Justin Riley

Game reviewer for Infendo.com. Gaming for 20+ years. Devoted Nintendo fan. Favorite system: SNES Favorite games: 1. Chrono Trigger 2. Earthbound 3. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 4. Super Mario Bros. 3 5. Final Fantasy VI

Tuesday Time Warp: Top 10 SNES RPGs

While every system has had its own unique role-playing games, no system has had a deeper, more brilliant selection than the Super Nintendo. Not only did the SNES boast one of, if not the, biggest selection of RPGs, it also carried easily some of the best games the genre has ever seen. From the fantastic stories to the endearing characters, from the addicting gameplay to the moving soundtracks, the...

Tuesday Time Warp: Top 10 NES Games

What better place to start our new retro feature than the very system that kickstarted this wonderful journey, the Nintendo Entertainment System. For many gamers, the NES was the system that changed our lives and sucked us into a world of endless possibilities. Whether it was World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros, the first dungeon in The Legend of Zelda, or the initial creepy moments of Metroid, the NES ...

Coming Soon: Tuesday Time Warp

With the sad departure of our beloved editor, Holly Fellmeth, and the increasingly busy lives of the rest of the Infendo staff, the pages of Infendo have been eerily silent as of late. Do not fear, great things are on their way. One of these things is a new bi-weekly feature, beginning next week, entitled “Tuesday Time Warp.” This new feature will focus on retro games, particularly the...

Majora’s Mask: Misunderstood Masterpiece or Overrated Oddity?

Last week’s Nintendo Direct has the Nintendo Universe buzzing with excitement, much of it stirred up by the announcement of the Majora’s Mask remake coming to the 3DS. While many are bouncing with excitement, others are cringing at the thought of tackling this franchise misfit again. All this brings us to an enormously debated question: Where does Majora’s Mask sit in the Zelda h...

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Open Tournament

At E3 we were treated to a thrilling Super Smash Bros. tournament. Now it’s your turn to compete. The “Super Smash Bros. 3DS National U.S. Tournament” has officially been announced. The open tournament will be held on October 4th, one day after the release. 15 GameStop locations across the U.S. and the Nintendo World Store in New York City (see below for locations) will host the ...

Exclusive 3DS Models Coming To GameStop

A triforce of unique 3DS designs have been announced for the coming months, two of which will be exclusive to GameStop locations. These models were presented recently at the GameStop Expo 2014. First, released on September 19th, will be the Super Smash Bros. Edition 3DS XL. We have already seen glimpses of this, as it had been previously announced for the UK. Available in two colors, red and blue,...

Press Start: September’s Kickstarter Showcase

  Welcome to Press Start, our monthly Kickstarter showcase. For those of you unfamiliar with Kickstarter, it is a global crowdfunding platform, allowing people to donate to projects of many different kinds. Kickstarter is a brilliant tool for indie game developers, and has led to many excellent games coming into existence, with the financial backing of everyday people like you and me. Games l...

Review: Shovel Knight, A Brilliant Homage To The 8-Bit Era

  What do Mega Man, Super Mario Bros. 3, Duck Tales and The Adventures of Link all have in common? Unique stories. Imaginative characters. Brilliant level designs. Fantastic music. They are some of the greatest platformers of all time, and helped define the 8-bit era. And now, they have all played a role in inspiring this years smash indie hit, Shovel Knight. What started out as a Kickstarter...

Fantasy Life to feature online co-op, Streetpass features

With release dates in September (Europe) and October (North America) looming, details regarding LEVEL-5’s highly anticipated RPG/life simulation, Fantasy Life, have surfaced. While a fair bit of information has already been released, LEVEL-5 have now revealed that Fantasy Life will contain very broad online features. The first of many online features is Link Mode, a communication tool that c...

Smash Bros: Meta Knight, Limited Edition Pack and more

Only 51 days remain until the release of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, yet the announcements keep rolling out. A returning character, another stage, a limited edition pack AND a Smash Bros. themed sale were all announced over the last 24 hours. Kirby fans can now rejoice, as Sakurai announced the return of Meta Knight. After teasing Meta Knight’s return on Monday, by posting a picture of a Mii ...

Game Boy Stage for New Smash Bros?

As the days count down towards one of the most talked about releases this year, Sakurai continues to drop various hints and sneak pics through his Miiverse account. Yesterdays screenshot appears to reveal a new Game Boy stage. Along with the image above, Sakurai wrote “Pic of the day “?Ba-ding!?”…. If you turn on the 3D effect, it really looks like there is a Game Boy insid...

A glimpse of Super Smash Bros. Trophy Shop/Gallery

Completionists and collectors have a large task looming in their near future. With over 540 trophies to be collected, the new Super Smash Bros. games will keep players extremely busy. While the trophies are meant to be collected throughout the game, they can also be purchased with in-game currency or Nintendo 3DS Play Coins. Recently, Masahiro Sakurai shared a few screenshots on a Miiverse post, g...

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