Connections

It’s not much of a secret that Rachel’s favorite video game is Paper Mario for the Nintendo 64 while mine is Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars for the SNES. Both of those games are dear to us, considering they’re both probably the games that we each picked up on our own when we […]

Friday Favorites: Wanted Smash Characters

With the Nintendo Switch slated for release in a couple of months, I was thinking of the games that would be available for the console. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game I’m anxiously awaiting, but I’m sure there will also be a new Super Mario Bros., Mario Kart, and a Super Smash […]

Friday Favorites: Fan Comics

Video games, with all of their creative genius, have spawned plenty of other creators to share their skills, via fan art, fanfiction, comics, music, whatever. Being an avid gamer and reader who appreciates art, today I’m sharing a few of my favorite video game fan comics. Awkward Zombie Awkward Zombie is a series of mostly […]

Friday Favorites: Villains

Oh my goodness, it’s almost Christmas! Despite the awesome feel-good, jolly, everything-is-wonderful kind of emotions that run rampant during this time of the year, let’s talk about some of our favorite video game villains. You know, those people that you love to hate (or hate to love). Team Skull Okay, so I’m not done with […]

Put it on Repeat

We’re always looking forward to new video games. New stories, new characters, new gameplay to draw us in. But what about those games that, no matter how old, you’ll always want to go back and replay? You mean like Paper Mario? Mario Party? Pokemon? Luigi’s Mansion? Though I may be one in the few that […]

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? […]

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 Tuesday: Mario Games

Hey everyone! For this Top Tuesday’s post, I’ll be talking about my favorite Mario games. Mario is probably one of the most beloved game franchises of all time and I, like most of you, have grown up playing Mario games. 5. Super Mario RPG I have to admit that I’ve never actually played this game myself. […]