NIgmabox Rundown (6/13) E3 2017: Prelude To Final Climax

Well, after two days of staying up obscenely late and writing approximately 7,000 words on video games announcements, I am getting fed-up with this whole charade that points out just how darn formulaic I can be with these Rundowns.  I know that one of my weaknesses as a writer is my reliance on formula and a structure that I can base my writings about, and while I do try to break away from this when possible, it is far too easy to fall into a routine when doing something on a large scale.  Anyways, E3 is almost done, and I just have Nintendo’s showing and a few more things to take care of. Continue reading

Nigmaboc Rundown (4/09-4/15) Q1 2017 Was The Best Quarter For Video Games

Recently, discussions have begun about how 2017 might just be one of the best years in video gaming, as the first quarter of the year was home to an excess of stellar titles.  However, I can’t help but find any of those claims to be a bit overly presumptuous, as the year is still beginning.  But if people were instead talking about how Q1 was the best quarter in the history of gaming, then that it both entirely justifiable, and those people are probably right considering the number of great games that came out in those 90 days.  The only one of which I played was Dragon Quest VIII…  Man, I am really disconnected from the cultural zeitgeist.   Continue reading

Kirby Super Star Ultra Review

Kirby_Super_Star_Ultra_logoKirby Super Star Ultra is one of those games that regularly rings throughout my head whenever I try to pinpoint what my favorite games of all time truly are.  A title that I remember as a purely joyous experience, and one that shines brightly as a more traditional Kirby game, when they tend to be solid and fun platforming affairs.  Being a fickle and temperamental person, I chose to revisit and replay the title in order to remind me why I felt this way, and provide a review explaining why it is among my favorite games of all time. Continue reading

Kirby Triple Deluxe Review

kirby-triple-deluxe2Oh boy, remember when I was going to go through and review every Kirby game ever made?  No?  Yeah, that’s probably a good thing.  Point is that I like myself some Kirby and played nearly every game starring the pink puff ball, so its only natural that I’d pick up his latest adventure when Best Buy decided that a buy one get one free sale for first party Nintendo 3DS titles was something they’d have stock for.

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Nigmabox Rundown (29/9-05/10) All I Need Is Pokemon

Pokemon-XY-pokemon-34679625-1024-768…All of this?  I only care about it a morsel as much as I care about Pokemon X/Y.  I’ve been following the Neogaf thread about it and goddamn am I excited.  I know, the “fun” is in discovering the new Pokemons you never heard of.  Well, not for me.  I’ve just been planning and preparing everything for my big rush into the Kalos region where I have the stupid, stupid, stupid goal of getting them all.  Every poop licking Pocket Monster there is…  Now, could one of you sexy young infants help me find my marbles?  I’ll check and see if any flew up your assholes.

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