Yoshi has a real name, Mario isn’t human, and even the koopas hate Bowser. These 1993 Nintendo character sheets tell all about gaming’s biggest franchise.
One of Nintendo’s most beloved and recognized icons is coming to Bandai’s highly successful S.H.Figuarts line of action figure. The colored prototype of Mario himself was spotted recently at the UK Toy Fair. S.H.Figuarts Mario is expected to come out in March, for a very reasonable $20 price tag.
Have you ever witnessed something so unbelievable, you yelled “Oh, come on” at your screen in a state of disbelief? As gamers, we have to suspend some of our state of disbelief – otherwise we’d never be able to enjoy these wacky video games. I mean, talking animals – what’s up with that? However, there are […]
I was born in the 80’s. I was there when Atari had an abomination of a blinking “Pac-Man” game. I was there when Nintendo saved the video game industry as we know it today and I was there when Nintendo had a “seal of quality” that meant something. As it stands right now I am […]
If Nintendo has any say in it, gamers from future generations will never grow up in a world without Mario. He’s simply too iconic a figurehead to ever retire. Of course, like any other plumber sporting a mustache, Mario has a few skeletons in his closet that Nintendo would like everyone to forget about. I […]
The Wii was a toy that resulted in broken windows, broken hips and broken hearts. While it was considered a failure in the eyes of serious gamers, it managed to move the current generation of video games into a completely unexpected direction that would have millions of gamers flailing their arms about like they were […]
Last week I chose my Top Ten Video Game Villains, so I’ve also decided to do a list of my top ten heroes and protagonists in video games of all time. A hero is what everyone in the world aspires to be and video games give everyday people the opportunity to engage in adventures beyond their average day […]