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A genuine global, cultural phenomenon, Nintendo brings its iconic characters, unique concepts, and future classics to the world and we’ll tell you all about them.

Pokemon Hashtag Goes Viral – #ThankYouGameFreak

It’s been a tumultuous built up to Pokemon Sword and Shield. Because of the game’s limited Pokemon roster, hundreds of characters won’t be playable in the new games. Fans are fairly upset, and in a way, they have a right to be. It’s the first time that you won’t be able to transfer Pokemon from […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 11, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
Pokemon Sword and Shield Leaks Show Full Lineup

The new Pokemon games, Sword and Shield, are coming out next week. It’s been quite a build-up for the popular game series. On the one hand, a move to a region in the United Kingdom should yield really fun changes. On the other hand, The Pokemon Company is not including the full Pokedex, which is […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 5, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drifting Spreads to Switch Lite

It’s a concern for many Switch owners: Joy-Con drifting. If you own an original, non-lite Switch, you know full well that the console’s controllers are prone to drifting. Drifting is a defect that occurs when a controller’s joystick incorrectly moves the game without the player. For example, you might slowly walk off a ledge in […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 26, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
History of the Wii U – A Console Gone Wrong

A lot of our history posts on gaming have been about a series like Gears of War or Halo. As a huge Nintendo fan, however, I think we need to take a look at a recent console. It’s tough to say exactly what sort of impact the Wii U had on gaming at the time […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 14, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
Ring Fit Adventure is the Latest Fitness Game for Nintendo Switch

When Wii Fit came out, people wondered who would actually use it. As it turned out, a lot of people enjoyed playing games while they did mild exercise. The game’s sequel even made its way to the Wii U. The appeal of a game like Wii Fit is the ability to engage with the workout. […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 13, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
New Pokémon Anime ‘Pocket Monsters’ Has Some Fans Worried

With the Pokemon universe growing after a hit live-action movie & a popular mobile game, some fans are worried about a new Anime series.

BY Shah Shahid September 10, 2019
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Nintendo Direct Rundown – Exciting News and Reveals For Gaming System

The latest Nintendo Direct showed a lot of very exciting upcoming games and features for Switch fans. Here’s a breakdown on everything. Nintendo Direct Rundown Step by step, let’s walk through news and reveals from the recent Nintendo Direct. Overwatch Comes to Nintendo Switch Blizzard’s wildly popular multiplayer shooter is on its way to the […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 9, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
Mario and Sonic at the Olympics Goes Retro with 2D

The Mario and Sonic at the Olympics series is heading to Tokyo! This isn’t new news. However, a big announcement is out about the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive. In the upcoming title, Mario, Sonic, and their friends are not only competing in their modern, 3D forms. That’s right: retro stylings of these favorite characters are […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 22, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
History of Mario Kart – Console and Handheld

It’s tough to think of racing games without Mario Kart coming to mind. The popular kart racer is the cornerstone of casual racing titles, as well as easy to pick up and play party games. The cultural adoration for Mario Kart extends well beyond the United States and Japan, with over 100 million copies sold […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 7, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
The History of Super Mario – Mainline Games

Mario is one of the most iconic characters in all of gaming. In fact, his influence reaches past the gaming community. Ask someone who the mustachioed man in the red ‘M’ cap is, and they’ll likely know his name. The cultural significance of Mario is tough to overstate. To children and adults alike, he’s an […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 4, 2019
GAMINGNintendo
Google Stadia Launch is Missing Key, Promised Features

So here’s the thing; it’s easy to get excited about an idea. Something like 4K game streaming, top titles and developers on board, and a new way to play sounds great. The Google Stadia launch is fast approaching, and a recent Reddit AMA about the console raises major concerns about the state in which this […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 14, 2019
Best Exclusive Sony Series of All Time

It goes without saying that Sony wins this round of the Console Wars. While some people hate to think of gaming, as a war, it sort of is. Most gamers are going to buy one console, meaning each major company does what it can to influence consumers to buy their brand. With insane exclusives and […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 13, 2019
Pokemon Hashtag Goes Viral – #ThankYouGameFreak

It’s been a tumultuous built up to Pokemon Sword and Shield. Because of the game’s limited Pokemon roster, hundreds of characters won’t be playable in the new games. Fans are fairly upset, and in a way, they have a right to be. It’s the first time that you won’t be able to transfer Pokemon from […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 11, 2019
EA Renews Skate Trademark, But No New Game Likely

People got really deflated and then somewhat excited about a trademark this morning. One of EA’s most dedicated fan-bases are obsessed with the Skate games. There hasn’t been a new game for 10 years, but it’s not something we can rule out. When you read that EA renews Skate trademark, it’s easy to get excited, […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 8, 2019

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New Mutants #1: Beautiful Art Sometimes Clashes with a Great Script from Hickman and Brisson

Well, we’re at book five of six of the Dawn of X era, and again we’re going back to a classic title. New Mutants was a runaway hit when Claremont started it back in the 80s and gave us characters like Cannonball, Mirage, Sunspot, Cypher, Boom Boom, Karma, and more. Now they’re a bit grown […]

BY Roman Colombo November 17, 2019
Joker Passes $1 Billion Worldwide, Making October Look Better to Studios

Joker has been having quite the time passing records left and right. From highest-grossing R-rated film, to top opening weekends in October, it just wants to have the last laugh everywhere that it goes. Well, Joker now passed $1 billion dollars in the worldwide box office. It is only the 4th DC title to do […]

BY Meghan Hale November 16, 2019
Book Review: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern Is A Lyrical Metafictional Dream

Erin Morgenstern first captured the hearts of fantasy readers around the world with her debut novel, The Night Circus. It began as Morgenstern’s NaNoWriMo project, and went on to win the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Eight years later Erin Morgenstern has published The Starless Sea. Her second novel is a lyrical, romantic work […]

BY Emily O'Donnell November 16, 2019
Impeachment: American Crime Story Casts Clive Owen as Bill Clinton

American Crime Story might be less beloved than its horror-centric sister show, but it’s great nonetheless. The People v. O. J. Simpson was incredible, and the The Assassination of Gianni Versace earned Darren Criss a well-earned Emmy. Next up is Impeachment: American Crime Story, set to depict the action and aftermath of President Bill Clinton’s […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 16, 2019