Shovel Knight Review

Capture16Shovel Knight is a classic side scrolling platformer like Mario and Mega Man combined with that childhood lust for beating the other kids in the sandbox with your plastic trowel. In other words, it’s a retro styled nostalgia trip that has the fun and excitement of an old school game with the added bonus of digging tools. Continue reading

The Shot O’ Games Podcast Episode #110

Halo 5

On this episode of the Shot O’ Games Podcast, it is the Post E3 fallout! Wayne and I talk about what games got our attention the most. What game we’re excited about playing. Also how the Big 3 aka Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo offered us the gamers on up coming games!

Splatoon!

logoIf you’re a Nintendo fan then you should know that they’ve been dishing out some serious information for their future game releases. With an overload of heavy hitter information such as Super Smash Bros, Legend of Zelda and some other Mario franchise titles like Yoshi’s Wooly World and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker some of the other titles may have fallen under your radar, especially if you didn’t watch the live stream. The game I want to focus on is called Splatoon; a new and refreshing take on the 3rd person shooter style game due in 2015 for the Wii U. Continue reading

A Journey Back into the Mansion?

Well, not quite as you would have thought. I picked up “Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon” for the Nintendo 3DS, and if you’ve played the original “Luigi’s Mansion” for the Nintendo Gamecube, you’re going to have high expectations, like I did. Does the game live up to the hype that Nintendo and the creators made? Let’s find out!

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The Legend, Revisited!

I’d like to think my love for the Legend of Zelda series has been established since the get-go (see my other Zelda post here). As such, when I heard about the Hyrule Historia being released by Dark Horse Comics, I could barely contain myself… Especially with the inclusion of the “Official” Timeline as established and confirmed by Big N. Now, if you are confused or unsure about how these games all come together to form an ACTUAL timeline, I believe we have something for you. Continue reading

G3: Gaming Gimmicks Galore (E3 Rant)

Let me just start off by saying that my opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of all 2ShotsOfGeek members and yadayada, that stuff.

The big event that we all know as E3 occurred just last week, and quite honestly, I was overall disappointed with the event. The short version as to why I found the show to lack hype factor is this, basically (be sure to check out the links in the description as well; they are easily some of the best gaming-related gifs I have ever come across). As for the long-winded, gamer-rage-filled version, you can hit the jump below.

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