Digimon: Survive (Preview)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to preview the upcoming game, Digimon: Survive for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Nintendo Switch.

Digimon: Survive is an upcoming visual novel/tactical role-playing game (RPG for short) with survival elements. This game is also a celebration to the Digimon franchise’s 25th anniversary.

In this game, a group of teenagers get lost while on a school camping trip and suddenly find themselves unexpectedly transported against their will into a strange new world that’s filled with both monsters and danger.

There are eight protagonists in this game, each one with his or her own digimon partner. The eight protagonists are:

Takuma Momozuka (Digimon Partner: Agumon),

Kaito Shinonome (Miu’s big brother)(Digimon Partner: Dracmon),

Miu Shinonome (Kaito’s little sister)(Digimon Partner: Syakomon),

Shuuji Kayama (Digimon Partner: Lopmon),

Saki Kimishima (Digimon Partner: Floramon),

Ryo Tominaga (Digimon Partner: Kunemon)

Minoru Hinata (Digimon Partner: Falcomon),

Aoi Shibuya (Digimon Partner: Labramon).

In conclusion, I believe Digimon: Survive will be the Digimon franchise’s most major accomplishment in its 25th anniversary celebration thus making it in fact well worth the wait. This game is scheduled for release this Friday, July 29, 2022.

Saturday Faturday

YouTube Channel: Saturday Faturday

YouTubers: Shawn Blakey, AJ Chin, and Damian Chung

Blog Written By: Kira

Every Saturday my cousins Shawn Blakey, AJ Chin, and Damian Chung all go to small local restaurants and film and give feedback about the food they eat. They try to give the small local restaurants attention so other people can go and eat their delicious food.  On their YouTube channel they have 2.61K subscribers. My dad, my brother, and I go to lunch with my cousins sometimes. My favorite restaurant that they went to is Myungrang dog. They have Korean corn dogs. My favorite corn dog from them is the mozzarella potato dog. It’s a deep fried crunchy corn dog shell that has little tater tots on top and inside it’s stuffed mozzarella cheese. You can also add sugar if you want too. Myungrang dog is located in Mesa, AZ. 

Saturday Faturday

102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue(Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review 102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue for the Sega Dreamcast and PlayStation 1. This game is based on the live-action Disney movie 102 Dalmatians. In this game, You play as two puppies named Oddball (a spotless dalmation) and Domino.

In this game, Oddball and Domino must rescue their brothers and sisters from Cruella DeVil, Professor Farzboom, Le Pelt, Jasper & Horace and Cruella’s army of evil toys.

Oddball and Domino’s allies in this game are:

Waddlesworth the Parrot,

Fidget the Squirrel,

Sergeant Tibbs the Cat,

Yvonne the Bat,

Fluffy the Chinese-Crested Dog,

Chester the Rat,

Shelby the Turtle,

Manny the Mole,

Priscilla the Pig and Crystal the Snow Bunny.

In conclusion, I found this game to be an animalistically, adventurous sequel to its movie predecessor. Thus, I end this article with this simple question on my part. “Who Let The Dogs Out? WOOF! WOOF! WOOF, WOOF!”

Thor: Love And Thunder Movie Review by Angel

via: Marvel

Last Saturday, I saw Thor: Love and Thunder in theaters; I enjoyed this movie, it was fun, entertaining, hilarious and emotional.

Seeing Thor’s journey moving forward after the events of Avengers: Endgame, it was great to see Jane Foster back who is now the Mighty Thor, along with Korg and Valkyrie, also there’s a lot of surprise appearances and more.

His first time in the MCU: Christian Bale plays the villain Gorr the God Butcher, his performance was brilliant.

My rating for this movie is 10/10

101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor(Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review 101 Dalmatians: Escape from DeVil Manor for Microsoft Windows. This game was based on the 1996 live-action version of the original animated film, 101 Dalmatians.

In this game, you play as two dalmatians named Patches and Whizzer. As Patches and Whizzer, you must escape DeVil Manor all the while contending/dealing with Cruella DeVil and her two lackeys, Jasper and Horace via a series of booby-traps, sneaky ambushes and quick self-concealment.

In conclusion, I found this game to be a real, strategic challenge of animalistic proportions. Mentally speaking, of course.

CRUSADERS FOR THE FUTURE: New Comic Book Project by Chris M.

