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The Splatoon 2 Splatfest World Premiere

The Nintendo Switch is in full swing, riding off its successful launch and followup by games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as well as the new IP Arms. One of the biggest draws for the console for many gamers was the sequel to Wii U sensation Splatoon. Just a week away from release, Nintendo offered all Switch owners a chance to demo the game with the Splatoon 2 Splatfest World Premiere. A glorified demo, the Splatfest World Premiere showcased what the larger game would bring, albeit in tiny, oftentimes familiar chunks. (more…)


Early Impression: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

What was meant to be the Wii U’s swan song (which it still kind of is, I guess) also happens to be the Nintendo Switch’s biggest reason to abandon the Wii U entirely and dive right in the the newest console. That’s just what I did when I secured my Switch last week, and I’ve been playing Breath of the Wild almost nonstop since. There are plenty of stellar reviews out there, and I read something like over 80% of Switch users also bought BotW, which is an astounding attachment rate, but is the hype behind the latest Zelda game warranted? (more…)

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