An Interview with FreddeGredde, The Musician Behind ‘The Superb Mario Medley’

FreddeGredde

The life of a musician is an uncertain one, filled with emotional and financial peaks and valleys. Some days, the hours spent on a single track more than pay off, and other days, a flop casts a bleak outlook. But the life of a musician is also an incredibly fulfilling one. The days where a […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 49 Video Game Antagonists

Humans love to hate things; the internet has proven that time and time again. Whether it be a political candidate, a corporate entity, or a YouTube Rewind, we have a plethora of villains stored up in our psyche, real or perceived. But sometimes, particularly in fiction, a villain can be a balancing factor; a hurdle […]

Kaze Emanuar: Super Mario 64 Modding Extraordinaire

Mario 64

Super Mario 64 is a wonderful, important game. Aside from its earth-shattering release back in 1996, Nintendo’s first 3D Mario game still holds up as a shining example of movement and world design. And even more than 20 years after it released, a dedicated community is still dissecting and modifying Mario 64. At the forefront […]

A Complete Analysis of the Super Mario Maker 2 Trailer

Super Mario Maker 2

One of the most noteworthy games of Yesterdays Direct was Super Mario Maker 2, the sequel to one of the Wii U’s best games. Nintendo packed a ton of information into the short, minute-long trailer, so we’re going through and dissecting the video for every juicy UI details and new feature. Join us! Starting from […]

End the Console Wars Already

The Console Wars of the 90’s Console wars have been going on for a very long time. In the late 80’s/early 90’s, Sega and Nintendo were duking it out for the most popular name in video games. Nintendo was releasing the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and with it, the biggest name in video game history: […]

Dr. Mario World Announced for Summer

Dr Mario World

After announcing that they would push back Mario Kart Tour earlier today, Nintendo revealed Dr. Mario World, a modern take on the Tetris-like puzzler Dr. Mario. Like Mario Kart, Dr. Mario World is releasing this summer. However, unlike Kart, Dr. Mario is being developed jointly with both developer NHN Entertainment and messaging app LINE (Both based in […]

Switch was Best Selling Console, Red Dead II Best Selling Game of 2018

According to the December NPD, the Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console of 2018 and Red Dead Redemption II is the best-selling game of 2018. Consoles Nintendo Switch set the record for most units sold and dollars made in a year (PS4 set it in 2015). It’s also the most units sold (since 2010) and […]

Reading into Nintendo Switch Online’s Future

SNES

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 […]