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A Bomb in the Lasagna: 20 Years Later, "Super Mario 64" is Still Essential

Though it wasn’t the first 3D platform game, Super Mario 64 tends to get talked about as though it was, and with good reason. While other platform games preceded Mario’s foray into the third dimension (90s Kid icon and forsaken Sony mascot  801 more words

Will Standish

Top 5 Video Games That Were Way Ahead Of Their Time

Sometimes, the ambitions of a creator can exceed the limitations of technology, technology and imagination maintaining a seemingly uncooperative relationship. In fact, sometimes an invention can come along too soon, long before the world is adequately prepared for its arrival, leaving people confused, or downright concerned. 954 more words

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Modder Brings Super Mario Run To The Nintendo 64

Super Mario Run might not be out till December, but one dedicated fan has recreated the game’s style using Super Mario 64 as a base. Featuring the game’s infinite running mechanic, this Nintendo 64 mod surely captures the essence of the upcoming mobile release. 53 more words

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Top 5: Most Emotional Gaming Moments

I’ve never been one to get overly demonstrative with my games, but I was recently reminded of just how powerful a single event in a game can be. 1,105 more words

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cary reblogged this on Recollections of Play and commented:

There are games that challenge players as they attempt to get from point A to point B. There are games that challenge players to survive waves of multitudinous enemies. And then there are games that challenge players to connect emotionally with the events happening on-screen. Take what you will from my terrible oversimplification here, but when a game hits you right in all the feels, and sometimes unexpectedly so, it's doing something right. This I discussed recently over on United We Game with this post, a rundown of some of my favorite emotional moments in gaming.