Its my favorite time of the year again: October, which means Halloween is just around the corner. I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before but it bares repeating again, I love Halloween. The candy, the spooky stuff, everything. I’m too old to go trick or treating but I still enjoy eating candy and watching spooky shows/movies this time of year. I also love playing spooky video games! Here’s what I’ve played lately and what I’ll play soon. This year, I got…Read More
More Thoughts From Me #193: Happy Halloween 2019
Thank You Reggie Fils-Aime!
Today is Reggie Fils-Aime’s last day at Nintendo of America. Reggie was the President of Nintendo America. He had that job since 2003. The 2004 E3 was the first time he appeared at the convention. As he leaves office today, GamesReviews.com looks back at the man and some of his greatest moments. “My Body Is Ready” Reggie Fils-Aime has been the public face (and President) of Nintendo of America since 2003. In that time, Reggie has been on the E3…Read More
More Thoughts From Me #165: R.I.P. Toys-To-Life Genre
The Toys-to-Life Genre is dead! Long Live the Toys-To-Life Genre. LEGO Dimensions is gone, Disney Infinity is gone, Skylanders is gone, and Starlink didn’t do that well. The Toys-To-Life genre is on its way out. Is there any hope at all? What did I think of this genre? Lets take a look at Toys-to-life! I never got into the toys-to-life genre a lot. I almost didn’t get into it at all. A few years ago, LEGO Dimensions was on sale…Read More
When Reviewing, Who Is Your Review Score Aimed At?
The hardest part about doing a review is putting the score out of 10 or 100 at the end. Many websites have gone ahead and done away with review scores, but it doesn't seem to be a popular choice with many gamers. Believe it or not, review scores mean a lot to many people, and purchasing decisions are ultimately driven by scores on metacritic. A problem with scores is evident every time I sit down with what many would deem a kids game, and the thought of writing this piece is driven by my time with Kirby Stars Allies.Read More
Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass Wii U
Although no one will be surprised that this has happened, many will be surprised it happen this quickly. As of Nintendo's latest financial release, the Nintendo Switch is sitting just shy of 15 million unit sold, which easily topples the lifetime sales of the Wii U, which currently sits at roughly 13.5 million. For Nintendo, this is fantastic news. For Nintendo fans, this is also fantastic news, as the company is likely to continue rolling out fantastic experiences for it's consumer base!Read More
More Thoughts From Me #98: Is that the Game of the Year?
I did not watch the Game Awards last week. I thought about it, but Psych the Movie won out for my attention and I definitely made the right choice! That said, I did hear that Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won Game of the Year. I really love that game, but is it my Game of the Year? And just how do I feel about these year end game awards that everybody does? I am a huge Legend…Read More
Press Release: Bayonetta 3, The Legend of Zelda DLC News Revealed During The Game Awards
Last night, Nintendo won several awards during The Game Awards. Not only that but that they also revealed some stuff! We have the details on all of this below in a press release from Nintendo. We also have the trailer announcing Bayonetta 3! ” REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 7, 2017 – Nintendo received a number of honors at The Game Awards in Los Angeles, winning the awards for Game of the Year for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,…Read More
Tengami is Worth Your My Nintendo Gold Points
Yesterday, Nintendo put some new Indie games on their United States My Nintendo rewards site. One of those games was Tengami for the Wii U. For 80 gold points, you can get Tengami for the Wii U and you absolutely should do that. I know, I know, you say you’re too busy playing your Switch to worry about a Wii U game. Just put that shiny new console aside for a moment and download this game! I’ve been interested in…Read More
Press Release: Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals
Black Friday is almost here and every year, along with retail sales, there are sales via online shops too. Nintendo has already put their eShop cyber deals up! Check out the press release below from Nintendo for the details. “REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 22, 2017 – Whether you or someone on your holiday shopping list is a fan of action games, RPGs, platformers, puzzle games or party favorites, the Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals sale has something for every type of player.…Read More
More Thoughts From Me #92: Happy Halloween!
Its Halloween again! I’m not sure if I mentioned this, I may have, but Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love candy, first of all, but I also love the spookiness of Halloween. I really like spooky movies, with vampires and werewolves and all that stuff. I do like some zombie stuff. I am a fan of The Walking Dead! Most of all, I just love this time of year. And I always find time to play some spooky game…Read More