Eager to learn more about ARMS and Splatoon 2? Nintendo has you covered with a new Nintendo Direct this week. Continue reading Nintendo Direct Coming This Week Focusing on ARMS and Splatoon 2
While most of the Kingdom Hearts series’ gibberish names are of little consequence, the franchise’s third HD collection is perfectly described by its title. Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is the perfect introduction to Kingdom Hearts 3, featuring two games and an HD movie that flow directly into the anticipated sequel. The collection is aimed squarely at longtime fans of the series, featuring Dream Drop Distance, 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage (0.2) and X Back Cover. Without the necessary background knowledge, however, newcomers with find themselves lost in the convoluted tangle of narrative surrounding some of gaming’s finest action-RPG gameplay.
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Nintendo’s Switch presentation on Thursday was truly baffling. The missteps of the event have dominated the conversation that followed, but there was a lot to be excited about if you are interested in the Switch. Nintendo gave a glimpse into its first-party lineup, detailed the interesting features of the console and blew us away with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. However, despite my status as an enduring Nintendo fan who is sold on the Switch, I was left with an odd feeling in the pit of my stomach.
As we finally approach the end of the dark, twisted and maleficent tunnel that has been the Wii U era, the topic on everyone’s minds is the Nintendo Switch. While our mouths froth in advance of tomorrow’s livestream and following press events, it is only natural to scour the internet for any nugget of information to slowly peel back the veil of secrecy.
The month of November was an overall solid month for gaming. There were big releases such as Watch Dogs 2 and smaller gems like Owlboy, all very good games in their own respect. The MONG crew voted and debated, and the results are in. Continue reading MONG Game Of The Month – November
Note: This game was reviewed using a 3DS XL and Pokémon Sun
Pocket Monsters and where to find them
Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, Pokémon Sun and Moon are a celebration of what has made the series one of the most beloved in all of gaming. In a year that has seen Pokémon Go catapult the franchise to a new level of public consciousness, the newest entries provide a perfect entry point for new or relapsed fans and a much needed refresh for hardcore trainers. With a fantastic region, a stellar lineup of new monsters and the series’ best story to date, Game Freak has created the best Pokémon adventure since Gold and Silver.
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The 2016 United States presidential election has come to a close, and what a doozy it has been. Private email servers, sweaty primary debaters, small hands and a great wall are but a few of the highlights from the bizarre cycle. Frankly, I’m exhausted, and I’m sure many of you share the same sentiment. Luckily, we are passionate about a medium that is centered around the concept of virtual escapism. After such an emotionally draining few days, I believe that what many of us need is a good game to take our minds off of doomsday prophesying.
Pokémon Sun and Moon are Nintendo’s flagship titles for the upcoming holiday season, and look to introduce many new features and improvements to the beloved franchise. To give fans a taste of what they can expect in the game, Nintendo and Pokémon Company have released a short demo that serves as a brief introduction to the Alola region. The demo is available now for aspiring trainers and gives an interesting, if shallow, sample of the anticipated titles.
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The fall has always been the busiest part of the gaming year. The end of September sees the beginning of a yearly onslaught of games that puts constraints on every wallet and day planner in the industry. For the players, the fall was the beginning of the arduous wait until our Holiday wishes were made reality. Black Friday was the date that put a hard cap on the season and virtually guaranteed increased success for an individual game or publisher.
And it is in the process of losing its relevance.
Continue reading Fall’s gaming dominance is over