Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

When I’m considering an article for this site, I do have to wonder how much what I can talk about can seem obvious. I mean, anyone who knows that Nintendo made consoles after the SNES knows what Super Smash Bros. is, or at least should. I’m sure I’m not alone in having a lot of fond memories of crazy free-for-alls with friends vigorously pushing their Nintendo character of choice to the max. Putting it on a mobile platform just seems like it would make it way more awesome. There are obvious challenges to porting a console title to something much … Read more…

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EVO 2014

Since 2005, thousands of the most skilled videogame players in the world all descended upon the Las Vegas desert for one weekend to do nothing but beat the crud out of each other (virtually) in the Evolution Championship Series, or EVO for short. While there are dozens of e-sports events every year, EVO focuses on fighting games, and to this day it reminds me of getting spellbound by twitchy Marvel vs. Capcom 2 players in the local arcade. And if there’s anything I love, it’s exciting games and nostalgia. But this year was the best EVO I feel like I’ve … Read more…

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