3DS users rejoice! It’s new release day, and what an exciting pair of games they are!

Granted, they’re not brand-new; Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are, of course, re-hashes of the old Advance games, updated to use the new 3D graphics engine that X and Y originated. But damn if it isn’t good to get back to nostalgia avenue!

I haven’t been this excited about a redux since… Well, SoulSilver, I suppose. Silver’s still my favourite, and I honestly don’t know why. Maybe I just have fond memories of playing it as a child? I remember going to buy SoulSilver back in uni. The guy tried to upsell me on the strategy guide. The girl to his side chuckled and said “Look at him. He’s probably played it a dozen times before.” She was not wrong, and I declined that strategy guide! read more