Stardew Valley’s Longevity

When it comes to simulation games, how far do you get in the game before inevitably starting over? Business simulators tend to have some sort of goal or endpoint, even if the game is able to be played past that endpoint. Game Dev Tycoon, for example, tallies your score traditionally at the end of 35 […]

The Making of a Great Console

For today’s post, I was taking a look at the video games exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. Since the Nintendo Switch console is now four years old and was one of the best-selling consoles — including the Switch Lite version — of 2020. Indeed, the PS5 and Xbox Series X may not be able to […]

Friday Favorites: New Horizons Wish List

Happy Friday everyone! I’m still enjoying my time in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the most part. There are definitely some improvements that could be made, especially to the crafting system, that I would like to see in future patches, though. This is my wish list for improvements to the game that I hope to […]

Binge Buying Indie Games

Everyone knows how expensive gaming is as a hobby, right? Thank goodness for indie games! For less than the price of first-party games, we bought half a dozen indie games to enjoy for a while. I believe all of these games are visual novels, or at least close to it, right? Yes, ironically enough, these […]

Animal Crossing: New Horizons [Video Game Review]

Title: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Switch Category: Simulation Release Date: March 20, 2020 How I got the game: I pre-ordered a digital copy from the Nintendo Switch eShop       Guys. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is here. I mean, it’s been here for a month now, but… it’s here […]

First Impressions: Animal Crossing New Horizons

Happy Friday, everyone! I’m a month late to the party, but I did recently buy and download Animal Crossing New Horizons for myself to see if all the hype around the game lived up to my expectations. So far, it’s not that bad at all. The Animal Crossing franchise has always been associated with Rachel […]

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX [Video Game Review]

Title: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Switch Category: Role-Playing, Adventure Release Date: March 6, 2020 How I got the game: I pre-ordered a digital copy from the Nintendo Switch eShop       For years I’ve been wanting another Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game. I would have loved to have a brand new […]

Journey to Pokemon Home

Happy Monday, everyone! I finally got Pokemon Home and gave it a whirl over this weekend. My first main experiment was to see how many Pokemon from some of my old favorite teams could go to the Galar region! Right before the weekend, I finally got Pokemon Home. It’s been out for about three weeks […]

Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy [Video Game Review]

Title: Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy Publisher: Level-5 Developer: Level-5 Platform: iOS, Android, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Category: Puzzle, Adventure Release Date: July 20, 2017 (iOS, Android), October 6, 2017 (Nintendo 3DS), November 8, 2019 (Nintendo Switch) How we got the game: Received it for Christmas 2019 on the Nintendo Switch Layton’s Mystery Journey — or […]

Nintendo Switch Online Wish List

I’ll admit that we do not use the Nintendo Switch online services as often as we probably should considering we’re paying for it. I forget that it exists, to be honest. The idea of the catalog is wonderful, especially since we have good friends that we can’t play local co-op with, but there haven’t been […]