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'WarioWare Gold' Winks at a Cynical Critique of the Games Industry

The latest WarioWare game is premised on game industry greed.
Danielle Riendeau
8.7.18
Reviews
Reviews

'Captain Toad' Is Basically Upside-Down Mario, and That's Why It's Great

'Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker' is a gem of smart, delightful puzzle design.
Danielle Riendeau
7.19.18
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open thread

Multiplayer Wasn't Planned in 'GoldenEye,' and Other Things I Didn't Know

The iconic multiplayer mode almost didn't come together at all.
Danielle Riendeau
7.17.18
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nintendo

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aimé on Accessibility, What's Next, and, Uh, Waluigi

Even with the strength of the Switch, E3 left a lot of questions about Nintendo's future. Thankfully, Reggie offers us some answers.
Austin Walker
6.27.18
Review
Review

'Mario Tennis Aces' Serves Up Nail-Biting Multiplayer Duels

It's an incredible amount of fun, so long as you're not looking for a great single player sports RPG.
Austin Walker
6.22.18
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Listen

We Talk Nintendo and 'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice'

Austin and Patrick get excited for FromSoft's Samurai Soulslike on Waypoint Radio.
Danielle Riendeau
6.12.18
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Classic Games Would Be More Fun If They Copied Mega Man's "Rewind" Feature

You still need to jump, dodge, and attack to survive, but it strips away some old school bullshit.
Patrick Klepek
5.30.18
Review
Review

'DKC: Tropical Freeze' Is Special Because It Respects Skill And Curiosity

I’m very glad that people will finally play one of 2014’s best and most overlooked games, now that it’s on the Switch.
Danielle Riendeau
5.4.18
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open thread

Managing Switch's Memory Without an SD Card Has Become Its Own Mini-Game

Which games are getting the axe next? Watch out, 'Bayonetta.'
Patrick Klepek
5.3.18
Speedrunning
Speedrunning

The 33-Year Quest for the Perfect Run of 'Super Mario Bros.' Is Almost Over

These days, new records aren't about seconds, but milliseconds. Eventually, it just might not be possible to beat the game any faster.
Patrick Klepek
2.20.18
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nintendo labo

Nintendo Labo Made Me Feel Like I Was Playing With Lego Again

It turns out, cardboard is very fun to play with. Especially if it makes cat noises.
Danielle Riendeau
2.1.18
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch

The Switch Succeeds on Nintendo's Historic "Toys Over Tech" Approach

The company isn't always good at intuiting the desires of players, but when it does…
Jeremy Parish
1.24.18