Author: David Dijkhuis

From a young age, I've been an avid gamer, filling up most of my time with all kinds of games. Over the years, I developed a similar passion for writing, which I mostly gained from my studies in History and New Media. Now, I can bring my two greatest passions together.

The Twilight in Video Game Chess

The Twilight in Video Game Chess

Who doesn’t love video game chess? Whether playing with a colleague, friend, or a distant stranger - chess has been entertainment for thousands of years. After all, who could forget classic pieces like the King, the Pawn, the… Elephant? The...

Starfield and Redfall delayed to 2023 - but gameplay details are on the way

Starfield and Redfall Delayed to 2023 – but Gameplay Details Are on the Way

Although few were surprised, many were disappointed. Today, Bethesda announced on Twitter that two highly anticipated major releases, Redfall and Starfield, would be delayed until the first half of 2023. For both games, the reason cited is ...

Europa Universalis 4 (EU4) Guide: Ottomans Made Easy – Late Game

Europa Universalis 4 (EU4) Guide: Ottomans Made Easy – Late Game

We're in the home stretch! By now, the Ottomans are a powerhouse that dominates the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Play your cards right, and you'll be on your way to restoring the Caliphate. Welcome to the third and final part ...

Europa Universalis 4 (EU4) Guide: Ottomans Made Easy – Mid Game

Europa Universalis 4 (EU4) Guide: Ottomans Made Easy – Mid Game

After your initial victories, the race is on to make the Ottomans the only power remaining in its corner of the world. This guide shows you how you can use the Age of Discovery to outsmart Hungary and the Mamluks to become an uncontested po...

Chilltendo Deluxe, the latest nintendo lofi album, Releases Today

Chilltendo Deluxe, the Latest Nintendo Lofi Album, Releases Today

Get ready to relax this weekend! Popular lofi creator Jokabi returns with his third Nintendo lofi album, Chilltendo Deluxe. The album features a collection of remastered Nintendo lofi tracks, as well as 4 brand new songs. Furthermore, this ...

Switch Sports Spocco Square needs to learn from Splatoon's vibe

Switch Sports Spocco Square Needs to Learn from Splatoon’s Vibe

Switch Sports’ Spocco Square just begs to be explored. In the back, there are lovely cafes and cute stores. However, there’s no option to explore it! Overall, Switch Sports lacks an immersive atmosphere that makes the world vibrant. To get ...

New EU4 DLC focuses on Scandinavia and the Baltics

New EU4 DLC Focuses on Scandinavia and the Baltics

Paradox Interactive’s new DLC is bringing the ‘Europe’ back in Europa Universalis 4! In an extensive developer diary, the Swedish game studio has announced that the next EU4 DLC will focus on Scandinavia and the Baltic region, alongside a d...

Eu4 Guide: Ottomans Made Easy

Europa Universalis 4 (EU4) Guide: Ottomans Made Easy – Early Game

The Ottomans are one of the strongest nations at the start of EU4. However, to realize your potential, a solid start is crucial. This guide shows you can set up for a great run. Welcome to the first part of this Ottomans guide for EU4: The ...

All basic weapons from the previous games return in splatoon 3

All Basic Weapons from the Previous Games Return in Splatoon 3

In love with the classic Splatoon weapons? Then good news! Nintendo announced that all basic weapons from the first two Splatoon teams will be available for all those squid kids out there duking it out in the Splatlands of Splatoon 3. Since...

Astral Ascent Preview - a heavenly Prison Break

Astral Ascent Preview: A Heavenly Prison Break (PC)

Not even the heavens themselves can contain you! In Astral Ascent, your goal is to escape a heavenly prison, which is guarded by 12 mighty warriors. Developer Hibernian Workshop promises a replayable adventure, filled through the brim with ...

Mario Kart Tour Goes to the Netherlands next

Mario Kart Tour Goes to the Netherlands Next

Get ready for tulips and windmills! Continuing its globetrot, Mario Kart Tour is currently headed for the Netherlands. This Thursday, the developers of the mobile game have teased the upcoming Amsterdam Tour with some sneak peek promotional...

