2021 saw both the release of many acclaimed games as well as announcements for some amazing titles for 2022. With 2021 coming to a close, I wanted to take a look at some Switch Exclusive titles that were announced for 2022 that have me very excited. Chocobo GP When I saw this title I was a little confused. Then I realized that GP stood for … Continue reading 5 Exclusive Switch Games to look out for in 2022
Role-playing games are an amazing genre of video games. They give players a rich story, a world in which they can make a difference, and a way to improve their character to better handle the challenges the game throws their way. RPGs are definitely my favorite type of video games, and I have written about them quite a bit. Seriously, take a look at some … Continue reading The 25 Best RPGs of All Time
The average cost of Game Boy games has been steadily rising for years. If you look at the overall price growth, which has doubled within the last five years, then it should be pretty clear Game Boy game prices are following the trend of increasing retro video game prices. Retro video games on systems like the N64 and Sega Dreamcast are going a little crazy … Continue reading Game Boy Game Prices Are Through the Roof (And Trending Higher)
Let me begin by saying I was a huge fan of Pokémon in the late 90s. The first time it was cool. Before I ever played a Pokémon game, I was hooked on the cartoon and spent many afternoons watching Ash, Brock, Misty and Pikachu’s adventure unfold. I was sixteen at the time and thought I was too cool for school, and waaay too cool … Continue reading The Real Reason Pokémon Games are So Expensive
My criteria for this list is fairly flexible, as I’m not focusing solely on strength of types. It will play a part in the choices, but strength output and defensive stats are not the only factors—there’s also the impact of design, and overall impact on the world. For instance: Electric Pokémon are relatively high on a tier list of most effective types, but their placement … Continue reading Massively Underrated Pokémon Types
First things first: I conflated the Game Boy and Game Boy Color RPGs. Sue me. Seriously, though, I get that they’re two different systems, but I like big lists of RPGs from the same generation. That’s what you’re gonna get here. If you are a fan of Game Boy RPGs, then the chances are you won’t be surprised by anything I’ve added here. However, … Continue reading The Top 15 Game Boy RPGs
Dragon Warrior Monsters (DWM) is a Game Boy Color RPG that had all the makings of a masterpiece, but it never got the international success of similar titles. Why? Well, it was going head to head with the juggernaut that is Pokémon. Continue reading Dragon Warrior Monsters: How A Top Game Boy Color RPG Went Practically Unnoticed
I’ve compiled a list of top 3 forgotten Pokemon games, so that you can finally say you’ve played ‘em all! Continue reading 6 Forgotten Pokemon Games you Never Knew Existed
Outside of Japan, the Nintendo 64 isn’t particularly well known for its RPGs. Because of this, there weren’t very many town or hubs that you could explore… and when there was some, they’d mostly just serve as just another stage. Continue reading Top 5 N64 cities and towns (Guest post by N64 Squid)
Just like any metagame, there are both overused creatures in the Pokemon world, and underused creatures as well. This is true for almost any popular esport, be it Smash Bros, Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat. Continue reading The Pokémon Metagame is broken. Here’s how to fix it.
Not long after my post went live on the internet the truth and all would shortly be revealed. Sure enough, Sirfetch’d was unveiled, and thence, the precious time I spent on research–all gone to the wind. Continue reading I was wrong about Sirfetch’d. Will we get another variant for Pokemon Shield?
So, a lot of people have been talking online about something weird that Gamefreak did recently. The curious and highly popular gaming company is known for having a pretty good grip Continue reading Galarian Farfetch’d?? (Who’s That Pokemon?)