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Is Kirby the best 2D game since Yoshi’s Island?

Three worlds into Kirby’s Epic Yarn, I’m convinced this is the spiritual successor to Yoshi’s Island, which was and remains–arguably–the best 2D platformer of all time. If you’re old enough to remember the disappointment surrounding the release of the follow up, N64’s Yoshi’s Story, Kirby’s new title is the game you actually wanted to play back then–A game where eve...

Wonderful WiiWare: Cave Story [Review]

Sometimes it seems WiiWare is the ultimate showcase of “hit or miss” titles, with offerings ranging from the wildly pointless and stupid, to amazingly inspired and engaging.  I’m proud to say that the Cave Story is the latter, and by far one of the most complete and satisfying WiiWare titles to date. Those familiar with indie gaming on the PC might remember Cave Story as Doukuts...