Settling the Score with Hop and Marnie! – Pokemon Sword and Shield Live Stream Part 3

Hop and Marnie are standing between me and Leon. Time to end our rivalries once and for all in our third Pokemon Sword and Shield live stream! Along the way, we finally get a glimpse of Galar Mr. Mime, mind-blowing cakes, take a look at a few of my new plushies, and close the stream with a Wii U show and tell!

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Overwatch Live Stream – Nintendo Switch Version

Is the Nintendo Switch version of Overwatch any good? I answer this burning question while playing some matches with viewers, making recommendations on what to pick up during the Nintendo eShop Black Friday sale, sharing travel stories, and continuing the debate on who in the relationship should sleep closest to the door!

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My Streaming Gear Christmas Wish List 2019 Edition

Streaming equipment can be addictive. As soon as you get one piece, the desire to get more and better stuff doesn’t stop gnawing at your consciousness. Around this time of year, there’s a glimmer of hope that Saint Nick has also binged on the same Alpha Gaming videos you watched and is ready to trick out your streaming setup with everything you’ve been longing for.

Or, you could just write it out in a list for him like this!

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Let’s Play Fantasy Strike

Based on the fantastic Yomi card game, Fantasy Strike aims to find the balance between depth and accessibility. With this being day 1 of my time with it, we spend a bit of time talking about the game’s features, play a few arcade mode matches, and I showcase my set of Yomi cards!

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My Gaming Christmas Wish List 2019 Edition

‘Tis the season for Turkey, winter wonderlands, and quality time with the family. Also, gifts. Heck yes!

Here are a couple of games on my Christmas wish list this year. What are you hoping to find underneath your Christmas tree this time around?

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10 Years of In Third Person: Games That Made an Impact on My Life

Over the past decade, I’ve played hundreds of games. Some of them were really bad. Some of them were huge disappointments. Most of them were at least good or great. But there are few games that really made their mark on my mind and heart. In this penultimate installment of the 10-year anniversary series of posts, I put the spotlight on a few games that truly had an impact on me during my time running this site!

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Nintendo eShop Black Friday 2019 Pick-Ups (So Far)

Black Friday may have come and gone, but the deals are still available on the Nintendo eShop until December 4th at 11:59pm PST. With over 800 Nintendo Switch games on sale, I couldn’t resist picking up a few games for myself. Here’s what I got!

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Pokemon Sword and Shield – Rock Gym and a Tour of the Roman Baths!

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!

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Tetris 99 Live Stream – Invictus Matches, COPPA, Aliens, and Pokemon

Our weekly tradition of Tetris 99 continues! I try my best to win in Invictus mode while also discussing a bevy of topics. How scary is COPPA on YouTube? Do aliens exist? Where can I get deep fried turkey? And a surprise appearance from my favourite Pokemon when we close out the show with a few Pokemon Sword and Shield raids!

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Gaming Decor Patch Notes: Holiday 2019 Edition

‘Tis the season to deck the halls! After failing to do anything festive for Halloween, my wife volunteered to give the game room a holiday makeover. Here are the results!

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