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Cloud’s Forum Adventures: Season 7 (Sealed Shadows Saga)

Cloud’s Forum Adventures (often shortened to CFA) was an awful comic series I worked on from 2012 to 2015. You’ll see what I mean just by reading one episode: its characters are dull, its plot is cliche, and its visuals are awkward and uninteresting.

Unfortunately, popular demand has spawned a seventh season. Since this will be the first series I’ve made in over three years, I’ll be trying my best to retain the low-level visuals of the original episodes. It’s actually a lot more difficult than you might think! Either way, I recommend you don’t read this. Continue reading Cloud’s Forum Adventures: Season 7 (Sealed Shadows Saga)

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Review: Cuphead (Nintendo Switch)

PC releases aside, Cuphead was initially an Xbox One exclusive. Thanks to the growing relationship between Microsoft and Nintendo, however, the game has finally found its way to Nintendo Switch! Cuphead is known for its signature visuals and challenging enemies. As the game approaches a more casual audience on Nintendo Switch, there are important questions to ask: how does the game hold up, and does its high difficulty level detract from the experience?

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Pokémon Sword and Shield need changes, and they need them soon

Just yesterday, Pokémon Sword and Shield were shaping up to be strong entries in the Pokémon franchise: clean, stylized graphics, wide open areas, and interesting new mechanics had sold fans around the globe. Today’s Nintendo Treehouse Live presentation featured Pokémon Sword and Shield, and an appalling bit of information was confirmed: players will not be able to transfer Pokémon that are not assigned to the Galar region Pokédex.

Despite everything, the Pokémon developers still seem out of touch with their core fanbase, and this raises a point: several aspects of the Pokémon series have become stale or overused, and Sword and Shield are as good a time as ever to change things up for the greater good. In today’s post, we’re going to go over why an incomplete National Pokédex is such a bad thing and how the new titles could potentially draw competitive players in with updated features.

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