Completing the Ordinary: Tasks in BotW

Between writing and going back to work for the summer semester, I have been playing Breath of the Wild whenever I can manage. I’ve played for roughly sixty hours, and can easily see adding sixty more, and recently thought to assess where and how I was spending my time in-game. I decided to do this because…

Dear Nintendo: Where is Dr. Peach?

Originally posted on A New Game Plus:
I find myself thinking a lot about games I’d like to see made, especially when a new console or technology is released. I don’t mean “I want Nintendo to make another Mario Kart,” because that’s inevitable. I mean the sort of far-fetched, pipe dream type of games that…

Switch: Digital Purchases [May 1-23]

While most of my time with the Switch has been spent playing Breath of the Wild, I managed to peel myself away from it long enough to check out the eShop and grab a few games of interest. 

Thoughts on Twitch

I’m always a bit surprised when I’m blathering on about something Twitch-related and the person I’m speaking to stares back blankly. Twitch? I really shouldn’t blame them. After all, it was only four years ago that I stumbled upon Twitch.tv. I honestly can’t remember the exact circumstances of how I found Twitch; I was probably looking…

My Console Conversion (not really, but…)

For half of February and most of March, I spent a lot of my time, when at home, monitoring one of my pets who developed a serious condition. Being holed up in the living room with my buddy lead to a fair bit of gaming on my PlayStation 4. That, in turn, lead me to…

The Future of Far Cry

Rumors regarding the next installment in the Far Cry franchise have started gaining momentum recently. I don’t normally pay much heed to such rumors, but Far Cry is one of my favorite franchises. While the possibility of Far Cry 5 arriving this fall is exciting, I find the rest of the rumor a bit odd. According…