Looking Back at the Wii U

by Matthew Thompson

The Wii U’s swan song is nearly upon us, but for me – someone who plans to play Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo Switch – its death knell has already tolled. I thought before moving on, I’d look back at the good times I had with the system and the ways it disappointed me Continue reading

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My 2014 Gaming Awards

by Matthew Thompson

I decided to take a top ten approach to handing out my Game of the Year (you can see both parts of that list here and here), but I still want to hand out a few more awards or maybe just make up some reasons to talk about a few more games I played this year. And that is what this post is for. So without further ado, here they are Continue reading

My Top Ten Video Games of 2014: Part 2

by Matthew Thompson

I’m back to reveal the second half of my top ten games of the year for 2014 (you can check out Part 1 here). While I enjoyed all ten of the games in this list, I felt like these five really were a good bit ahead of the rest of the pack. Well, here they are Continue reading

Gaming Mini-Reviews: Nintendo Platformer Edition

by Matthew Thompson

In an effort to get my thoughts on more games up on the site, I’m going to be trying out a new format. Inspired by my recent TV Pilot Mini-Reviews which I thought turned out well, I will write up some shorter game reviews and bundle a few together for one post. Looking back through what I played earlier this year there were quite a few games I didn’t get the chance to talk about. Three of these were Nintendo platformers which seemed to be a perfect group to test things out on. So here are my thoughts on platformers from three classic Nintendo series that came out over the last couple of years Continue reading