Sonic Sunday: In defense of Silver the Hedgehog

Author: Logan Plant
Categories: News, Retro

Poor, poor Silver. For ten years now he’s been the punching bag of the Sonic fanbase. You see, Silver debuted in one of the worst games ever made: Sonic the Hedgehog 2006. This has led to countless jokes, memes and videos bashing Silver when, in all honesty, he is one…

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Badge Arcade News: 8/13/16

Categories: 3DS, News

It’s raining Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam catchers in the Badge Arcade today! If Mario and friends don’t quite cut it for you, don’t forget about all the Pokémon badges from a few days ago that are still roaming around the grassy foothills of Arcadia, eager to be your obedient…

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Smash Seminar Tournament Preview: Super Smash Con 2016

Categories: News, Retro, Wii U

Welcome to another Smash Seminar Tournament Preview! Here we’ll be taking a look at the road leading to upcoming major tournaments, examining players’ journeys along the way, and making predictions about who will be crowned champion. This week, in the first major tournament since EVO, we have Super Smash Con…

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Daily Deals: 8/12/16

Author: Jason Ganos

Nintendo Selects All eight of the recently announced Nintendo Selects are available now on Amazon! Even better, Prime members can get them for $15.99 each! The titles included in the deal are the following: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) Nintendogs and Cats (3DS) Lego City…

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Badge Arcade News: 8/12/16

Categories: 3DS, News

Fans of psychic types and bizarro Mario characters unite: More catchers for Pokémon and Mario Party 10 have entered the Badge Arcade this morning. Free play? Nope. Looks like poor Waluigi will have to wait a little while longer to be graciously plastered all over your home screen. Practice catcher:…

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Character Column: The Duck Hunt Dog became an early example of negative encouragement (and catharsis)

Categories: 3DS, 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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