Tomodachi Life’s 3 most important markets

By now, you’ve all had Tomodachi Life for . Perhaps less, if you’ve only just gotten it thanks to Best Buy’s B1G1 3DS game deal. Details don’t matter, really. What does matter is that you know the three most important times of the day to check into the game so you can catch the markets. more »

I didn’t bring enough money to VGS 2014

A few days ago, I told you about the 2014 Video Game Summit. Basically, it was an opportunity to jabber excitedly about an event I couldn’t wait to attend. Well, VGS 2014 is over and I’m here to say it was both smaller and better than I expected. Also, it was more expensive. Not that more »


Growing up Sega: Dreamcast and beyond

After trading in the Saturn, we were suddenly Sega-less. There was my step-sister’s Game Gear that never had functioning batteries, but that was it. I was officially a PlayStation gamer. At least, I was for a while. A couple years later, Dad returned to his roots and got a Sega Dreamcast. I played Sonic Adventure, more »

5 Truths gamers learn after growing up

Listen, I have to tell you something – I’m old. Well, I’m 31, which most people under the age of 21 would probably consider ancient. I’m also a lifelong gamer, which as you can probably imagine, has given me some insights on the pastime. The fact is, things change as we grow and mature, and more »

Growing up Sega: Sega Saturn

Sega made one of the biggest mistakes in their history in 1995. I didn’t know it at the time, I’m not sure how many people did, but the first of many terrible decisions was made and it was the beginning of the end. For 1995 was when the came along several months ahead of schedule, more »

Growing up Sega: Sega-CD and 32X

It wasn’t all Sega, all the time when I was growing up, of course. I remember tagging along with my Dad when he visited a friend, and I saw the SNES for the first time. I spent the entire evening in his living room as my brain was melted by F-Zero. Later on, my uncle, more »


Growing up Sega: Genesis

It was a Friday night and my Dad, my step sister, step-Mom, and I took a trip to Toys R Us. The closest one at the time was a good half-hour drive, and I had no idea what was so important that we had to make this trek right now. When we got there, my more »

Growing Up Sega: The Master System

I play video games because of my father. Way back in the previous millennium, the mid 1980′s to be slightly more precise, he started getting me into gaming via his Atari 7800. This was short-lived, as he bought an NES shortly afterwards, which we played on for probably a couple years. I’m not sure when more »

Don’t Get into Staring Contests with Espurr

Anime Midwest 2014 was held in Rosemont, Illinois this past weekend, but that isn’t why this fourth of July weekend is notable. No, this three day weekend is now infamous for another reason. For it was July 6, 2014, that a cat got into a staring contest and lost. What? What does this have to more »

The Sonic Fan Character Wiki Made Me Make Ridiculous Furries

This is the Sonic Fan Character Wiki. It is equal parts adorable and depressing. Adorable, because many of these Sonic fan characters were clearly made by children who truly love the games and shows, and did their very best to craft their own, original creations. (I may have squealed at their precious, little avatars.) Though, more »

Shoving Final Fantasy VII Miis into Tomodachi Life

Ready for a gallery post? Well, of course you are! Especially when it comes to getting Final Fantasy VII Miis into . Yes, it’s time to see how heroes, heroines, and villains react when it comes to the greatest adventure of all – everyday life. Tomodachi Life can be a lot of fun and there more »


Shenmue 3- Could this be the year?

Shenmue 3 is one of those things that feels inevitable. There are always rumors, but these are constantly punctured, spiting their way down to Earth with a hearty, fast fart. With E3 2014 fast approaching, the drums have started beating again, but is there actually something to it this time? At GDC 2014, Yu Suzuki more »