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My Thoughts on E3 2018 – It Was Kind of Average

First, I just noticed that none of my four yearly E3 report articles are in the Table of Contents page!  Sorry about that, this oversight has finally been corrected.  Anyway, on to the article. The last few years, I’ve written … Continue reading

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The Nintendo Switch and Modern Console UIs: Why is it Hard to Find and Play Your Games?

In this article I’d like to discuss several important elements of console system menu design which are done … oddly to say the least … on many modern systems. The Switch may be in the title, but everyone is guilty … Continue reading

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Currently, There are Fewer Reasons than Ever to Own Consoles

When comparing the value of computers to consoles, I have always liked both, but overall like the PC a bit more.  Computers are more versatile and have a larger game library, covering more price points, have more variety of control … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on They Are Billions

Since my last post over a month ago, also about this game, I have played a little bit of many games, as usual. However, the game I’ve played the most by far is, still, this game, They Are Billions for … Continue reading

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Game of the Year 2017

So it’s game of the year time again, and despite all they have said about what a great year this is for games, the gaming press has a pretty much consensus choice for 2017’s best game: Zelda: Breath of the … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Ever Oasis (3DS) – This game is great!

This is another first-impressions article, not a review.  It reflects my opinion on the game based on the hours I have put into it so far.  I may still be early in this game, but I have played it enough … Continue reading

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Wii WiiWare & Wii Virtual Console – Pre-Shutdown Interesting Titles and Suggestions List

… Yes, it’s finally an actual update!  I’ve been meaning to write something here for weeks now, but keep getting distracted by Starcraft Remaster and now also Overwatch… bah. (There are so many games to play right now, it’s a … Continue reading

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A Short Article On Nintendo Closing Miiverse

So I was working on a new update to the PC Platformers Game Opinion Summaries article, when… Starcraft Remastered released, and I’ve barely played anything else since since the original Starcraft is my favorite game ever and it is still … Continue reading

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E3 2017: My Thoughts, Particularly on the Press Conferences and Nintendo

Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I got a Wii U last month at last, probably a couple of years after I should have, and have been quite addicted to it, particularly Splatoon, Mario Maker, and Super Mario 3D … Continue reading

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The Issues of Kickstarter Crowdfunding, and Crowdfunding and Digital versus Physical Game Preservation

There are two sections to this article, each separate but related. Both are issues I’ve been thinking about for some time, but the release of Torment: Tides of Numanera reminded me of some of them again, so here I have … Continue reading

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