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Intelligently Incorporating Adaptive Difficulty

or, How to Make Boss Battles More Challenging Without Punishing the Player If you’ve been following Infendo on YouTube, or listening to our weekly podcast, you’d already know that a couple months ago, I restarted The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in Master Mode. This was the first time I’ve started the game from scratch since day one, and the only time I’ve ever playe...

A Trip Inside My Mind Part 1: Donkey Kong

For a while now I've contemplated writing an article about why certain game series have stuck with me over the years, and what they really mean to me. Then I got thinking about the list of games that are truly important that I would want to spotlight. There's a lot of games on that list. So many, in fact, I have decided to change the format of this article. If I was to write the article as it orig...

10 Classic Nintendo Games That Haven’t Been Remade, but Should Be

I know what you’re thinking. Doesn’t Nintendo already remake everything? Well, yes, Nintendo is notorious for releasing, re-releasing, and re-re-releasing many of their more popular titles. Take Metroid for example. Excluding its original release on the Famicom Disk System and Nintendo Entertainment System, Metroid has been rereleased a grand total of six times (the Classic NES Series ...

E3 Hands-On: Donkey Kong Country Returns, Indeed

It’s an exciting time to be an older Nintendo fan – those of us that grew up with the Mario Bros,  Samus Aran, and the Donkey and Diddy duo are getting the chances to relive our past experiences in wonderfully nostalgic recreations for our sidescrolling favorites. Nintendo most recent retro remake? Donkey Kong Country Returns, from Retro Studios (known for the Metroid Prime series.) Â...