The most surprising thing about Little Nightmares, the 2017 horror platformer published by Bandai Namco, is that it takes up 11.2 gigabytes of storage. With such a size, I expected a much longer adventure than what I got, albeit the game leaving an impression by the end in spite of…


EarthBound is probably the most identifiable RPG of all time. Above everything else, the game’s creator, Shigesato Itoi — already a minor celebrity for voicing the dad in Hayao Miyazaki’s animated masterpiece, My Neighbor Totoro — wants the player to feel welcomed, loved, and purposeful, even going beyond the conventions…


BioShock took me two playthroughs to fully appreciate. I played it for the first time over a year ago but never wrote a review because I was unsure if I was really grasping the hype of its “classic first-person shooter” status despite falling in love with its aesthetic the moment…


Discussing Super Mario Bros. is virtually impossible without discussing its legacy. Yes, I’m talking about the big “video game crash of 1983,” in which Nintendo single-handedly ended with the release of Super Mario Bros. Not only did SMB legitimize the home gaming industry, but it revolutionized how games were made…


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Welcome to Rapid Reviews — a series I’m starting where I quickly go through my thoughts on a selection of particular games that I feel like I would not able to write full, rational reviews on for one reason or another. This will mostly a series I’m making for myself…


Reviews: Super Mario Kart | Mario Kart Tour

The second installment in the Mario Kart series sees the franchise take a leap in technical advancements: tracks are larger and longer, the y-axis is finally able to be utilized, and there is a general upgrade in detail to the game as…


The platformer genre has been expanded upon so many times, today it feels as it’s been stretched thin. Yet, game designers are still finding ways to breath new life into the genre with games like Shovel Knight and Celeste.


Maid of Sker is what you get when a horror game is technically flawless, but suffers from identity theft so drastically that it fails to differ itself from other horror games. It was surprising to discover the game released just last year in 2020 as it feels straight out of…


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The Paper Mario fan base is a small one with a big heart made up of players who will defend the games until their dying breath. It’s not hard to see the appeal behind the games — they are some of the most accessible RPGs (and action-adventure platformers) that managed…


Paper Mario: RANKED

Reviews: Paper Mario | Paper Mario: TTYD | Super Paper Mario | Paper Mario: SS | Paper Mario: CS

Last Summer, I undertook the task of playing and reviewing every single Paper Mario game in preparation for this moment: to play Paper Mario: The Origami King for…

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