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Amiibo Story: Peach

“Thank you Mario! But our princess is in another castle!”

I have to admit, I never did save the princess in her NES debut. Not for a lack of effort, though, as my attempts at beating the original… 422 more words

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Amiibo Story: Yoshi

Super Mario World has a deceptively amazing soundtrack. I don’t know if you ever noticed this, but that game basically has one song that’s repeatedly re-imagined throughout. 793 more words

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Amiibo Story: Ike

In the eyes of most, Ike is probably just another sword dude like Marth in Smash Bros. or one of the Amiibo figures that are seemingly impossible to find. 494 more words

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Amiibo Story: Mega Man

I vividly remember the first time I ever played a Mega Man game. It was the summer of 1990 and a family friend that was a year older than me had come over to my house with his new copy of… 566 more words

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PSA: The Let's Play Community Has a Toxic Sexism Problem

If you’ve been on YouTube in the past 10 or so years, you’re bound to have run into at least one “Let’s Play.” For those who may not know, Let’s Playing (now more commonly called LPing) is when someone documents their playthrough of a game through videos, and less often, screenshots, all while adding personal commentary and focusing on their experience with the game as an individual. 1,903 more words


Next Game: Batman: Arkham City

I think I have one more blog post left for Batman: Arkham Asylum, wherein I will describe the uncanny aspects of the three Scarecrow encounters. 454 more words

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