$9.99 is the right price for Super Mario Run

After the monumental success of Pokémon Go, many wondered what Nintendo’s next step into the mobile market would be. Their questions were answered during Apple’s annual September keynote, which saw Shigeru Miyamoto himself onstage to announce Super Mario Run, a mobile Mario game built from the ground up for mobile devices.

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

CRUMPLED AND FOLDED Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam is the type of game that leaves you with a worse impression than you think it deserves. At its foundation, Paper Jam is a solid if simple turn-based RPG much like the rest of the Mario & Luigi series whose charming comedic quips can appeal to both … Continue reading Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

Mario Doesn’t Try Anymore

Super Mario 64 is one of my favorite video games ever. I remember getting my Nintendo 64 a few months after the system was first released and it was my first game. I loved Mario games before that, especially Super Mario World, but Mario 64 blew my mind. The freedom from running around in three … Continue reading Mario Doesn’t Try Anymore

Sonic, Donkey Kong and Link in the NES Super Mario Bros.?

A picture emerged in MiiVerse today showing Sonic the Hedgehog in the first Super Mario Bros. game for NES. In other news: Generation X gamers worldwide break stuff and riot in the streets.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

THE DEFINITIVE PARTY GAME Let me set the scene: It is 11 PM on a Friday, ten of my friends are sitting around the big screen (beer in hand) as we focus our unblinking attention to Dark Samus, Wario, and Donkey Kong decking it out on Brinstar. Amid the cheers and the insults, Meta Ridley … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Review

Super Smash Bros. For 3DS Impressions

It’s been seven years since the last Super Smash Bros. game, and now Nintendo is not only releasing one Smash Bros. game, but two. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will arrive in Holiday 2014, and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will arrive in North America on October 3rd.