YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #126

Up this week: Star Fox (SNES, 1993; Switch re-issue) – join in the fun of revisiting this classic SNES rail shooter starring Fox McCloud and the whole Star Fox crew Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games Metroid Prime (Wii, 2009) – follow the adventures of…

Why I Love Luigi’s Mansion

As you may already know, for the month of October, we’re going to be covering spooky games.  While the Duck enjoys things of the spooky variety, if this post concerning Half Life 2’s Ravenholm is anything to go by, I like my spooky on the mild end of the spectrum.  (Unlike my salsa.  Make it…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #125

Up this week: F-Zero (SNES, 1990; Switch re-issue) – blast off with this futuristic SNES racing game that would eventually spawn its own popular series Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch, 2019) – A limited series featuring small sampling of other players’ levels from this smash-hit sequel to the original Super Mario Maker Not Zangief (multiple…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #124

Up this week: F-Zero (SNES, 1990; Switch re-issue) – blast off with this futuristic SNES racing game that would eventually spawn its own popular series Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch, 2019) – A limited series featuring small sampling of other players’ levels from this smash-hit sequel to the original Super Mario Maker Not Zangief (multiple…

A Trio of Favorite Nintendo Memories

With #NintendoSeptember coming to a close, it’s fitting that we should round things out with our favorite Nintendo memories. Since my days with the magical, gray block that was called the Nintendo Entertainment System, I’ve racked up quite a few of them, from playing pass-the-controller with my siblings as we valiantly tried to conquer Super…

Favorite Nintendo Memories: Duck Edition

Alas, we have come to the final Nintendo-themed topic of the month.  This time, we’re covering, as the title implies, our favorite Nintendo memories.  I’d like to discuss a variety of memories, so I’ll try to keep these as short as my overindulgent self will allow.

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #123

Up this week: Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch, 2019) – A limited series featuring small sampling of other players’ levels from this smash-hit sequel to the original Super Mario Maker Not Zangief (multiple consoles) – our occasional series that’s all about having fun with fighting games Metroid Prime (Wii, 2009) – follow the adventures of…

Favorite Nintendo Character: Yoshi

When asking the question of “what is your favorite Nintendo [insert subject]?”, a good deal of though is usually involved. After all, it’s not easy to quickly run down Nintendo’s enormous catalog of entertainment to pick out even a small handful of names, titles, or phrases. But the challenge of answering this week’s #NintendoSeptember topic…

Favorite Nintendo Characters: Link and Samus

As was the case with choosing my favorite Nintendo song, choosing my favorite Nintendo character is also a bit of an overwhelming feat.  With no shortage of wonderful and charming characters at my disposal, I finally decided on two characters in particular that I would call my favorite.  The first one, Link, should come as…

Favorite Nintendo Character: Link

So far this month we’ve discussed our favorite games and pieces of music produced by Nintendo, so it’s only natural that we move onto what is perhaps their most influential creations: their characters. Great games need great characters, and Nintendo has plenty of these! Mario, Samus, Donkey Kong, Zelda, Fox, Kirby, the list just goes…