Now with the Nintendo Switch, it seems much of that tightened grip has now loosened, and companies like NIS America are ready to make a move on the platform with Nintendo having much to gain.
I always find life to be ironic, and when I heard about the possibility of Microsoft buying EA, I thought that was just amusing as hell.
There are physical releases of games that come out that include no physical game, some portion of the game is physical, or a promise of future digital content and it's all getting a little bit absurd.
Since the game awards have existed, so has my criticism of it; each year we find ourselves in the same predicament and watching...another...Game Awards.
Pokémon, for as long as it has existed, has always produced two different versions: Red & Blue, Silver & Gold, Ruby & Sapphire etc. It seems that now more than ever, that version differences need to be greater.
Let us not look upon the death of Miiverse as tragic, but rather, an opportunity to exam the service and see what we can learn!