Category Archives: Video Games

Super Mario Bros. 2 (The Lost Levels)

When most people think of Super Mario Bros. 2 they think of the game with vegetables and Shy Guys and Wart and Birdo, but not many of them think of the real Super Mario Bros. 2 or Super Mario Bros.: … Continue reading

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Smash Spirits and Absent Friends

I’ve recently been quite addicted to the game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s pretty darn good and I strongly recommend it. Its reinvigorated my interest in a series which had recently failed to excite me as much. One particularly appealing … Continue reading

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Snake Pass

When I try to think of games where you play as a snake, other than the classic mobile game, I can’t really think of anything. What’s so amazing about Snake Pass, is that it is the only game I know … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem (Game Boy Advance)

Super Smash Bros. Melee was the first video game to bring any kind of Fire Emblem content to non-Japanese audiences and I’m glad it did, because it’s become one of my favourite franchises. But as important as that was, it … Continue reading

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Yooka-Laylee

I always felt that Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie and Donkey Kong 64 were three of the best games I ever played. The Grant Kirkhope soundtracks, the whimsical world and goofy characters, the dark sense of humour if you read between the lines, … Continue reading

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Tracky Train

I love trains. I love puzzle games. I love Tracky Train because it merges those two things into one. Plus it’s free, which is always good. To put it in its most basic form, in this game you lay down … Continue reading

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Fantasy Life

I love RPGs. I love games with a real heart at their centre. I love games with hundreds of side-quests to do. I love life sims. With all of that in mind, it’s no wonder that I love Fantasy Life, … Continue reading

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Super Mario Run

After Miitomo, it was obviously only going to be a matter of time before Mario himself made his first official appearance on smartphones. But even though I knew it was coming, I have to say that at the time, the … Continue reading

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Nintendo and Friends (a social media experiment)

I’m afraid that today’s blog post isn’t a particularly exciting one, but I wanted to talk a little about a project I’ve been working on recently. It’s a bit of an experiment really, but I was thinking about how I’m … Continue reading

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Wii Shop Channel

I’m sad about the Wii Shop Channel being shut down, just like I was when Miiverse was taken down. Though I will admit that I’ve not bought anything from it in a couple of years, it’s something that I have … Continue reading

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