Paper Mario returns to the Switch

Completely out of left field, Nintendo announced today that Paper Mario: The Origami King will release exclusively for the Switch on July 17, 2020. The first game in the series since 2016 (Paper Mario: Color Splash), the latest entry in the series looks to be equal parts unexpected and zany. One might say that the aesthetic and styling, at times, looks to be reminiscent of Sony’s Tearaway.

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COVID-19 makes its own time

Tossing, turning, and chewing on the unknown was the bulk of my internal life at the onset of COVID-19. It still is to a lesser extent. Like others, the rollout of the virus began with an indifference that quickly morphed to waves of panic. Ballooning cases in the US, economic catastrophe, and a statewide shutdown made sure of this.

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Cyberpunk 2077 is set to land in 2020

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For as much as CD Projekt Red harped on the fact that Cyberpunk 2077 needed time to cook, it’s hard to believe it will finally be arriving early next year. The latest showing for the game at Microsoft’s E3 press conference was more wind to the hype filled fire, but it was the unveiling of … Read more Cyberpunk 2077 is set to land in 2020

The Xbox Division’s Path of Promise

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The seventh generation of video game consoles was marked by grit, the breakout of online multiplayer, and standout new IP’s like Bioshock and Mass Effect. The Xbox 360 and PS3 years were also a reminder of the importance of endings in the context of growth and innovation within an industry.

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