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Retro Review – Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Game Boy)

*Warning: mild spoilers* Wario needs money. A lot of money. You need a lot of money when trying to buy your own castle. Luckily for Wario he has been given his very own video game to get all the money he can in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. After being defeated by Mario in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, Wario travels to Kitchen Island to find money, treasure, to a steal back a golden statue...

Retro Review – Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Game Boy)

Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 is an excellent game. The level design never gets old and there is a decent amount of challenge when trying to find all the treasure chests and to get the best ending. There are some excellent game play choices and abilities that have been introduced that have remained with the Wario Land series. If you are looking for an excellent portable platformer with Wario, you...

Feel the Joy: A Few Custom Joy-Con Ideas

The Switch’s Joy-Con are pretty cool. Being able to change out your controller’s appearance in a few seconds is pretty cool, and I can definitely see collecting them becoming a habit (albeit an expensive one). Here’s a few ideas for some video game-inspired Joy-Con that I’d admittedly enjoy owning.   MARIO KART 8 DX PIKACHU MUSHROOM SUPER WARIO BROS. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG...

Jest in Time: A Look Back at the Clowns of Nintendo

Lola Pop, the newest addition to ARMS, might have you thinking Nintendo’s just clowning around with their character design. But a look back at Nintendo’s long game design history actually reveals an affinity for these face-painted juggalos. Here’s a look back at some big-time big-top dwellers from Nintendo’s lineup. MAD CLOWN – SUPER PUNCH OUT Don’t let ARMS tri...

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 ...

Nintendo Power got me excited for WarioWare DIY

This has happened to me a couple of times now: I know a game is coming out, it sounds interesting, but I never give it much thought.  Nintendo Power shows up in my mailbox, has a feature on said game, and I immediately pre-order it.  This time around it was WarioWare DIY for DS. Something about playing new mini-games, creating them, downloading them, and even playing them on my Wii got me really...

Here’s how you’ll play WarioWare D.I.Y on DS

I’m telling you, it’s all comedic mischief. Game drops March 28. Anyone buyin’?

Next Wario Ware to Allow User Created Content

The next Wario Ware for the DSi is suppose to allow user created content. According to the Japanese Wii Nintendo Channel, users are allowed to create their own minigames via a Mario Paint program and combine them together. Allowing you to customize everything from the art, music and even where to tap something on the screen. This looks promising and daunting at the same time. As a fan of Mario pai...

Infendo@GDC – Wario Ware: Snapped and DSiWare Hands On!

Ever since the DSi was announced Nintendo Fans have been asking themselves if they really wanted to upgrade.  The question hangs heavy, because while there are new features such as SD card support, a larger screen, and the heavily touted camera, it seems to pretty much be the same old DS – not appearing to be much smaller, more powerful, or significantly superior in any standalone way.  Th...

WarioWare: Photograph coming to DSiWare

If you’ve been wondering what kind of games to expect out of the DSi and it’s twin cameras,  Pay attention.  Nintendo President Satoru Iwata gave us a hint last week when he announced WarioWare: Photograph for DsiWare: Iwata revealed that Nintendo is prepping a slate of WarioWare titles for release as downloadable DSiWare games. A variety of minigames from the Game Boy Advance and DS...

Quick Hit — Wario Land: Shake It Marketing Falls Apart

It’s a YouTube clip, but if I were to embed it the point would be lost. Just hit the link and enjoy all the way to the end. Pretty clever.