Opinion

A Mario Sports Primer – Golf and Tennis Edition

A Mario Sports Primer – Golf and Tennis Edition

There have been plenty of Mario sports games over the years - this article deals with Camelot's tennis and golf offerings, focusing on the history of the releases and opinions on which games stand out, as well as why Mario and sports seem to get along so well in the first place. »

Monday Mysteries: The Animal Crossing Hoax

Monday Mysteries: The Animal Crossing Hoax

Animal Crossing couldn't be a more joyous oasis of fun, friendship, and unexplained horrors underneath its kiddy exterior. »

A Tale of Two Screens: Memories of the Nintendo DS

A Tale of Two Screens: Memories of the Nintendo DS

Spurred on by a fit of nostalgia, this is a look back at the beginning of my love of handheld gaming - my experience with the Nintendo DS. For me, it's like remembering an old friend. »

What Are Mascots Good For Anymore?

What Are Mascots Good For Anymore?

Mascots are inescapable, yet these enduring icons couldn't be a richer part of our gamer lives for reasons as old as our virtual pastime. »

Metroid Fusion: Risk Taking, and the Birth of Other M

Metroid Fusion: Risk Taking, and the Birth of Other M

While it's universally recognized as one of the greatest Game Boy Advance games, is Metroid Fusion responsible for Metroid's biggest mistake? Did moving the Metroid series into a more cinematic, story based realm pay off, or is Metroid Fusion a bigger risk than Nintendo ever imagined? »

The Top 10 Copy Abilities in the Kirby Series

The Top 10 Copy Abilities in the Kirby Series

Kirby would be nothing without his copy abilities - the big question is, which are his most useful? This is my take on that question. »

Why Do RPGs Work? Part 2 – Progression

Why Do RPGs Work? Part 2 – Progression

Part Two of our mini-series that looks at what makes RPGs tick covers the all-important sense of progression with our characters. »

Top 10 Obscure Nintendo Games that Deserve a Reboot or Sequel: Part 1

Top 10 Obscure Nintendo Games that Deserve a Reboot or Sequel: Part 1

Rebooting old franchises and popular titles of yesteryear is nothing new for the videogame industry. But what nostalgic favorites can Nintendo bring to the table? Join us, as we count down the top 10 obscure Nintendo games that deserve a reboot. »

Ask and You Shall Receive: How Nintendo is Responding to its Fans

Ask and You Shall Receive: How Nintendo is Responding to its Fans

While the house of Mario has seen its share of big successes and even some commercial failures, the fans have stuck by them. But this also begs another question How well has Nintendo stuck by its fans? Join me as I take a look at the ways Nintendo and it's fans have helped each other in recent months. »

Eight Game Characters We Never Want To See Grow Up

Eight Game Characters We Never Want To See Grow Up

Feast your eyes on a video-gaming NeverLand of eight characters we never want to see grow up. »

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