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Fighting Games Set to Dominate Month of May

2017 has already seen some of the biggest releases of the year in a variety of genres. The trend of stellar releases continues in the month of May, with fighting games stepping up for action and ready to knock out any competitor. Continue reading Fighting Games Set to Dominate Month of May

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Three Thoughts on March’s NPD Software Results

NPD has released the sales results for the top 10 selling games for March and a surprise debut has claimed the top spot. The full list can be seen below, with three trends standing out to me. Continue reading Three Thoughts on March’s NPD Software Results

BAFTA 2017 Game Award Winners Serve as Snapshot of Gaming Industry

The British Academy Games Awards took place April 6th in London, England with a number of diverse games from last year being celebrated for their achievement. While award shows in general often result in much discussion about the merits of nominees/winners, they do serve an important function. Awards act as a spotlight and a reminder of great achievement in any particular year. The BAFTA Games Awards served this function and further illustrated the place smaller titles occupy alongside bigger block-buster games. Continue reading BAFTA 2017 Game Award Winners Serve as Snapshot of Gaming Industry

Hands-On Impressions of Snipperclips for Switch

As one of a select few Nintendo fans who were able to get hands-on time with the Nintendo Switch, I knew that I wanted to try the big three: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Splatoon 2. Once I demoed those, I began exploring the lesser known titles. To my absolute delight, Snipperclips – Cut It Out, Together! quickly turned this not-so-known title into a top-tier demo experience.

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Hands-On Impressions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on The Switch

With a release date finally announced for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, fans and sceptics alike have a renewed sense of curiosity in the latest iteration of the series. As a lucky Club Nintendo member, I was fortunate enough to attend a private New York City event hosted by Nintendo. My first endeavor – check out The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Happily, as the door for the event opened and a slew of endorphins pumped me up, I finally got my hands on this game, and with it, some fascinating thoughts on it. Continue reading Hands-On Impressions of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on The Switch