Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Chris Cobb as they mull and converse over the most topical of news. They touch on the stories of Phantom Dust breathing again, Square Enix tackling the Avengers, Final Fantasy XV sentai rangers and so much more. They cover it all! Don’t forget the always hilarious, or relatively deep, Thought from Nowhere! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 153 | Game of the Year
A Mighty Reminder
The Mega Man series has long held a reputation for a perfect blend of incredible level design, diverse arsenal of weapons, and challenging platforming and combat. As Capcom let the franchise wither on the vine, creator Keiji Inafune took matters into his own hands with the inarguably terrible Mighty No. 9. After spending a weekend with Mega Man 2, the most fondly remembered of the original NES series of games, I fully comprehend the extent of the injustice that Mighty No. 9 did to the Blue Bomber and am reminded of what true gameplay supremacy looks like.
Remember last week when we thought NES emulator NESBox was coming to Xbox One? Well Microsoft has crushed this dream — kinda. Continue reading NES Emulator Nesbox rejected by Microsoft
Today, Nintendo of Canada Communications Manager Julie Gagnon revealed on a French-language radio interview that the upcoming NES Classic Edition will have multiple display modes and instant saves. Continue reading Nintendo confirms NES Classic Edition has several display modes, instant saves
In a surprise announcement, Nintendo revealed that there is indeed a new gaming system coming this fall for the company, but it’s not what you think. Continue reading New Nintendo Retro System Coming This Fall
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 dimensions, all the moves Mario could do, the clear blue water. Holy crap, the water looked good! I remember that feeling so well. The joy from a brand new Mario game. Whenever a new Mario game was coming out, it meant something new and innovative was coming. Something that would push the industry into new territory. Whether it was analog control, multiple playable characters with different abilities, or a non-linear world, Mario furthered the industry through design. So it makes me sad that Super Mario 64 was the last time I was truly blown away by a Mario game. Continue reading Mario Doesn’t Try Anymore
PRETTY IN LINK
There is a short list of video games that can be considered timeless classics. Games like Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man endure in the hearts of gamers who played them as young, bright eyed children. But do these games really deserve such lofty labels? Continue reading Retro-Grade: The Legend of Zelda (NES)
Currently, Telltale Games is a titan of the video game industry. Their games are met with both critical and commercial favor, and the fans always seem to be hungry for more.
Satoru Iwata was more than the President of Nintendo Company, more than a programmer, even more than a gamer. Satoru Iwata was a visionary that helped shape the gaming industry that we see today. If it wasn’t for his forethought, creativity, and dedication, many of us might not have the famous video game characters that we enjoy on a daily basis.
Middle of Nowhere Gaming wanted to commemorate Satoru Iwata by sharing some of our fondest Nintendo memories. Below are some of our memories: Continue reading Iwata’s Legacy: MONG’s Favorite Nintendo Memories
The time has come! Our official Game of the Month for April 2015 is… Continue reading MONG Game of The Month April 2015