Replay Value

The definition of replay value in regards to video games means the game’s potential for continued game play after the game’s first play through. There are many factors that one can consider when determining a game’s replay value. What are yours? How do you personally define replay value when it comes to a video game? […]

Friday Favorites: Smash Characters

Hello everyone! Here on Friday, I’m going to wrap up this week on Double Jump with a list of my favorite Super Smash Bros. characters! Rachel posted her top five early this week and, upon creating my own list, I realized how different our play styles were. She prefers characters that are more strength-based with […]

Mario Party 10

Title: Mario Party 10 Company: Nintendo Console: Wii U How we got the game: We bought it. Our Review:   So before Mario Party 10, what was the last Mario Party game I played? It was probably Mario Party 8, although the installment that we’ve probably played the most was Mario Party 4 for the GameCube (Team Treasure Trek […]

"The Eye of Minds" Review

 Happy Monday, everyone! Kris here with a review of a novel that takes place in a virtual reality… in more ways than one. “Who knows the true definition of real?” – James Dashner (The Eye of Minds) “The Eye of Minds” Review This post may contain spoilers for the book.   From the Maze Runner fame, […]

Friday Favorites: Zelda Song Covers

Hi everyone! Kris here! Today we’re celebrating the wonderful music that accompanies one of the most beloved video game franchise, the Legend of Zelda!   Music is one of my favorite aspects of video games. The right music (or lack of it) can make or break a level or cut scene. My music players, both portable and […]

Pokemon: Past and Future

I hope you’re not sick of all the Pokemon related posts yet, haha! To wrap up February’s celebration of 20 years of Pokemon, here’s a post dedicated to the first generation of the amazing franchise: Red, Blue, and Yellow! I had gotten all three of the first generation of Pokemon games eons ago with the […]

Flashback Friday: Super Mario RPG

 Hey everyone, Kris here! Going along with the majority of posts for the rest of this week, today I’m raving about my favorite Mario game, a classic from the past – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Super Mario RPG was a game originally released in 1996 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. […]

Top 5 Anticipated Games

Hi everyone! Kris here with a post that will hopefully help you get through the Monday of the week. This year has a plethora of great games scheduled to come out! I’m sure you all have your own list of anticipated games, and I’d love for you to share them in the comments. For now, […]

Amiibo Bandwagon

 Hello, hello, everyone and happy Friday! Today’s post is all about those fun little figurines that Nintendo is producing called Amiibo! Let me know what you think of them in the comments. Amiibos are figurines of popular video game characters from Nintendo. They are able to be used in conjunction with some of Nintendo’s latest […]