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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Was Made for This Moment

Almost the entire world is currently being encouraged to stay home, hunker down, and wait for the most widespread pandemic in the last hundred years to pass. It is safe to say that none of us have ever seen anything like this before. Even my elderly grandmother, who was alive for the polio epidemic, said […]

All They Want for Christmas is a New Gaming System

With all the gaming system options on the market, how can you be sure you are choosing the right one for your kids? The parents of LTN have you covered.
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Free Play 65 | Buy All the Nintendo Things!

Nintendo had another Direct with amazing games both old and new, and we are left wondering how we are going to buy all the Nintendo things!

When Video Games Become Something More

Video games are often scapegoats for social problems, but they help Eric cope with his depression and social anxiety.

Free Play 61 | Nintendo Switch Lite & Pro Rumors

Nintendo is bringing us the Switch Lite, a simplified version of it’s predecessor and that’s what we wanna talk about this week on the Free Play podcast.

Free Play 56 | Pokémon Dreamin’

This week we are Pokémon Dreamin' about when in 1996, we were introduced to the video game Pokémon and how they are now invading our sleep.

Honestly, Metroid Fans—Honest Nintendo is Best Nintendo

Let’s be honest—video game fans are always clamoring for news about upcoming titles. From devouring magazines to traveling to conventions, fans have been devoted to following the development of games they want to play because, unlike mediums such as books or films, video games are an immensely interactive art form that requires one’s direct physical […]

A Definitive Guide to Koi-Koi

In the months leading up to my 2017 mission trip to Japan, I immersed myself in Japanese culture: I studied the language, listened to podcasts about Japanese history and true crime, devoured essays on Japanese culture, tried to translate snippets of manga, and watched lots of Sword Art Online critically acclaimed Japanese cinema. But as […]

Play as Rest in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The playful mindset that permeates The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild feels less like work and more like rest.

Breaking the Chains of Oppression: Octopath Traveler

Octopath Traveler gave Josh a very small taste of an experience of oppression he will likely never have in real life.