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E3 2017 Hands-On: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle may be one of the biggest surprises in video games this year. Who would have ever thought that we would be seeing Ubisoft and Nintendo work together to create a game that just screams XCOM. Well, my friends, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is real and it is a ton of fun.

E3 2017 Hands-On: Super Mario Odyssey

Having completed E3 2017, I thought it wise to reflect and think back on all the incredible games and experiences I’ve had in the past week. One of the topics I was most excited to ponder was what would be my Game of the Show 2017. I anticipated struggling and going back and forth with certain titles, but when it came down to it, my answer was already firmly decided. Super Mario Odyssey is, ...[Read More]

Licensed Games are Getting Better

Throughout my early gaming days, anything made from a movie, comic book, or otherwise popular franchise outside of gaming was usually a recipe for disaster. However, there has been a recent upswing in quality with titles made with intellectual licenses. Sure, its still not perfect, but licensed games are getting better.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review

The storied Mario Kart franchise has found its perfect home on the Nintendo Switch. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the best and most complete packages since the original Super Mario Kart was gifted to the world 24 years ago. Containing 48 courses and 42 characters, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has all previously released DLC and adds new characters such as King Boo and the Inklings from Splatoon. Nintendo d...[Read More]

Zelda Mobile Game Reportedly In Development

Hey, Zelda fans, The Wall Street Journal has some good news for you. In a new report, it appears that Nintendo will be bringing The Legend of Zelda to mobile platforms. While no date was given, the report states it will be next in the lineup after the Animal Crossing app that is supposedly releasing sometime later in 2017. As with Nintendo’s other mobile titles, DeNA will work with Nintendo ...[Read More]

The Two Moments That Brought Me Into Gaming. What Are Yours?

Recently was my birthday. Having just turned 29, I began thinking of a piece to write that looks back and honors my history in gaming. My thoughts first went to figuring out why I love games so much, and it became quite clear as to what I wanted to write about. I wanted to go back to the beginning and reflect on the first two real moments and games that started me down a road I still walk today. T...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #011 – Not a Happy Ending?

Greetings Backloggers! After a few weeks of old school console gaming pain, I needed a break. Something simple. Something that wouldn’t challenge my reflexes. Something cheerful and uplifting.

Super Mario Odyssey Coming to Nintendo Switch

With the announcement of a new Nintendo console, we were bound to get a new Mario game. While one can seem fatigued by how many Mario titles exist out there, the announcement of this new Super Mario game will undoubtedly have fans excited. We are now getting a whole new world to explore as Mario exits the Mushroom Kingdom and journeys to new “mysterious places” as the developers said i...[Read More]

Mario Party: Star Rush Review

Come on Nintendo, you’re killing me. I have been a fan of the Mario Party game series since its debut back in the late 90’s. I, in addition to many others, fell in love with the series due to its unique charm and refreshing digital take on the board game and party game genre. It’s no secret that Nintendo has struggled to maintain the Mario Party franchise’s reputation over the years and has been t...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch: Our 8 Top Speculation Picks For Possible Games On The New Console

We’ve gotten a very good glance at long-awaited upcoming system from Nintendo, the Nintendo Switch. During the reveal trailer, they seemingly announced (without officially announcing) multiple games, including a new Super Mario game, a new Mario Kart, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Remastered, and either a port or sequel to Splatoon, which is great and all.

Nintendo NX Revealed as Nintendo Switch

There you have it folks! The NX is really, truly happening and it is now called the Nintendo Switch, for good reason! The trailer just released at 10:00 AM EST, (located below) so let’s cover a few of the big points from the trailer. Feel free to check out the trailer before we dive in.

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review

It’s hard to believe that, with all the years the franchise has been out, Paper Mario has never had any sort of high-definition treatment. It’s certainly a game that’s deserving of the format, with its colorful environments and its awe-inspiring visual style. But better late than never, as Intelligent Systems and Nintendo finally get to present it to the format with Paper Mario: ...[Read More]

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