• Uncovering the Surprising Social Commentary In ‘Animal Crossing’

    Animal Crossing is a life simulation video game series developed and published by Nintendo that has gained a large following since its inception in 2001. While the series is known for its cute and charming characters, engaging gameplay, and colorful graphics, it also contains subtle social commentary on various aspects of the real world. One […]
    • by Ben Yardley
    • 21 Days ago
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  • Animal Crossing: A Retrospective Look at the Best Games in the Series

    The Nintendo franchise, Animal Crossing, is a popular life simulation video game. The series released several main titles, including the original Animal Crossing on the N64/GameCube (2001), Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS/2005), Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii/2008), Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS/2012), and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch/2020). Each game adds new features and gameplay […]
    • by Ben Yardley
    • 21 Days ago
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  • ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Review: Much Better Than ‘Fallen Kingdom’ And Chock-Full Of Surprises

    Jurassic World Dominion has a lot riding on it. At least for me, personally. Like pretty much every kid who grew up in the 90s, I was enamored with the original Jurassic Park. My sisters and I would quote the movie endlessly and repeatedly act out certain scenes. Trust me, we’ve shaken our fair share […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 8 Months ago
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  • To Infinity And Beyond: Buzz Is Back In Pixar’s New ‘Lightyear’ Trailer

    Buzz Lightyear wasn’t kidding when he exclaimed “To infinity and beyond!” nearly three decades ago. The spaceman from Toy Story is receiving his own solo film directly from Pixar itself, and a new trailer for it just dropped. I’m not gonna lie. I like it. A lot. The choice of David Bowie’s hit song “Starman” […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 1 Year ago
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  • Movie Review: ‘Dune’ Spices Things Up In Long-Awaited Reboot

    There’s a lot riding on 2021’s Dune film adaptation. Not only does it have to live up to the expectations of faithfully bringing Frank Herbert’s groundbreaking, genre-defining 1965 masterpiece of a novel to life, it also has to live up to the high expectations that inherently come along with being a film directed by Denis […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 1 Year ago
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  • Metroid: The Dark Lore Behind Nintendo’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece

    It’s an exciting time to be a Metroid fan. With the announcement of the October release of Metroid Dread, the fifth and reportedly final installment of the core Metroid saga, as well as confirmation that the long-awaited Metroid Prime 4 is currently in development and due next year, there is no better time to get […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 1 Year ago
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  • “Evolving Skies”: The Other Pokémon TCG Set Coming This Summer

    While fans of the Pokémon trading card game have been enjoying exclusive KFC promo cards while they patiently wait for the highly anticipated Chilling Reign expansion due in June, The Pokémon Company has revealed yet another set that’s slated for release later this summer. The upcoming set is called Evolving Skies, and it’s likely a localization […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Pokémon Fossil Tour Highlights Dinosaurs That Inspired The Series

    By now everyone knows the Pokémon series was largely inspired by the bug-collecting and battling days of creator Satoshi Tajiri’s childhood days. But it’s often forgotten what an outsized role prehistoric creatures played in the development of the series; after all, evolution itself serves as a primary aspect of Pokémon. With that in mind, the […]
    • by Jason Radner
    • 2 Years ago
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  • ‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Remains Defiant: “I’m Proud Of Apu”

    In a world where the past is increasingly being either forgotten or re-written to suit modern tastes and sensibilities, many characters from America’s most sacred pop culture institutions have been either tweaked or outright cancelled at the whims of woke critics. Perhaps none more beloved than Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the entrepreneurial Indian immigrant from the animated […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 2 Years ago
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  • World’s First Full-Fledged Godzilla Ride Coming Soon

    After decades of delighting (and terrifying) audiences around the world, Godzilla will finally be taking his thrills outside of the cinema and into an amusement park this year. The popular Kaiju will star in his first permanent ride which will launch at Seibuen Amusement Park in Japan. The ride will debut during the park’s grand […]
    • by Mark Adams
    • 2 Years ago
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