Author Archives: Grant Stoner

Pokémon: Silver Version Review: Reliving My Childhood

*Header courtesy of Nintendo* On Friday, Nintendo rereleased the original Pokémon: Silver Version and Pokémon: Gold Version on the 3DS’ Virtual Console. When asked to review the second generation, I immediately said yes. After all, it’s not like I needed an excuse to beat these titles for the 38th time. Developed by Game Freak, and originally releasing in 1999, Silver

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Dear Nintendo

*Header image courtesy of alexdiepie98* Nintendo, I think it’s time that you and I had a little chat. I’ve been a devoted fan throughout my entire gaming life. I’ve purchased every system (including the egregiously inaccessible Wii), knowing that your vast array of titles will keep me entertained. But, your recent inabilities to accommodate disabled players has left me sick

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Giving Disabled Gamers A Voice

*Header image courtesy of Ian Hamilton’s Twitter: @ianhamilton_* I pride myself on being a gamer. Despite my physical limitations, I have yet to let my disease prevent me from partaking in my favorite hobby. My consoles, handhelds and computer provide gateways to hundreds of realms, where none of my avatars have been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. However,

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Press Start: The Life Of A Disabled Gamer

*Header image courtesy of Microsoft* Over the past few years, I’ve written quite a lot about my disability. I’ve had professors, friends, family and complete strangers read my articles, giving them small glimpses of how I cope with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. Some of my pieces are humorous, others serious, yet they all have a core message: physically speaking,

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An Unexpected E3 Surprise

*Header image courtesy of Square Enix* It’s only the second day of E3, and my greatest gaming wish has come true. Earlier today, Square Enix director Tetsuya Nomura revealed a new gameplay trailer for Kingdom Hearts III! Behold the 2:41 video in all of its spectacular glory. The trailer showed off what appeared to be an extension of the Olympus

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