As 2017 ends and 2018 begins, Eric takes a look at some of his favorite gaming experiences of the past year, and ends looking ahead to the next. Favorite Gaming Moment of 2017 Back in 2015, I called The Unfinished Swan’s third level my favorite gaming moment of the year, because of how it subverted […]Read more "PFX Reflects: Eric’s Favorites of 2017"
Depending on what you want out of it, the Switch could get pricey.Read more "The Full Cost Of The Nintendo Switch At Launch"
After months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo finally showed off its next system, a handheld-console hybrid called the Switch. It’s safe to say a lot of people are eagerly awaiting its March 2017 release date, but there’s several reasons Nintendo could have another Wii U-esque failure on its hands.Read more "Why The Nintendo Switch Could Fail"
Nintendo’s announcement of the Switch was an interesting way to debut a long anticipated console. The use of footage from games that are still unannounced for the console, the lack of clear pricing or release information, and the vagueness regarding the capabilities of the hardware left me – to be frank – annoyed.Read more "Why The Nintendo Switch Could Succeed"
World of Warcraft has been a part of my video game experience for nearly 10 years. As a result, it stands apart from most other games for me and many other fans. However, as with nearly anything of such scope and history, World of Warcraft has fallen short of its peaks.Read more "Retrospect: World of Warcraft"
I’ve played Ratchet & Clank games since the duo first appeared in 2002, and I’ve been a big fan of the series since those days. Playing the PlayStation 4 reimagining of the original game was definitely fun, but some small changes make me uneasy about the game as a whole.Read more "As A Series Fan, The New Ratchet And Clank Has Me Conflicted"
Endless-snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure came to Android earlier this year, nearly a year since its original release on iOS. Over that year, the game has been near-universally praised, so I wanted to see what the hype was about. Was I as impressed? Simply put, no. My impressions from the game are as follows.Read more "Alto’s Adventure Is Best Played Without Alto, And Other Impressions"
Metal Gear Solid V is a unique game in that it carries a rather large burden in terms of gaming history and culture. It is the effective close of the original Metal Gear Solid saga, the final Metal Gear game from Hideo Kojima – now one of the industry’s most valued creators – and it […]Read more "Retrospect: Metal Gear Solid V"
2015 was a great year in gaming, but it also felt incomplete. Several titles, including Uncharted 4, The Division, and Persona 5, were delayed until the next year, and despite growing anticipation, we still haven’t heard much about Nintendo’s NX or the final release dates or price points of any of the three major VR […]Read more "PFX Reflects: Looking Forward To 2016"
A game doesn’t have to be a complete package to catch our eye. Sometimes, it’s just a small event or single moment that we remember most. These are our favorite gaming moments of 2015, from Kojima Productions and The Unfinished Swan.Read more "PFX Reflects: Favorite Moments of 2015"