Oblivion vs Skyrim: How Scale Sacrifices Intimacy

Oblivion vs Skyrim: How Scale Sacrifices Intimacy

The map size of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is around 40 square kilometers, and it’s predecessor The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, clocks in at around 60. However, you wouldn’t be able to tell from playing them, because they use their game worlds to such differing effects, they almost seem like different games in regard. Continue reading Oblivion vs Skyrim: How Scale Sacrifices Intimacy

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reveal Thoughts

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reveal Thoughts

After years of waiting, it’s finally here. The new Legend of Zelda game is called Breath of the Wild, and it looks absolutely incredible. I’m watching the E3 Treehouse presentation live, and writing down some of my thoughts here during the downtime between new segments, for whoever’s interested. This is going to be a lot of bullet points, so bear with me! Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Reveal Thoughts

“Too Much Other M!” (Metroid: The Sky Calls)

“Too Much Other M!” (Metroid: The Sky Calls)

While I was going through my near daily Google News checkup for the search terms “The Legend of Zelda”, “Metroid”, and “Nintendo NX” (you guys should join me, it’s really fun), I found something that I wasn’t expecting. That was… Anything at all. Yeah, I finally found something, and on “Metroid”, no less! No, it’s not Metroid Prime 4, or Metroid Dread, but it is a Metroid fan film! Yeah, that’s cool! Well, maybe. Continue reading “Too Much Other M!” (Metroid: The Sky Calls)

“Everything’s Sunny on Zebes” (Super Metroid)

“Everything’s Sunny on Zebes” (Super Metroid)

Recently, I had the chance to play the 1994 Nintendo classic, Super Metroid. Being the third game in the Metroid series, Super Metroid is a true masterpiece, and is widely considered to be one of the best games ever created. Even though I haven’t played every video-game in existence, I have to agree.

The last Metroid is in captivity. The galaxy is at peace. Yeah, right. Continue reading “Everything’s Sunny on Zebes” (Super Metroid)