1080 Snowboarding Retro Review

Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

Racing games were all the rage during the age of Nintendo 64.  Many memorable ones come to mind right away, Mario Kart 64, Diddy Kong Racing, F Zero.  However, there were other obscure racing titles that not too many people remember, namely 1080 Snowboarding.  I spent endless hours beating my sibling and friends in a downhill snowboarding battle to the finish.  Playing 1080 again brought back all the great memories of the decade.  Let’s take a look and see how it has stood against the test of time. Continue reading “1080 Snowboarding Retro Review”

Mario Tennis Retro Review (N64, Wii U)

Real Talk By: KJ

My introduction to Mario Tennis was through a local McDonald’s of all places.  Though it provided shoddy service at best, as a kid I was able to look past it. Pokémon Stadium, Excitebike 64, Wave Race 64, and the game we’re reviewing today all demoed on separate TVs. This was an elite set-up.  The timed demos would cut you off after a while.  It would reset, my friends and I would wait.  Go right back at it again.  Fast-forward fifteen years, and we are still playing this game.  Why is that? Continue reading “Mario Tennis Retro Review (N64, Wii U)”