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.
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
2016 was a roller coaster of a year. There was a wild U.S. Election, the Olympics and the Cubs finally won the World Series. Similarly, this was quite the year in gaming as well. Final Fantasy XV finally came out after a decade of anticipation, Pokémon GO took the world by storm, and Battlefield 1 finally gave us a game to write home about. After such an exciting year, we should look back and recognize the good things gaming has given us. Ladies and gentlemen, MONG’s Games of 2016. Continue reading MONG’s Game of the Year 2016
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.
Continue reading Pokémon Sun and Moon Review
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.
Continue reading Pokémon Sun and Moon demo impressions
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