Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS Demo Impressions: Tree in my Pocket

I still remember the commercial for the first Super Smash Bros to this day. Mario, Donkey Kong, Yoshi and Pikachu skipping through the field to The Turtles‘ “So Happy Together” before beating on each other like bongo drums. Those were the good old days. I played that game religiously. Rain, sun, evening, weekend, dentist appointment…… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 04/05/13

I’d describe myself as a “gaming tree,” firmly rooted to where my consoles and computers are like an expensive security blanket. On the surface, I can’t say I really have any issues with travelling. I definitely am aware of the benefits in getting away from the familiar and having unique experiences. Maybe the reluctance comes from in… Continue reading

Kid Icarus: Uprising Review: A Flight of Fancy

When recalling Nintendo’s broad catalog of game characters, Pit of Kid Icarus fame is not usually at the top of that list. It’s not uncommon for Hollywood to go back in time in search of inspiration, but the video game industry tends to mostly push forward or make sure people never forget about American football,… Continue reading

Proprietary Gaming Staring Death in the Face?

The 3DS is making a resurgence (or first-surgence depending on who you talk to). The PS Vita is going to release to North America on February 22, 2012, and there are people already claiming how the PS Vita will “die a horrible premature death.” Well, that’s just not good news when you’re launching a new…anything…. Continue reading

You’re Gonna Get It Anyway: Nintendo 3DS

I’ve never been what you might call a “hardcore” handheld gamer. In fact, I’ve only had a passing interest in a few of Nintendo’s offerings. Having owned a few of Nintendo’s handhelds over the years, I always used the systems as supplementary to my main gaming consoles. I’d be really interested in the handhelds immediately… Continue reading