New Year, New Console: What I Love About the Switch

New Year, New Console: What I Love About the Switch

I still remember the day the first Nintendo Switch ad came out. I was at work, at an engineering news site with a big focus on new and upcoming tech. Two of my friends came rushing over, phones in hand, eager to show me.

I remember being distinctly unimpressed. I don’t know what was going on in my brain at the time (it’s very possible I was having a rough day, because that happened a LOT at that job), but it just didn’t inspire me. Continue reading “New Year, New Console: What I Love About the Switch”

The New Nintendo 2DS: A Girly Geek Review

The New Nintendo 2DS: A Girly Geek Review

When I was very new at the Instagram game, I met a very charming group of folks. One of those people was the mastermind behind LukeLikesGames, a champion game collector and general wonderful person.

I distinctly remember the first conversation I had with him.

It was about controller design. His point was that some designs, like the Xbox and PlayStation controllers, haven’t really had any major changes (aside from a tweak or two) since they were introduced. Continue reading “The New Nintendo 2DS: A Girly Geek Review”

Why I Don’t Have a Favourite Console

Why I Don’t Have a Favourite Console

Recently, I was happily wandering around on the Internet when I saw a story about Xbox.

It would seem that Microsoft has said that the Xbox One X, which has been getting hyped all year as “the world’s most powerful console,” actually won’t be the company’s flagship. Instead, it’ll be relying on the One S to carry it.

That really got me thinking about differences in consoles, which honestly is not something that occurs to me a whole lot, and how people pick favourites. Continue reading “Why I Don’t Have a Favourite Console”