Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem

Released on: February 2 2017 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has loot boxes and an optional subscription service) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems I have always loved strategy RPGs ever since I played Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Calibur on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day. One seriesContinue reading “Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem”

Mario Tennis Aces – A High-Intensity Game of Tennis Best Enjoyed With Friends

Released on: June 22 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Camelot Software Planning Full disclosure: I am not a fan of sports games. I see no difference between FIFA 19 and FIFA 20, for example. One series of sports games I did like was Mario Tennis.Continue reading “Mario Tennis Aces – A High-Intensity Game of Tennis Best Enjoyed With Friends”

Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.

Released on: September 22 2017 Available Platforms: Wii U (Original), Nintendo Switch (DX) Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Bandai Namco Fighting games are the cornerstone of competitive gaming since the days of the arcade. Two (or more in some cases) players face off to find out who is the bestContinue reading “Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.”

Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff

Released on: November 15, 2019 Available on: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___As mentioned in my Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee review, I have been a fan of the Pokemon series since I was eight years old. I started watching the cartoon, then I found out theyContinue reading “Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff”

Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!

Released on: November 16 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___I have been a pretty big fan of Pokemon since I first discovered it through the anime series at the age of eight. The appeal to its video game iteration is noticeable; with oneContinue reading “Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!”

Crystalis (NES) – A Journey Worth Passing Up

Released on: April 13 1990 (NES), December 12 2019 (Nintendo Switch Online) Available Platforms: NES, Game Boy Color (remake), Nintendo Switch Online) Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: SNK  Developed by: SNK         I have a bit of a history with Crystalis. Having played the Game Boy Color remakeContinue reading “Crystalis (NES) – A Journey Worth Passing Up”

Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness

Released on: March 21st 1996 (SNES), December 12 2019 (Nintendo Switch Online) Available Platforms: SNES, DS (remake) Nintendo Switch Online Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: HAL Laboratory         Kirby Super Star is the first Kirby game I played; I remember thoroughly enjoying it when IContinue reading “Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness”

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.

Released: January 10th 2019  Available platforms: Nintendo Switch  Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Nintendo EAD         New Super Mario Bros. U was a game originally released at the launch of the Wii U. The game was a good proposition for early Wii U adopters. Interest soon wanedContinue reading “New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – Not so New Anymore.”

Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.

Original Released Date: June 3rd 1986 Available on: Super Nintendo (Super Mario All-Stars), Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Published by Nintendo Developed by Nintendo R&D4         Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is arguably the strangest Mario Bros. game made officially by Nintendo. In Japan, this game wasContinue reading “Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.”

Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – Infinite Levels, Infinite Possibilities.

Release Date: June 28th 2019 Available on: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Publisher: Nintendo   Developer: Nintendo EPD         I have always been a big fan of the Mario series, ever since I played Super Mario World at the age of 5. When Super Mario Maker on the Wii U wasContinue reading “Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – Infinite Levels, Infinite Possibilities.”