Truthfully, I don’t love you, Wii U. It’s not that you didn’t try. Super Mario 3D World and Mario Maker still make me smile. But mostly, my experiences have felt underwhelming. It’s why I feel torn, as you’ve given me one of the greatest moments of my gaming life. It’s the one I witnessed at the end of Splatoon. »
Greetings Secret Santa! Greetings everyone else who just came by to look at the pretty picture. I said pretty but I meant... scary. I took it last Christmas Eve in the quiet hours of the morning around Rockefeller Center. I’ve had nightmares ever since, but I digress. »
Written by N. Ho Sang (Zarnyx) and J. Acosta (Nach). Published on November 4, 2015 on Talk Amongst Yourselves. »
Written by J. Acosta (Nach) and N. Ho Sang (Zarnyx) on Talk Amongst Yourselves. Published October 31, 2015.
I’ve always considered myself to be a particular sort of gamer: the kind who loves the stories they weave above all else, and the characters who carry them. But I discovered something about myself recently—I can just as easily love gameplay too. Thanks for opening my eyes, Nova-111. »
Life is a predictable mess of unpredictability. It’s something I was reminded of last Thursday when I attended the stellar concert by Belgian musician Stromae, with a little help from Limbo. »
Tom Nook has been living the good life since 2002: the year my obsession with Animal Crossing began. I joyfully decorated my house, while doing everything to pay off Nook’s hefty housing loan. In Happy Home Designer, the grass isn’t greener as an employee of the grubby-pawed tanuki—I’m working harder than ever! »
Written and published by J. Acosta (Nach), N. Ho Sang (Zarnyx), Ben Bertoli (GiantBoyDetective), Steve Bowling and SupremeEvan on Talk Amongst Yourselves on September 13, 2015.
Published by N. Ho Sang (Zarnyx) and J. Acosta (Nach) on Talk Amongst Yourselves on September 9, 2015. »
Rock Band 4 takes the stage on October 6, and today Harmonix announced 10 more songs to the ever growing setlist. Arctic Monkeys fans, your days will end best when the sun sets behind all those pretty ladies...and Soundgarden. “Arabella” will join rock anthems from .38 Special, Cake and The Protomen, to name a few. »
We’re just one day away from a game’s 15th Anniversary North American release date. A game which some may not not wish to celebrate. No matter your thoughts on the divisive Chrono Cross, Yasunori Mitsuda created one hell of a worthy successor to Chrono Trigger in its soundtrack. »
As I stood staring at all the outpourings of love, respect and condolences to Satoru Iwata at his Memorial at Nintendo World a couple of weeks ago, there was no other response I could give than to shed a few tears. »
A little known fact about me is that I’ve eaten pigeon. It was always in a red wine soup, with a touch of sadness and a lot of questioning those actions. After playing Hatoful Boyfriend, I really don’t regret feasting on those foul birds. »
There are some game experiences I just don’t understand. Hohokum is not one of those games, even though it probably should be. »
Kickstarter’s a place for all types of dreams: promising, unfulfilled, broken, realized. Some of those may be classified as Nightmares. The Kickstarter Hotline Miami Jacket Figure by Dennaton, Devolver Digital and Erick Scarecrow of ESC-Toy Ltd is the sweetest, most beautiful nightmare I never want to wake from. »