Hey Bloggers, it’s Chris.

After a long hiatus, I wish to share a new update on an old idea, “Crusaders For The Future”. I’m now planning to make it into a new comic book that I hope to collaborate with an artist on.
I will continue to provide concept art so that I can share my ideas with a collaborator.
The new comic book will revolve around these teens from different parts of the world who develop holy warrior superpowers.
My hopes for this event project is that I begin my journey as a content creator, so I’m looking to get support from other creators by reading my comic.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time for the Xbox One/Xbox Series X & Series S, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 & 5. This game is a direct sequel to Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped.

In this game, the devious villains Dr. Neo Cortex and Dr. Nefarious Tropy have finally escaped their interdimensional prison in the ancient past, resulting in an “evil scientist-sized” hole in the universe. Now they’ve got their eyes set on not only simply conquering this dimension, but all dimensions via their newly-developed Rift Generator. Now it’s up to Crash Bandicoot & his little sister, Coco Bandicoot to save the day once again. To do this, they must find four all-powerful masks known as the Quantum Masks. These masks are named Lani-Loli (The Quantum Mask of Space), Akano (The Quantum Mask of Matter), Kupuna-Wa (The Quantum Mask of Time) and Ika-Ika (The Quantum Mask of Gravity).

In this game, Crash & Coco are aided by an alternate-dimension version of Crash’s old girlfriend, Tawna. Crash & Coco are also aided by a couple of old adversaries consisting of Dingodile (a recently-retired villain from the game, Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped) and Dr. Neo Cortex (Due to being betrayed by Dr. Nefarious Tropy).

In conclusion, I found this game to be a multi-dimensional stepping stone of “N. Sane” proportions in the entire Crash Bandicoot franchise.

The Importance of Empathy

Empathy is communicating that incredibly healing message of “You are not alone.”
Brené Brown

Throughout our lives we are presented with many opportunities to empathize with others. But for those on the autism spectrum, it is often difficult to understand these complex emotions and social behaviors. At SEEDs, we encourage our participants to look outside themselves and think about others, their community and the world around them. How can I help? What can I do to connect with the people I interact with? We asked SEEDs participants to share how they demonstrate empathy in their own lives.

ERIK
Empathy is when one feels the same emotions that other people feel in a situation; this is important because it demonstrates a genuine connection to others.

I felt empathy when I watched the Disney 2018 film “Christopher Robin”. I cried when the adult Christopher was reunited with his childhood playmates after so many years apart. This was because I fondly remember the innocence of my early youth; a youth that I seem to never have entirely, yet has greatly diminished over time

ANNA
Empathy to me means hearing of a feeling someone has and you remembering having that exact feeling. Many times the emotion of the other person you have empathy for had somewhat of a same situation for what the other person is feeling.

It is important to have empathy because sympathy does not go far enough. It’s like having sympathy for homeless children you see in a charity commercial. You may feel sympathy for the children. But you’re not willing to give money to charity. Empathy is giving money to the homeless children not because you had a similar situation but because you have or had the same feeling the children had. Like feeling alone for example.

Last time I felt empathy was when I was at my job at Fry’s. Some of the cashiers were complaining about a new courtesy clerk. They said he made the bags too heavy and you could tell they were annoyed. However I felt empathy because I had a hard time at first being a courtesy clerk and did things wrong or not the way they should have been. Mainly I think it was not being fast enough bagging the groceries.

What I want to do now is if he needs help I can tell him what groceries go where and tell him not to worry because it takes practice and also which cashiers to look out for who are not the friendliest.

CHRIS M
Empathy, oh if only we can understand it. Sometimes, it’s good to share our feelings with another’s, other times it’s too hard to relate to one’s emotions.

One example would be when we witness someone having a meltdown out in public, it’s hard to understand why he or she is feeling that way. Maybe they had a bad day or have a mental illness. You might never know. To me, the best way to deal with such issues is to walk away and avoid them as much as possible. Arguing with them only leads to more anger.

Another example would be if you feel sorry for someone who lost someone dear to them. You would feel sad too if you’d lost a loved one of your own. This can be very relatable to anyone.

Empathy is an emotional feeling towards others in many forms. It’s something that we must endure in our everyday lives. Otherwise, we lose our cool and become self-centered. So go out there and care for someone who might share how you feel.

