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Izsak Barnette

Although a gamer since before I can remember, there is not a better definition of me than these three words: Christian, conservative, and learner. I am steadfast in my Faith, my Beliefs, and in my Opinions, but I am always willing to hear the other side of the discussion. I love Smash 4, a sprinkling of JRPGs, and Computer Hardware. I am also passionate about History, Politics, and the NBA. You can find me on Twitter and YouTube.

Racing Strong: How ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Can Revolutionize the Series for Mobile

Announced three weeks ago, 'Mario Kart Tour' can change Nintendo's mobile fortunes. It simply needs to understand how 'Super Mario Run' failed and learn from its mistakes.

Games that Changed Our Lives: Facing Down My Nemesis in ‘Metroid Prime’

A testament to excellent game design, Prime holds a special place in Nintendo's history, an unabashed success story set amongst the failure of the GameCube. Besides its excellence, however, Prime holds a special place in my heart.

“I’ve Heard Legends” How ‘Super Smash Bros. Brawl’ Holds Up 10 Years Later

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is perhaps the most provocative entry in the Smash Bros. canon. Coming on the heels of the universally acclaimed and competitively popular Super Smash Bros. Melee, Brawl was saddled with great expectations from its onset.

Classically Refreshing: A Review of ‘Arcade Archives: VS. Super Mario Bros.’

The Arcade Archives series has always seemed a bit strange when examined alongside the rest of the Switch's eShop.

‘Metroid Prime’: Dissection of a Masterpiece

Metroid Prime is a testament to what ingenuity, hard-work, and pure, unadulterated brilliance can bring to an industry too often defined by meaningless stat-grinds and inch-deep stories.

Rated E for Ennui: Why We Need More Family-Friendly Games

If publishers can fix this glaring problem within gaming, this drastic oversight that correlates the most popular games with the most mature, then gaming will well be on its way to becoming a more open, inviting, and family-friendly space for gamers of all ages to enjoy, a place for all manner of great memories to be made.

Top 10 Games with Staff Writer, Izsak Barnette

For my seventh birthday, my grandparents let me pick between a PS2 and a GameCube. I chose the GameCube and I don't regret it. Why would I?

Nintendo’s Chronic Supply Shortages are Understandable but Unfortunate

Nintendo has to get their act together. They need to fix the constant supply issues that have continuously hounded them for the past few years.
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Five Wishes for ‘Metroid Prime 4’

Five Things Metroid Prime 4 needs to do to become a success on the Nintendo Switch and continue the legacy of the Metroid Prime series.

Nintendo’s Crazy New Strategy: Listening

Earlier this week, Nintendo unveiled a multitude of titles in their best E3 showings in years. What does that say about their strategy?