Happy Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition Day!

Hello dear readers and welcome to this special edition of Shoot the Rookie. As you may know I am a huge fan of the game Xenoblade Chronicles. As you may also know, a Definitive Edition of the game was released today (that’s May 29th 2020 for those reading in the future). Therefore I decided to celebrate by putting together some pictures of the Collector’s Set that I received this morning, so why not join me to find out what it looks like!

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Twitter Tags: Four Games That Define Me

Hello dear readers and welcome to Shoot the Rookie. I don’t know about you but I’m finding this whole lock-down thing a bit of a de-motivator when it comes to writing proper long form posts, so instead I’m concentrating on shorter, fun, community inspired ideas! To that end, today’s post is the first (and possibly last) in a new series that I like to call Twitter Tags, so please join me to find out what it is all about!

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Valentine’s Day Shipping Extravaganza!

Hello dear readers and a very Happy Valentine’s Day! I know some of you hate Valentine’s Day, or at least try and willfully ignore it, but please don’t let that put you off! It is clear that Valentine’s is in many ways just a big corporate mess, but for me, having a day designed to celebrate love can hardly be the worst thing that could happen, particularly in these dark days. Therefore, I thought I’d get into the spirit of things and have a bit of fun celebrating love and romance in video games…

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Nintendo: Direct to the Heart

Hello readers and thanks for joining me for this slightly belated look at the Nintendo Direct which aired on Wednesday, September 4th! I know a lot of other bloggers have already written about the event but I’m going to take a slightly different angle, and instead of going over each game, I just want to talk about my reaction to the event as a whole with a focus on a couple of specific games. Continue reading “Nintendo: Direct to the Heart”

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