Nigmabox Rundown (3/18-3/24) Break Time Is Work Time!

Ever since I started working part-time in 2014, that part time work quickly became full time, or at least close to full time, whenever I happened to have a break from school.  Spring break has meant that I work for a full week, winter break rounds out to a full month, excluding holidays and half days, and summer amounts to, well, near full time work for several months, where the projects just keep on coming.  I’m not complaining about this, I just find it odd how a “break” to me now means that I wind up working more than I would otherwise.
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Nigmabox Rundown (2/11-2/17) Gameindustri Is A Business!

Something that I tend to forget from time to time is that the video game industry is really just a large scale multi-billion dollar business run by companies that, above all else, are searching for ways to remain profitable in what is a rather turbulent market.  While games are unquestionably art, they are sold as products and produced by studios with the goal of creating revenue likely surpassing whatever goals are held by the developers themselves.  Yes, of course there is the independent scene where things work different, but when talking about industry, only the biggest players really warrant much attention.
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Rayman Legends Review

Several months ago, I reviewed Rayman Origins, a colorful, creative, and tightly designed platformer that I came away from about as positively as I could.  As such, it seemed inevitable that I would get to its sequel, Rayman Legends, and seeing as how the game has a Switch port due out in about a week, I figured that now would be as good a time as any. Continue reading

Nigmabox Rundown (6/12) E3 2017: I Really Should Have Taken Off Work Today

Trying to follow E3 news while working a very busy job where the only down time I have during lunch is not very fun, and as such I have spent nearly the entirety of my evening catching up to E3 and watching what I missed.  I’m just thankful that Microsoft moved their conference to Sunday, otherwise I would have been writing until I was struggling to stay awake.  Well, more than I am when finally publishing this.   Continue reading

Rayman Origins Review

I have a personal policy where I like to revisit any game that I consider to be among my all time favorites once every few years.  This is my way of ensuring that they are still quality titles that deserve to be placed so highly in my mind, help reinvigorate my affection towards certain titles, and allow me to more closely understand what makes these games so gosh darn good.  Rayman Origins is the latest entry in this series of never ending exploits, and it’s still pretty wonderful. Continue reading

Nigmabox Rundown (5/08-5/14) Sailor Sun and Mister Moon

Edge Family Ryuko Shadow Litten by Stocky6493“Hallo Natalie, wie geht’s?”  Why thank you for asking Maple-chan.  I just finished community college, completely failed at talking to another human being for about two hours after paying for their company, and am going to come out sometime next week.  “…Sometimes I wonder why I exist, and then I remember that it’s because some Aspie conjured me in their corrupted mind.”  Shut up Maple-chan, it’s time to talk about video games.  “Because people care so much about what you think about banal video game news.”  …I may decide to kill you off in your upcoming story, Maple Loves Senpai after that comment. Continue reading

Nigmabox Rundown (10/18-10/24) The Super Sexual Anthropomorphized Doughnut BBW Fart Queen

0 Henneko Hey Sexy Boy There is a TOn of Poverty and destruction in the world Enjoy this pornSo, I didn’t pay much attention to it after its launch, it’s flaccid whimpering launch, but it was pretty obvious to everybody that something bad happened in the Bundie offices when this turkey was being baked.  So Kotaku, a site I visit so seldomly I do not know what the front page looks like, did a neat little piece on the development of the Destiny: Part 1 or Dest1ny if you are somebody who found out about 1337-speak in 2007, and still thinks it’s kinda cool…    Continue reading