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New to the Series: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Review

Was Pokémon Brilliant Diamond a good place to start? How difficult was the game? Will it hook you on the series? Here is our review of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond!

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Review-in-progress

Our full review of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond isn’t ready yet but we thought we’d talk more about the game. Where are we? Is the game still good? We will try not to give too many spoilers in this review-in-progress! Note: none of the pictures here are from the area hinted at in the article. I feel like throwing my Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond has had some hard battles here and there, but mostly, I didn’t find it too challenging…

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Pokémon Addiction Update

The addiction is real. Thanks to Nintendo Canada and our editor-in-chief Adam Roffel I have a new addiction. Its called Pokémon. I’ve been playing Brilliant Diamond a ton and I’m officially getting Pokémon Sword for Christmas! Let’s talk more about my Pokémon addiction. Animal Crossing, my favorite video game series of all-time, is currently in a fight against another game. That game is… Pokémon Brilliant Diamond! What?! I’m still a bit startled by how much I like Brilliant Diamond. I’ve…

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond First Thoughts

I’ve never been a Pokémon fan. I thought Pokémon was not for me. Then I saw footage of Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and it looked good! So I asked to review the game. And now I have some first thoughts on Pokémon Brilliant Diamond. Yesterday, I received a review code for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond. First of all, thank you Nintendo Canada. Second of all… I am now addicted to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond. Let me back up for a second. I’ve never…

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Pokémon Shining Pearl Are Now Available for Nintendo Switch

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are now available for the Nintendo Switch! Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl are now available on the Nintendo Switch. If you want a digital copy, you can go get one from the eshop right now! Our editor-in-chief Adam Roffel will be streaming the “first portion” of Shining Pearl at 10pm EST tonight! You can even earn entries into his eshop gift card giveaway during the stream! And of course GamesReviews.com will…

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl – Overview Trailer

Nintendo released an overview trailer for Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl today. You can check out the footage and some thoughts on it below. The new overview trailer shows off the region the game takes place in, the trainers, the Pokémon, and more! As some of you may know, I am not a Pokémon fan. However, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are looking really good. I like the Chibi (short) style of character. It reminds me of the…

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Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack First Thoughts

Nintendo released the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack on October 25. I got the service yesterday and here are my first thoughts on it. The Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack is here! Nintendo released the service on October 25th and I got it yesterday. As of this moment, there are Nintendo 64 games and Sega Genesis games available. Here are my thoughts on each of the apps and some of the games: SEGA GENESIS When you first start up the…

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Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Delayed

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, which was supposed to come out on December 3rd, has been delayed. We have more details below. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp has been delayed until Spring 2022. Nintendo said on twitter that “The game just needs a little more time for fine tuning.” The new Advance Wars game is a remake of the first two games that appeared on the Gameboy Advance. Wayforward is developing the new version for Nintendo. Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot…

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More Thoughts From Me #283: KOTOR Will Be on the Switch Soon

The news has been out there for awhile now but I don’t hear people talk about it much. What news?! Well news that Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic is coming to the Nintendo Switch! This news is still mind blowing to me. Time for me to get nostalgic about the best Star Wars game ever. I remember when I first heard about Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. I had a subscription to Game Informer at the…

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Astria Ascending

We talked about Astria Ascending a little bit here and now its time for our full review of the game! Is Astria Ascending a good addition to the Nintendo Switch’s massive jrpg library? Astria Ascending has a really complicated plotline that invovles demi-gods and mysterious enemies called Noises. Basically, Astria Ascending is a game about saving the world. Its split into chapters and different missions. There are way too many main characters and the story is just too complex. The…

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