Silent Hill: Downpour Review

Konami is not a very smart publisher at times. It was incredibly stupid to release the Silent Hill HD Collection and Silent Hill: Downpour on the same day. This essentially split the sales for both games, and probably lost them a lot of sales for both. I for one picked the HD Collection as more…

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Review

The New Super Mario Bros. is a relatively new franchise despite the fact that it already feels like it’s been around forever. The title “New Super Mario Bros. 2” is actually very misleading as it is the third game in the series. The reason that this game is given the coveted “2” is because it…

The 3DS XL Review

The first redesign of the 3DS launched in North America last Sunday. The 3DS XL upgrades exactly what you would expect – it’s bigger. The 3DS launched to some hardware criticisms: the screens were just as small as the original DS, the shiny cover was prone to fingerprints, and it only had one analogue stick…

Overcoming the "There Aren’t Any Games!" Criticism: Crossplay, E-Shops, and Backwards Compatibility

The first year or two of any console is the most critical, not so much in blitzing the market, but forming a solid userbase and establishing a precedent of quality. There is a reason that the first redesign of a handheld is usually the most popular. That reason is that most people jump to a…

Final Delay

I’m sorry, internet, I have been pulled away by work again. Fortunately, tomorrow is the last day of my internship, so updates will resume as normal for the foreseeable future.  On another note, this blog has crossed 100,000 views. So here is a cake.