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Mario Kart 8 Review

Mario Kart 8 Review

Jun 7, 2014

  Chances are, most of you reading don’t really need to read a review to decide whether or not you want Mario Kart 8. It’s flipping Mario Kart. At its worst, this series is a minor, albeit fun distraction. At its best, it’s akin to an addictive substance, always urging you back in to try that 150cc grand prix just one more time....

Super Smash Bros Releases on 3DS in Summer, Wii U in Winter

Super Smash Bros Releases on 3DS in Summer, Wii U in Winter

Apr 9, 2014

Last night’s Nintendo Direct brought a whirlwind of new details about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. title for 3DS and Wii U. First and foremost, they announced that the 3DS version will be released during Summer 2014, with the Wii U version being prolonged until Winter. This release schedule is an odd move, to say the least. With the Wii U performing so...

Sonic Lost World Gets Free Legend of Zelda DLC

Sonic Lost World Gets Free Legend of Zelda DLC

Mar 27, 2014

Following up the “Yoshi’s Island” DLC pack, Sonic Team has released a free new zone for Sonic Lost World with a The Legend of Zelda theme. If your inner 10-year-old SEGA fanboy just died, then I urge you to look again at that image. Just try and tell me Sonic doesn’t look downright adorable in Link’s tunic and hat. The DLC features...

Little Mac Announced for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

Little Mac Announced for Super Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS

Feb 14, 2014

In an announcement that most of us will brush off as “Duh, why didn’t they do this two games ago,” Nintendo revealed in the latest Nintendo Direct that Little Mac of Punch-Out! fame will finally be a playable character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and 3DS. Little Mac appeared in Brawl as an Assist Trophy, but he has finally (and quite...

SEGA Announces Sonic Boom Sub-franchise

SEGA Announces Sonic Boom Sub-franchise

Feb 7, 2014

Continuing the blue hedgehog’s Nintendo-exclusive adventures, SEGA recently revealed an interesting new sub-series for the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. It’s called Sonic Boom, and it’s planned to have both a video game on the Wii U/3DS and a television show on Cartoon Network. The plot, as far as I can tell, revolves around our hydrophobic...