Category Archives: Video Games

Donkey Kong Country (Game Boy Advance)

I make no secret of the fact that I absolutely adore all of the Donkey Kong Country games and the original is no exception. Rare did later make a Game Boy Color version of it, but, sadly, it wasn’t that … Continue reading

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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars

This is the sixth Mario vs. Donkey Kong game and the fifth to focus its gameplay around the Mini characters. I feel that when this game came out, a lot of people were getting tired of the series and weren’t … Continue reading

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Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

This game was an interesting development in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. Most significantly, it brought the series into 3D for the first time and changed the gameplay quite significantly. On a lesser note, it took “vs.” out of … Continue reading

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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight was a game which had been on my radar for a while. To me it looked like it was kind of fun, but I also thought that it looked like one of those 2D platformers which focuses too … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong Jr. (Game & Watch)

Like the original Donkey Kong before it, Donkey Kong Jr. was also followed up with a Game & Watch adaptation. Interestingly, while I prefer Donkey Kong to Donkey Kong Jr. when based only on their original game, I think that … Continue reading

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Excitebike

Excitebike is one of Nintendo’s much older games, older even than Super Mario Bros. so if you’re someone who struggles to get into retro games, this probably isn’t going to be for you. In fact, when I first played it … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

This was only the second Zelda game that I ever played – as you can imagine, I feel a great deal of nostalgia for it and I am very fond of it. However, I don’t think my fondness is entirely … Continue reading

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Wario’s Woods

Wario’s games come in many different shapes and sizes. From platformers which aren’t too different from Mario games, all the way through to really bizzare mini-game collections. Wario’s Woods was one of the first Wario games and it’s very different … Continue reading

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Super Bomberman

This was the first Bomberman game to be released on the SNES and it’s a pretty solid instalment in the series. If I’m completely honest, a lot of Bomberman games are all pretty similar, but they all have a very … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong GB: Dinky Kong & Dixie Kong

The Donkey Kong series has usually been quite lucky when it comes to having it’s games released internationally, but unfortunately there are still some games which have only been released in Japan. One of these, is the Game Boy Color … Continue reading

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