How One Player Accidentally Got a Hold of Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp Early

How One Player Accidentally Got a Hold of Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Early

Thanks to a feature on the Nintendo Eshop, one player managed to access the upcoming game Advance Wars 1+2; Re-Boot Camp early. Although the game would be released on April 8, Nintendo announced in March that the game would be delayed indef...

10 Nintendo Retro Games You Should Try on the Switch

10 Nintendo Retro Games You Should Try on the Switch

Throwback time! The Nintendo Switch sports quite the impressive retro games collection. For fans of the olden days, there's more than plenty to play. After all, many of these old classics on the NES, SNES, and N64 still hold up! There might...

Guerrilla Details its Collaboration with the Rijkmuseum on the Art Gallery in Horizon Forbidden West

Guerrilla Details Its Collaboration With the Rijkmuseum on the Art Gallery in Horizon Forbidden West

What future could there be for art in the post-apocalyptic world of Horizon Forbidden West? As it turns out, more than plenty. Developer Guerrilla Games and the Dutch Rijksmuseum share the ins- and outs of their collaboration to realize the...

The evil team in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet could be the best villains yet

The Evil Team in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Could Be the Best Villains Yet

Prepare for Trouble! From Pokémon Red to Pokémon Legends: Arceus, there have been few consistencies, but there’s always a villainous team. With Pokémon Scarlet and Violet scheduled for later this year, what should its evil team look like? W...

10 Best Video Games for Spring 2022

10 Best Video Games for Spring 2022

Spring is officially here! It's time for nature to start blooming and for the temperature to start rising. Of course, there are plenty of great games to play to really get into that spring vibe. Here are 10 of the best games you can play to...

EU IV Guide England Made Easy

EU4 Guide: England Made Easy

Win as the Land of Hope and Glory in this England guide for EU IV! England is perfect for dominating Western Europe in Europa Universalis IV. However, the road towards rule is fraught with obstacles and challenges. Being a mighty England do...

5 Courses That Should Return in Mario Kart 8: Deluxe

The courses of the Mario Kart 8: Deluxe Booster Course Pass are speeding onto our devices! With the first batch scheduled less than a week from now, it's anyone's guess to see which courses will further make their way to the Switch. With th...

Battle Cry of Freedom Review: Massive Multiplayer Civil War Chaos

Engage in brutal and massive battles as you fight for the soul of America! In Battle Cry of Freedom, up to 500 players can fight for Union or Confederacy with about any playstyle imaginable. Developer Flying Squirrel Entertainment sets the ...

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How to Complete The Sea's Legend request and catch Manaphy in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

How to Complete The Sea’s Legend request and catch Manaphy in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Pokémon Legends: Arceus allows its players to live the ancient myth surrounding the mythical Manaphy. This guide aims to help you through the complex story of request 66: The Sea's Legend and catch yourself both Manaphy and Phione. Request...

Nintendo Brings Major Quality-Of-Life Update to Switch Online App

Nintendo has updated its Switch Online app on iOS and Android to version 2.0.0. The largest update in 5 years brings several changes to the app's designs and offers some quality-of-life updates that make it easier to interact with the Switc...

Season 2 of The Cuphead Show premieres this summer

Season 2 of The Cuphead Show Premieres This Summer

Welcome back to the Inkwell Isles! Less than two weeks after season 1 was released, Studio MDHR announced that the Cuphead Show season 2 will be available on Netflix already this summer. Featuring more of Cuphead and Mugman’s antics, the ne...

Classic Wii Games ready for a comeback on the Nintendo Switch

3 Classic Wii Games Ready for a Comeback on the Nintendo Switch

The Wii series is coming back! After 8 years, the upcoming Switch Sports is breathing new life into the Wii game series and its wacky universe. Here are 3 classic Wii games that should make the jump to the Nintendo Switch as well. The Wii u...