Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Jordan Loeffler as they run over the Middle of Nowhere Gaming staff’s top picks for Games of the Year! From Overwatch to Firewatch, they’re gonna touch on all the polarizing and well (or not-so-well) received games that hit our PCs and consoles this year! Join them, find out what their top picks were, and tell them what your favorites were! 2016 was a year to remember! Continue reading MONG Podcast 150 | Podcast of the Year 2016
Square Enix makes some great games, but it is also known for the fantastic Play Arts Kai action figure line — and these latest items are the most incredible yet. Continue reading New Final Fantasy VII Remake Collectibles Revealed
Not Just Another World
For many, the wait for Final Fantasy XV’s approaching release has been torturous. Many of today’s gamers consider themselves fans of the Final Fantasy franchise, and part of that feeling comes from a shared sentiment for the series’ beloved characters and storylines. Well, I’m here to tell you that not only has a new game in the Final Fantasy universe already released, but it has finally brought together the many characters from each of the franchise’s many installments, culminating in an adorable, tactical monster-collectathon.
Like many of you, Middle of Nowhere Gaming is anticipating the debut of World of Final Fantasy (WoFF) with breath so heavy, it might be mistaken as a Chocobo in heat. Here are a few reasons why we’re ready to hop on board the train:
FOR HEARTH AND HOME
Final Fantasy XV (FFXV) is nearly upon us, promising a massive world, lovable characters, and intense battles. While I’ve refrained from peeking at too many videos and previews for this hotly anticipated game, its feature-length Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV animated prequel was much too tempting to ignore. So, how is it? Sit for a spell and let me tell you… Continue reading Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review
While Square Enix recently revealed its Squall Leonheart collectible, it isn’t finished yet! One of the most recognizable villains in gaming is getting the toy treatment next. Continue reading This Final Fantasy VII Action Figure Ain’t No Angel
On the second episode of the Flashback Arcade, Middle of Nowhere Gaming Associate Editor Esteban Cuevas (@colorwind), Associate Writer Charlie Savidge (@cnsavidge), and Executive Editor Shawn Richards (@littlebighamm) delve into the RPG classic Final Fantasy VII. We discuss the story, characters, and gameplay as well as the themes the game touches on. There are mild spoilers about the game in the podcast but two major spoilers will have warnings and are noted below as well. Then, Charlie makes his case for why all of the first generation of Pokémon games should be inducted in the Flashback Essentials. Continue reading Flashback Arcade – Episode 2 | Final Fantasy VII
A SINGLEPLAYER PERSPECTIVE
I arrived on the island of Amostra a few short days ago and began my journey as an explorer. Crystals are a hot commodity, y’see, and this isolated land is rich with ‘em! Hunting them down seemed like an easy way to make a living. Then I stepped into the lush, wind-swept plains of Leggi Steppe, and a realization struck me — this place is infested with monsters! Welcome to Final Fantasy Explorers. Continue reading FINAL FANTASY EXPLORERS REVIEW
Well, that escalated quickly. Everyone’s personal hype gauge for Final Fantasy VII Remake shot from one to 100 after a single trailer… then flatlined the moment it was discussed. Okay, so the game being released in “multiple parts” is unexpected — but is it a bad thing? I don’t think so, and here’s why. Continue reading APPARENTLY THE INTERNET HATES FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE ALREADY
If you’re anything like me, you probably collect something. Toys, comics, replica swords… the list goes on. These things don’t just take up space, though! They decorate our homes and inform people of the things we like. However, as I ran low on shelf space and searched for more traditional decorations, I happened across something unexpected.
Metal. Freakin’. Posters. Intrigued yet…? Continue reading DISPLATE – WHO SAYS VIDEO GAMES CAN’T BE ART?