Three things I like about Pokemon Sword/Shield (Also three things I like less)

It seems to me that Pokemon Sword and Shield have been the perfect opportunity for less satisfied corners of the fandom to come out air all of their grievances. Either with the franchise in general, or towards its developer Game Freak. With varying degrees of justification in my opinion. I have already voiced my feelings on the “Dexit” controversy multiple times now, and with the gift of hindsight, I am less indifferent to the issue than I thought I would be.

That’s not really what I’m here to talk about today though. In the end, the issue still didn’t effect my enjoyment or experience with the game, if there were a list of things about the game I could change, I doubt that particular controversy would even be in my top five. Mostly there are other issues with the game that leave me wanting even more.

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The Real Neat Blogging Award

In all the time I’ve been writing, I haven’t really had much opportunity to do many of these Blogging Awards. I have Alyssa of Al’s Manga Blog to thank for this nomination, which comes at a time where I’m not exactly at my most prolific when it comes to writing on here.

Alyssa has been kind enough to throw some comments on my video games posts as I’ve been taking a mini break from writing about anime, but I recommend checking her blog out covering a lot of comic books and manga, as well as the odd video game review herself.

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My favourite musical moments in video games

I’m not all that musically inclined. I can’t sing that well, and I’d rather spend my quiet times listening to podcasts than music on my headphones. But even I am not deaf to how important and impactful music can be when contributing towards a moment in a movie or a video game. A well executed moment with the appropriate piece of music can make a good moment great and a great moment stick in your mind for years to come.

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