Category Archives: News

Let’s Go Lose Another Fan

*Header image courtesy of The Pokémon Company* On May 29, The Pokémon Company held a surprise press conference, unveiling new information regarding Nintendo Switch titles. Junichi Masuda discussed news pertaining to the latest core Pokémon entry, revealing a 2019 release window, as well as its appeal to longtime fans. Yet, the Internet entered into a hyped frenzy when Pokémon: Let’s

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Thank you, Microsoft

*Disclaimer: I participated in the testing phase of this device* It’s a great time to be a disabled gamer. Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled to the public the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a unique piece of technology that allows gamers to FULLY customize button layouts and positions. This controller was built solely for the disabled. So, why am I telling you about Microsoft’s latest

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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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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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The Emotional Roller-coaster of Nintendo’s Latest Direct

*Header image courtesy of Nintendo* On June 5, Nintendo announced that their latest Direct would focus solely on the Pokémon franchise. Immediately, my mind began to (unfortunately) fill with countless possibilities. Maybe we would finally see footage of the fabled Pokémon Stars, a Nintendo Switch version of the 3DS’ Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon! Or, what if Niantic added accessibility

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Immigration and Video Games

UPDATE: Earlier today, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the President from acting upon this ban. Read the full report here. *Header image courtesy of Business Insider* ORIGINAL STORY: On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country. In conjunction with the ban, owners of visas found

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Cheers, Love!

*Header image courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment* Surprise! Tracer is “Overwatch’s” first LGBTQ character! Yesterday, Blizzard Entertainment released another web comic, further developing the back story of characters for the hit game “Overwatch.” “Reflections” explores the ways in which the colorful cast of heroes celebrate the holidays, with special attention being paid to the cheeky Brit, Tracer. The comic showcases the

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