As the start of 2017 is in full swing, the old January lull is a thing of the past. Check out what some of the Middle of Nowhere Gaming crew is up to this weekend: Continue reading Geekend Update 01/27/2017
When Nintendo announced its E3 2016 plans, or rather lack thereof, in the months leading up to the conference, many were disappointed with the news. And rightfully so. For Nintendo to show only one game at the biggest video game presentation of the year was simply unprecedented.
It turned out to be a brilliant move that I believe foreshadows the company’s future.
As gamers, we have all made snap judgments about a game or series that we’ve never gone near. Our thoughts may be a little haphazard, though we stick to them nonetheless — but what happens when our flimsy opinions are proven wrong? Well, I’ve got a confession to make regarding just that… Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A CLOSE-MINDED GAMER
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Nintendo has been on a Zelda remastering binge recently. Starting with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, nearly every 3D Zelda game has been remastered on either the Wii U or the 3DS. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is the latest remaster, but unlike the previous re-releases, there wasn’t a large demand for this game. Despite its initial critical acclaim, this game isn’t as fondly remembered as other iterations in the franchise. Complaints with the game are numerous but they all seem to be related with Twilight Princess lacking something to make it stand out from the other games in the series. However, with a new coat of paint, and the best aspects of both of its previous releases, this HD remaster shows that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess has aged better than expected and is well worth revisiting. Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD review
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
We all have that one game that we were beyond excited for, only to find out it was canceled. Perhaps it was never even announced, quietly snuffed out to be discovered later. This can happen for many reasons, from the sudden closure of its development studio, to the unexpected decision to go in a different direction. These games were doomed to never see release, but that doesn’t mean the concepts were bad. Today I’m going to talk about one such game, known to fans as Resident Evil 1.5, which never saw the light of day. Continue reading DIGITALLY DOOMED: RESIDENT EVIL 1.5
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
Satoru Iwata was more than the President of Nintendo Company, more than a programmer, even more than a gamer. Satoru Iwata was a visionary that helped shape the gaming industry that we see today. If it wasn’t for his forethought, creativity, and dedication, many of us might not have the famous video game characters that we enjoy on a daily basis.
Middle of Nowhere Gaming wanted to commemorate Satoru Iwata by sharing some of our fondest Nintendo memories. Below are some of our memories: Continue reading Iwata’s Legacy: MONG’s Favorite Nintendo Memories
Earlier this month, after what seemed like a lifetime of teasers and speculation, Nintendo finally announced a remastered version of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Continue reading Changes Coming To The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D