Severed Review (Wii U)

Stylish Stylus Swordplay on the Wii U Instead of playing it safe by returning to Mexican Metroidvania with everyone's favorite video game luchador, DrinkBox Studios' follow-up to their acclaimed Guacamelee! is...

Back to (Old) School Part 3: N64 Masters Program

Really? You're not done with school yet? I know that joining the work force can be a pretty intimidating thing for those with arrested development, but the foundation received upon graduating from our NES progr...

Metroid Prime: Federation Force (3DS) Review

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do, and that feeling of isolation is a huge part of what has drawn players to Nintendo's hallowed Metroid series for thirty years. The franchise's latest entry jettisons that melancholy motif

Back to (Old) School Part 2: The SNES Curriculum

For those who have for some reason taken to book learning, this time of year is one of excitement for the future and anticipation of the new. For the rest of us who want another option besides the traditional b...

Back to (Old) School Part 1: An NES Education

It's that time of year again, when the glorious days of summer begin to dwindle and those poor youngsters count the hours until the dreaded school term starts. No more wasting the warm sunshine outside while pa...

Poncho Review (Wii U)

A Post-Apocalyptic Robot With Thin Layers There is no shortage of puzzle-platformers on the downloadable scene, each one with their own retro hook, so standing out from the rest of the scenery can be a dauntin...

With Super Metroid, Did the Franchise Peak Too Soon?

Living in the past will only ensure one more speedily becomes such; after all, if you're not growing, you're probably dying. While that's not necessarily the fate of Nintendo's hallowed but ancient (for video g...

New Yooka-Laylee Gamescom Trailer

Playtonic has released a new trailer for Gamescom showcasing their upcoming love letter to the 3D platformers of yesteryear, Yooka-Laylee. The roughly two minutes of footage comprises colorful gameplay, chock-f...