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Let's play some 16-bit minigolf
March 30, 2019 - Nintendo is well-known for providing unique gaming experiences and Kirby's Dream Course was definitely distinct for its time. The question is: how does it hold up almost 25 years later?
Read more: Kirby's Dream Course: A SNES Hole-In-One
An online / physical CCG hybrid
February 22, 2019 - The idea behind Malkyrs is that you have a hero card which you can level up by winning battles and earning favor to spend on becoming more powerful. I got my hands on one of the starter decks provided by Malkyrs Studio so let's try out the beta!
Read more: Malkyrs: Arenas of Eternity - A New Kind of Card Game
Which is the better SNES platformer?
February 22, 2019 - Super Mario World was one of the launch titles for SNES and it showed what the console was capable of. It remains one of my favorite platformers of all time because of the pixel-perfect 2D graphics, its secrets, and how fun and creative the levels are.
Read more: Super Mario World vs. Yoshi's Island
Save Princess Yuki like a champion
February 2, 2019 - If you're having trouble with the tricky bosses in Onimusha: Warlords, this guide is for you. I beat the game twice and most of these bosses three times. My first time fighting them wasn't easy but there are a few tricks you can follow to have a much easier time.
Read more: Onimusha: Warlords Boss Guide
How good of a vampire hunter are you?
January 12, 2019 - Before I started Super Castlevania IV, I thought it would be a Metroidvania but that's not the case. While many Castlevanias are Metroidvanias, Super Castlevania IV is more of an action platformer and it's a darn hard one to boot.
Read more: Super Castlevania IV is Hard
Exploring MTG Arena's business model
January 2, 2019 - If you're a Hearthstone player looking to get into MTG Arena, you're probably wondering if the prices are fair and if you can get decent rewards from playing the game for free so let's take an in-depth look at Magic: The Gathering Arena's economy.
Read more: Is Magic: The Gathering Arena's Economy Fair?
Can you crush the alien menace?
December 21, 2018 - Contra 3: The Alien Wars is one of those maddeningly difficult retro games that will destroy you over and over if you're not prepared. Because I like punishing myself, I decided to see if I could beat the game without relying on the SNES Classic's save states.
Read more: My Grueling Battle with Contra III: The Alien Wars
Prepare your deck
November 18, 2018 - It's an exciting time for collectible card game fans everywhere now that Magic: The Gathering Arena is in open beta. Although it isn't currently fully featured, at least it's finally ready to download.
Read more: Magic: The Gathering Arena Impressions
Goblins, demons, and zombies, too
October 31, 2018 - Well before the arrival of notoriously difficult modern experiences like Dark Souls, we had incredibly challenging games like Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts and its predecessor Ghosts 'n Goblins. Here, I'll take a look at the Super NES classic because after all, it's Halloween!
Read more: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts: A Halloween Classic
Explore Dinosaur Land like a pro
October 15, 2018 - If you haven't played Super Mario World yet then please give it a try; it's the most well-known game on SNES for a reason and a perfect example of what makes Mario games fun.
Read more: Top 10 Super Mario World Secrets
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