Category Archives: Video Games

Parachute

Parachute is one of the better known Game & Watches. It and Fire are the two games which serve as the biggest influences of the design of Mr. Game & Watch as we know him today. To be honest, the … Continue reading

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LEAKED Super Smash Bros. Ultimate John-Boy Walton Reveal Trailer

(Thanks to a Waltons-insider that I know, I was able to get my hands on the script for John-Boy Walton’s as of yet unannounced reveal trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. I present it here in its unedited form. Please … Continue reading

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Miitomo

When I first heard that Nintendo were going to start making games for smartphones, I was pretty excited. I was so excited, in fact, that I went out and bought my first smartphone. I’m really glad I did because those … Continue reading

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25 Million Steps

In 2011, (around the same time I started writing this blog, actually) I got myself a 3DS. I was very impressed by many of its features – in particular the fact that it had a built in pedometer. I soon … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem Fates

It was Fire Emblem: Awakening which helped to establish the Fire Emblem IP as one of Nintendo’s best and Fire Emblem Fates built on top of the previous game’s structure and made something even better. Sadly, this game didn’t seem … Continue reading

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NES Remix

If you’ve ever played a WarioWare game before (and if you haven’t, you should give the series a try, it’s great!) then you’ll be familiar with 9-Volt’s collection of ‘microgames.’ For those not in the know, they are moments from … Continue reading

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Professor Layton and the Curious Village

I think I should start this review by saying that I am going to be very bias. I suppose, really, I’m bias with all of my reviews, but in this particular case I associate the game very strongly with an … Continue reading

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Crash Bandicoot

Growing up, I always used to think Crash Bandicoot looked really cool. I never really had any of his games as a child, but I wanted them. I even had a couple of toys that you get out of a … Continue reading

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Video Game Characters as Digital Avatars

Many video game characters are designed to be digital avatars of the player. Miis are a clear example of this, where they’re just a way for you to put you and your friends in games. But that’s not what I … Continue reading

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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!

If you’ve heard of this game, I have a feeling I know what you’re thinking. Is it “Oh great, another Mario vs. Donkey Kong game based around Mini-Marios, I can’t wait” with a sarcastic mental intonation? If so, that’s understandable. … Continue reading

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