Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is Classic Nintendo Fun

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a puzzle platformer developed and published by Nintendo. The game arose from the Captain Toad levels in Super Mario 3D World. It originally released on the Wii U in December 2014. Later Nintendo ported the game to both the Nintendo Switch and the 3DS in July of 2018. MRSB is … Continue reading Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is Classic Nintendo Fun

A Newcomer’s Guide to the Metroid Series

So you saw the E3 trailer for Metroid Dread and you're interested in trying it out, but you've never played a Metroid game before. Allow me, a long-time Metroid fan, to help! Metroid is one of Nintendo's oldest and most important franchises. Among critics, it stands proudly on Nintendo's podium of their best video game … Continue reading A Newcomer’s Guide to the Metroid Series

5 Nintendo Switch Games that Deserve a Second Chance

Happy 3rd Anniversary to this blog! I can't believe I've been writing for you guys for 3 entire years. I'm baffled that Polygon hasn't sent me an email begging me to write reviews and editorials for them. Tough luck, professional journalists! I write on my own time. My blog, my rules! At first I thought … Continue reading 5 Nintendo Switch Games that Deserve a Second Chance

Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected – Expectations Managed

Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected is an epilogue story campaign set after the events of Xenoblade Chronicles's main story. It is included for free in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. For my review of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition's main story, click here. So like in Torna: The Golden Country, Monolithsoft went through the process of making yet … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected – Expectations Managed

Xenoblade Chronicles: The Definitive Review

Xenoblade Chronicles is an open-world JRPG originally released on the Wii in 2012 in North America. It was developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. A remaster / remake with an extra story chapter was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2020. MSRB is $60. I played and reviewed the original Wii version back in … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles: The Definitive Review

Immortals Fenyx Rising: Greek Geek Out

Immortals Fenyx Rising is an open world Action / Adventure game developed and published by Ubisoft. It was released in October 2020 as a cross-gen release on the PS4/PS5, Xbox One/Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC. MSRB is $60. I played the Nintendo Switch version. Let's get this out of the way -- yes, Immortals … Continue reading Immortals Fenyx Rising: Greek Geek Out

Eric Barone’s Baa-rilliant Stardew Valley

Eric Barone is the Cinderella of indie game developers. He started out working in a basement with a cardboard box for a desk to selling 10 million copies of his game, Stardew Valley, worldwide. Oh, and he did it by himself. 10 million in sales is a number usually achieved by AAA studios with hundreds … Continue reading Eric Barone’s Baa-rilliant Stardew Valley