Avoid disappointment by limiting your expectations to what you know.
There’s nothing quite like a new game release. Whether for the gameplay mechanics, better graphics, or new ideas, you’re hyped. Maybe you’ve been waiting for a game as long as you can remember, or maybe this is the grand finale of your all-time favorite franchise. No matter what it is, the Hype Train has left the station, and it’s not making any stops until the game is in your possession.
If you told little Alyson, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on a Saturday morning playing Pokemon Stadium, that one day her life would include random quiz shows, she’d probably ignore you and go back to wiping the arena floor with Mewtwo. But lo and behold I and many others run into the strange phenomenon of having to prove I’m worthy of that Metroid shirt. Can I even name another bounty hunter besides Samus? I didn’t realize when I put that Totoro hat on this morning that I was supposed to study up on my anime history. Fellow enthusiasts questioning your nerd-cred leans more toward women, but I’ve witnessed men undergoing the same strange ritual of naming off obscure background characters and information to prove that they were, indeed, a proper fan. Its a fun little trend often referred to as gatekeeping, as if it was our duty as comic book readers and joystick junkies to keep out the “fake” fans – the fans that are only there because its “cool”.
ChronoBlade is a new phone game from nWay with MMO features and a phenomenal and extensive system that looks great on both tablets and phones.
Fan-girling aside – no wait, that’s really what I’m here to do anyways, so let’s go!
Whether it’s the next Call of Duty game or the new Pokemon, sequels are always coming out, even when they really shouldn’t be. Yet, some great games never get a sequel even though many people call for one. One such game goes by the name of Psychonauts.
This week on The Loading Screen, Charnelle and Erica talk about who they would f***, marry or kill. A list thought up by us, made for your entertainment! Sit back and enjoy our fan-girling if you dare!
Have you ever thought about going on vacation in a video game? Let Erica and Charnelle be your guides!
Charnelle and Erica talk about having kids?! Oh wait, just speculating. In any case, we get into how we would parent, well a little bit anyways.
Compile Heart takes a stab at the fantasy JRPG genre and it’s looking pretty awesome.
Just in case you’ve forgotten, Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix is coming out later this year for PlayStation owners. Who could forget that, honestly?