Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more

Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more

Fire Emblem Warriors Was Really Brilliant: A Musou Defense

Screenshot: nintendo Whenever Nintendo releases news about Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, I’m bracing for a flurry of anti-musou sentiment on Twitter. Just search for “Fire Emblem” and “musou”, and you’ll see Twitter complaining about how Three Houses‘ the sequel would be so much better if it wasn’t a musou. Like someone who loved Fire … Read more

Revisiting Chrono Trigger followed by Chrono Cross after 23 years

Images: Square Enix Chart: Karl Gustavson When we were children, we simply saved the world. It was a big part of calling the trigger of a stopwatch, Square’s 1995 SNES masterpiece about a group of bright and colorful young heroes who travel through time and space to undo a gruesome future. Yes, the game might … Read more

Nvidia’s giant leak continues to predict the biggest games of 2022

Picture: Ubisoft / Square Enix / Kotaku Last September, a massive list of potential PC games leaked via Nvidia’s GeForce Now video game streaming service and was posted online. At the time, no one really knew what to think of it. Was it inside information or speculative placeholders? Now the evidence is mounting that at … Read more

Kirby’s New Game Ends As Scary As Its Predecessors

Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Since Kirby’s debut in 1992, most of its games have started out cute and cuddly to reveal a few. monstrous, lovecraftian horror at their conclusion. It’s a often granny model that we expect from each installment. But the last outing of the pink puffball, Kirby and the Forgotten Landstill managed to … Read more

Game Boy Advance was a secret haven for revolutionary racers

Photo: Adam Ismail | Racing games on Game Boy Advance – it’s a couple that sounds like a bad time. The GBA, although beloved with many fantastic titles in its library, was basically a system designed for playing 2D games. And driving a car is an experience that benefits greatly from a third dimension. It’s … Read more

Kirby and the Forgotten Earth Codes: Complete List of Current Kirby Codes

Image: Nintendo/Nintendo Life Kirby is back on Switch and his latest adventure, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, has been raging with gamers and critics alike. Nintendo has released several codes online via Twitter and the in-game website which you can enter on Waddle Dee-liveries and use to claim various in-game goodies such as Star Coins, … Read more

GameStop’s Meme Stock has another wild meme moment

Photo: Kotaku/Spencer Platt (Getty Images) People were waiting for GameStop bubble pop for over a year now. Instead, the struggling brick-and-mortar video game retailer just posted another banner week on Wall Street. Earnings are down. employee morale is in the pits. But the company’s shares have fallen from $78 a share last month to more … Read more

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