Mario Maker Is Full of Evil Trolls. This One Is Different. They're Good.

MegaTefyt doesn't want you to be the butt of a joke, they want you to be part of it. It's a different and refreshing relationship.


There Are Only Nine Stressful Seconds to Beat These 'Mario Maker' Puzzles

Never doubt the ability of 'Mario Maker' creators to come up with tools Nintendo didn't plan for.


'Mario Kart Tour' Is Free, Which Means It Costs More Than Ever

What it's like to play ‘Mario Kart Tour,’ a gacha game with a simplistic kart racer attached.


'Link’s Awakening' Is an Excellent Update of a 90s Video Game, Warts ‘n All

A new coat of paint and a lovely story, but it's also worth remembering this was designed in the early 90s for the Game Boy.


'Daemon X Machina' Soars with Colorful and Dynamic Mecha Action

Though the comparisons are apt, it's more than just the second coming of Armored Core.


Either I'm a Strategic Genius, or 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Is Too Easy

Without trying, my precious students have turned into war machines, turning combat into an elaborate and optional mini-game.


A First-Person Adventure Is One of the Coolest Mario Maker Levels Yet

They somehow pulled this off using tools meant for a platformer. It must be seen to be believed.


Major Video Game Companies Commit to Disclosing Loot Box Probability

Companies such as Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft are committing to reforming practices around paid lootboxes, the Entertainment Software Association says.


Clever ‘Mario Maker’ Fan Adds Desperately Missed Feature: World Maps

It requires jumping through a few hoops, but it's worth it.


An Old Letter Reveals the Unusual Story of a 'Donkey Kong' Glitch

A glitch that made the original 'Donkey Kong' arcade game easier to play was costing arcade owners money, and they had to fix it.


The Near Impossible 20-Year Journey to Translate 'Fire Emblem: Thracia 776'

Nintendo's heralded strategy series is now completely playable in English, thanks to the tireless work of fans battling what the community dubbed the "translation patch killer."


'Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Is the Reinvention the Series Needed

By making combat more transparent and giving you more time with the world's characters, Nintendo has revitalized its tactical RPG franchise once again.