Category Archives: Nintendo

Shovel Knight Review

THE BEST MEGA MAN GAME EVER MADE

Each year there are a plethora of indie titles, many of them which are naturally described as “a love letter to classic gaming”. These games, like Mercenary Kings or Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Videogame, try their best to recreate the magic of the NES or SNES era. However, while these other titles attempt to mimic the unique style of these classic titles, Shovel Knight is one of the only ones able to systematically reimagine and perfect the experience. In short, Shovel Knight is a must-get if you are or have ever been a classic gamer.

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Mario Kart 8 Review

TAKING THE GOLD

Mario Kart 8 is fantastic. If you are reading this, you know that. If you have a Wii U, there is already a 33% chance you own it. Seeing how the game is known across the board as an instant classic, this review is going to be used to highlight the good, the bad, and the ugly of Mario Kart 8 — what should Nintendo do to perfect the series? Further, where did Nintendo make spot-on improvements to the Mario Kart formula with their newest iteration? Is this merely a great or the greatest Mario Kart title? Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Review

Mario Golf World Tour Review

One of my favorite aspects about video games is the ability to experience things you would otherwise be unable to do, like being good at golf. Thankfully, the Mario Golf series has allowed athletically-challenged gamers like me to enjoy the thrill of golf without being exposed to the dangers of sunlight and green grass. Mario Golf World Tour for the Nintendo 3DS is the newest addition to the Mario Golf series. So is it worth your hard-earned coins? Continue reading Mario Golf World Tour Review

Late to the Party: Pokémon Y Review

Pokémon has been a very big part of my life ever since I got my hands on Pokémon Red over a decade ago. Needless to say, I was VERY anxious to play Pokémon X and Y when I found out that a new Pokémon game was being released. I happened to play Pokémon Y, and I was just as happy with the results as I could imagine! Continue reading Late to the Party: Pokémon Y Review

Kirby Triple Deluxe Review

Kirby Triple Deluxe for Nintendo 3DS is the latest game starring Kirby, Nintendo’s flagship pink puff. It is somewhat of an unofficial sequel to Kirby Return to Deamland (Wii, 2011). It is also the first portable Kirby game since Kirby Mass Attack (DS, 2011), and the first Kirby game on 3DS. So does it fulfill expectations, or is it all hot air? Continue reading Kirby Triple Deluxe Review

Real Life Review

Thousands upon thousands of years ago, an idea was put into place to create a society of people who live lives, work jobs, and enjoy having different ideas and dreams. Now, the time has come to see how real life fares at this time and place. So, will Real Life live up to great expectations, or will it die a terrible death?

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