The good, the bad and the ugly facts behind Pokemon’s first go on the Switch

The good, the bad and the ugly facts behind Pokemon’s first go on the Switch

By: Johnny Marcondes Pokemon fans worldwide are some of the most diverse and passionate fans in gaming, ranging for children to adults the series has done no wrong bridging quality content with ageless fun. Pokemon games to date have been a mix of engaging stories, complex core battle mechanics for...

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Retro Gamer Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: The Retro Gamer Edition

By Miguel Acuña What’s old is new again and nostalgia is king.  While many new gamers are enjoying 4K resolution, high speed online gaming, and VR, others are celebrating the return of classic characters, pixelated style and design, and old-school gaming at its finest.  There’s something about hearing certain sound...

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Busby returns! Because it’s 2017 and it’s the year where weird things happen.

Busby returns! Because it’s 2017 and it’s the year where weird things happen.

By: Johnny Marcondes Yes you read that right, Bubsy the character that was once projected to be the next Sonic or Mario when his initial game was coming out back in 1993 is finally making his return in 2017. For those who are too young to remember the Bubsy character...

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Ever evolving: Adapting and progressing, how Mario remains relevant.

Ever evolving: Adapting and progressing, how Mario remains relevant.

By: Johnny Marcondes With the recent release of Sonic Mania and SEGA’s return to it’s classic 16 bit like aesthetics, I started thinking about familiar/popular characters in gaming. Sonic for SEGA, Mario for Nintendo, Master Chief for MicroSoft and Kratos for Sony. Each company has their own mascot and each...

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice: First impressions, thoughts and take aways.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice: First impressions, thoughts and take aways.

By:Johnny Marcondes Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is an interesting game, in the time I’ve spent with it so far there have been so many memorable moments and instances where even after I put my controller down for the night circled around my head for quite some time. While doing my initial...

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Pokemon Go: Are we settling for less? News and thoughts.

Pokemon Go: Are we settling for less? News and thoughts.

By: Johnny Marcondes News: Before getting into the topic of “are we settling for less” aspect of this article,  there have been some recent announcements that have many long term players and on and off players once again excited. There are going to be numerous Pokemon Go events happening this...

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The Nintendo Switch problem. A lack of titles and why loving the Switch hurts a little.

The Nintendo Switch problem. A lack of titles and why loving the Switch hurts a little.

By: Johnny Big Fudge Marcondes Being a self proclaimed Nintendo fanboy can be a little hard some times. When you love a company so much and their games just as much, there’s always this odd period of time where you feel as if you have to justify it. Nintendo has...

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Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer thoughts and Blizzards lingering problem.

Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer thoughts and Blizzards lingering problem.

By: Johnny Big Fudge Marcondes Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer is the latest DLC for Diablo III coming out nearly two years after the last expansion pack for the initial release of the game, but at $15 for the character is the overall experience justified by the price? I...

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