Category Archives: Gaming

Nintendo Direct Makes Me Excited And Want To Die At The Same Time

Nintendo recently put up another of their “Nintendo Direct” videos.  As per usual, the beginning and the end of the announcement had fantastic news delivered by company president Satoru Iwata about Smash Bros., Mario Marker, and Mario Kart 8.  The middle, delivered by Nintendo Treehouse Marketing

Listen Hear: Melty Monster Galaxy

Video games have tons of working parts that go into making them all so amazing.  The story, the characters, the world, the graphics, the controls.  But there is often an element that a lot of people overlook.  An element that truly does bring to life

All The New Pokémon Are Terrible Part I

We, the Statler and Waldorf of Pokémon, are about to weigh in with strong opinions on the designs of five of the fighting critters that came after our nostalgia-tinted original 151. Have you seen some of the new iterations of Pokémon?  Have you? The innovative Red and Blue

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: Four Months Later

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U released in the U.S. on November 21, 2014.  In this article, Drew and Jon get together to reassess their thoughts on the game after putting a solid four months of time into it.  Take a look to see what holds up, what

Ken Griffey Jr. Game Holds An Amazingly Stupid Gem

Ken Griffey, Jr. Presents Major League Baseball is a Super Nintendo game from my childhood that I absolutely love.  Simple controls and amazingly fun mechanics made for a supremely excellent game for any library, regardless of whether or not you liked the sport.  And although