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DICE Awards

Nintendo Wins 9 Awards at the DICE Awards

While Nintendo already won award after award for games like Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild, the awards just keep coming. Last night, the company racked in nine awards at the DICE Awards, including Game of the Year. In fact, the GotY winner, Breath of the Wild, won three other awards as well. Nintendo won so many awards, the same Nintendo representative who accepted the awards became the star of the show.

Farming Simulator

Review: Farming Simulator – The Title Says It All

Hey, you. Yeah, you. Do ya like makin’ money off growin’ crops? Does the sound of a tractor engine remind ya of home?  Do ya have a profile on farmersonly.com but don’t own a farm? Are you a country boy or gal stuck in the big city? Do you wish you could simulate farming life whenever wherever? Have I got a game for you.

There are no cutting corners in Farming Simulator; it’s a simulation through and through. You won’t find neighbors to befriend or mysterious caves to explore. Just your land, crops, tractor, and you. You better like almost every aspect of modern-day farming; otherwise, you’ll be dragging your feet in the mud. At the same time, that’s what makes Farming Simulator brilliant.

Joe Dever's Lone Wolf

Review: Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf – Choose Your Own Adventure

Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf is based on Joe Dever’s classic choose-your-own-adventure series that started back in 1984. Since then there’ve been 29 entries in his series.

How does this book series translate into a video game adaptation? Through smartphones of course! Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf is a smartphone game that was ported to the Nintendo Switch with essentially all the same kinds of phone gestures. So, how do these phone controls translate to the switch? Let’s find out!

Yooka Laylee

Review: Yooka-Laylee – Neo-Rarism at its Most Mediocre

Last year saw a return to 3D platforming in video games. Games like A Hat in Time and Super Mario Odyssey. But, there’s one game that I’m forgetting; one game that deserved at least some attention. Oh yeah, Yooka-Laylee.

Many consider Yooka-Laylee to be a Kickstarter failure, a poor excuse for a modern era Banjo-Kazooie game. But, does it deserve the hate, or could there be a gem underneath all the negativity? Let’s find out.