Tag Archives: Nintendo

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is now in the wild and the company enters a new generation. As an early adopter, I wish to share my thoughts on the device itself but, given that most of the value of a gaming platform is based upon its software

Farewell to the Wii-U

There is always something magical about a new Nintendo system, possibly more so than Sony or Xbox. You look at it with enthusiasm and go ‘ok! Yeah! What do we have this time?’ and then you open it, set it up and let Nintendo show

Pokemon Go Expands!

Remember the hazy summer of June when Pokemon once again became relevant after the release of AR smash Pokemon Go? The time has come to venture outside once more so power up your battery packs and head down to the park because gen 2 Pokemon have

Magic: The Gathering – The Returning

My first memories of Magic: The Gathering – the most seminal, burgeoning and ubiquitous of Trading Card games – are of walking into my local computer gaming store as an 11-year-old and wondering what all the fuss was at the back. It so happened, it was 1994,

Are Pokémon Sun and Moon Good Additions to the Team?

The Pokémon franchise started very modestly, with a small team working on what would go on to become an infamously glitchy pair of games. Nonetheless, Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue became hugely popular, capturing the imagination of millions of people around the world. Now the

Is the Nintendo Switch a Good Idea?

Nintendo has finally announced the NX along with its official name, the Nintendo Switch, and it has been met with some understandable scepticism. Nintendo does not have the best track record when it comes to consoles, having relied heavily on gimmicks over the past few

What Makes a Good Adventure?

An adventure is an exhilarating experience that the hero embarks on because they are daring, they are brave and they are powerful. Everyone wants to be able to feel like that; we all want to be a hero and through the medium of video games,

The Geek Show - Meandering Mic with Evan Butler - Mother to Earth

Meandering Mic – Evan Butler (Mother to Earth)

For many fans and collectors Mother, now known as Earthbound Zero, is an odd but much beloved video game. Part RPG, part urban legend – the story of the journey from its original Japanese release to its official Western release almost a quarter of a

Babymetal to Get Own Super Mario Maker Costume

Babymetal – the metal band from Japan that has taken the world by storm – are used to selling out venues across the globe and winning favour with music fans from all walks of life. Now it looks like they’re taking another step towards greatness as Nintendo have announced that they

Sweet Mother of Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched today by a group of fans to fund a documentary on the cult hit Nintendo game series Earthbound (or Mother as it’s known in the East). Earthbound has been a favorite of diehard Nintendo fans for years and this