I figured Grubdog can’t have all the fun with talking about first impressions of the Nintendo Switch, but while he has fancy pictures he took himself, my impressions are going to be picture-less. Unlike Grub, my local EB Games did not have a midnight launch. It did open at 8:30 a.m. local time, and there … Continue reading Switch Impressions – Matto Edition
We are nearing the end of an era as the Switch draws near with Splatoon 2 in hand. All the squids are growing up. Yet still here I am, playing Splatoon on Wii U and enjoying it like it's the first day of release. This game changed my life in such a positive way. I … Continue reading Thank You Japan – Keeping Splatoon Fresh!
Amidst all the Zelda cheering and Joy-Con rumbling, Nintendo slipped a less exciting piece of news into their Switch event. There will now be a yearly fee if you want to play games online, a new service for Nintendo. It's a tough pill to swallow for a userbase used to playing online for free. Now … Continue reading Nintendo Dollars – Where Are They Going?
It also says something when I couldn't even find a solid price on a Gamestop site for the PS VR Headset. On Amazon's American site, new ones go for over $500 American. I just don't know anymore. (Images captured from CBC News website and EB Games Canada.)
Right, so. Nintendo had it’s big Switch reveal, and most of the Pietriots, myself included, were there to watch it. So while everyone is busy trying to downplay the positive reception to the reveal (ie selfish YouTubers, Game Jounalists, and those scared of motion controls still), I decided to list some of my favorite moments … Continue reading Matto’s Favorite Switch Presentation Moments
We're BACK! Join Grubdog, Bill, Deguello and Matto for some hype and speculation about the Nintendo Switch. With the official event approaching next week (January 12-13), we thought we'd get together to talk about the build-up, games, third party support, and the hardware itself. It's been a while since the last podcast, so we made … Continue reading Pietriots Radio – Episode 4 (Switchmas Eve Speculation!)
The release of Super Mario Run on iPhone has sent shockwaves through the mobile gaming community. Lattes have been spilled all over the world and sideways caps have been adjusted forward, as hipsters are faced with the social dilemma of paying money for a videogame. Super Mario Run offers the first 3 levels free of … Continue reading Super Mario Run – RUN AWAY, IT COSTS MONEY!
While it has only been several days since Nintendo officially unveiled the NX as the Switch, and likewise revealed a list of development partners, as seen below… I am in the boat that has to make the obvious joke, as in which publisher/developer will drop the Switch in it’s first year of life? After all, … Continue reading My Actual Problem With Switch
0:24 That's a big dog! 0:25 That's a big dock! What's in there, some flash storage and a dedicated 1080p upscaler? 0:35 Fuck that dog is big. 0:59 >tfw too shy to talk to the cute girl at an airport lounge playing GBA back in 2003 1:05 Kickstand? What is this a Surface? 1:06 Headphone … Continue reading Nintendo Switch trailer analysis