PREDICTION: Dr. Mario Comes to Switch

Dr Mario World

On Jan 31, 2019, Nintendo announced something rather unexpected. A new Dr. Mario game is coming our way early summer this year. The catch? It’s a mobile game. Nintendo hasn’t been shy when it comes to releasing mobile versions of their major franchises. We’ve seen this with Super Mario Run, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Fire Emblem: Heroes, and the recently delayed Mario Kart Tour. […]

Nintendo 2017 VS. 2019: Which Will Win?

Nintendo has had some amazing success as of late, and while 2018 showed brought the likes of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it’s hard to argue the stellar year that was 2017. These 12 months not only introduced the greatest console in Nintendo history, the Nintendo Switch, but also brought games that would change industry. However, 2017 may […]

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 […]

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 […]

Super Smash Bros Blog Summary Aug 27 to Sep 2

Smash Bros

Is it December 7 yet? Well now that it’s September at least Smash Bros. is only three months away. Yet, Sakurai teases us daily with his relentless stream of updates. Despite my incessant whining, I can’t imagine a world without these nurturing blog posts. Thank you, Sakurai, for your — almost — daily blog posts […]

Top Five Best Nintendo Consoles

When given the task of making a top five consoles list, I came to the realization that I do not have much experience with certain consoles such as any of the Atari or Jaguar consoles. Then I thought of the company of which I have had the most experience and fond memories. I thought of […]

Nintendo Switch: Still Worth It A Year In?

Despite how prolific many consumers believe they are, no one was able to predict how successful the Nintendo Switch would be. For all intents and purposes, the Wii U failed. Yet, Nintendo seemed to pick up the scattered remains of their previous console and create something incredible. The Switch seems to be a fan favorite […]

Green and Pink Joy-Cons Coming to America

Joy-Con

Have you been craving to get your hands on the Splatoon 2 styled joy-cons? Well, you will soon have your chance. Nintendo announced on Twitter today that the green and pink joy-cons will be for sell by themselves later this month. Originally, these bright neon colored controllers were only available as standalone accessories in Japan. The […]