Reading into Nintendo Switch Online’s Future

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The days of Nintendo’s extensive catalogue of retro games are seemingly over. Virtual Console was a wonderful library of historic video games from the NES, SNES, TurboGrafx-16, N64, and other consoles. The service was a retro gamer’s dream when Nintendo’s Wii U was at its (low) peak; but with the release of the Nintendo Switch […]

Culture of Gaming’s Best Sports Games of 2018

Sports games were everywhere last year from the yearly FIFAs, to the more rare Tennis games that pop up here and there. We sat down with one goal in mind. To find the best Sports games from 2018! And here it is, Culture of Gaming’s best Sports games of 2018. Winner – Mario Tennis Aces […]

Nintendo Switch Ownership Guide

The Nintendo Switch is nearly two years old as we come to the end of 2018, and the holiday season is well upon us. The Switch is a hotter item than ever. In fact, Nintendo announced in a press release that according to Adobe Analytics, in the US, the Switch broke the all time record for […]

Nintendo Icons: Where My Story Ended.

Nintendo Icon: Where My Story Ended.

Some of the most renown Nintendo icons happen to be Mario and Link. We enjoy the stories they tell, the adventures they bring us on, plus the worlds that can be explored. It’s not necessarily that my story has ended, as it could just be on a short hiatus. However, there was a noticeable drop […]

Super Mario Bros 3 Isn’t Perfect – But It’s More Important Than You Can Possibly Imagine

Super Mario Bros 3

Super Mario Bros 3 turns 30 this week. Crazy, huh? I was more than a decade from being born when Mario 3 graced earth, yet even I can still feel the shockwaves of its impact. In recent years, Mario 3 has consistently ranked within the highest-five range of “greatest-of-all-time” lists, and rightfully so! Mario 3 […]

Bowsette: Comic to Cosplay?

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Yes, it seems not even conceptual fanart can escape the real world. Starting just recently, a trend of a mere idea has surfaced as a new character called Bowsette. What started this recent trend? The internet is the internet, so it’ll spread anything interesting or annoying. People are legitimately thinking about Bowsette becoming playable in […]

CoG’s 25 Greatest 3D Platformers of All Time

Since the days of the N64 and PS1, we’ve fallen in love over and over again with 3D platformers. Sure, there might not be hundreds of them to choose from, but the few that are out there have captured our hearts and imaginations since we were kids. They’ve taken us through vibrant mascot-filled worlds, with intense […]

Mario Flash Games: An Online Nostalgia Hit

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The Mario series has been a fundamental part of every Nintendo gamer’s household since the world was first introduced in the old arcades. And since then, it has changed a hell of a lot. Now, nostalgia surrounds Mario. Those days of fighting your siblings just to be able to play Mario first are long gone. […]

Are Console Exclusives Good News?

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Gamescom is finally here and a bunch of games will receive announcements, release dates and hopefully, playable gameplay demos. All eyes will turn towards Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo to see what they can offer in way of exclusives. Whilst this games development tactic may not always be the best for the consumer, it is extremely […]