Twitch in the Mainstream

We have all been big proponents of Twitch. Since its inception in 2011, the platform has been the hub for many people to watch others playing video games. The site has been integral to popular gaming tournaments for mammoths like DOTA, League of Legends, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, PUBG and now Fortnight. A 100-player PvP Battle Royale game that has exploded in the past month with constant updat...[Read More]

The Cracks in Overwatch League’s Armor

The Good Overwatch League has put Overwatch in an even larger spotlight than usual. When the game released in May of 2016, the game received high praise and even won Game of The Year.¬†However, no one could’ve have imagined that Blizzard would set up an official league of its own almost a year and a half later that would mostly be successful in viewings alone with a consistent 100,000+ viewer...[Read More]

Pokemon in 2018

Pokemon and 2018 A great duo, as all of the fans might think, is Pokemon releasing on the newest generation of Nintendo’s consoles: the Nintendo Switch and 3DS. With the new year, Nintendo has promised us that there will also be a new Pokemon games in order to utilize the heightened graphics and a concepts that the Switch provides. Near Future The first of which, is the new handheld game; De...[Read More]

Kingdom Hearts from JP D23 News

Quality over Quantity We didn’t receive a plethora of information about the ever famous Kingdom Hearts 3 Release (including the release date), but what we did get was that it was confirmed for later 2018 and 2 trailers!!! Are you excited for even more at E3? Hopefully we’ll get the release date then! Trailer 1 This Japanese trailer confirmed all of our dreams. Monster’s Inc. worl...[Read More]

Is the Nintendo Labo a Genius or Gimmick?

On thing that Nintendo is not afraid to do, is do something totally unexpected. Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane… The 90’s One big example is the Power Glove. Made in 1989, and discontinued the following year. Although it was not DIRECTLY part of Nintendo’s accessories for the NES system, it was still made under their name and used to change the game. It’s ear...[Read More]

Pokemon News Galore

Are you having a serious case for Pokemon nostalgia? Do you get in and out of Pokemon on a pretty regular basis? Well here’s 3 of the most exciting things to come out recently! New Hoenn Pokemon in Pokemon Go Pokemon Go was a huge 2016 fad that came and went; however, the fan-base continues on strong even today in 2018. So what’s new? Well Hoenn Pokemon have officially joined the Go Po...[Read More]

Overwatch Brings Culture To The Fans

One might have noticed that Overwatch League is going on right now. If you haven’t noticed, nor really cared in Opening weekend, you take a look here: The Twitch¬† The Official Page But there’s something going on behind the stage of lights, camera, and action. SKINS!!! Yes, one of Overwatch’s fan favorite aspects of choosing the outfit of your FPS hero in gorgeous, gaudy or silly ...[Read More]

Nintendo Brings Back TWEWY

Nintendo as a company always loves giving people surprises when you least expect it. In its history, Nintendo gives us fans what they want even if we don’t exactly know ourselves. Earlier this week, Nintendo Direct Mini on January 11th decided to bring back a fan favorite for their Switch console. Personally, this game was on of my favorites and has always had its spot in my Top 10 Favorite ...[Read More]

Nelajus’s Top 3 Games of 2017

I’ll keep this short, but this year has been an amazing year for video games. 2018 promises even more spectacular releases with games like Last of Us Part II, Red Dead Redemption II and God of War just to name a few. In all honesty, all of these will be RPG’s but I think the rest the crew here at Critikal Zone will share theirs and provide a bit more insight to our diversity in gaming ...[Read More]

Holiday Time for Eorzea

Happy Holidays all! Nelajus here and like you all, I’m enjoying the holiday time being at home. I hope you all are fairing well! Nonetheless, I’ve had my nose to the grinding board for new ideas about posts. So I hope you all enjoy what I come up with in the near future! Now normally, I wouldn’t develop a whole post talking about only ONE of the games I play, but I think it fitti...[Read More]

The Game Awards Bring More Than Just Awards

In case you missed the Game Awards, you can check out their official page for all of the goodies. The winners, the losers, the nominations. Spoiler alert, Zelda: Breath of the Wild by Nintendo won 3 times across their 6 nominations! An incredible and admirable feat. Will this be a new era of gaming for the company? Even though the company is known for their child-friendly games and consoles, may t...[Read More]

Animal Crossing Unites the Family

There’s no shortage of First Person Shooter games, MMO games, extensive RPG’s and tactical games. However, one thing that doesn’t get enough light is the prevalence of family-friendly or child-friendly games. Of course you have games like Pokemon and Zelda; however, these games can be pretty extensive and not something for EVERYONE. So I’m here for the Mobile fanbase! Inste...[Read More]

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