Animal Crossing, Games

5 Things I Love About Animal Crossing

A couple of days ago, I dug out my Nintendo 3DS and opened the case. I don't play it much lately - I never even finished Pokemon Sun! I looked through the games stored inside and felt nostalgic. Sitting there was Animal Crossing: New Leaf (ACNL for short). According to my villagers, the last time… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About Animal Crossing

Games, Ingress

Ingress: The World Is Not What It Seems

Ingress is an augmented reality location-based mobile game created by Niantic Labs. According to the storyline, scientists discover the existence of Exotic Matter (shortened to XM). Players pick between two factions - Enlightened (green) and Resistance (blue). The Enlightened sides with the unnatural XM and the aliens - called Shapers - who introduced it. The… Continue reading Ingress: The World Is Not What It Seems

Games, Titanfall

A Glimpse at Respawn’s Titanfall 2

I apologize for the blog silence on my end! I had planned to combine my Monday and Wednesday posts together, and then my Wednesday post never happened. I seem to have caught the tail-end of a cold - my sinuses have been taunting me since yesterday evening (breathing, what is breathing?). I'm lacking in energy, but still… Continue reading A Glimpse at Respawn’s Titanfall 2

Games, Pokemon

Pokemon Go is Bringing People Outside Together

Have you been playing Pokemon Go? The free app was first released in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, and has since spread to the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and 26 other countries. Nintendo developed Pokémon Go with Niantic, the company behind another augmented reality game called Ingress. Augmented reality (AR) games are played… Continue reading Pokemon Go is Bringing People Outside Together

Games, Ingress

They’re Already Here: A Month With Ingress

One month ago, I published a blog centered around Ingress, a mobile game app created by Niantic. When I first started, I knew only the basics - the object of the game is to collect XM, capture portals, and create links and fields between these portals. Hacking portals awards items, like weapons and resonators, and… Continue reading They’re Already Here: A Month With Ingress