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Kid Icarus is a notoriously difficult NES classic. In typical old-school fashion, the game is relentless in challenge and unforgiving with mistakes. What's the most frustrating thing you'll en...

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After visiting friends and relatives this Thanksgiving, I was left with something special inside. Was it fond memories? Was it a deeper connection with those who I love? Was it several containe...

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Shrinking racers since 1992, the lightning bolt is one of the most powerful weapons in all of Mario Kart. It's truly an unbiased punisher, rendering all but its user into miniature and flatten...

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After seeing the ho-hum critical response to Metal Slug 7, I decided to give the title a look in the ol' shovelscope in order to further explore how critics' scores can heavily affect our perception...

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In 2004, Satoru Iwata said that "customers do not want online games." At a time when the GameCube appeared to be a sinking ship, Nintendo's President and CEO made this statement which, in the e...

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I've mentioned this a few times before, but it was such a slight against gamers that it bears repeating. In July of this year, managing director of marketing for Nintendo of Europe Laurent Fis...

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Iwata's ignoring the emerging presence of online gaming? Over-cautious financial planning. Miyamoto's hissy fit over Donkey Kong Country? Simple emotional release. Fischer's child-like ignoran...

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Ahh, the quote. Whether used to end an essay or defame a political opponent, the quote is a very versatile tool. Particularly in the era of blogging, every word that escapes a well-known fi...

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Not everything shocking has to be negative. At E3 2004, Reggie Fils-Aime gave a speech in which he kick-started a new era of Nintendo, starting with a single line: "My name is Reggie. I'm about...

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Pedigree Based on the PC series of the same name, the Zoo Tycoon games are rooted in the business / construction simulation titles that proved to be very popular in the 1990s. These types of games i...

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Jack Thompson, we hardly knew ye. Actually, we knew far too much of ye. I won't spend much time kicking a man while he's down, but it would be a glaring omission to ignore him since he represen...

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