SUBtember Gluxbox Giveaway!

Amazing news! I just reached Twitch Affiliate status on the Gluxbox Twitch channel! Even better news - I did it just in time for Twitch's SUBtember promotion! That means that anyone who wants to subscribe to the Gluxbox Twitch channel can do so for half price - that's less than $3 to subscribe for a …

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Is Relying on First-Party Titles a Bad Thing?

I don't know why I read these articles that I know will make me mad. But I can't help myself. Yesterday, I read this article from Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/nintendo-reliance-on-first-party-games-huge-risk-to-business-2019-2 I thought, "Seriously? Having amazing first-party content is seen as a BAD thing? Was this written by an Xbox fanboy or what??" Citing Super Smash Bros. …

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Glux at PAX South!

Hey y'all! Not too long ago, I took a trip down to San Antonio, Texas to attend PAX South and cohost the Nintendo Feud Game Show at the convention. This was the second year that we hosted the game show panel at PAX South, and they gave us a prime time slot and even streamed …

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Videogame Vacay Part Deux

Well, it's about a week later. I made some bold statements about what I would be doing with all of my time off during the holiday week. PS4! Steam! Switch games! And the always ambitious "I'm gonna beat a game" claims!! Here's what really happened: Yes, I played video games. But some of them were …

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Super Mario Party of One

The Mario Party series has developed kind of a bad reputation through the years. It's been known as the 'friendship ruiner' due to it's high stakes competition that tends to rely more on chance and far less on skill, causing arguments and pointing fingers among friends. "You stole my star!" "Why did you target ME …

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OMG THE NINTENDO DIRECT OMG

Moments like last night are when I wish I had a Twitch channel so I could have shared my glee with random weebs. Yesterday there was a new Nintendo Direct and it was FILLED with exciting news!! Most importantly... NEW ANIMAL CROSSING FOR SWITCH IS COMING NEXT YEAR! But I'll get back to that in …

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Nintendo Fall Forecast

It's the first day of August! When I was a kid, that usually meant the start of the "Back to School" frenzy of commercials for new fall outfits and hunting for school supplies. Lately, in my adult life, the start of the fall season means LOTS OF NEW GAMES! Why do all the best games …

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