Mario’s Picross

Mario’s Picross is a puzzle game for the Game Boy. It revolves around the picross form of logic puzzles, also known as nonograms. While there is a tutorial section in the game to teach you how to play, I’ll do my best to explain what these kinds of puzzles are in general which will help you for future picross games you may encounter. Continue reading “Mario’s Picross”

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New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros. is a side-scrolling platformer for the Nintendo DS. The Super Mario Bros. series hadn’t seen much in the way of truly new games in quite some time, with their last major installment being Super Mario World on the SNES and not in name since Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES. So it was high time the brothers jumped back in action. Thus, New Super Mario Bros. was made. It may seem a bit tired now, but let’s take a look back at the one that started this retro revival of mustachioed masters. Continue reading “New Super Mario Bros.”

Thoughts on Super Mario Maker Coming to Nintendo 3DS

Super Mario Maker has been quite popular on the Wii U. In fact, it’s the very thing that made me NEED to get a Wii U sooner rather than later. I’ve since acquired the system and the game. Needless to say I’m beyond pleased, but I’ll save all my gushing for the upcoming review. Not too long ago (though perhaps a bit to long at this point to be all that newsworthy), Nintendo announced in their Nintendo Direct that Super Mario Maker would be coming to the Nintendo 3DS. This gave me mixed feelings. Continue reading “Thoughts on Super Mario Maker Coming to Nintendo 3DS”