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During the time of the Wii U, Nintendo decided to make a new Pokémon game. This wasn't an ordinary Pokémon game but a fighting game that was a collaboration between Nintendo and Bandai. It was called Pokken Tournament. It was first released in 2015 for Japanese arcades, 2016 for the Wii U, and 2017 for the Nintendo Switch. Now I...
I personally don’t have a lot of experience with the Call of Duty franchise. I rarely bought First Person Shooters when I was younger, but the ones I had were really fun. I have also been hearing a split between a lot of my friends on their opinion on the newest installment, Call of Duty: WWII. After a while,...
In 2017, the world received two new Sonic games, one being a 16-bit, side-scrolling platformer, and the other being a 3D “boost” game similar to Sonic Unleashed and Sonic Colors. Both games were announced side by side in July of 2016 at San Diego Comic Con, and both games are currently out on all current generation systems. The side-scroller was...
In early 2017, the Nintendo Switch Presentation gave Nintendo fans a look into new and exciting installments of beloved franchises. One of the many games showed off was Super Mario Odyssey. After watching the first reveal trailer, I knew this game would be a success and a blast to play. I am delighted to say that I was 100%...
The newest game in the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil 7, has somehow managed to reanimate the franchises the festering and petrified corpse so that it may once again shamble into our hearts. Well, that and our nightmares. After a slew of lackluster action horror games like Resident Evil 5, 6, and the Revelations series, few had hope that...
*Warning Graphic Content Ahead (Blood/Gore) The first person genre for consuming video games and cinematic experiences was arguably brought to life among the masses in December of 1993. December 10, 1993 was the release of the titular title Doom. The effects of this sole title's release can be seen through its core game-play aspects which have been adopted by the majority...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeMkgoH2iHQ With a thematic trailer of exploration and civilization combined with the powerful and moving orchestral score, Civilization VI has been revealed. It has been five years since the release of the previous title, Civilization V, and three years since the release of the final expansion, Brave New World. Firaxis Games, the developers, decided to announce the title on their...
https://youtu.be/hh5HV4iic1Y Some developers (and publishers) tend to beat a franchise to death, milking it for every nickel and dime is it worth. This normally leads to a game series 'death' in a sense. So when developers announce that they will be concluding the series with one final title, the response from the public is always mixed. One camp doesn't necessarily...

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