Opinion: Early impressions for Metroid: Samus Returns!

It’s my first NEW Metroid experience since Metroid Prime 3: Corruption! Granted, I did play Metroid II last year for the first time, but that came out quite some time ago. And if you know my thoughts on Other M, you would know I have no desire to ever play it. So it’s been great…

Opinion: ABOUT GOD DAMN TIME TAKE TWO (x2)

Nintendo remembered it has a franchise called Metroid! Oh my god! E3, you keep shocking me in unexpected ways! And not only did Nintendo announce amiibo (as pictured), but TWO games! A new entry in the Prime series led by a new dev team for the Switch (which wasn’t shown beyond a teaser in their…

Opinion: Thoughts on Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright’s Mechanics

Okay, let’s get back to Fates. The characters didn’t resonate with me as much as Awakening and Fire Emblem, as I discussed last time. But in terms of its gameplay, how did it fare? The mechanics continue a lot of what Awakening added into the mix, with Pair Ups, Supports and marriages/children remaining a key aspect…

Opinion: Let’s talk about the Virtual Console

Update – Since I wrote this there’s been more Wii U VC releases, so I’ve added stuff to the above lists in bold. I’ve also taken out titles that were Wii exclusives but have seen a Wii U release since then. With the Turbografx getting its first Wii U exclusive in Gradius, I’ve put up…

Art: Blaster Master Zero

I’m posting this because I like Jason and Sophia the 3rd a lot more than the mysterious cat thigh woman above. :p