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November 29, 2018

Toki: A Reason to Dine Out Switch

by Justin Berube - 9:28 am PST
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Remember wanting to go to the restaurants with the cool arcade games?

As a kid, going out to eat always seemed like a minor special event. I loved ordering food that was probably terrible for me but tasted great. That alone was probably enough for some kids. Other kids, myself included at times, were also persuaded to go to the eateries that provided the coolest toys. However, one thing that drove me to a few local places was their arcade games.

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November 27, 2018

The Poké Ball Plus: Cumbersome Yet Charming Switch

by Neal Ronaghan - 4:35 am PST
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Maybe the Poké Ball Plus is a bad controller, but if it’s wrong, I don’t want to be right.

The control methods of Pokémon Let’s Go deserve to be called out for being limiting and restrictive. Little to no customization exists here and the only way to play the game without any motion controls is handheld-only. All of these controls seem to be in service of the gimmicky addition to Let’s... Read more...

November 2, 2018

Diablo III: Fresh Eyes For The Devil Switch

by Neal Ronaghan - 7:53 am PDT
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A Diablo neophyte gets taken in by the action-RPG wiles of the Switch port.

It’s not that I wrote Diablo off over the years, it’s that it wasn’t really convenient for me to play. I dabbled with Diablo II at some point in the early 2000s, but after a few enjoyable hours, my non-PC-playing preferences dictated attention elsewhere. I’d hear exuberance over the forthcoming Diablo III but it wasn’t something I paid any mind to. I was fine in my game-playing existence without Diablo in it.

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August 25, 2018

In Memoriam: Michael "Macstorm" Cunningham Switch

by Donald Theriault - 5:19 pm PDT
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Donald reflects on the passing of the man who helped him in ways immeasurable.

Michael Cunningham, better known online as "Macstorm", passed away today (August 25) following a two and a half year long battle with stomach cancer. Michael was the operator of Pocket Console, and served as the editor in chief of RPGamer for many years.

Nintendo World Report extends condolences to Michael's family and friends, and the staff at RPGamer.

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June 14, 2018

E3 2018: The Year of "Yeah, But..." Switch

by Donald Theriault - 3:40 pm PDT
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One man's ramblings about an E3 that gets the lowest grade possible: C minus minus

When E3 actually works - which happens once every four years or so - it's because there's something that I can look forward to without reservation. E3 2018 had the following announcements in that line:

Yakuza games are multiplatform now, maybe we get that 1/2 HD port on Switch after all Cosmic Star... Read more...
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