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Review: Super Mario Maker

I know that the site has been focused on other things lately, but I wanted to take a step to the side for a moment to provide my review of Nintendo’s latest sandbox craze; Super Mario Maker. So what is this title? Is it a toolkit, a game, or both? The answer: both – and it is glorious. If you...

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Review: Super Mario Bros 3

Oh, Super Mario Bros. 3. How I longed to get my hands on this game as a child! I remember my first encounter with this title. I was at an open-air shopping mall in Japan when I rounded the corner and came face-to-face with a brand-new Mario 3 arcade machine. I immediately became re-obsessed with Mario (is that even a...

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Review: Super Mario Bros. 2

  I still remember the day I got my first issue of Nintendo Power magazine. Not only was it MY first issue, but it was also THE first issue. Featured on the front cover of that magazine was a colorful clay sculpture of Mario and the words “Super Mario Bros. 2“. Until that moment, I had no idea that Nintendo...

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Review: Super Mario Bros – The Lost Levels

  Continuing on with my Super Mario series playthrough, I’m brought to the next installment in the series, Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels.¬† This title was originally released in Japan as Super Mario Bros 2 – For Super Players. And was the original sequel to SMB. The game was intended for players who had already mastered the first Super...

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Review: Super Mario Bros.

Working on this blog and waxing nostalgic about old games really got me hankering to play. So tonight I decided to have a little quality time with my son by breaking out some old school Super Mario Bros. A couple years ago, I picked up the Mario 25th Anniversary disc for the Nintendo Wii. This collection is essentially nothing more...

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