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What If You Could Join Team Rocket?

What If You Could Join Team Rocket?

I fondly remember the day when dad arrived home with a launch copy of Pokémon Blue that he’d somehow managed to acquire in the mad sales rush, as well as the years of memories that followed with that single cartridge. Though many titles come and…

HarmoKnight – Review

HarmoKnight – Review

I bet that if you were to blindfold someone who had played a decent chunk of any Pokémon game and played them some music from it, they would probably be able to place it with some degree of certainty. There’s something about the musical stylings…

Ninty Dominate Japan’s 2012 Sales Charts

In news that will likely surprise no one except a dead tortoise named Cecil, white-plastic merchants Nintendo dominated 2012′s sales charts in Japan.  While other platforms have a notoriously difficult time gaining a foothold in Japan, Ninty have once again shown the competition who’s boss,…

Best of 2012 – 10 Games and Their Classic 8-Point Story Arcs

Best of 2012 – 10 Games and Their Classic 8-Point Story Arcs

Voted for by Richie, Stu and Tim

It is generally agreed that most stories are structured around the classic, reliable 8-Point Story Arc – a formula that dictates every story should be built around these steps;

  1. Stasis
  2. Trigger
  3. The Quest
  4. Surprise
  5. Critical Choice
  6. Climax