Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Was Fundamentally Better Than Breath of the Wild

Opener  Look, let’s get this out of the way right now. My title, to you, is going to read a lot like clickbait bullshit, but I am prepared to argue this through to the bitter end here. There’s going to be a lot of spoilers in both of these game here, so if you haven’tContinue reading “Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Was Fundamentally Better Than Breath of the Wild”

GPS Episode 51: The Past, Present, and Future of Nintendo Switch

Episode 51 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Pros Show (GPS), is now live! This week is the one year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch and we’re celebrating by talking about what the console has done so far and what its future looks like. In the news, we are talking about Detroit: Become Human, which nowContinue reading “GPS Episode 51: The Past, Present, and Future of Nintendo Switch”

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins GOTY at The Game Awards 2017

At The Game Awards 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won the award for Game of the Year. Throughout this incredible year for game releases, Breath of the Wild has always stayed relevant in the conversation. It revitalizes not only the Legend of Zelda series, but also offers a bold take on the open-world genre. HereContinue reading “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins GOTY at The Game Awards 2017”

Breath of the Wild DLC Available Tonight!

Finally, the release date for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild‘s second expansion was revealed during the Game Awards. In fact, it will be available later tonight! What are you still doing here? Hurry up and go download it! Showcasing new shrines with many new and intense looking puzzles, new cosmetic items (includingContinue reading “Breath of the Wild DLC Available Tonight!”

GPS Episode 19: Jump, Zelda Master Mode, Nintendo in 2017

Episode 19 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We continue to discuss the games we are playing during this light period of releases. It’s another slow news week for games, but we dive deep into a discussion about Star Wars Battlefront II and Jump, which is a new video gameContinue reading “GPS Episode 19: Jump, Zelda Master Mode, Nintendo in 2017”

GPS Episode 18: Zelda DLC, Microsoft’s Exclusive Problem, and More

Episode 18 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! Post-E3, we are in a bit of a drought in terms of releases, but there’s a few news items to go over, as well as the new Zelda expansion. We discuss the big news this week including Doomfist finally coming to Overwatch, theContinue reading “GPS Episode 18: Zelda DLC, Microsoft’s Exclusive Problem, and More”

Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?

For me it’s the little things in open world titles that make the experience shine. In Fallout 4, I can recall coming across a teddy bear who appeared to be furtively reading an old newspaper whilst answering the call of nature. In The Witcher III, I would find overturned shrines, villages ravaged by monsters, and moisture-slick caverns.Continue reading “Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?”

1 Minute Rant: 2016 Vs 2017

On this episode of 1 Minute Rant, displayed above or over on our YouTube channel, I have some musings about how crazy the first half of this year has been in terms of gaming. Sure, last year had some very big highlights, as well as some plunging lowlights, but on the whole all the talking pointsContinue reading “1 Minute Rant: 2016 Vs 2017”

The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live

Episode 9 of The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We talk about the notable games that were released this week and give our thoughts on Call of Duty: WWII since the trailer debuted. We also discuss Atlus becoming a bit more lenient regarding their streaming policies for Persona 5, which is a great move inContinue reading “The Gamer Professionals Show Episode 9 is Now Live”

Breath of the Wild Ruined Open-World Games For Me

Hold your horses. Talking badly about Breath of the Wild? Are you out of your mind, Brandon? This is how you get harassed. Here’s the thing, guys. Breath of the Wild is a good game. It’s an excellent one, I must add, and goes within the category of best games that I have ever played. It’s evenContinue reading “Breath of the Wild Ruined Open-World Games For Me”

How Games Media Saturation Hurts and Ultimately Controls Us

There’s something wrong with games media coverage. It’s a complex problem that I’m not sure I fully comprehend yet, but I started thinking about it when I began a new playthrough of Pokémon Red a few weeks ago. I remember being so young I was probably only a few weeks out of the womb when I first pickedContinue reading “How Games Media Saturation Hurts and Ultimately Controls Us”

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review (Nintendo Switch)

Freedom. Unlimited freedom permeates a world that reflects Nintendo’s best performance in years. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launched March 3 for the Nintendo Wii U and Switch consoles,  capping a long journey marked by delays. These delays were ultimately forgivable, however, with Breath of the Wild receiving acclaim from many of the industry’s critics. QuiteContinue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review (Nintendo Switch)”