Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right

Released on: November 20, 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Gameboy Advance, Wii, Wii U, New 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Rare Published by: Nintendo That lull in retro reviews must be catching up with me, as it’s time to go back down memory lane. It’s been about aContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right”

Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone

Released on: October 18, 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $99.99 CAD ($79.99 US) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo This review was a long-time coming, folks. Back in early 2019, Nintendo announced a bunch of upcoming games via a Nintendo Direct. For those not in the know, Nintendo Directs are essentially a set ofContinue reading “Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone”

Donkey Kong Country – Still Barrels of Fun

Released on: 21 November 1994 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo New 3DS, Wii U, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Rare. Published by: Nintendo It’s been a hot minute since we talked about a retro game. Today, we are going way back to whenContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country – Still Barrels of Fun”

Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive

Release Date of the Full Version: February 26 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developed by: Claytechworks Published by: Square Enix/Nintendo A trend I began to notice around 2014 is with the return of the classic JRPG formula. The chief example I can think of at the time is Bravely Default, a game that reminds meContinue reading “Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive”

Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that Transcends the Galaxy

Released on: March 19, 1994 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Wii, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Developed by: Nintendo R&D1/Intelligent Systems Published by: Nintendo It’s time once again for “Sergie’s Trip Down Memory Lane!” As I’ve recounted many times in my other retro games review, I usedContinue reading “Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that Transcends the Galaxy”

Clubhouse Games 51 World Classic Games: A Value-Packed Collection of Polished Classics

Released on: June 5, 2020 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $52.49 CDN ($39.99 US) Developed by: NDcube Published by: Nintendo One of the things I remember the most about the Wii is its slew of awesome Nintendo games (Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Kirby Return to Dreamland, Punch-Out, etc.) and its infamy as a shovelware machine.Continue reading “Clubhouse Games 51 World Classic Games: A Value-Packed Collection of Polished Classics”

Game Vs. Game – Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Vs. Pokemon Sword and Shield: Which is Better?

*Note: This article was written before the release of the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra DLCs for Pokemon Sword/Shield* I’ve wanted to write this article for a long time. I dawdled on it for a while until I started playing Pokemon Sword again recently. I reviewed both Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee and Pokemon Sword/ShieldContinue reading “Game Vs. Game – Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Vs. Pokemon Sword and Shield: Which is Better?”

Splatoon 2 (Switch) – A Fantastic Online Shooter for those that don’t like Online Shooters.

Released on: July 21 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [DLC Expansion available. Nintendo Online Subscription required for online play] Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When it comes to multiplayer shooters, I am terrible at them. I have trouble perceiving where my character is in first-person shooters. Thus my opponentsContinue reading “Splatoon 2 (Switch) – A Fantastic Online Shooter for those that don’t like Online Shooters.”

Super Smash Bros Ultimate – The Greatest and Biggest Crossover of All Time

Released on: December 7 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [Downloadable content is available] Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Sora Ltd. In 1999, nine-year-old Sergie was reading the newest issue of Nintendo Power. He’s taking in all of the cool pictures of games out at the time. Then, his mind getsContinue reading “Super Smash Bros Ultimate – The Greatest and Biggest Crossover of All Time”

Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve

Released on: February 15, 1987 Available Platforms: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii, Wii U, NES Classic, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When talking about the Nintendo Entertainment System (the NES), people will typically have a list of their favorite games pop-up in their headContinue reading “Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve”

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