Category: Opinion

Retro Studios isn’t making Metroid Prime 4 and THAT’S FINE!

Nintendo took everybody by surprise this year with the sheer amount of content they packed into E3. Honestly, this soon after the launch of Switch, I didn’t really expect them to use this E3 as anything more than a marketing platform for games we already knew about. Arms, Splatoon, Xenoblade Chronicles are all big Nintendo […]

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Opinion: Microsoft needs to up their game at E3 this year.

The internet has been pretty harsh on Microsoft lately with jokes about how well their console performs as a Netflix box. Even at Pixelrater, it has become normal to nag on the Xbox One for having nothing to play. Obviously we don’t mean LITERALLY nothing to play. On the contrary, I spend most nights playing […]

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Minecraft Journal: Week One

So for those of you who don’t know, I’ve never played Minecraft before. Well, I mean, I did play on Mac, but only for maybe an hour before I decided I had no idea what the fuck I was supposed to do and figured it wasn’t for me. But then it came out on Switch […]

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A Bitter Confession

Dear Internet, We have a problem. And by we, I mean mostly me. I always thought things would go smoothly in my life, and I’ve done my best not to shake things up too much. I didn’t think things like this would happen to me, or that I’d ever be admitting it on such a […]

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I Need Switch and Nintendo Now More Than Ever

It’s been a pretty shitty start to the first week with our new “president” here in the US. As you can imagine, there’s a barrage of negativity taking over the news and social media that’s affecting people’s day to day conversations and, for some, seeping into their overall attitude. People are fearful, angry, and confused—and […]

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Reflecting on Year One

I officially launched the site you see today roughly a year and a half ago in July of 2015, but it wasn’t until I got a few friends on board that everything started really taking off. A lot of things happened in this past calendar year. We said goodbye to an early member of the […]

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Our Favorite Games of 2016

It’s that time again folks, winter has come and we’re getting ready to say goodbye to another year. For the world of video gaming, this was a really slow feeling year at times, with a lot of little pockets of gems and promises of what’s to come. We’ve had quite the year, so without further […]

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PlayStation VR Part 2: Ten Games I Can’t Wait to Play

[divider] Pixel Gear Oasis Games is aiming to bring five games to PS VR within the headset’s launch window starting in the fall. You can read details about each individual game here in their announcement on the PlayStation Blog. One of the titles that naturally stood out to me was Pixel Gear, although if I […]

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