This Week on Waypoint: Yoshi, Spaceships, and Incredible YouTube Intros
If you wanted to catch up on what we've done this week, here's the place to do it!
It's Official: Mario Was Totally Punching Yoshi in 'Super Mario World'
Mario’s cruelty to Yoshi finally confirmed by Nintendo.
'Sonic 2' Becomes 'Yoshi’s Island' in Best, Least Sexy Mod in Ages
Recently uncovered hacking contest submission is sure to kill an afternoon.
Learning To Play
‘Yoshi’s Woolly World’ Is Just the Best Parent-and-Child Platformer
The Wii U game was, and remains, the perfect on-ramp for younger players still working out what all these buttons do.
Yoshi's Woolly World
‘Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World’ is More Than Just Ridiculously Cute
The new-to-3DS platformer is also tightly designed, with secrets popping from under every button.
On-Demand Fuel Services Could Make Gas Stations Go Extinct
RIP, gas stations.
Local Co-Op Gaming’s Awesome and Everything, But Only When It’s Playing Fair
It's not even a question of gamer skill—it's more about player two getting dicked over when it comes to what they're supposed to be doing.
VICE vs Video games
Is Nintendo the Only Video Game Developer That Understands ‘Play’?
The Japanese giant respects the connection between physical and virtual play better than any of its competitors.
Last Gang Records' Newcomer Harrison on His Debut EP and Festival Naivety
Bestival will be this Toronto dweller's first festival. Ever.
Wake Up, Sheeple: Rihanna Has Clearly Been Dressing as Every Character from Mario Party
Peach better have my money!
Murakami Protégé Mr. Invites You into the Dark Depths of Neo-Pop
We talked to Mr. about his first museum solo show in the United States.
Why Speed-Running Is the Greatest Thing About Gaming
Watching grown adults—often blindfolded—rush through my favorite computer games is a thrill like no other.