Before we take on Gordie’s Rock Gym, I’m overcome with emotion as a landmark that I visited in England earlier this year makes a surprise appearance in Pokemon Sword and Shield! I take a moment to show some pictures from the Roman Baths, which is what the in-game landmark is based on. We also talk about Black Friday deals, Google Stadia, and a quick show-and-tell featuring Nintendo games made for non-Nintendo consoles!
Crikey! In Pokemon Sword and Shield, is Milo – the leader of the Grass gym – an Australian? Whether he is or isn’t, I gave him my best Aussie accent, which is horrible. My apologies. Afterwards, I struggle through the Wild Area, fail to figure out how to raid with friends, and stop Team Yell from executing their really stupid plan!
Pokemon Sword and Shield is Nintendo’s flagship release for 2019. A ton of hype followed this title up to its release, but also a lot of controversy due to the ways in which this game veers from precedents set by past games. We’ll get to that later in this post.
As of writing, my character “Jettt” is standing on the steps of the first gym. With a full review not coming anytime soon, I thought I’d share a few early notes about my experiences thus far.
In anticipation of Pokemon Sword and Shield, Ian from Adventure Rules drops by the channel to battle me in Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee! As we attempt to prove that we’re the best (like no one ever was), we discuss the controversy surrounding the upcoming game, ways of reforming the school system to better prepare students for the real world, and the dynamics of who sleeps closest to the door!
Home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and the place where I proposed to my now-wife, there’s a lot to like in Florida. But when the zombie apocalypse hits and salvation is north of the border, it doesn’t get much worse. If you want to keep your brains intact, you have no choice but to make the trek by any means. Death Road to Canada follows your arduous journey to safety. Will you make it out of America alive?
Washed ashore after his ship is struck by lightning, Link finds himself stranded on the mysterious Koholint Island. His only chance of returning home is to collect all eight instruments and wake up the Wind Fish. Does The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening do enough to defy the old adage, “There’s no place like home?”
(NOTE: This post contains mild spoilers for the first dungeon of Moonlighter)
Billed to me as part Legend of Zelda, part roguelike, and part management sim, Moonlighter has been on my radar for quite some time. However, due to life getting in the way, the only time I’ve had to play it was a one-week pocket of time between Super Mario Maker 2 and Fire Emblem: Three Houses.
Thus far, I really enjoy what I’ve played. Be that as it may, I’ve struggled to get a grip on playing the game the right way. It feels like I should be much farther along relative to the time I’ve spent with it.
Shopkeeper by day. Hero by night! Moonlighter adds a roguelike twist to The Legend of Zelda formula. I fumble through most of this stream as I try to get a feel for how everything works, but I think I got the gist of it by the end! Take a look at this indie hit darling!