Tag: nintendo

Apr 10 2018

Sega teases return to the console market?! Not so fast, sparky!

Those of us raised in the 90s will remember the above slogan that Sega used to stick it to Nintendo during the great Console Wars. Sega gained an upper hand with the release of the Genesis in 1992 which introduced their speedy blue mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. Then, it was a lot of back and …

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Mar 08 2018

Mario and his brawlin’ buddies are Switch(ing) over!!

During their Direct presentation, Nintendo announced today that they will be bringing their big brawler to the Nintendo Switch. This will be the latest version of Super Smash Bros. which includes Splatoon’s Inkling Girl and Inkling Boy.

Feb 02 2018

Company behind “Despicable Me” to do Super Mario Bros movie!!

Older gamers know that the Super Mario Bros were given a bad rap with the live action 1993 film that starred an English actor and a Latino comedian as Italian plumbers from Brooklyn, New York and nearly ruined the career of Dennis Hopper. But there is always room for redemption. Illumination Entertainment, the animation company …

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Dec 08 2017

“On the Next Level” kicks it with Kung Fu Master!!

Martial arts. One of the oldest fighting styles known to man. The Chinese martial art, known as Kung Fu, was introduced by the Yellow Emperor Haungdai during the Xia Dynasty more than 4000 years ago. Over time, Kung Fu has become one of the most recognized fighting styles among the Chinese arts. Kung Fu can …

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Nov 30 2017

“Cheesy Cartoons” gets funky in Donkey Kong Country!!

During the height of the “Console Wars” in the late eighties and early nineties, several gaming franchises were adapted into animated series including the Super Mario Bros, Pac-Man, Sonic the Hedgehog and multiple Nintendo games in one show. Some shows were good cheese that made you want more. Others were bad cheese that made you …

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Nov 10 2017

Let’s get Mad, Bad and Crazy with Battletoads in “On the Next Level!!”

Toads. Turtles. Sharks. What do these animals have in common, besides the fact that they live and around water? Well, they are the subject of several cartoons and accompanying games released in the decade of high top sneakers and the first Bush Administration. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had the airwaves and digital world under …

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Sep 07 2017

Pokémon the movie: I Choose You English dub preview!! US dates included!!

The new Pokémon anime film, Pokémon the Movie: I choose you, reveals a new English dub trailer with all the nostalgic feels that fans fell in love with two decades ago. What’s more is that the movie will be shown in select theatres in the US. Those who wish to catch the movie can purchase …

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Aug 11 2017

Check out Lycanroc’s new form in “Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon!!

Listen up trainers!! The Pokémon Company has just revealed one of the newest additions to the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon game, the Dusk Form for Lycanroc! If you want this sleek new form, you have to purchase the game early for the bonus, which involves a special Rockruff from Nintendo Network between …

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Jun 26 2017

Nintendo reveals Super NES mini console!!

Earlier today, Nintendo finally dropped the ball on their next little big idea. The headquarters of Mario and Link revealed the Super NES mini. Now you can party like it’s 1991 with this palm sized version of the classic 16-bit console. For $80, grab a bud and enjoy classic heavy hitters like The Legend of …

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Jun 13 2017

Nintendo proves Metroid is not dead with a double reveal!!

Metroid is the one of the most beloved video game series of all time, and after a long hiatus, everyone’s favorite space bount hunter is back!! At E3 2017, Nintendo drops a double beat with two–that’s right, TWO–new Metroid titles. For the 3DS, Samus takes on a new breed of space pirates in the amply …

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