Tag Archives: Nintendo

Review: Mario Kart 8

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Mario Kart 8 is an undeservedly uninspired name for Nintendo’s latest Kart hit, but that doesn’t mean that 8 is just more of the same. Sure, Nintendo played it safe by sticking to its tried and true formula (16 new tracks, 16 classic tracks, grand prix mode, versus mode, time trial mode, battle mode, and online mode) but Mario Kart 8 differs from its predecessors in some very key areas.

Review: Super Mario 3D World

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When Nintendo introduced the next 3D Super Mario title for the Wii U, most were expecting Super Mario Galaxy 3 to neatly wrap up the enormously popular Galaxy saga. Instead, the Japanese video game company opted to expand upon the foundation of Super Mario 3D Land, released for the 3DS in November of 2011. What do you get when you try to port a game idea from a handheld to a console? A product that’s undeniably fun, but decidedly lacking in some very key areas.

Nintendo Direct- 2-13-2014

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Highlights and Release Dates While nothing mind blowing was announced , on this Nintendo Direct, a lot of the news has helped to fill the vacancy of games that tends to preoccupy the months between February and May. The Wii U will won’t be getting anything till late April, but the 3DS will be going […]

New ‘Hero Mode’ in Wind Waker HD

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The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD is getting a new difficulty option with the add-on called ‘Hero Mode.’ Enemies will do more damage, there are no hearts in the world, and fairies are your only option to regain health.

Review: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

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The Mario & Luigi series has offered a number of simple yet endearing rpgs for the Nintendo handhelds over the years. Humorous writing combined with unique and engaging combat system gives the series an identity all it’s own. The Mario & Luigi games succeed due to their charm, silliness, that just so happen to include an enjoyable rpg. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is the fourth installment in the franchise, sadly it’s out done by it’s predecessors.

Singing Mario’s Praises — Literally

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“Song a Day” YouTube artist Jonathan Mann is bringing his original musical, The Mario Opera, to New York City for one night only this coming Saturday.