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.
Something that stands out here at Middle of Nowhere Gaming is our diverse staff. The diversity behind everyone’s tastes is what makes our content refreshing. Everyone has that one game. That ONE game that stands among the rest as their favorite. It’s interesting to see how every game on our favorite list is so different from one another. Here’s the list of some of our favorite games of all time. Continue reading MONG Staff Favorite Games List
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Recently, Eurogamer broke the news of a five hour tribute album to one of the most beloved games of all time: 1995’s Super Nintendo JRPG Chrono Trigger. The album involved contributions by over 200 musicians and thirteen visual artists. Proceeds of the album, entitled Chronicles of Time, will benefit Doctors Without Borders.
While donations to charity are certainly wonderful, I won’t be purchasing this album. I am not a fan of Chrono Trigger, music included. Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: I Didn’t Think Chrono Trigger Was Anything Special
The sequel to Banepresto and Monolith Soft’s ambitious 3DS strategy RPG/fighter hybrid recently launched in Japan, and now seems poised to release elsewhere in 2016. Why is it noteworthy? Well, just watch this shiny new trailer and see if you notice any familiar faces… Continue reading NEW TRAILER FOR PROJECT X ZONE 2 DROPS
LAYTON MEETS WRIGHT
Released in Japan in November 2012, the long awaited 3DS crossover between the Professor Layton and Ace Attorney franchises is finally coming to the West with the awkwardly named crossover title Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Despite the game’s name, the two title characters are allies, not adversaries. However, does the crossover between these two beloved characters work?
Capcom has confirmed that a new Ace Attorney game is currently being developed for Nintendo 3DS. Shu Takumi, series creator and director of the first three Ace Attorney games, is at the helm of the project.