The juggernaut that is Nintendo struck gold again last year with the release of the NES Classic Edition. Upon launch it was already sold out and became the video game collecting equivalent of Moby Dick for many a collector. Last September it all happened again with the launch of the SNES Classic Edition. With the … Continue reading Nintendo’s Classic Edition Consoles: Where Do They Fit In?
So you bought a new action figure or a video game, or whatever it is you collect. At this point most collectors have to decide something, whether they will choose to display that item or put it in storage. It's very easy to get overrun by your collection when you try to display as much … Continue reading What Now?: How To Store and Display your Collection
For as long as I can remember, there was never any issues pre-ordering any video games. Now, finding them on launch day did prove to be difficult on occasion, but eventually there always be a couple copies floating around. But something changed a few years ago and now it's turned into a mad dash to … Continue reading The Mad Dash: The Race for Snagging Pre-orders
I should mention first and foremost that the purpose of this post is not to comment on the game itself but instead the retail release of Sonic Mania only. The only thing I will say about the game is that while it is fun, it is incredibly easy and lacks that little something special … Continue reading Lackluster Collector’s Editions: Sonic Mania… Just Meh
I can admit it, I am addicted. But unlike the typical addict, my drug of choice is video games. I have become addicted to finding great games, amazing deals, and crazy stories to go along with the buzz of an amazing score. You might ask why video games, but you will then come … Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing: When Collecting Becomes an Addiction
So… to say that I have been neglecting my website would be a massive understatement. It's as if I killed it off, left it for dead in a ditch but somehow it clung to life waiting for my return. I'm working on a way to bring some TLC to my website for this summer and … Continue reading Work in Progress…
So it has been a few weeks since Super Mario Maker was released for the Wii U and I feel like I have given it ample attention to give a well rounded review of the whole game. Nintendo has yet again produced a game that is good, but will only get better with time. To … Continue reading Review Time! with Dragondude2525: Super Mario Maker ***Rating 3.5/5***
If you watch my YouTube channel you would have seen me unboxing my latest acquisition, the Nintendo Wii Mini. I only picked it up because I was able to find it new for 85$ and I thought it was cheap enough to consider picking up, but regular price for this console is 99$. The cheap … Continue reading Review- Tech- Nintendo Wii Mini *** Rating 2.5/5***
2013 really is and will continue to be a turning point in the history of home consoles. With the Wii U taking hold as the first next gen system, and the expectant PS4 and Xbox Durango project being guaranteed for a Christmas release, is there room for another entry, or even 2? The two most … Continue reading Is There Room For A New Video Game Console?
While there are many factors towards the production costs of a video game, most new console and PC games are introduced at the price point of $59.99 CDN. While many people would rather wait for the price to drop, or to purchase it second hand, there still remains a portion of the market that supports … Continue reading Why Video Games Are So Expensive