Indies on Switch

Since picking up the Switch at the start of the year, my collection of games on the system has grown each month. The Switch has become my main console of choice as far as cross-platform, indie releases are concerned and I've already amassed a tidy assortment of titles such as Celeste(amazing), Stardew Valley (very cool) …

Insomniac’s Spider-man

This week, GameInformer magazine revealed details of Insomniac's upcoming Spider-Man game. Being a huge Spider-Man fan, this is one of my most anticipated releases of the year. Early impressions suggest that the devlepment team have crafted a game that packs in the core elements of the Spidey-verse, while incorporating some exciting gameplay mechanics against a …

Final Wii Shop Channel pick ups

This evening, (9pm UK time to be precise), Wii owners will no longer be able to add Wii points to their virtual wallets to purchase titles. Although the Wii shop will remain open until January 31st 2019, unless you added sufficient points before tomorrow's deadline, it will no longer be possible to add Nintendo's currency …

Stardew Valley

I had been looking for a relaxing game to play on the Switch before bedtime and decided to pick up Stardew Valley. I've never played any of these types of games before, although, I'd heard good things about the Harvest Moon series. 'Stardew' looks to take some of the best elements from those games and …

Fighting your corner: Grappling with archetypes

Ever since I started playing fighting games way back in the early 90's, I've always gravitated towards characters who's fighting style is centered around a command grab. The first and most prominent character of this type was Street Fighter II's Zangief. Zangief was slow, wasn't blessed with a projectile and had the most difficult special …

thegaminghubby is on YouTube!

After much deliberation, I've finally put out some YouTube content! Basically, this is something that I have always wanted to do and although only really short (the video is under 2 mins!) and more of a test, I'm glad I have finally managed to put something out there. Excuse the low budget production values, but …