Dragon Quest 1+2+3 Collection Nintendo Switch

Great news for old-school Dragon Quest fans! The first three games of the series, that make up what is sometimes referred to as the “Loto Trilogy”, are coming to the Nintendo Switch on September 27th. There is no Western release planned as of now, much to the disappointment of many, but before you get the…

Octopath Traveler

No, I haven’t given up on the site. I know it has been a while since I’ve posted, but I assure you Hobby Scratch isn’t going anywhere. Most of my free time has been taken up by playing the brand new Nintendo Switch I acquired recently. I actually had resigned to the fact that I…

The Longest Five Minutes – A Journey to Remember

“Memories”…proof of a life lived. The Longest Five Minutes is a game I had been looking forward to since I learned of its existence last year. It’s a retro-style RPG that is a combination of some things you would expect of the genre with a few twists; such as some visual novel-style elements where you…

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Pre-order!

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has been announced at E3 and will be heading to the Nintendo Switch¬†this December. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a sequel to Xenoblade Chronicles, but will feature a new cast of characters on an adventure following Rex, and his friend Pyra, a mysterious girl known as a Blade that grants him tremendous power….

Seiken Densetsu Collection – Nintendo Switch – Secret of Mana

Coming to the Nintendo Switch on June 1st, 2017 is Seiken Densetsu Collection, or as the series is more commonly known in the West, Secret of Mana (which is actually the U.S. name of the first SNES installment) or the Mana series. The collection features the first three games in the series: Seiken Densetsu (Final…