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Shigesato Itoi Giygas

Shigesato Itoi (Part 2): Mother, Earthbound, Giygas and… Fishing?

This article is part two (of three) of the Shigesato article and will be covering the creation of the Mother series, the influence behind Earthbound’s final boss Giygas and Itoi’s little known fishing game. If you haven’t read part 1...

/ November 20, 2018
Shigesato Itoi

Shigesato Itoi (Part 1): The Copywriter Before Earthbound

Today is the 70th birthday of Mother/Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi, for which he is most commonly known for in the world of video games. However, video games only make up a small portion of Itoi’s professional career. He has delved...

/ November 10, 2018
Masahiro Sakurai

Masahiro Sakurai: Sora Ltd. (Part 2)

This article on Masahiro Sakurai is part 2 of two articles. Click here to read part 1.   Masahiro Sakurai had a very successful career at HAL Laboratory, creating both Kirby and Super Smash Bros.. However in 2003, he felt...

/ November 3, 2018
Masahiro Sakurai

Masahiro Sakurai: The Creator of Kirby (Part 1)

Masahiro Sakurai was born on August 3, 1970 in Musashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan. Growing up, he loved playing video games. He was approximately five years old when he played his first ever video game – a game resembling Pong like many...

/ October 25, 2018
Top Indie Games on Nintendo Switch

Top 40 Indie Games on Nintendo Switch (August 2018)

The Nintendo Switch has so many amazing indie titles that can be considered some of the best games on the system. There are a lot of them, so instead of sifting through that eShop, we’ve made a list of 40...

/ August 31, 2018
Hidden Gems on Nintendo Switch

8 Hidden Gems on Nintendo Switch (September 2018)

Nintendo has stated that they would like to see 20-30 games released on the Switch EVERY WEEK. Fans are concerned as these games will be mostly filled with shovelware, but deep within that shovelware there will be some hidden gems...

/ July 30, 2018
Satoshi Tajiri Pokémon Slowbro and Gastly Concept

Satoshi Tajiri: The Man Behind Pokémon

We all know Pokémon as what it is today, but how did it all come to fruition? Pokémon went through a lot of changes, and it took series creator Satoshi Tajiri years of hard work and dedication to see it...

/ July 19, 2018
Top Indie Games on Nintendo Switch

Top 40 Indie Games on Nintendo Switch (October 2018)

The Nintendo Switch has so many amazing indie titles that can be considered some of the best games on the system. There are a lot of them, so instead of sifting through that eShop, we’ve made a list of 40...

/ June 30, 2018
Pokémon Switch

Why We Hope Pokémon Switch DOESN’T Release in 2018

Disclaimer: In this article, I will be referring to the new core RPG Pokémon game as Pokémon Switch.   In my own humble opinion, I honestly believe that it’d be best if we don’t see Pokémon Switch release this year...

/ May 5, 2018

Nintendo Labo Being Used to Control a Wheelchair

Nintendo Labo and its Toy Con Garage feature allows you to do more than just play the games that or on there. We always knew that people were going to use the cardboard in new and innovative ways, but I...

/ May 2, 2018