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By Jordan Lucero, 3 months ago

The Steam “Grand Prix” Summer Sale Has Begun

Ready your wallets — the annual Steam Summer Sale has begun! This year’s theme is Grand Prix and the sale will run from June 25th to July 9th. As tradition, early shoppers were greeted with plenty of errors, extremely slow checkout, and quite possibly a black screen (maybe a white line if you were lucky)....

By Jordan Lucero, 5 months ago

Yoshi’s Crafted World Review

Back in 2015, Yoshi got crafty in Yoshi’s Wooly World. Now, Yoshi’s gotten even craftier in Yoshi’s Crafted World. Like other Yoshi games, it’s fun, simple, and looks great, but it’s even better than usual this time. Story In Yoshi’s Crafted World, the Sundream Stone’s gems are lost when Kamek and Bowser Jr. attempt to...

By Jordan Lucero, 6 months ago

Defense Grid 2 Review

Odds are, you’ve played a tower defense game. Maybe you’ve played Bloons Tower Defense, Defense Grid: The Awakening, or whatever else. Defense Grid 2 isn’t just another tower defense game, it’s tower defense perfected. Gameplay The most important part of a tower defense game is gameplay. Defense Grid 2 delivers. Like most tower defense games,...

By Jordan Lucero, 8 months ago

The Humble Bundle US Store is Now Selling Nintendo Games

If you’re a thrifty gamer, you may have heard of a service named Humble Bundle. Through their own digital storefront, they’ve sold game bundles for pretty low prices over the years. On Monday, they started to sell Nintendo games for the first time. Although this seems like great news, you’re not going to see any...

By Jordan Lucero, 9 months ago

Omega Strike Review

This is a review of the Nintendo Switch version of Omega Strike. The game is also available on Windows, Xbox One, and PS4. If you enjoy Metroidvania-style platformers, you might have heard about a new game called Omega Strike. It’s a pixelated, retro-inspired title on the Switch, similar to Shovel Knight. In this game, you’re tasked...

By Jordan Lucero, 9 months ago

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Review

The wait is finally over. The ultimate Smash Bros game is here, but does it hold up to its name? With a truckload of new modes, characters, stages, features, and much more, it definitely should. As always, Smash has amazing gameplay, now better than ever. From snappy, precise controls to improved balancing, Smash has been...

By Jordan Lucero, 10 months ago

Nintendo Is Finally Discontinuing the Controversial Creators Program

A glorious day has finally come for content creators around the world. Nintendo has announced the end of the Nintendo Creators Program. In December, all online content creators will be able to collect revenue on their content without Nintendo stepping in and taking a cut. If you want to share Nintendo gameplay footage or screenshots,...

By Jordan Lucero, 10 months ago

New Characters Coming to Mario Tennis Aces

In the last couple days, Nintendo has announced some changes coming to Mario Tennis Aces. Version 2.1.0 of Mario Tennis Aces will be released on November 30th, including some new online modes and important changes to gameplay. The online tournament mode has been heavily tweaked. A new-co-op mode, “Yoshi’s Ring Shot” is a limited-time online mode, available...

By Jordan Lucero, 10 months ago

Steam Now Accepting the Australian Dollar

Steam started to accept the Australian Dollar earlier this week, which comes as a relief to many Australian gamers. Australian Steam users should see their USD Steam Wallet balance convert to AUD automatically, and will no longer be able to make purchases in USD. Steam requires all publishers to set their game prices in AUD...

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