All Posts by: Faith

By Faith, April 8, 2018 0 PAX East 2018, Switch

Look. There’s not a lot I can say about SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy that will change anyone’s mind about it. If you’re a fan of the SNK series, after something like 40 years, you’re probably going to buy this… Read More »

By Faith, April 8, 2018 0 PAX East 2018

The final day of PAX is always a little bittersweet… so what better way to go out with a few new friends and a little bit of victory in your pocket than with a console tournament? There are a selection… Read More »

By Faith, April 7, 2018 0 PAX East 2018

So many ways to PAX… what to do, what to do? One way to make a decision and stick with it is to get yourself into a console tournament. These tournaments are billed as “bite-sized events” that take at most… Read More »

By Faith, April 6, 2018 0 PAX East 2018, Switch

When Nintendo Fire team member Faith first saw the announcement of this title in our inbox, she got very excited… a game based on ancient Sumer! How cool! Nobody ever makes games based on ancient Mesopotamia! It must be played… Read More »

By Faith, April 6, 2018 0 PAX East 2018

Debates, DLC, ethics in gaming… today has a full slew of panels we think might be of interest to our readership, so we’re going to highlight them right here before you head out to tackle the day. These are either… Read More »

By Faith, April 5, 2018 0 PAX East 2018, Switch

Semblance is one of those games that draws you in on first glance because of how… weird it looks. It’s kind of gloopy, all purples and pinks and mauves and hints of teal, with curvy lines and random spikes and… Read More »

By Faith, April 5, 2018 0 PAX East 2018

Welcome to PAX, friends! There’s just something about being in a huge convention center with thousands of your geek friends that makes competing in a tournament—being sociable with strangers!—actually appealing. Sign-ups for handheld tournaments begin at 10am today. It’s first… Read More »

By Faith, March 1, 2018 0 News, Splatoon, Switch

After yesterday’s rather enormous balancing update, Splatoon 2 is getting itself a new map! Nintendo made the announcement at the same time as showing off the new amiibo for Pearl and Marina, so fans of the game have plenty to… Read More »

By Faith, February 26, 2018 0 News, Splatoon, Switch

Forget that old, tired Easter candy with its pastel foil wrappers and plastic mesh sack. What you need is a chocolate treat that will definitely offer up a real life Freshness Bonus—which means you’ll need to get yourself to an… Read More »

By Faith, February 23, 2018 0

Last September at PAX West, I was wandering the floor of the expo hall, scanning the Indie Megabooth for Nintendo… Read More »