A few weeks ago, I quoted the YouTuber ProJared in my Gaming in American Culture essay. The crux of my research has been the effects of Japanese Role-Playing Games on the West. In his Final Fantasy Mystic Quest video, ProJared argues that Japanese developers questioned the competence of the outside world, which led to fewer localizations. It was … Continue reading Art vs. The Artist
Jason plays the Pokémon Trading Card Game
Time to say good-bye to the last strands of my dignity. I'm sure it's no secret that I love Pokémon, as I spent months building up to Pokémon Sun and Moon on this blog when it was announced. However, I haven't spent too much time talking about the Trading Card Game. Which is strange considering … Continue reading Jason plays the Pokémon Trading Card Game
Stealing from Sports’ Traditions
I may not be a very sport-y person, but if there's anything I enjoy about sports it would be the team naming conventions. Yeah I know that's a strange thing to latch onto. But trust me, there's a through-line to this conversation. Which, spoiler alert, is video game related. Because hey if you wanted to … Continue reading Stealing from Sports’ Traditions
So how about that Sun and Moon trailer?
Man, it's been a real busy day. Work on the Daily Titan kept me busy after my classes between an enterprise story we had about graduation rates on campus and our breaking news coverage of a suspicious package bomb threat on campus. Though the bomb threat turned out to be nothing, and I'm grateful for … Continue reading So how about that Sun and Moon trailer?