The ClueFinders (Review)

Hello, my name is Charles and I’m here to review the entire ClueFinders computer game series for Windows and Macintosh.

The ClueFinders games in chronological order are:

The 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra,

The 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid,

The 5th Grade Adventures: Secret of the Living Volcano,
The 6th Grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People,

Math Adventures: Mystery in the Himalayas,

Reading Adventures: Mystery of the Missing Amulet,

Search and Solve Adventures: The Phantom Amusement Park,

The Incredible Toy Store Adventure and the Mystery Mansion Arcade.

These games provide several, different educational activities to test each and everyone’s intellect in such unique and fun ways.

In conclusion, I found these games to be both highly inquisitive and completely brain teasing in such Intellectual and entertaining ways.

Sharing Our Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.

Moms are always there for us, guiding us, supporting us, comforting us and loving us unconditionally! For Mother’s Day, we asked SEEDs participants to reflect on their lives and share with our audience what makes their Mom so special! Here are the wonderful results.

RYAN M
My mom is special because she does so much for me. I love my mom because she is awesome. My mom helps me gel my hair. We celebrate Mother’s Day by going shopping. I love my mom because she is fun to hang out with. 

KERI
I think Mother’s Day is a good holiday because you can go out to eat. I will buy my Mom a gift this year. I have to ask her to see what she wants. Mom is special because she takes me places. I also think she’s special by being kind to the family. I love my mom because she is special and kind, and courteous to others. She helps me by taking me to doctor’s appointments. We celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her out for lunch or dinner. I love my mom.

ISAIAH
I help my mom with groceries and stuff. What I like about my mom is she raised me with my stepfather too. We celebrate Mother’s Day at my house or my brother’s house or a restaurant.

VICTOR
Mom is so sweet and happy. I love mom for making eggs and tortillas. My mom helps me watering plants. We celebrate Mother’s Day with cyan and blue hearts. I love my mom because she soo funny and sweet and nice.

MARK
Hello my name is Mark. I want to write about my mom. She is nice to me and she helps me to understand things. She helps me with my goals like learning to get my driver’s license.

RYAN D
My mom is special because she loves me. I love it when my mom gives me stuff and takes me to places I want. She helps me with my acting and singing for plays. We go to dinner for Mother’s Day. I love my mom because she’s a really good cook and she makes delicious food.

ALEX V
Mom helps me with driving. I like my Mom’s Cooking. My mom’s best cooking is Spaghetti and meatballs, Lasagna, steak and mashed potatoes, corn on a cob and Hamburger Helper. And she takes me on vacation and takes me to Disneyland and Disneyworld. She takes me to the movies and to all the amusement parks and she gives me birthday presents and Christmas presents.

DANIEL N
Hello my name is Daniel and I’m going to be writing about my mom. She is very special because she helps me weed at Luna Azul. She also schedules rides for me and does pickup times calling Dial A Ride. They have a list of times available on the website. Sometimes 3:00 is not on the website. She has me booked for 1:00 on Friday for yoga with Regan, my instructor. My mom makes curried veggies with meat from the grocery store. I love my mom  because she supported my decision to put Queenie down. I did not want her to suffer. 

ANGEL
One way that I celebrate on Mother’s Day is that I find a gift for her like a notebook to write in and a bracelet. Also to have dinner together.

DRESDEN
I am supported by my mother in ways that far surpass the value of any material possession. She provided me with all the necessary tools needed for critical thinking and understanding other people’s perspectives. These tools have proven to be valuable assets to becoming an independent adult. She’s a very creative person, and though I did not necessarily inherit those genes, my mother’s imprinting shows how I am able to be so dynamic in spite of being on the Spectrum. My mother helps me remain on track with my life’s goals, provides nourishment, and even if I didn’t need as much support from her, she will always be there for me when I’m at a low point. My family and I have a meal together at my Grandmother’s house and exchange gifts. Though I’m still getting used to figuring out what people like, I eagerly anticipate seeing their reactions to receiving my presents – though albeit, with a bit of underlying anxiety. Nevertheless, they always appreciate the kind gesture and return the favor in earnest. I love my mom because she never gives up on me,

This article was featured in an issue of the SEEDs for Autism Newsletter. If you would like to subscribe and hear more stories from SEEDs participants, please visit our website. Thank You!