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  • ‘Donkey Kong’ Port is Available for Nintendo Switch

    ‘Donkey Kong’ Port is Available for Nintendo Switch

    Despite its position as the Citizen Kane of golden age arcade games, the original arcade version of Donkey Kong has become something of a lost classic over the years, as Nintendo has opted to re-release the cut down NES version rather than the original. But now, the game is available as part of the Switch’s Arcade Archives series. The […]

  • ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ E3 Trailer (Video)

    ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ E3 Trailer (Video)

    E3 is going on now, which means the internet is being flooded with video game trailers and other announcements. One of the highlights of Nintendo’s offering is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is billed as being “the newest and most expansive Super Smash Bros. ever.” Backing that boast up is the fact that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate purportedly […]

  • ‘Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart’ Board Game Variant Out Now

    ‘Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart’ Board Game Variant Out Now

    If I were to try to think about two games that are pretty much the exact opposite of one another, Mario Kart and Monopoly may spring to mind. One is a high speed racing video game, the other is a notoriously slow real estate game designed during an era when the general public possessed the attention span necessary to […]

  • Nintendo Game Boy Alarm Clock

    Nintendo Game Boy Alarm Clock

    Nostalgia is a funny thing. When you think about your childhood, it’s possible that you have just as many fond memories about the superficial or tactile aspects of things than you do of the things themselves (personal example: Most of my early memories about trips to Disney World are wrapped up in the trams, monorails, […]

  • Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Tomorrow, March 10th, (or, my sources tell me, MAR10 in leetspeak) is Mario Day. There are myriad options available for individuals to celebrate this occasion, and Google Maps has added to that extensive list with a new limited time feature known as Mario Time. When you enter Mario Time, here’s what happens: Wahoo! Now you can navigate the […]

  • ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Nintendo Switch Reveal Trailer (Video)

    The Nintendo Switch has been out and gobbling up time and brain cells for a while now, but a Nintendo console hasn’t really arrived until the fabulous Smash Bros. are there to break it in. Luckily, Nintendo recently announced that a Super Smash Bros. for the Switch is on its way, set for a release at some […]

  • ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    In 2015, an essential document made its way to Japanese readers. Late last year, it was translated into German and Spanish. And now, the Super Mario Encyclopedia from Nintendo and Tokyopop is finally getting translated into English. The Super Mario Encyclopedia covers every conceivable aspect of the Mario canon that occurred between the years 1985 and 2015. For example: […]

  • ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    There are few fictional characters who wouldn’t be innumerably improved by jamming the word “Detective” in front of their name. Pokémon numero uno Pikachu is no exception, and now there’s an English language trailer in anticipation of Detective Pikachu‘s stateside release next month. Here’s the skinny, direct from Nintendo: “In Detective Pikachu, a new game coming on […]

  • ‘Mega Man Legacy Collection’ 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch (Video)

    ‘Mega Man Legacy Collection’ 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch (Video)

    If you’re a Nintendo Switch owner and a Mega Man fan, an upcoming pair of releases will probably be a must-purchase for you and everyone else who falls in the center of that Venn diagram. It’s a Switch re-release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection as well as its followup, collecting together Mega Man’s first ten adventures […]