Retro crazes have exploded in recent years. Video games are certainly no exception to such trends. There have been countless games that use retro aesthetics to capitalize on nostalgia. Pixel art and sprites have dominated the indie scene. These games often give nods to the mascot platformers of the 16-bit era. Stephen DiDuro’s Freedom Planet falls into this category.
2017 had many amazing games come out and I didn’t get to play all of them. So many choices, so … More
A culmination of bad decisions created the demon spawn that is Sonic ’06. Often cited as one of the worst games ever made. You are probably asking yourself “How bad could it really be?” You poor, unfortunate soul. You do not know the horrors that await you. That is why I must save all of you from playing this game! Now then, time to get into analyzing why this game is considered so bad. I think I just threw up in my mouth.
The most recent system update for Nintendo Switch allowed for support of the GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U. … More
Let’s face it, the Wii U was a colossal failure. As of this post, the Wii U has been Nintendo’s … More
What’s this? A Sonic game is released and it’s not a broken steaming pile of shit? Color me surprised. The … More
Sonic Colors was released for the Nintendo Wii in 2010. Developed by Sonic Team, Colors came out at a time when Sonic’s reputation was heavily damaged by Sega releasing several critically panned titles such as Sonic 06 and Sonic and the Black Knight. Sonic Team wanted to get back to basics to make the most of the weak hardware. Let’s see if Sonic Colors can change my view of the franchise.
This was written before the Pokemon Sun and Moon anime started airing but most of what I say still stands … More
Game Informer sat down with Pokemon director Junichi Masuda to discuss the upcoming console game. One of the questions asked … More
It has been reported by Engadget that Nintendo is facing a lawsuit over the Switch’s Joy-Con controller design from accessory manufacturer … More
In 1994, Nintendo bought 49% of the British developer Rareware. Rare was known for NES games Battletoads and Wizards and Warriors. This acquisition made Rare a second party developer exclusively for Nintendo. For Rare’s first game under the new deal, Nintendo recommended they make a new series involving Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong Country was released to widespread acclaim and established Rare as one of the premier game developers of the 1990s.
The Legend of Zelda is awesome! Who doesn’t love it? I see you raising that hand. Put it back down! … More
Super Mario 64, the legendary Nintendo 64 game that helped revolutionized 3D platformers. Released in 1996 as a launch title for the N64. Mario’s first ever 3D game.
The Nintendo Switch was released in March and has been a resounding success. With the release of the Switch, it … More
The Nintendo 64 was a wonderful console but could not compete against the PlayStation.