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Nintendo Switch Sales Near 5 Million

Nintendo can’t make its new video game console fast enough.

The Kyoto, Japan-based company sold 1.97 million Switch consoles in its second fiscal quarter (the three-month period ending in June). 249 more words


What is Cultural Appropriation?

“Cultural appropriation” means “This is mine! I hate you! Don’t touch my stuff!”

Cultural appropriation is one of those newspeak buzz-phrases that sound vaguely like real things, but upon any kind of inspection, completely fall apart. 1,045 more words


Light & Shadow

Editing for black and white is quite interesting and it asks us to focus on a precise aspect of photography. Light and shadow. Forget color and its tone. 10 more words

Black And White Photography

Computer scientists quantify just how hard Super Mario Bros. is

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Calling a game “hard” would seem to be a matter of personal judgement. Not so, according to an international team of computer scientists. 497 more words


Mario Pool Party Game


It’s a me… the Blast Off Party Activities blogger with a great pool party game for anyone who likes Mario and wants to incorporate him into his or her pool party. 255 more words


My personal franchise failures

For those of you that don’t read it, the latest edition of Retro Gamer magazine here in the UK had a massive, 16-page feature celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series. 477 more words

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Super Mario Run Review - free to play auto runner

Super Mario Run is a free to play side-scrolling auto-runner made by legendary developer Nintendo. This is Nintendo’s first mobile game which has already received over 50 million downloads since its March 2017 Android release. 1,082 more words