Gaming Secrets and Hoaxes: Can You Tell the Difference?

This month’s community challenge is a most fitting one for the month that is home to April Fools, revolving around the many secrets found in video games, from the ridiculous to the outright fake. I have encountered a good number of these secrets and have managed to unlock many of them, to feelings of great…

Community Post: A Big Red Shadow

We all know and love Mario, he is arguably the most popular video game character of all time and appeals to adults and children alike. But while Mario enjoys our adulation, his lanky green brother takes a side role. Why is it that Luigi has always been ‘Mario’s brother’ or ‘player 2’? Why is he…

Community Post: A Mario Level for Every Player

My earliest experiences with the Mario Brothers were not spent playing, but reading the instruction manual while watching my younger brother play the very first game on our Nintendo Entertainment System.  As I scoured over the game controls and characters, my brother would play through this relatively new experience with the ease of a much…

Resonance: In the Darkness

Video from Youtube user: BrawlBRSTMs3 Hatm0nster was kind enough to let me use his “Resonance” idea, where, if you haven’t yet read these delightful posts, he discusses a particular song from a video game that stands out to him.  I have the same love for video game music, as the right music can bring you…