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

My Most Anticipated Games of 2015: Part 1

by Matthew Thompson

2015 looks to be a banner year for gaming. All the newest consoles have over a year under their belt now and seem poised to deliver the kind of titles we hope for when we plop down money for a new system. It was honestly hard to narrow it down to just ten and there are undoubtedly a number of promising titles we don’t even know about yet that are set to release this year. Well let’s get to it. Here are numbers ten through six on my most anticipated games of 2015 countdown Continue reading

The Games of E3: Five More That Caught My Eye

by Matthew Thompson

(I was trying to work out how to discuss E3 this year (Note: I was not there, just watched it from home) and I’ve settled on rolling out about 10-15 small blogs over the next two weeks. Each will focus on a game shown or announced at E3 that caught my eye and will be presented in alphabetical order. I will include some other impressions when appropriate as well. You can find all of these blogs archived here. Enjoy!)

As I mentioned a couple of blogs back, I sort of ran out of gas doing all these E3 blogs. So for better or worse, I decided to throw the final handful into one blog here. But that is not to say these are necessarily lesser titles than the ones I’ve talked about so far. When I made up a top ten post-E3 for some forums, a few of these made the cut. Anyway, here are the last five games that really caught my eye at E3 2014 Continue reading