Everyone has their reasons against region-locking and Nintendo has its for it. The result is by no means fair, but perhaps no less valid.
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.
Few games stand as testaments to being greater than the sum of their parts more than Pandora’s Tower. It succeeds in being one of the most entertaining, engaging, and narratively engrossing games I’ve played. It’s that last part that I’d like to talk about more in particular. For all of the love stories in videogames, I can think of very few that have made me experience, indifference, concern, happiness, dread, remorse, and joy the way that the relationship between Aeron and Elena did.