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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Review-in-Progress: Pokémon-like Story

In our first review-in-progress of Monster Hunter Stories 2, we talked about the game’s graphics. In our second one, we focused on the battle system. For our third part, we will talk about the story with as few spoilers as possible. Still if you want to know nothing whatsoever about the story, then you may want to skip this article. Monster Hunter Stories 2 has a very Pokémon-like story. Instead of “gotta catch ’em all”, its a “gotta hatch ’em…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Review-in-progress: A Jaw Dropping World

Monster Hunter Stories 2 is out now for the Nintendo Switch. Thanks to Nintendo Canada we received a review code of the game. And in our first review-in-progress, we’ll talk about the game’s jaw-dropping graphics. The regular Monster Hunter games have people and monsters that look fairly “realistic” and cool. They’re really nice looking games…but… I prefer Monster Hunter Stories 2’s graphics. Monster Hunter Stories 2 is cel-shaded with a very animated/anime look to it. Fans of Pokémon might think…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Special Pre-Launch Program (Video)

There was a special broadcast for Monster Hunter Stories 2 today! You can check it out below and then please come back here for thoughts on it. Monster Hunter Stories 2 looks amazing. As I mentioned previously, I’m not a Monster Hunter fan but I loved the trial version of Monster Hunter Stories 2. The wonderful graphics, the awesome turn-based battle system, and excellent exploration really caught my attention! And I enjoyed today’s Monster Hunter Stories 2 broadcast a lot!…

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 Trial Version Thoughts

The demo for Monster Hunter Stories 2 is out today! Thanks to the magic of the Japanese eshop though, I was able to get the demo a day early. And it was in English! Here are my thoughts on the trial version of Monster Hunter Stories 2. I’m not a Monster Hunter fan. I’ve tried to get into the games via the demos that have been released for each one of them but have never succeeded. And so while I…

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More Thoughts From Me E3 Special Edition: Nintendo Goes Not Save E3 But They Did Pretty Good

Let’s admit it: E3 2021 hasn’t been great. And today’s Nintendo Direct wasn’t world changing but it was pretty good. Time to talk about Nintendo! Today’s Nintendo Direct is over! As I write this, the Nintendo Treehouse is airing and its showing…METROID DREAD. Yes a new Metroid game was shown during the Nintendo. And its a 2D Metroid game. Without a doubt, this was the most shocking part of the Direct. Yes, a 2D Metroid was rumored and speculated about…

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More Thoughts From Me E3 Special Edition: Absolutely Wholesome

Okay I was going to wait until tomorrow for the Xbox/Bethesda and Square Enix events to write more columns, but…I really need to talk about the Wholesome Direct. We just have to talk about the best E3 event so far! In case you missed it, you can check it out in the video below. Some of you may have missed the best E3 2021 event so far. It was not Summer Game Fest or Ubisoft Forward…no. It was… THE WHOLESOME…

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More Thoughts From Me E3 Special Edition: Ubisoft’s Dull Show Ends With A Bang

Ubisoft had their E3 event today and…well…look at the title. I mean, I know that kind of sums things up, but let me go into more detail. Ubisoft’s E3 event was today and…well technically its still going on as I write this. They have a post-show event about this Rainbow Six thing. I do not care. I have it on anyway. Let’s back up. What did I think of the pre-Ubisoft show? Um. It was not much of a pre-show…

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Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope Announced

Ahead of today’s Ubisoft Forward, Nintendo’s official website posted that another Mario + Rabbids game is coming out next year! The game is called Sparks of Hope. We have more details below. Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hopes is coming out in 2022. Here is what the official Nintendo website says about the game: ” Team up with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Rabbid Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and their friends on a galactic journey to defeat a malevolent entity and save…

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More Thoughts From Me #274: Crazy Xbox and Third Party E3 Predications

Its E3 weeeek! Well E3 technically starts later this week but its sooon. And so begins my final craZy E3 predictions column. In this one I talk about Microsoft and third party developers like Square Enix. What will they show?! E3 week is here! Though it officially starts on Saturday, there will be announcements throughout the week. You can bet on it. And Summer Game Fest is on Thursday! Whew. But before everything gets too crazy, lets get craZy and…

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More Thoughts From Me #272: Crazy Nintendo E3 Predictions

We still have a few weeks to go but I figured, hey, why not start my crazy E3 predictions!? Today I’ll throw out some never-will-this-happen Nintendo E3 predictions, next week will be Sony, and right before E3 I’ll talk about Microsoft and third parties. Let’s a goooooo! Nintendo has not officially announced their E3 plans yet (unless they do and I have to rewrite this). So I am going to guess their plans… On the Thursday or Friday before E3…

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