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)”

Conker’s Bad Fur Day Retro Review (N64)

Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

Back in the late 90’s and early millennium, developer Rare was at the height of all things video games.  In March of 2001 they followed up their previous success with a bombshell title like we’ve never seen before. Enter Conker’s Bad Fur Day. Continue reading “Conker’s Bad Fur Day Retro Review (N64)”

Mario Party 10 Review: A Wii U Fail

Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

So if you missed my Mario Party 9 review in 2012 you may want to take a look.  A lot of the same issues apply to this game that plagued the last.  While I was hoping that 9 wasn’t the end of the Mario Party series I think I’ve changed my mind.   Continue reading “Mario Party 10 Review: A Wii U Fail”