My Nintendo 2020 in Review, and my Hopes for 2021

So… about 2020, huh? My blogging has started a little bit late this month because of stressful holidays, and stressful COVID stuff. Which, honestly, seems to be something almost everyone reading can relate to. Give yourselves a hug, guys. A Look Back at 2020 The year 2020 was so long, yet so short, yet soContinue reading “My Nintendo 2020 in Review, and my Hopes for 2021”

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Six Months Later

“A game that released at the exact right time,” were the thoughts of many people upon the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Its debut came at the time when the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was making its way through scores of countries, with many governments around the world implementing shelter-in-place orders, people losing jobs, andContinue reading “Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Six Months Later”

The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part II

On Christmas morning, 2008, I woke up at my father’s house to find that he had bought us a Nintendo Wii. I was beside myself. My sister showed some interest in games, as she had also gotten a DS (to not feel left out) but she was nowhere near as enthusiastic as I was aboutContinue reading “The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part II”

The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part I

Most people I know understand that growing up in the Caribbean always involved visits from family who moved abroad to the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. As a child, it meant staring in awe at whatever new-fangled technology my cousins had, often video games and consoles. It also meant relatives sending their olderContinue reading “The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part I”