Welcome to Backloggin’ the Year, a feature that discusses the challenges and excitement that comes with working through your backlog. In this quarterly feature, Sam Wachter goes on a journey to pare down her gaming backlog. Although with 150+ games and working a full-time job, we’ll see how that goes.
Tagged: Pokémon Sword / Shield
Nintendo pushed out a surprise Direct Mini presentation today. The thirty-minute video included news for Xenoblade Chronicles, Bravely Default II, Borderlands, King’s Bounty II, Ring Fit Adventure, and more.
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff played in January and February. Pokémon, Trails games, Mass Effect, and World of Warcraft were among the many vying for staff gaming time over the last couple of months.
Today we learned that Pokémon Home may rival Kingdom Hearts for difficult to understand stories. The Switch is finally getting some Outer Worlds love. And Anna Marie passes a kidney stone. Well not live on the show or anything. I’m just really tired of waiting for this stupid stoooooh…we’re still recording? Um…enjoy the show everyone!
The Pokémon Home service is set to launch in February 2020. Nintendo and The Pokémon Company provided details on what users will be able to do with it.
Erik van Asselt feels excited for the future of Pokémon Sword and Shield and wonders if this is only the start. What if the franchise became a Game as a Service?
A new Direct presentation today focused on the Pokémon series. The first games in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series are getting a remake while, in lieu of a third version, Pokémon Sword and Shield are getting expansions.
Whatcha Playing is back after a holiday-related delay to round up the games the staff played in November and December. Pokémon, Heroland, AI: The Somnium Files, and Trails of Cold Steel II were among the many vying for staff gaming time over the holidays.
It’s the final podcast of the decade! Alex, Anna Marie, Chris, Kelley and Peter end the year with a bang…and maybe a whimper too. News, your lists of top DS games, and what we’re going to play to ring in the new year. See you in 2020!
This week in Q&A Quest we discuss Romancing SaGa 3. We also discuss other recent releases and of course answer your questions via long tangents.
Pokémon Shield heralds the arrival of Generation 8 of the longstanding series. But are the new features enough to overcome the game’s past?
We’re all Pokécrazy this week, with Alex, Anna Marie, Chris, Kelley and Peter all discussing their Pokétales and where the series could go moving forward. Josh is the odd man out, but he’s got interesting demos to share instead, so it’s cool. Wait, wasn’t this supposed to be a short show?!
Alright folks, it’s out so it’s time to feel out if the Dexit folks were right or wrong. We also hear about Path of Exile 2 and more RPG news than you’d expect at this time of year. But let’s be honest, we just want to go back to leveling up our starters.
The region of Galar will be getting an influx of new trainers shortly. Pokémon Sword and Shield received a quick trailer ahead of their launch on Friday.
New quality-of-life items and features are making their way to Pokémon Sword and Shield. Details of the game’s first official tournament are also present.
More Gigantamax forms have been revealed for Pokémon Sword and Shield. Original critters Pikachu, Charizard, Eevee, Meowth, and Butterfree will all be able to change into special forms in Galar.
With less than two months to go to release, Pokémon Sword and Shield are getting a month’s worth of info. Get ready for more details throughout October.
Another new Pokémon has been confirmed for the Galar region. Farfetch’d’s new evolution Sirfetch’d will be appearing in Pokémon Sword this November.
Nintendo held a Direct presentation today chock-full of RPGs. Headlines include Switch versions for Xenoblade Chronicles, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, and Divinity: Original Sin II, plus a release date for Game Freak’s Little Town Hero, a new demo for Daemon X Machina, and some more Pokémon Sword and Shield features.
Absent from Gamescom this year, Game Freak and The Pokémon Company instead sent out a video message regarding the latest generation of Pokémon games. Director Shigeru Ohmori introduces a new locale in Pokémon Sword and Shield.