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 […]

What if Nintendo Stopped Making Consoles?

Nintendo Switch

“Nintendo” and “video game console” are two terms that are practically synonymous. The company may have produced playing cards for more than half a century, but it’s not unreasonable to claim that no company has had more impact on video games than Nintendo. Over the last 30 years, Nintendo has created a brand of top-tier […]

THQ Nordic Unintentionally Confirms Darksiders Port for Switch

Darksiders

Even though it’s often compared to Zelda, Darksiders is a series that hasn’t been on a Nintendo platform in a little while. Darksiders II and Darksiders: Warmastered Edition came to the Wii U a few years back. However, developer Vigil Games hasn’t brought their popular hack-and-slash puzzler to Nintendo Switch just yet. But that’s most […]

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 […]

Culture of Gaming’s 50 Greatest Video Game Weapons

Video game weapons

Video games are a violent medium. We shoot, stab, slice, nuke, punch, bulldoze, swing, and skewer our way through baddies… and all for what? For the cathartic, sadistic pleasure of pretending to kill something without consequences? Well… yeah! It’s because of the same adrenaline rush we get from watching an action movie or reading a […]

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 […]