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‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ – A Different Coat of Paint

Ricardo Rodriguez
After three years, thousands of angry fans, and a whole new console, Nintendo and Intelligent Systems should have realized that only a true Paper Mario game would satisfy their masses. But, they decided to stick with their guns and keep with the formula that made Sticker Star (the previous entry
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‘Phoenix Wright: Spirit of Justice’ has one of the most emotionally gripping narratives of the entire series

Ricardo Rodriguez
On average, the Ace Attorney games have been about the same quality throughout. Each provides a new set of cases to explore and great new characters to meet. Some games obviously stand out with better examples of these two elements, but all of them are good for their own various...
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Three Possible Explanations for ‘Federation Force’s Biggest Blunder

Ricardo Rodriguez
People don’t like Federation Force. Even those who have never played a Metroid game will spout reasons as to why it’s generally despicable, just because it’s such an often announced opinion. Hell, I don’t really care for the game all that much. It took a franchise I loved for its...
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‘Monster Hunter: Generations’ Review – Keep The Old, Add Some New

Ricardo Rodriguez
When Monster Hunter Generations was first announced that it was coming to the U.S., it looked like it was taking huge leaps to innovate and change the formula while staying focused and giving long-time fans what they love: humongous, threatening monsters to fight. And now that it’s out (and I’ve...
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‘Kirby: Planet Robobot’ – Annihilation Has Never Been So Cute

Ricardo Rodriguez
While Triple Deluxe and Return to Dreamland mastered and polished the Kirby formula, both felt a little uncreative. They were extremely fun and cute, but they lacked a certain element  necessary in differentiating them from rest of the series. That element being an awesome, all powerful Kirby mech. Fortunately, Kirby:...
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‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ – Prequel to ‘Wind Waker’?

Ricardo Rodriguez
While we know a lot about Breath of the Wild’s gameplay, much of its story is still a mystery. We know that Ganon’s back, that it takes place in a destroyed Hyrule kingdom, and that Sheikah — the royal family’s guardian race — have a heavy presence. But the actual...
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‘Ratchet and Clank’ – a surprisingly great movie tie-in game

Ricardo Rodriguez
The Ratchet and Clank series is known for its creative weapons, creative characters, creative locations, and just being all around creative. The first game in the series set an unbreakable precedent. The next buffed out much of the stains present in the first while throwing in a lot of new mechanics....