Smash Seminar: Lingo and Techniques, Part 1

Categories: Retro, Wii U

Welcome back to Smash Seminar! In this series I’ll be introducing readers to the world of competitive Smash through articles on history, characters, players and more, in the hopes of getting more people involved in the competitive scene. Whether you wish to be a casual observer or a future champ,…

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The very best? Exploring Ash Ketchum in the Indigo League

Author: Jaxson Tapp
Categories: Retro

Just a quick warning: This article contains spoilers for an episode of the Pokémon anime that just aired in Japan. You have been warned! Ash Ketchum has competed in six different regional Pokémon League events over the course of the Pokémon anime. He’s even conquered two big, non-league challenges, and…

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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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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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