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More Thoughts From Me #270: Across the Mass Effect Universe

Bioware has always created wonderful games. From KOTR to Jade Empire to Mass Effect, their creativity is amazing. And the orignal Mass Effect trilogy is a high point for them. I especially love that first game. Let’s take a look back at Mass Effect. The Mass Effect trilogy will be coming to modern consoles very soon. Like tomorrow soon. So I thought for this weeks More Thoughts that I’d think about the beginning of the trilogy. I was a huge…

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Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary Special Stream This Month

Its Dragon Quest’s 35th Anniversary this year! What does Square Enix have in store for the game? Well, we’ll find out later this month! Square will have an Anniversary stream on youtube. For the first time, English viewers will get to understand whats going on too! On May 26th, Square Enix will have a Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary special stream. It will reveal the upcoming lineup for the Dragon Quest series. Usually this kind of stream would be in Japanese…

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Octopath Traveler Stadia

First releasing on Nintendo in 2018 Octopath Traveler was a big hit selling over two million copies. Square Enix brought us Octopath Traveler on Google Stadia April 28th, 2020. I am personally a huge fan of RPG games so I was excited to give this game a try. Octopath Traveler has beautiful 2D graphics with a SNES feel to it. The game takes place on the continent of Orsterra where we have the option to chose from 8 different characters to start our journey. Each character has their own story and special abilities. The 8 Characters are: Ophilia The Cleric ...

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More Thoughts From Me #269: The Return of E3

Last year there was no E3. It wasn’t a great year for games. This year so far has been better but developers are still struggling a bit. And E3 is returning. I want to talk about E3 and why gamers shouldn’t set their expectations too high. E3 is returning this year. It will be an all virtual event though, so there will be no show floor for press, developers, and celebrities’ to attend. Most of the big publishers will be…

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Nintendo Announces Game Builder Garage For the Switch

As we all know by now, Nintendo loves to surprise its fans. Today, out of nowhere, a brand new game that we knew nothing about was announced: Game Builder Garage! This new game will let players build their own games. Check out the trailer below and then come back here for some thoughts on Game Builder Garage for Nintendo Switch. Game Builder Garage isn’t the first game by Nintendo to let players create their own games of course. Warioware DIY,…

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Jin Conception Makes Friends With the Nintendo Switch on May 12th

Who is your friend? Who is your foe? In Jin Conception, a game described as “social deduction fantasy thriller turn based JRPG”, you’ll have to figure that out! Check out the trailer for this game and then come back here for some thoughts on this unique rpg. Jin Conception has a pretty unique concept! Here is how the game is described by its website: “Eight playable characters stories intertwine when three characters enter Final Layer and two vanish without a…

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Miitopia Demo First Impressions

Miitopia started life as a Mii-focused rpg on the 3DS. And now is coming to the Nintendo Switch! Today, Nintendo announced and released a demo for the Switch version. I have played the demo some and here are my first impressions of it. On the 3DS, I was a huge fan of Tomodachi Life. However, I just thought Miitopia was okay. I never really got into it a lot. So I admit when it was announced that the game was…

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New Indie World Showcase Tomorrow (4/14)

Nintendo of America has announced that there will be a brand new Indie World Showcase tomorrow! A brand new Indie World Showcase will be air tomorrow (4/14) at 11:ooam central. According to Nintendo of America, it will be “roughly 20 minutes focused on fresh and new indie games coming to #NintendoSwitch.” What could we see? Its anybody’s guess really. The Indie showcases usually show off several games. They are not as packed as Nintendo Directs but we should get at…

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Blue Nintendo Switch Lite to Launch on May 21st

The Nintendo Switch Lite is about to get a brand new color soon: blue! The new version of the Lite will come out on May 21st, the same day as Miitopia for the Switch. I really like the look of this new color. Personally I think its the best color yet. It looks much better than the teal Switch Lite for sure. Maybe better than the yellow or red one too. At $199, the Switch Lite is a great option…

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More Thoughts From Me #267: Another Tales

Another column, another PS Now game. This time I want to talk about Tales of Zestiria. In another column, I talked about a previous Tales of game called Tales of Vesperia which I enjoyed. What do I think of Tales of Zestiria? I think I like Tales of Zestiria more than Tales of Vesperia. Look, both of these games are good but so far Tales of Zestiria really has me hooked more than Vesperia. So whats so different about this…

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