GYGO: Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly

GYGO: Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Maddi and I cannot believe we are almost at the end of September. It feels like we were just in the middle of the summer heatwave but here we are, with the shorter days of fall (at least in the northeastern U.S.) encroaching. Are you playing any games that emulate those fall vibes? If so, let me know what you’re playing in the comments! Or, if you support our Patreon at the Sega Genesis tier or higher, tell us about it in our Discord. Now, let’s get to the news. (more…)

GYGO: Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly

Get Your Game On: Froggy Chair Takeover

Welcome to get your game on! I’m Maddi, here with the good, the bad, and the somewhere in-between gaming news for the last week. But first, hey. How are you doing? Been playing anything new or good lately? Recently I’ve been consumed by the urge to landscape and redecorate my entire Animal Crossing island, Flavortown, with mushroom decor. Let us know what you’ve been up to over on our Twitter, or if you subscribe to our Patreon at the Sega Genesis Tier or higher, you can bring your hottest recommendations to our Discord! Now, speaking of Animal Crossing, here’s this week’s news. (more…)

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Vol. 1: Deserted Island Diary Reveals Tom Nook’s Side of the Story

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Vol. 1: Deserted Island Diary Reveals Tom Nook’s Side of the Story

Tom Nook gets a bad rap when it comes to Animal Crossing fans’ opinions of him. There may be something to be said about the capitalistic island state that he manages, but when Animal Crossing: New Horizons came out, the game’s creator, Nintendo, insisted that he was a good guy. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Vol. 1: Deserted Island Diary tells us that, though he might not necessarily be a good guy, his experience with some islanders justifies some of his managerial decisions. (more…)

Animal Crossing’s Merchandising Efforts Tell Me That Suffering Yields Stuffing

Animal Crossing’s Merchandising Efforts Tell Me That Suffering Yields Stuffing

Animal Crossing fever will probably never die, and the well of merchandise has continued to be full since Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ release in March 2020. This huge merchandising campaign is still trucking along to commemorate that game’s release. Animal Crossing, the aesthetic, will remain a spark of joy for many, but that feeling becomes a susceptible, vulnerable target for new ventures despite New Horizons’ latency. (more…)

GYGO: Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly

GYGO: Press Events as Far as the Eye Can See

Hey, everyone! This week brought what I suppose could be considered a large amount of news to the gaming community. However, despite there being three major events this week—a Nintendo announcement, a Sony State of Play, and WitcherCon—the lack of bombshells left some gamers with sour tastes in their mouths. Let’s dig into the news, one major event at a time. (more…)