Quantic Foundry Gamer Motivation Profile

"What motivates you as a gamer?" - Several weeks ago Angie at Backlog Crusader posted her results of the Gamer Motivation Profile by the research company Quantic Foundry, almost being a "personality quiz" for gamers. This ties into a question I have asked myself at various times - "why do I play games?". Being fully … Continue reading Quantic Foundry Gamer Motivation Profile

Sega’s Dreamcast – 20 Years Later

Sega released the Dreamcast on September 9, 1999 at the end of an enormous marketing campaign. The Dreamcast was the most technologically-advanced console released at the time, being met with much praise and was looking to be the triumphant return that Sega was hoping for. This momentum would not last however, as the Dreamcast would … Continue reading Sega’s Dreamcast – 20 Years Later

Thoughts on 9/4 Nintendo Direct

Earlier this evening at 5pm(CST) Nintendo broadcast another of its Direct presentations. Speculation about a September Nintendo Direct had been circling around social media for a few weeks before it was announced that a 40-minute Direct presentation was indeed happening, this brought upon a wave of speculation(with a dash of skepticism). It had been announced … Continue reading Thoughts on 9/4 Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Flips The Switch Lite

I don't usually get a chance to write any new posts during the week, but had a few thoughts about Nintendo's announcement and figured I could stand to "Switch" things up a bit...<crickets chirping>...anywho...Today Nintendo confirmed the rumors circulating that they had been working on a newer model of their mega-successful hybrid console by announcing … Continue reading Nintendo Flips The Switch Lite

Five Games I’m Most Excited About From E3 2019

The video gaming spectacle known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 is currently underway in Los Angeles, CA running from June 11-13. During this time game publishers, developers, media and gaming community in general gather to the Los Angeles Convention center to either showcase or experience the latest and greatest(hopefully) the industry has to … Continue reading Five Games I’m Most Excited About From E3 2019