Pokemon Omega Ruby Review: A Fitting Revival

Title: Pokemon Omega Ruby Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Game Freak) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon and Violence Last year’s Pokemon X and Y and 2002’s third generation of Pokemon, Ruby and Sapphire, have a certain kinship about them. In many ways, those were the generations more »


Super Smash Bros reminds us about Wii U error code 160-0103 (update)

I’m about to boot up my Wii U for an evening of  Super Smash Bros. Hopefully, that doesn’t mean I won’t be able to play my Wii U at all tomorrow. For some users, it just might. A video was recently uploaded to Youtube by user, Trippy12345ify, that demonstrates a new and peculiar error in Nintendo’s more »

You can be an official Pokemon TCG professor

This doesn’t really qualify as news since the Pokemon TCG professor program has been around since Wizards of the Coast ran Pokemon’s official trading card game. But since it is such an old program, it would be entirely plausible for a Pokemon Master such as yourself to have overlooked it. I mean, it’s not exactly more »

New League of Legends patch redefines meta

Riot has released the patch notes for the 4.20 version of their exceedingly popular moba, League of Legends. The lengthy document lays out their plans for the 2015 pre-season, and includes a joke or two alluding to the fact that the patch number is one that has significant meaning within pot culture. It’s kind of more »

Nintendo’s Online Pokemon TCG great for beginners

I’m a sucker for tabletop, and as logic would follow, I have a healthy interest in trading card games. But, thankfully for my wallet, I don’t have an overwhelming amount of people to play them with. As another noteworthy aside, seasonal updates to the games make it a pretty daunting hobby to get into. Perhaps more »

Super Pole Riders is an amazing PS4 title

It’s hard to find anything wrong with the simple games in Sportsfriends. They feel something like the antithesis of good design, except they’re not un-fun. Contrarily, they’re a ton of fun in a way that defies logic. Super Pole Riders exemplifies this notion, and thanks to the wonder of Playstation 4’s new Share Play, my more »

After the Fallout: Entry 1

My eyes open and adjust. I’m on my back in a building, gazing at a fan. A man is with me. He begins to go on about my name and my face. I’m embarassed as I can’t seem to remember much. I recall a man, some fink who shot me in the face for reasons more »


Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Preview: Sticking Points

Modern Sonic games are so traditionally bad, only a potent mix of naivete and boredom would allow me to purchase the game uninformed. Thankfully the Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal demo is now live on 3DS, so I decided to take a quick peak. The new games definitely seem to be taking a different approach. The more »

NFC figures aren’t going anywhere

Skylanders is a franchise that allows players to use figurines purchased in stores to summon characters into a digital game world. Four main entries into the series, it’s easy to claim that Skylanders is doing pretty well for itself. Each title has been a huge success, , and it’s clear that Activision knew what they more »

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity, The Crew, and Far Cry 4 leave Steam

Three major Ubisoft games have disappeared from Steam’s storefront. What’s even stranger is that the titles in question, , , and , were once available for pre-order, complete with special pre-order bonuses. It’s hard to imagine why this would happen, or what Ubisoft plans on doing about the copies of the title they’ve already sold. more »


Star Wars: Battlefront Coming Holiday 2015

The new Star Wars: Battlefront is a safe bet for publisher, Electronic Arts. It’s Star Wars, it’s Battlefield, and it’s the long overdue continuation of an already successful franchise. Unfortunately, gamers have to wait just a little bit longer to get their hands on the title, since EA has officially announced that we can expect more »

A Mega-List of Super Smash Bros. news

Nintendo sure did have a lot to say about Smash Bros. in their latest Nintendo Direct. In fact, they had over 50 surprises in store for people who tuned in.