This week Neal takes a look at the concept of artificial scarcity within Nintendo and how this cold reality effects their game releases going forward. This includes the recent death of Mario and the removal of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.
Michael’s back with another Mario Sports game for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Mario Golf Toadstool Tour!
The only game set 100 years prior to Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity takes many core elements from that game, but presents a more lighthearted, and in some ways deeper, story within this fascinating franchise.
Modern Gamer Melissa is off on a holiday road trip this week, keeping safe from COVID-19 as she goes of course. Before she left, she picked up the ultimate road trip plaything, a Nintendo Switch Lite. She reviews it this week, playing with Mario and friends from the road.
This week the Save State goes to war in Blaster Master II and building a greener world in Stardew Valley.
The Skirmisher talks about how the Super Mario 3D All-Stars release has been a slap in the face to fans of the series. Not only is this being put out in limited release to artificially inflate interest, but used copies are being sold for hundreds of dollars. Come on Nintendo. There is a pandemic and gamers deserve better than this.
Michael’s back with the sequel to one of the best selling N64 games for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Pokemon Stadium 2!
Michael’s back with one of the all time best sellers for the Nintendo 64 for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Pokemon Stadium!
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a perfect and relaxing game for our troubled times. It’s also one of those titles that makes it worth owning a Nintendo Switch just to play. It should be held up in the same way as Mario, Zelda and Super Smash Bros as a true classic that is accessible to everyone.
Michael’s back with another Mario game for this week’s Retro Game Friday. It’s Mario Hoops! This one was almost entirely a purely gimmick game to take advantage of the DS touch controls. So before any sports gamers start thinking that they missed something grand, know that Mario Hoops really wasn’t.