Category Archives: Video Games

Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis

I had somewhat enjoyed Mario vs. Donkey Kong on the Game Boy Advance and I remember being quite excited when I heard that it was getting a sequel for the Nintendo DS. I was curious to see how they’d improve … Continue reading

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Rayman

Rayman is a fondly remembered gaming icon of the 1990s and early 2000s and while he might not be considered as much of a big deal these days, his games are still fun to play. The original Rayman was released … Continue reading

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Tetris DX

I was quite excited when I saw a cheap copy of Tetris DX in a local pre-owned games shop. I’d wanted it for quite a while, although, strangely, I didn’t really know very much about it. To be honest, I … Continue reading

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Chef

Chef is one of my favourite Game & Watches. It’s also become fairly iconic since the image of Mr. Game & Watch holding a frying pan and flipping sausages is quite well known due to his various appearances in the … Continue reading

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F-Zero

F-Zero is the first game in Nintendo’s series of futuristic, high-speed racing games. This first instalment was originally released on the SNES, which might cause you to worry that out-dated technology will render it unenjoyable (I’ve certainly played some older … Continue reading

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Knight Lore

Knight Lore is the third game in the classic Sabre Wulf series of games. I felt like the first was pretty good and that  the second was okay, but much more flawed. I wondered whether this downhill trend would continue into … Continue reading

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Mario Party

I have never been to a party where people played Mario Party, but if I did it would probably have been one of the best parties I had ever attended. I consider it to be one of the best multiplayer … Continue reading

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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island

After his introduction in Super Mario World, Yoshi had proven to be very popular. Nonetheless, I still find it quite surprising that he was the one to take centre stage in its sequel Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, which … Continue reading

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StreetPass Garden

The StreetPass function is one of my favourite features of the 3DS. Essentially, what it does is wirelessly collect information from fellow 3DS owners that you pass on the street, which is then used to do different things in games. … Continue reading

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Underwurlde

Sabreman is essentially the mascot of Ultimate Play the Game (a.k.a. early Rare Ltd.) and when I played his first game, Sabre Wulf I was very impressed. Sure it had noticeably aged, but it was really good for its time … Continue reading

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