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3DS Games to Try

3DS Hidden Gems to Try Before the eShop Shuts Down

The shutdown of the Nintendo 3DS eShop draws near. We still have a year or so (March 2023) before it’ll no longer be possible to make purchases onthe Nintendo […]

byAndrea Tan|11 May 2022|Others

History of MMOs

The Rise, The Fall, & The Future of MMOs

If you’ve ever played a video game before, there’s a good chance that you at least know what World of Warcraft is. In the early 2000s, it was the […]

byAndrea Tan|11 May 2022|MMORPG

pixel art games

Pixel Art Games Are All the Rage Now, Here’s Why

When Sony launched the PlayStation 5 and Xbox unveiled the Xbox Series X and S, they immediately convinced people to spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars (scalpers are […]

byAndrea Tan|30 Mar 2022|Retro Gaming


The Downsides of Piracy

First off, I’m obligated to say that pirating video games is either illegal or a misdemenor (you wouldn’t download a car) in many countries. In the United States, it’s […]

byAndrea Tan|14 Mar 2022|Featured

Retro game prices

Why Prices for Physical Retro Games Continue to Skyrocket

Anything that’s categorized as “retro” these days means whatever is being described – whether it be a fad or physical item – pertains to the nostalgia for one’s childhood […]

byAndrea Tan|08 Mar 2022|Retro Gaming


How to Get Iron Nuggets in Animal Crossing: New Horizon

The latest Animal Crossing title by Nintendo introduced a bunch of great new features to the franchise, including the Nook Miles Rewards program, terraforming tools to reshape your island […]


Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Preview – Promising but Rough

After ten minutes of announcements for existing games and minor updates, the Pokemon Presents showcase for February 27 ended on a shocking reveal. A suspense-building live-action trailer showed a security […]

byAndrea Tan|28 Feb 2022|Pokemon

Best PvE Class Diablo

Gamers are Desperate for New MMOs

“MMOs are dead.” is a constant refrain seen on many sites dedicated to the genre, but it’s been a phrase that has never quite seemed correct in my mind. […]

byAndrea Tan|24 Feb 2022|MMORPG

Eastern vs Western MMOs

Eastern vs. Western MMOs

When it comes to discussing the differences in MMO game design in the East and the West comments are often made about what Western studios can learn from their […]

byAndrea Tan|22 Feb 2022|Others

The Best NFT Games

The Best NFT Games to Play

As many users continue to embrace blockchain technology, NFT games are expanding across the world. Ever since the introduction of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), they’ve shown time and time again […]

byAndrea Tan|21 Feb 2022|Others

3DS and Wii U

The Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop Will Officially Close in March 2023

We knew it was coming sooner or later, but it’s still tragic to hear. Nintendo announced on February 15, 2022, that it will close its online stores for the […]

byAndrea Tan|16 Feb 2022|Others

pokemon legends arceus nuzlocke

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Nuzlocke Rules

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Changes Up the Nuzlocke Rules For those that are tired of the usual formula in Pokemon games, I feel you. Game Freak hasn’t done much in […]

byAndrea Tan|09 Feb 2022|Pokemon

Co Op Games

The Best Co-Op Games to Play in 2022

The Absolute Best Co-Op Games to Play This Year There’s something about playing a co-op game with another player that just feels so nostalgic. Maybe it’s because they have […]

byAndrea Tan|08 Feb 2022|Others

Lost Ark

Lost Ark: What Class to Play?

Lost Ark Classes: Which to Play? After a successful period in Russia and Korea, Lost Ark is finally seeing a western release! I know a lot of folks are […]

byAndrea Tan|06 Feb 2022|Lost Ark

FFXIV Housing

The FFXIV Housing Crisis – Why the Housing Lottery is Causing a Shortage

The Current State of FFXIV’s Housing Crisis Housing has been a touchy topic in the Final Fantasy XIV community for a while now, to say the least. Plots of […]

byAndrea Tan|26 Jan 2022|FFXIV