Pokémon Go has been a raging success, but how do we truly measure up as Pokémon Trainers? Continue reading How does the Player become better at Pokémon Go?
E3 has come and gone once again and it’s hard to believe yet another year has flown by for us all. As always there have been plenty of new game reveals and hardware information to snap up over the past … Continue reading Ratchet’s E3 2016 Round-Up
Any of us who owns a smart phone or a tablet these days is very likely to have at least one game on the device we’re happy to while away some time with. These games tend to be easy to … Continue reading The Detrimental Effect of Daily Log-In Rewards
Recently Nintendo has brought back a man who we all had mostly forgotten; Dr. Kawashima and his Brain Training was given to Wii U owners for free an d for a brief time we were taken back to 2005 and reliving the first Nintendo DS phenomenon. The game made us see that the DS could be something more than a simple gaming platform; it could be a book, a puzzle collection, a musical instrument. Even The Sun released a crossword collection on the thing. However 2005 was a long time ago now and since then almost any device you can get … Continue reading Gamer’s Ability to Focus: The Advantages of the Handheld over Apps
The Simpsons have never been strangers to video games, appearing on almost every console and handheld during their ongoing 25 year syndication. As the show has evolved the games have changed from Bart Simpson’s adventure games, to parodies of established formulas like Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Grand Theft Auto and onto the grand outing in The Simpsons Game. However in recent years the family have been pretty quiet on the video game front, TV and movie tie-ins aren’t so popular today as they once were; “serious” gaming has not been kind to The Simpsons. Then the app craze hit … Continue reading The Simpsons Tapped Out: The Definitive Simpsons Video Game