Mar 05

Super Mario Bros. 2 – Clever or Not So Clever? You be the Judge! – Really Freakin’ Clever

  A decent episode of Really Freakin’ Clever, but one that I think paints Nintendo in too good a light. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge Nintendo fan and I love almost everything they do, but this…I’m pretty sure I’ve read some materials suggesting that converting Doki Doki Panic into Super Mario Bros. 2 …

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Mar 04

Majora’s Mask’s “Clock Town” Violin, Flute, Oboe, and Ocarina Cover perf. by Patti Rudisill

  Clock Town is quickly becoming one of my favorite Zelda songs ever. It just as this certain quality to it that just makes me want to go on an adventure but at the same time, go back home. I blame the expertise of Patti Rudisill and her skill on just many different instruments but …

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Mar 04

I Never Knew I Needed Super Smash Bros. Cupcakes – Nerdy Nummies

  Rosanna Pansino makes some adorably amazing Super Smash Bros. cupcakes along with Michelle Phan. They seem easy enough to make too with the decorating looking like the hardest part. Seriously, I thought Rosanna was doing Kirby because he’s already cupcake shape but then Michell’s Peach turned out great, and the rest of them turned …

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Mar 04

Discover Games: “Wind Waker, the “Reasonable Person,” and Subjective Criticism” by Shawn Trautman

An interesting blog post by Shawn Trautman that I think warrants a lot of thought. Essentially, it is Trautman’s rejection of the idea of the “objective review”. It’s a thought that has been circulating around lately but I think this article puts the idea of a subjective review into a new light that hopefully my …

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Mar 03

Majora’s Mask ” Deku Palace” A Capella Cover perf. by Smooth McGroove

  I should have expected that with the release of Majora’s Mask 3D, a ton of fan covers would have been dropping. Oh well, not that I’m complaining or anything. Afterall, I love the musical stylings of Smooth McGroove. Especially with this song which sounds like an old SNES song with beatboxing.

Mar 03

Possibly the Greatest Sports Game Ever Made – Gaming Historian

  I’ve always heard that Techmo Super Bowl was a fantastic sports game, but never as enthusiastically as Gaming Historian‘s little review here. I’m also impressed to hear that the game is updated by fans. That, I wish I was featured a little bit more in the video. Still, it seems like a game for …

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Mar 03

Smash Bros. Outfit Swaps – Fan Art by Mimibert

Everyone loves costumes in fighting games. The latest Super Smash Bros. has some alternate costumes for some characters, but you know what would be cool? Costume swaps. Who wouldn’t want to see Ike dressed up like Ganondorf or Villager sporting a Mega Man look? Apparently DeviantArt user Mimibert felt that way because their gallery is …

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Mar 02

Majora’s Mask’s “Astral Observatory” Electric Guitar Cover perf. by Epic Game Music

  Majora’s Mask might be the first game where I was a fan of the music before actually playing the game itself. Currently, I’m working my way through the 3DS remake, but it’s thanks to people like Epic Game Music that entering every new area can feel a little bit familiar. Of course, this version …

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Mar 02

Katarina’s Daggers Forged by Man At Arms: Reforged

  As someone who doesn’t play League of Legends I got to admit that I think those “daggers” are super cool. Man At Arms really does know how to do a good job.

Mar 02

Telltale’s Super Show Experiment and the Tales of Other VG Experiements

So Lionsgate is dipping heavily into the gaming side of business, so much so they have invested in Telltale games for an experimental idea that involves telling a narrative with games and a non-interactive show together.   Little information is known on what they are calling a “super show,” but the general idea is this …

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Mar 02

Can You Tell the Difference Between PC’s, PS4’s, and the Xbox One’s Graphics? – Reality Check

  This episode of Reality Check deals with our perception of graphical differences between a gaming PC, an Xbox One, and a PS4. As expected, it can boil down to being nearly impossible to tell. Cam’s test subjects could notice difference but not really notice when there wasn’t any. I personally, can never really tell …

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Feb 27

Pokemon Was Born Because Games Weren’t Good Enough For Its Creators – Did You Know Gaming

  Boy, who knew that Pokemon was a game created by fans who literally said “We can make a better game than all those people.” From my experience, not a lot of people can do that.   This video is part of a series called Did You Know Gaming. If you liked it, be sure …

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Feb 27

GameInformer: “Looking Back At 10 Years Of Monster Hunter With Its Producer” by Kyle Hilliard

GameInformer’s Kyle Hilliard conducted an interview with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, revealing some interesting insights into the history and inspirations for the world’s best Monster Hunting game. (Sorry, Evolve.)   It’s certainly cool to get inside the head of the head of the Monster Hunter games, knowing why their worlds always seem so idyllic …

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Feb 26

The Legend of Zelda’s “Bolero of Fire” perf. by STL Ocarina

  This is a great take on Ocarina of Time’s Bolero of Fire. Heck, it sounds down right classical. Great job STL Ocarina.

Feb 26

The Point – DLC Still Sucks, Me – The Point Might Be Out of Touch With the Realities of Game Development

    So, I’m going to state a really unpopular opinion: there is nothing wrong with DLC, as a concept. There are definitely wrong ways to deal with DLC, but in the case of games like Evolve, ehhhh…….not so much.   Really this whole video felt like an old man yelling at kids to stay …

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