January 5, 2018 – 2017 Year In Review (Part 1)

Greetings friends, and welcome to 2018!  Hopefully, all of you out there survived the roller-coaster ride that was 2017, and we here at The Arcade are glad to be getting back into the swing of things after an enjoyable holiday break.  This week, we’ll take a look back at some of the bigger stories that played out last year for part one of our 2017 Year In Review.

The Big Topics of 2017:

  • Nintendo: What A Difference A Year Can Make
  • Microsoft Tries To Play Catch Up w/ Xbox One… Doesn’t Quite Get There
  • PlayStation 4 Plays It Steady
  • Loot Boxes: The Insidious New Way Game Companies Try To Get At Your Money

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man whose first nickname of 2018 is elaborate and expansive, much like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – a game he has been playing a lot of recently.

November 17, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoff:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who still finds Wikipedia’s “Random Article” button amusing.

Blast From The Past:

November 3, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoff:

Nintendo News Roundup:

Other News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who curses the Russians for inventing kettlebells

Blast From The Past:

July 28, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man finding it hard to resist boarding the hype train for Matt Groening’s new show, Disenchantment

Blast From The Past:

June 16, 2017 – E3 Wrap-up (Part 1)

Ludicrous Leadoff:

E3 News of the Week:

Microsoft Recap:

Nintendo Recap:

Sony Recap:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who thinks this year’s E3 Was More Of An “Ehh-3”

Blast From The Past:

May 5, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The Cross Consumer

Blast From The Past:

April 21, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who thinks Nintendo must be run by baboons

Blast From The Past:

March 24, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man whose kneecap tried to be “The One Who Got Away”

Blast From The Past:

March 17, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoff:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who cautions that a trip down memory lane can be treacherous

Blast From The Past:

March 10, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoff:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who wants to know why all soap opera actors look like soap opera actors

Blast From The Past: