GAMING

The Coming Switch Era

Back in early 2015 Nintendo was in dire straits, at least in so far as their traditional business model is concerned. The Wii U was a certifiable disaster in the market, the Nintendo 3DS was…

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Literature

Angel Catbird (2016)

Last weekend Margaret Atwood was a special guest at Fan Expo Canada. Yes, that Margaret Atwood. The celebrated Canadian novelist has been more open to “geek culture” in the last few years and the massive…

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GAMING

X16 Highlights

A few weeks ago Microsoft held X16, their annual holiday lineup showcase, right here in Toronto’s distillery district. They brought with them a variety of titles old, new, yet to be released, those from third…

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GAMING

Pokemon: The 20th Anniversary

Twenty years, that’s how long it’s been since the first Pokemon games, “Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green,” were released in Japan. From the moment of its initial release Pokemon proved to be a smash hit…

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GAMING

Nintendo 2015 Holiday Round Up

A week ago Nintendo invited media to come and take a look at their holiday lineup for 2015. While the atmosphere of the event was lighthearted and full of interesting first party content for Wii…

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GAMING

X15 and the 2015-2016 Xbox Lineup

A few weeks ago we were invited to take part in Microsoft’s X15 media showcase. The company had rented out the Sound Academy, a fairly spacious venue on Toronto’s waterfront. While there, Microsoft allowed us…

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