Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stepping Away for a Bit

When I started Shiny New Cartridge a few years ago, it was meant to be fun. I was writing about something I greatly enjoyed in an era when exciting, new things were happening in video games. Somehow, that excitement has … Continue reading

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Dear Sony: Your Hardware is Shit (Update)

Dear Sony: I should have broken up with you a long time ago. You have no attention span, your hardware is usually rotten in its first iteration, and you have a haughty arrogance that so puts me off. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem Warriors Coming to New 3DS

And my need for a Switch just got a whole lot lower. Fire Emblem Warriors, like Hyrule Warriors, is also coming to the New 3Ds, Nintendo announced today. Like the Switch version, it will be available this fall. That just … Continue reading

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Why is PS4 in the Lead?

This will be a bit of a rant. I can’t figure out why the PS4 leads this generation. I can’t. My system has broken for a second time, the operating system is utter crap, the UI is counterintuitive. I keep … Continue reading

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Disgaea 5 and Puyo Puyo Tetris Coming to Switch

Surely it’s going to be a torrent of announcements now, and it’s kicked off with a couple of doozies: Disgaea 5’s complete edition will come to the Switch, as will Sega’s Puyo Puyo Tetris, which has been out in Japan … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch: The Rest Includes Zelda at Launch

I say again: I wasn’t blown away by the Switch launch. I think they spent too long with some of the details trying to justify the hardware. But once they got into the games? Oh. My. God. First off, as … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch Feels Meh to Me. And I Absolutely Need It.

I made a joke on NintendoLife that probably the only way to get me to buy a Nintendo Switch was to make one specific game that I wanted. One that was kind of a brain fantasy, putting together two of … Continue reading

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