Author Archives: Jack

Miyamoto-san, what did you eat?!

So I went to PAX East this past Saturday—it was fun! I only really hit up the exhibit floor to check out new games and the 3DS, but that was enough for me. I also bought a wooden training sword

3DS Game Gear Launch Catalog Gets Official

Hold onto your retro butts, people, because I’m about to lay down some sweet Game Gear nostalgia. This is the Game Gear launch lineup for the 3DS: Sonic & Tails 2 Sonic Drift 2 Columns The GG Shinobi Dragon Crystal:

ESRB rating teases something magical called “Burger Time HD”

I usually loathe how the video game industry has adopted the blockbuster sequel/remake mentality of Hollywood (for one thing it’s not as mature as cinema, and can’t hope to mimic this effectively), but then I see that the ESRB has

Potential

The augmented reality playing cards included with the 3DS (currently being pawed and played in Japan) are as much for the enjoyment of the player as they are for the minds of third party developers. If your mind—player or developer—isn’t

Greatest Zelda painting of all time?

Greatest Zelda painting of all time. Context: 25 Years of Zelda. Oh, and it gets bigger.

Battlesuit Mario goes to war

A rebranding kinda sorta worked for The Big Mouse in Disney’s Epic Mickey, but would it work for Mario? This, dear readers, is the question I ponder today as I look over this impressive Mecha Mario battle suit artwork over