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Izsak Barnette

Although a gamer since before I can remember, there is not a better definition of me than these three words: Christian, conservative, and learner. I am steadfast in my Faith, my Beliefs, and in my Opinions, but I am always willing to hear the other side of the discussion. I love Smash 4, a sprinkling of JRPGs, and Computer Hardware. I am also passionate about History, Politics, and the NBA. You can find me on Twitter and YouTube.

‘Metroid Prime’: Dissection of a Masterpiece

Metroid Prime is a testament to what ingenuity, hard-work, and pure, unadulterated brilliance can bring to an industry too often defined by meaningless stat-grinds and inch-deep stories.

Rated E for Ennui: Why We Need More Family-Friendly Games

If publishers can fix this glaring problem within gaming, this drastic oversight that correlates the most popular games with the most mature, then gaming will well be on its way to becoming a more open, inviting, and family-friendly space for gamers of all ages to enjoy, a place for all manner of great memories to be made.

Top 10 Games with Writer, Izsak Barnette

For my seventh birthday, my grandparents let me pick between a PS2 and a GameCube. I chose the GameCube and I don't regret it. Why would I?

Nintendo’s Chronic Supply Shortages are Understandable but Unfortunate

Nintendo has to get their act together. They need to fix the constant supply issues that have continuously hounded them for the past few years.
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Five Wishes for ‘Metroid Prime 4’

Five Things Metroid Prime 4 needs to do to become a success on the Nintendo Switch and continue the legacy of the Metroid Prime series.

Nintendo’s Crazy New Strategy: Listening

Earlier this week, Nintendo unveiled a multitude of titles in their best E3 showings in years. What does that say about their strategy?

Mamma Mia! Nintendo’s Top 10 Most Memorable E3 Moments

The Big N has had its fair share of memorable moments at E3 over the past twenty or so years, giving us plenty of...

Nintendo Needs ‘Metroid’ on the Switch

With the Switch poised to shatter records for Nintendo, it's time that we get the 'Metroid' game we've been waiting ten years for.

Despite Switch’s Success, Nintendo Needs a Successor to the 3DS

The Switch is a brilliant console, but it cannot replace nearly thirty years of stand-alone Nintendo handhelds, like the 3DS.

Games That Changed Our Lives: Tales of the Crystal: A ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Memoir

It is a testament to the excellence of games that their experiences can often keep us entrenched for hours in our real lives. Many...