Gaming’s Slice of Life

Real Talk By: Brian DK

You are the chosen one. Only you can save the world from complete destruction using only your wits, will, and an inexplicably giant sword. It all comes down to this final battle.

You reload your weapon. You glance back and forth between your teammates.  You slow your breathing to steady your nerves. It all comes down to this final match.  The next five minutes would mean the difference between an upsetting comeback and a crushing defeat.

The door slams shut and locks as you enter the chamber for the fifteenth time today. Standing before you is a massive armored figure.  It draws its weapon as an intimidatingly long health bar fills on the bottom of your screen. Hopefully this attempt will be different.

You wake up at the crack of dawn. You step outside to water your turnips. You greet your animals, Clucky’s eggs are looking great today. You stroll through town, greeting each of your neighbors as you go.  You think it might rain today. Continue reading “Gaming’s Slice of Life”

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review

Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

Nintendo is at it again with its Zelda franchise.  They have a habit of teasing us with updated versions of past titles, while working on the most current installment.  We expect perfection, and they generally come close.  While I’m sad that I’m not reviewing a completely new game, I was extremely happy to play Twilight Princess again.  As with other titles in the series, there are no shortages made to the in-depth characters, vast environments, and funky story line which has made Zelda one of the most well thought about series of all time. Continue reading “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review”

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”

Top 5 Wario Games

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Real Talk By: Ms. Throwback

Wario is one of Nintendo’s most unusual characters to come out of their lineup.  Since his first appearance in 1992 he has captured our hearts with his mischievous, cunning nature.  Since his appearance he has been the center of over 20 games, created several of his own series including WarioWare, and made appearances in numerous Mario titles. Continue reading “Top 5 Wario Games”