Throwback Bit Thursday: Banjo-Kazooie

Of all the Super Mario 64 clones, Banjo-Kazooie, is in my opinion the best (at least during the 32-64 bit era). Rare’s first attempt at a 3-D platformer even managed to surpass Mario 64 in a few areas.  A Beautiful World  One area in which Rare’s game is clearly superior to Nintendo’s revolutionary game is… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Banjo-Kazooie

Throwback Bit Thursday: Super Mario 64

1996 was a magical time for an 11-year-old kid to be alive. Video Games were making the transition to 3-D from 2-D for the first time with the arrival of the 32-bit machines. The possibilities to a young mind – arriving at the peak of human imagination – seemed endless.   That said, to me personally,… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Super Mario 64

New Switch Bundle Announced for Super Mario 3D World: Bowser’s Fury

Yesterday, Nintendo announced a new Super Mario-themed Switch bundle. The bundle is being released in tandem with a new expansion to Super Mario 3D World, “Bowser’s Fury,” coming February 12th. It will cost $299. This new Switch will be pretty unique. The bundle’s controllers are both red and the Joy Con’s inserts are blue with… Continue reading New Switch Bundle Announced for Super Mario 3D World: Bowser’s Fury

“The Delicious Last Course” DLC for Cuphead Delayed for a Second Time

Studio MDHR, the developer responsible for the popular platformer Cuphead, released a statement last week stating that the game’s first DLC, The Delicious Last Course, will be delayed yet again. Announced in 2018, The Delicious Last Course (or, DLC — haha! I get it!) was originally set for a 2019 release. In July of 2019,… Continue reading “The Delicious Last Course” DLC for Cuphead Delayed for a Second Time

Nintendo Update: Super Mario 3-D All Stars, and Switch Top Sales Charts

In the middle of the epic pre-order battle between Sony’s PS5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo news and announcements have been almost non existent. To top it off, this week Microsoft announced its “Megaton” buyout of ZeniMax Bethesda, and social media warriors continue to battle on discussions about the implications that such a historic… Continue reading Nintendo Update: Super Mario 3-D All Stars, and Switch Top Sales Charts