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Austin's Here Now, Entertain Him: We Talk Mechs, Kingdom Hearts, THQ, More

These podcasts are supposed be an hour, but woops we talked about the 2015 movie 'Pan' for 30 minutes.
Patrick Klepek
3.5.19
Mario

Watching Someone Beat a Mario Game Without Pressing Right Is F'ing Wild

'New Super Mario Bros. U,' like most Mario games, asks you to move right to win. But what if you don't want to? That's where it gets tricky.
Patrick Klepek
1.10.19
Review

'Smash Ultimate' Gave Me More Than a Sequel, It Brought Me Home

"The World of Light" is part RPG, part collect-a-thon, and part love letter to Nintendo's history.
Ricardo Contreras
12.6.18
Nintendo Switch

How Pirated Versions of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaked Weeks Before Release

“As far as Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” one Switch piracy community member said.
Joseph Cox
11.26.18
The Gardens Between

'The Gardens Between' Is a Deeply Chill Puzzler That Won't Break Your Brain

Yes, sure, it involves time travel, but it's simpler than you think.
Patrick Klepek
11.15.18
technic

Upgrade Your Nintendo Switch With Lego Components

Labo looks cooler if you swap out its cardboard components for Lego pieces.
Matthew Gault
9.18.18
open thread

There Are Way Too Many Metroid-Style Games Coming Out Next Month

There's basically one every week until August is over.
Patrick Klepek
7.26.18
Reviews

'Captain Toad' Is Basically Upside-Down Mario, and That's Why It's Great

'Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker' is a gem of smart, delightful puzzle design.
Danielle Riendeau
7.19.18
Listen

It's a Great Month to Have a Nintendo Switch

Among 'Octopath Traveler,' 'Captain Toad,' and 'Hollow Knight,' we have our hands full.
Danielle Riendeau
7.16.18
Waypoint

'Yoku's Island Express' Is Metroid Plus Pinball, And It's Sooooooooooo Good

You're not the only one who didn't know this game existed. Let's fix that.
Patrick Klepek
6.1.18
Review

'DKC: Tropical Freeze' Is Special Because It Respects Skill And Curiosity

I’m very glad that people will finally play one of 2014’s best and most overlooked games, now that it’s on the Switch.
Danielle Riendeau
5.4.18
open thread

Managing Switch's Memory Without an SD Card Has Become Its Own Mini-Game

Which games are getting the axe next? Watch out, 'Bayonetta.'
Patrick Klepek
5.3.18
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