Hades Review: Rogue-Likes Aren’t So Scary Anymore!

Hades is a Rogue-like Action RPG created and published by Supergiant Games. It was released on PC and Nintendo Switch in September 2020, and on PlayStation and Xbox in August 2021. MSRB is $25. I played the Nintendo Switch version. Happy Halloween, everyone! I didn't play any spooky games this year, but I did play … Continue reading Hades Review: Rogue-Likes Aren’t So Scary Anymore!

Skyward Sword HD Review: Third Playthrough’s a Charm

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is an enhanced remaster of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The original was developed and published by Nintendo and was released on the Wii in 2011. The remaster was released in June 2021 for the Nintendo Switch. MSRB is $60. This is a review of the HD … Continue reading Skyward Sword HD Review: Third Playthrough’s a Charm

Pokémon Retrospective, Part 2: Becoming Poké-Pals

Several weeks ago, our family cat passed away. Her official name was Isabel Allende (yes, we named her after the famous Latin American author), but we usually just called her Smudge. She was about 13 years old when she passed away. She went peacefully, and my family buried her near a lovely tree. We adopted … Continue reading Pokémon Retrospective, Part 2: Becoming Poké-Pals

Pokémon Retrospective, Part 1: Pokémon’s Magic Spell

Pokemon's 9th Generation is nearly upon us. With the franchise experiencing so much growth along with so much scrutiny, it's unclear what kind of legacy Pokemon Scarlet and Violet will leave behind once they come out in November. However, as we anticipate these new games, I want to look back at Pokemon's evolution throughout the … Continue reading Pokémon Retrospective, Part 1: Pokémon’s Magic Spell