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Nintendo Direct Announced for 9/23

Nintendo of America announced today that a Direct will air on 9/23! Wait! Thats tomorrow! There will be an all-new Nintendo Direct tomorrow (9/23) at 5:00pm central. On twitter, Nintendo of America said that the Direct will be “roughly 40 minutes of information focused mainly on #NintendoSwitch games launching this winter.” We know that Metroid Dread, Mario Party, Pokémon, Advance Wars, and Big Brain Academy are coming soon. So those games will get some spotlight time most likely. There are…

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Astria Ascending – Official Cinematic Launch Trailer

Astria Ascending is a 2D jrpg that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch very soon. We have the cinematic launch trailer for the game below and some thoughts on Astria Ascending too! Astria Ascending will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eshop (and other places) on September 3oth! The game is a jrpg from some veterans of the Final Fantasy series! It is, unlike those games, set in 2D and features some platforming but the combat is a turn-based…

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Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan Is Available for Pre-order on Switch Now

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a 2.5D action/adventure puzzle platformer thats coming to the Nintendo Switch and other platforms soon. You can even pre-order the game! Check out the latest trailer for the game below. Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and other platforms on October 5th! The game is available for pre-order right now. Graphics wise, Rainbow Billy looks a little bit like Cuphead and a little bit…

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Shin Megami Tensei V – Nahobino Trailer

Shin Megami Tensei V is coming out in November. Check out the new Nahobino trailer for the game below. Shin Megami Tensei V is coming out on November 12 for the Nintendo Switch. The new trailer for the game shows off more of the gameplay and some cutscenes. Shin Megami Tensei is a very adult series, though it may appeal to older Pokemon fans with its demon “collecting” aspect. The combat is a traditional JRPG turn-based affair. Its looks really…

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Cris Tales Stadia Review

Coming from indie developer Dreams Uncorporated is the charming JRPG, Cris Tales. With a striking art style and exciting storyline, Cris Tales looks to breathe new life into the well-established JRPG genre. Not an easy feat to do, in a niche that so many people are passionate about, and one that has been the muse of many a dev before. Can this indie title carve a spot for itself in the esteemed world of timeless JRPGs, or will it be buried in the mountain of games that just didn't quite hit the mark? Let's dive in and take a look!

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Fort Triumph for the Nintendo Switch

Fort Triumph is a strategy rpg in the vain of Mario and Rabbids or Xcom. Will fans of those games like this game too? Let’s take a look at Fort Triumph for the Nintendo Switch! Fort Triumph is a strategy rpg that will remind a lot of Nintendo Switch fans of Mario and Rabbids. However, Fort Triumph doesn’t have the same quirky humor or charm of Mario and Rabbids. Instead, it is set in Adventure game like world full of…

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Fort Triumph Is Available Now on the Nintendo Switch eShop

Fort Triumph, a strategy rpg, is now available for the Nintendo Switch eShop! Check out our first impressions of the game below. Fort Triumph is now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop. We received a review code of the game and have been playing it a bit. Fort Triumph is a strategy rpg in the vain of Mario and Rabbids and Xcom. Players use cover to hide from enemies attacks and various abilities to take foes down for good. Fort…

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IndieWorld Showcase Announced for 8.11.2021

Nintendo announced today that there would be an IndieWorld Showcase video on 8/11. Hey thats tomorrow! We have the details below. An IndieWorld Showcase will air tomorrow at 11am central. According to Nintendo it will be “roughly 20 minutes of information on upcoming indie games heading to #NintendoSwitch.” No details were provided on what indie games will be shown. Judging by previous IndieWorld Showcases, it will be a mix of new announcements and updates on titles we’ve seen before. There…

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Button City Launch Trailer

Button City, a cute adventure game, is now available on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox system, Playstation systems, and PC. Check out the launch trailer and then come back here for some thoughts on the game. Button City is available now on all platforms! What is Button City? On Youtube its described this way: “Join Fennel the fox and his friends as they try to save their local arcade in Button City, a low poly narrative adventure. Explore a diorama world,…

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More Thoughts From Me #277: 20 Years of Final Fantasy X

Wait. What? Its been twenty years since Final Fantasy X came out?! What?! Wow. It doesn’t feel like that long at all. Time really flies. But you know, I do remember how I got the game. Let me tell you all about it. It started with a Playstation 2 demo disc. I think I got it at Babbage’s. Gamestop did not exist yet. I saw that there was a demo of Final Fantasy X there and I had to have…

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