Nintendo has revealed a new trailer, showcasing three new mega evolutions, a special promotion, and Pikachu being really, really cute.
A Link to the Past is a flawless game. Released for the Super Nintendo in the 90s, a sequel was announced just last month and the internet pretty much collectively lost their minds. That’s how popular this two decade old game is.
Ever since Pong graced the screen of a TV, gamers have clamored for gaming on the go. While early handheld games were basically unplayable garbage, Nintendo came along and revolutionized the industry with the Game Boy. While the Game Boy would usher in a golden age of handheld gaming, many companies attempted to port big name console games to these little machines to make a quick buck. These ports were met with varying degrees of success. Here are five console games that probably would have fared better staying on the consoles.
Banjo Kazooie. Arguably, an enigma of the gaming world. The underdog contender for most ingenious platform title…ever. Whilst it did not enjoy the same degree of commercial success as its spiritual predecessor, Super Mario Bros (1985)- its sheer excellence as an original concept, versatility despite its great deal of accessibility to the masses, and lack of subsequent releases make it, in my opinion, one of the most under-appreciated, yet greatest contributions to the gaming universe to date. Here’s why you should dust off the N64, and hop on this absolute gem.
Mario Kart 8 owners and fans of fancy real life cars; your number is up.
As far as Retro goes, Mario 3D Land teeters on the edge of acceptance, given it only came to the Nintendo 3DS around 3 years ago. However, this fantastically fun and highly addictive game has to be considered as one of my favourite video games of all time and most definitely my favourite game of the Super Mario franchise.