Nintendo Direct 9-13-17 Overview

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We’re back with another Nintendo Direct. Instead of blabbering, watch the presentation and continue below for my thoughts. Spoiler: I sort of geek out about Fire Emblem.

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10 Favorite Games of 2006 (Plus 4 Others)

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If you’ve been keeping attention (nobody hasn’t, myself included), you might realize that I didn’t do a “Favorite Games of 2005,” and that’s because I’ve struggled to write about that batch of games (for whatever reason). So I’m moving onto 2006, where I only struggled to scratch up enough games to fill a top ten. The actually writing about the games was quite easy.

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SNES Classic Edition Alternatives

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So you couldn’t pre-order a SNES Classic Edition. You were alerted when Best Buy opened orders late Monday and missed your chance with Amazon because you were, y’know, sleeping. You prepared on Tuesday yet missed on pre-ordering with Walmart and Target. And the less said about GameStop (in general), the better.

Now what?

You can do the adult thing by staying patient and being hopeful that you find one on store shelves. Or maybe you pay a few hundred to a scalper on eBay. But wait! Instead of those options, I have four alternatives to the SNES Classic Edition that won’t annoy anyone and definitely won’t get you the upcoming micro-console, but what else can you do? Leave your money in your bank account like a responsible person?

WARNING: This is a wise-ass post that should not be taken seriously. I want to get that out of the way because I imagine there are people too serious about this damn micro-console to get the message right away.

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Let’s Predict Fire Emblem Warrior’s Roster

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The big news in the world of Fire Emblem is the slow reveal of playable characters for the upcoming Fire Emblem Warriors for Switch and 3DS. That, naturally, gets people wondering about what characters have yet to appear and start making predictions based around story prominence, popularity, and good ol’ fashioned wishful thinking. And I am no exception.

Disclaimer: these predictions shouldn’t be taken seriously. They’re for fun, and something I can check once the game is out and see where I was off-the-mark.

Updated September 15, 2017. All numbers written below reflect Fire Emblem Warriors at the time when this article was originally posted.


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