Nintendo “ARMS” Impressions: A Fighting Game Newbie and Veteran Weigh In

A few weeks back, Nintendo's quirky take on fighting games, ARMS, dropped. It turned the fighting game formula on its head by employing over-the-shoulder view and focusing mainly on punches. This behind-the-back perspective also emphasized motion control over anything. Finally, it did away with a fighting game staple - combos are nowhere to be found,…

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E3 2017 Aftermath: What’s A Geek’s Favorite Things!

The press conferences of E3 2017 are all done and the What's a Geek team reflects on the games that caught everyone's eye. This year's E3 doesn't feel as heavy hitting as E3 2016, but that doesn't mean the conference is devoid of exciting content. There are plenty of new surprises, returning franchises, and established…

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Pokemon Go Coming this July!

Nintendo announced that plans for a Pokemon game for smartphones way back last September. Also previously announced was that the game was in joint development under the banners of The Pokemon Company, Nintendo, and Niantic - the makers of the game Ingress and would use the phone’s camera as part of gameplay. In addition to…

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We’ve Got Your Pokemon Go #TrainerGoals Right Here

When we last checked in on Pokémon Go, we knew that field testing for the game had officially begun, and that it would spiral out from Japan. Most of the leaks and information about Pokémon Go has been compiled by the awesome people over at /r/TheSilphRoad. You can pop over there for more in-depth reads. As of last month,…

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20 Years of Pokémon

Some twenty years ago, a roleplaying game released onto the original Nintendo GameBoy marked the start of a franchise that’s loved the world over. Today, Pokémon is the second best-selling video game franchise – defeated only by the Mario franchise. Its long list of accolades includes eight Guinness World Records, one of which is “Most Successful…

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