ll be honest here, folks: I’ve had a change of heart when it comes to Pokemon Sword/Shield. Astute readers who read my Game VS. Game article on Pokemon Let’s Go VS. PokemonContinue reading “Pokemon Sword/Shield: Isle of Armor DLC: A Substantial Addition to Pokemon Sword and Shield”

Game Vs. Game – Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Vs. Pokemon Sword and Shield: Which is Better?

*Note: This article was written before the release of the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra DLCs for Pokemon Sword/Shield* I’ve wanted to write this article for a long time. I dawdled on it for a while until I started playing Pokemon Sword again recently. I reviewed both Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee and Pokemon Sword/ShieldContinue reading “Game Vs. Game – Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Vs. Pokemon Sword and Shield: Which is Better?”

Splatoon 2 (Switch) – A Fantastic Online Shooter for those that don’t like Online Shooters.

Released on: July 21 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [DLC Expansion available. Nintendo Online Subscription required for online play] Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When it comes to multiplayer shooters, I am terrible at them. I have trouble perceiving where my character is in first-person shooters. Thus my opponentsContinue reading “Splatoon 2 (Switch) – A Fantastic Online Shooter for those that don’t like Online Shooters.”

Super Smash Bros Ultimate – The Greatest and Biggest Crossover of All Time

Released on: December 7 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [Downloadable content is available] Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Sora Ltd. In 1999, nine-year-old Sergie was reading the newest issue of Nintendo Power. He’s taking in all of the cool pictures of games out at the time. Then, his mind getsContinue reading “Super Smash Bros Ultimate – The Greatest and Biggest Crossover of All Time”

Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve

Released on: February 15, 1987 Available Platforms: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii, Wii U, NES Classic, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When talking about the Nintendo Entertainment System (the NES), people will typically have a list of their favorite games pop-up in their headContinue reading “Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve”

Mega Man X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.

Released on: January 1 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Nintendo GameCube, Playstation 2, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PC, Playstation 4, XboxOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $29.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Capcom As a kid, I rented a lot of video games. Video game rental was how I got to play most games. OneContinue reading “Mega Man X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.”

Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.

Released on: October 9 1988 Available Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When I was a kid, I was able to experience the classic NES Super Mario games thanks to the Super Mario All-StarsContinue reading “Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.”

Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.

Released on: October 27 1995 (Panel De Pon) Available Platforms: Super Nintendo (Super Famicom), Game Boy, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems Co. Ltd. As mentioned in my Crystal Crisis review, I played a lot of puzzle games as a kid. My mom’s favorite gameContinue reading “Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.”

Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?

Released on: January 25 2018 Available Platforms: PC, Linux, macOS, Playstation 4, XBOXOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $21.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Matt Makes Games Developed by: Matt Makes Games Occasionally, I like browsing digital storefronts for deals on games. Typically, it’s indie games that get the most significant price cuts during these sales. WhileContinue reading “Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?”

Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.

Released on: September 9th 1996 (Original), June 30th 2017 (Playstation 4, N-Sane Trilogy), June 29th 2018 (XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, PC , N-Sane Trilogy) Available Platforms: Playstation (Original), Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch (N-Sane Trilogy) Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) (N-Sane Trilogy) Published by: Activision Developed by: Vicarious Visions As a kid, IContinue reading “Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.”