The GameCube: Finally Appreciated After 20 Years

Last week I talked about the Game Boy Advance, and today it's time to gush about the GameCube. The GameCube launched in November of 2001. Like in my last post, this was a time before I had regular access to the internet and so could only find out about games through TV ads, store demo … Continue reading The GameCube: Finally Appreciated After 20 Years

Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Between Formulas

Happy 35th Anniversary, Zelda! To celebrate, I thought it would be interesting to take a peek at a Zelda game that showed Nintendo in the middle of a metamorphosis. In the mid-2010s Nintendo was transitioning from a gameplay formula they had been using and refining since A Link to the Past in 1991, where Link … Continue reading Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Between Formulas

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

Ever Oasis: The 3DS’s Forgotten Zelda Game

Ever Oasis is an Action RPG with Zelda-like elements developed by Grezzo and published by Nintendo. It released on the 3DS in June 2017. Screenshots are courtesy of Nintendo.com. Amidst the hype of the newly-released Nintendo Switch, I feel like this game got lost in the shuffle of 2017. It's tragic. Imagine you were assigned … Continue reading Ever Oasis: The 3DS’s Forgotten Zelda Game