Opinions: Thank you Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 wrapped up its final Splatfest today, a showdown between Pearl’s Chaos and Marina’s Order. And while Chaos did take the contest 3 – 0, Pearl basically confessed her love to Marina and Marina was visibly welcoming of it, so I think we just ended up with our first lesbian couple in a Nintendo…

Music: Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Shiho Fujii

Shiho Fujii Fujii is a relative newcomer to Nintendo’s sound team, joining the company in 2007. After getting her feet wet with some musical support for Wii Fit and Animal Crossing: City Folk, she was asked to contribute to New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword‘s soundtracks. Once the Wii U…

Music/Art – My Favorite Fan Art and Remix of 2018

Much like last year, it’s time to honor some fan tributes to video games! 🙂 Best Remix – Escape from the City by Lame Genie featuring Josh Herzer Lame Genie has climbed pretty high into my ALL TIME BEST ROCK REMIXERS of VGM, and this is a strong testament as to why. The band captures…

Opinion: This Nintendo Direct was kinda crazy

So Nintendo’s postponed Direct made it to the air today, and there were some amazing announcements today. Some of them were done early, like Civilization VI and Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, but overall there were enough awesome to make up for it. So let’s tackle the five best announcements in my book: Capcom Beat-Em-Up…

Opinions – A Dual Life Perspective, 2018 (Pt. 1)

2018 thus far has been an improvement over last year. I feel like I’m finally getting my feet under me after what felt like a colossal upheaval of everything I thought I knew. That’s not to say I haven’t had setbacks or rough patches; those have certainly existed. And I’m still healing from the biggest…