This week on The Entertainment Dome, we run down every announcement from the September Nintendo Direct, from Fire Emblem Engage to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
I feel like it’d be an over exaggeration, if not outright inaccurate, to say 2021 was a bad year for video games. Quite frankly, there were plenty of awesome new games or updates to existing ones. On a personal level, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart properly demonstrated the potential of the PlayStation 5, both Great Ace Attorney games finally made it to the West, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate truly made the impossible possible by completing its roster with Sora from Kingdom Hearts.
But I will admit the industry itself has made it hard to be optimistic about 2022. Over the last twelve months, we’ve seen outright abysmal releases like the Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy remasters, the likes of Ubisoft and Square Enix committing to incorporating NFTs (the newest environmentally damaging grift) into their games, and then there’s just everything about Activision, which has once again highlighted how horrible the industry can be behind closed doors.
While it is important to acknowledge all the bad parts of this industry, even if it’s painful to do so, that doesn’t mean there’ll be no joy to be found in it either. As always, there are already a number of select games I’m looking forward to this year and I’m sure there are a number of amazing titles that haven’t been announced yet. Plus, this is a yearly tradition at this point so let’s get on with things and get to my ten most anticipated games of 2022.Continue reading
This week on The Entertainment Dome, we get round to discussing the last Nintendo Direct and we’re… a little excited about the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character.
This week on the last episode of The Entertainment Dome for this year, we find ourselves getting a bit angrier than usual towards RWBY Volume 5, before ending things on a ramble about our experiences with Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon and Divinity: Original Sin II.
See you in 2018!