With a lot going on in the news right now, I certainly wouldn’t blame anyone for missing the news about Super Mario, but recently, there was afairly reputable leak which indicated that Nintendo has big plans for their pride-and-joy franchise. 2020 is the 35th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros. for the NES, so Nintendo is… Continue reading New Paper Mario? New Paper Mario!
On July 6th, 2016, three years ago today, mobile game developer Niantic released Pokemon Go, a game which seemingly every single person in the world was playing for a brief period of time. For a brief time, the app was more popular than Twitter or Facebook. Everyone was playing Pokemon Go. And then… Well, then… Continue reading Pokemon Go, 3 Years Later: How the Game has Changed and How the Game Has Changed Us
Earlier this year, a seventh game in the Mario Tennis series was released for the Nintendo Switch to much acclaim. This was a breath of fresh air, given that the last installment, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash was met with mixed reviews. So both critics and fans have quickly latched onto Mario Tennis Aces, leading to a lively and… Continue reading Interview with a Mario Tennis Aces Champion
Aaaaand we’re at the end of the year again. And what a year it’s been! Last year, after TIME magazine encountered some controversy with their Person of the Year selection, I decided to have my own pop culture/entertainment person of the year. Here we are again! I don’t usually do numbered-list-articles, but person of the year… Continue reading PCS Person of the Year 2017 Edition
This year is the 20th anniversary of Pokemon! To mark the occasion, Nintendo is giving us a plethora of new Pokemon games, and, as opposed to what I said in the post about Pokemon Sun and Moon, these new games are widely varied. Yes, there’s Sun and Moon, which are standard releases, but then there’s… Continue reading On Pokemon and Pokemon Go
Pokemon Sun and Moon have been announced recently, confirming a Seventh (!) generation of the series, and we are likely to see the 900th (!) Pokemon. When Pokemon first launched 20 years ago, it was two games, entitled Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue. At that time, there were only 151 Pokemon. But game after game was made, as well as… Continue reading Is Media ever supposed to end?
Is Nintendo’s new character really a progressive one?