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]
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.
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]
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]
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.
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]
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]
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.
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.
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]
There are two types of people in this world. The first likes their Nintendo handhelds to have a shell and 3D capabilities. The other likes their handheld to look like a toy, but be significantly cheaper. Well thanks to a certain green hatted mustachioed brother, the latter, the Nintendo 2DS, is now a little bit more colorful.