I’m a bit upset. Why? Because I have a lot of respect for Yuji Naka, whom you may know as Sonic the Hedgehog’s daddy, and in Rodea the Sky Soldier, he’s certainly created a game worth playing… on the Wii at least.
As an unapologetic Nintendo lover, I often consider it a bit strange that the everlasting Mario franchise doesn’t even register in my top five in terms of series created by the Big N. I certainly enjoy Mario titles and some games, like Paper Mario and the Thousand Year Door and Mario Kart 8, are eternally among my all time favourites.
A couple of weeks ago, I took up arms with like-minded inklings across the globe, united by one clear objective: we had chosen rock as our preferred genre of music, and it was was time to honour this commitment in battle; we even got a free T-shirt for entering…
As one of Princess Peach’s most loyal attendants, Toad has been quite used to playing second fiddle in the Mario universe. He first appeared in the NES title Super Mario Bros. as the clueless messenger in each of Bowser’s strongholds, giving you a pat on the back for saving him and directing you to yet “another castle.”
How’s it goin’, hunters? With the release of Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate in the west fast approaching, I thought it was about time we revealed the final 5 most obnoxious monsters from Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate…
Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate is a game with real staying power, and it’s a constant presence in my Wii U’s disc drive. It waits patiently for my return, unflustered by the novelty of new titles and the supposedly massive amount of content they have on offer. It’s used to long spells of rejection – in fact, I’m starting to think it thrives off it…
I launched into Shovel Knight with some pretty hefty expectations given the buzz about it being one of the standout indie titles of 2014. Catchy chiptunes, uber-hard platform mechanics, old school rescue-the-princess storyline re-imagined with shovels instead of swords.