Category Archives: Switch

Training the strongest Lucas amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

There’s been plenty of buzz regarding Ness’s amiibo lately, but what about Lucas’s? The two EarthBound representatives may look similar, but in reality, they couldn’t be more different from each other! After being added to Super Smash Bros. 4 as DLC, Lucas made a name for himself as a solid mid-tier character. He’s much stronger in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, though he does suffer from a lack of tournament entries.

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Training the strongest King K. Rool amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Heavyweights were typically strong contenders in Smash 4 amiibo tournaments. The burly brutes Bowser and Ganondorf ruled the metagame, having claimed title after title with their powerful finishers and rock-solid defenses. As you might expect, their excellent performances quickly cemented them as the titans of the competitive scene. But now, we’ve moved on to Smash Ultimate, and the game has changed. Enter King K. Rool, a heavyweight fiend who puts Smash 4 Bowser and Ganondorf to shame. This crowned combatant breaks the mold of bulky fighters by bringing a unique set of attributes to the table.

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Training the strongest Ness amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Today, we’re going to take an in-depth look at Ness and his place in the Exion amiibo metagame. Ness was one of twelve fighters introduced in the original Super Smash Bros. on the Nintendo 64. Since then, he’s terrorized opponents by shouting “PK Fire” over and over again. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on who you ask), Ness’s Figure Player perfectly embodies the spirit of an Elite Smash player, making him a strong contender in competitive tournaments!

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Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch – Sub-Game Rankings

Brain Age was released on the Nintendo Switch in January of this year. Wait, you haven’t heard of it? That’s because it hasn’t been released in North America yet, and at the time of writing, we have no word on a potential release. I’m a huge Brain Age fan – I played Concentration Training to death and back – so naturally, I created a European Nintendo account specifically to download and play Brain Age.

After about thirty hours and extensive experience with everything it has to offer, I’ve formed a rather solid opinion on it: it’s good. Just good. It certainly has problems, but it’s an enjoyable experience, so today, I’m going to rank all of its sub-games and discuss its features. Think of this as a review but without the strict format. Please note that I’m not going to cover the multiplayer games, as they are the one part of Brain Age I wasn’t able to try out. Continue reading Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch – Sub-Game Rankings

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – The Ethics of Time Travel

As avid Animal Crossing fans probably know, time travel has been incorporated in each main series title since the original on the Nintendo GameCube. Its premise is rather simple: by changing the system’s time and date, players can skip ahead to speed up their town development, move out villagers, or access certain holidays or events in advance.

The release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch has once again created something of a split within the community: those who time travel and those who don’t. As somebody who has played the game both ways, I have an important question to answer today: is time traveling worth it in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

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