Ranked: The Games of Nintendo 64 Online

So, Nintendo’s long awaited Nintendo 64 expansion to their Nintendo Switch Online programme has finally landed, and I’ve had a bit of time to play through each of the games included in the service so far. At the time of writing, there are a total of nine games available on the platform – a numberContinue reading “Ranked: The Games of Nintendo 64 Online”

Xenoblade Chronicles

Towards the end of the Nintendo Wii’s lifespan, support for the console really began to trickle to a halt. Fewer and fewer games were released, and the ones that were tended to be of average quality at best. At least, that’s how it seemed to me. Even before the ill-fated WiiU was announced, it wasContinue reading “Xenoblade Chronicles”

Super Mario Odyssey

I’ve talked before on this blog about how Mario played a big part in my early gaming days – playing Super Mario 64 with my parents and exploring the cosmos with Super Mario Galaxy and its sequel. There was however, a dark time in Nintendo history, when I completely fell out of love with theContinue reading “Super Mario Odyssey”

Röki Offers a Touching Look at Grief

Please be aware that spoilers abound in this post. Grief has got to be one of the most universal human experiences – something that will affect us all at some point in our lives – but also the most personal. It famously affects us all in a multitude of ways, differing not only from personContinue reading “Röki Offers a Touching Look at Grief”

Super Mario Galaxy

Here we are in 2021, at the tail end of Mario’s 35th Anniversary celebrations, among which was the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a collection of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy on the Nintendo Switch. It’s a collection of some great games, that unfortunately got quite a bit ofContinue reading “Super Mario Galaxy”