Nintendo has opted to introduce a late-life addition to the family of 3DS systems, the New Nintendo 2DS XL.
So Fire Emblem is now on mobile, eh? Nintendo’s fresh mobile career has been middling so far – highs like Super Mario Run and the zeitgeist Pokemon Go have been balanced out by more forgettable efforts like their social app Miitomo. The announcement of Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing mobile installments were, in my opinion, genius; long term games with short term objectives seem fit for mobile gaming and have the opportunity for mass appeal.
By: Denise Salazar
Although long overdue, Part III of Digimon Adventure Tri was finally released this past weekend. Confession begins one week after the events that occurred during the DigiDestined’s school festival and reveals more about the origins of the infected Digimon. Once Again Tri proves to be full of strong emotions (both nostalgic and distressing), suspenseful plotlines, and dramatic battle scenes. Lucky for us, our patience was rewarded with an extra fifth episode! So let’s kick it up and recap it all in our top 5 “wow” moments.
Ottawa post-rock-chiptune outfit Marshall Art recently released their full length record, Gallery, an album that remembers and reinvents the best music of gaming’s yesteryear.
By: Chris Mendizabal
In the midst of the Summer blockbuster torrent, Shane Black’s “The Nice Guys” (2016) comes blundering through and reeking of alcohol, leaving behind trails of shattered glass.
By: Ezra Shanto
I recently had the opportunity to talk with the sure to be famous YouTuber NakeyJakey. NJ makes some fantastic content on his YouTube channel including a series called GAMES THAT SHOULD BANG, where he takes two games that don’t really seem like they’d work together and fuses them through logic and comedy in a way that is entirely charming and very new. We chat about his videos, vidja games, hot boys, YouTube and my dog, Pepper! It’s a lot of fun and I hope you enjoy the full podcast interview embedded below.
By: Denise Salazar
Tirelessly waiting for the return of Attack on Titan (“Shingeki no Kyojin” / SNK), the series that put anime back on the map? While there’s still no word on a second season as of yet, there is a new anime that will most definitely help to fill the void.