Donkey Kong (NES & N64)

The arcade hit Donkey Kong famously had its first true appearance unaltered for home consoles on the Nintendo Switch, but there have been a number of ports attempting to replicate the experience between these two releases. Today I’d just like to talk about two of them. Continue reading “Donkey Kong (NES & N64)”

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Top 20 Super Smash Bros Characters

Super Smash Bros is quickly becoming one of the most popular tournament fighting series. Sporting a cast of beloved characters mainly from Nintendo games, but of course a few from some others as well, the Smash Bros roster is quite impressive. We all have our favorites to play as, and I’m no different. So here are my top 20 favorite Smash Bros characters to use in combat. Continue reading “Top 20 Super Smash Bros Characters”

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is a 2.5D platformer for the Nintendo 3DS. It’s actually a port/remake of the Wii game Donkey Kong Country Returns. Unfortunately I never got the chance to play the original game on my Wii before it broke. I’ve played the original three Donkey Kong Country games to some extent, with most of my experience being with Donkey Kong Country 2. I’ve also play Donkey Kong Land. So I have a bit of an idea of what the originals were like, but I’m certainly not what you’d call a veteran to the series. This game might not have been made by Rare, but it’s clear that the developers understood what made the original games fun and expanded on those ideas. Continue reading “Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D”