Character Column: Waluigi is a character defined by equal parts irony, sympathy and pity

Categories: 3DS, Features, Retro, Switch, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: Donkey Kong’s cranky grandpa became a forerunner of hardcore gamer culture

Categories: Features, Retro

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: Zero Escape’s Zero, and how the culprit’s identity isn’t always the biggest twist

Categories: 3DS, Features, Retro

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: Fire Emblem’s Hector changed the way the series characterized its main lords

Categories: 3DS, Features, Retro

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: EarthBound’s Photographer shows how memories can be just as important as the journey

Categories: 3DS, Features, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: F-Zero’s Captain Falcon is sometimes fiery, sometimes cool, and always awesome

Categories: 3DS, Features, News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Character Column: The Legend of Zelda’s Ganondorf is a villain with both menace and nuance

Categories: 3DS, Features, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to the Character Column! Each week, I’ll be taking a look at a different character from Nintendo’s long and esteemed history, and I’ll analyze what makes them interesting, nuanced, or just plain memorable. Whether they’re heroes, villains or NPCs, I’ll explain why they deserve respect or love from the…

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Sakurai discusses Isabelle’s inclusion in Smash Ultimate, character reveals, and more in latest Famitsu column

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Switch

In his latest Famitsu column, translated in full by and available to read at Source Gaming, Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai delved into multiple topics about making the Ultimate game we’re all waiting for. In particular, these had to do with the game’s most recent character addition, Animal Crossing’s Isabelle….

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