Tents, Wasps, and DIYs! Oh My! An Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review

In 2001, the original Animal Crossing game debuted exclusively in Japan on the Nintendo 64. Later, it was enhanced and released in North America on Nintendo GameCube in 2002. Animal Crossing as a series is a life-simulation game that takes the players into a new civilization filled with animal villagers. Players have various ways of…

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Four Compelling Characters in Video Games: Why Representation Matters

Video games have come far as an artistic medium. Now more than ever are we seeing their narrative prowess, complete with rich, fantastical worlds and nuanced characters, strengthening our cultivation of empathy to the art form and tackling the stereotype of games as being shallow. In a demonstration of this, I have compiled a list…

Best of the 2010s: Video Games

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series is back for a look at our favourite video games! This decade brought us the PlayStation 4, X-Box One, the Nintendo Switch and the er – Ouyer. With such fantastic consoles, came fantastic games and a plethora of choices that we narrowed down to our top ten favourite video…

Pokemon Sword and Shield: A First Hour Review

So here it is! Pokemon Sword and Shield is the newest mainline Pokemon game from Game Freak and Nintendo. With a new region, new Pokemon and new mechanics, how well does the first non spin off Pokemon title on the switch hold up? We'll be covering the first hour or so of gameplay to give…