I found it much more inspiring to start life by throwing apples at scimitar-wielding soldiers, in what happens to also be the greatest Disney film - Aladdin.
When someone says, "that game changed my life," the first thing some people think of is that it changed their life in a grandiose way—in a way that stuck with them well into adulthood.
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.
Ocarina of Time was in a league of its own, it wasn’t just better, it wasn’t just the best, it was the “greatest game ever made.
I think there is a deep revulsion in us for any human endeavor that begins to resemble machinery too closely. Similarly, for any machine that takes on an anthropomorphic will. When industrial progress becomes a virtue, the emergent machine spirit is granted an aura of self-governing morality.
Despite it's unique art style and less recognizable characters, it would be easy to make the false assumption that Rayman Legends is just like any other platformer. It's not.
Pokémon Stadium was made as an accessory for the GameBoy games, but for me, it felt like the opposite.
I was seven when my father first got our Nintendo. It was ostensibly bought for Father’s Day, but really it was both for him as well as the rest of the family; myself and my two siblings.
If anything though, A Link to the Past is a game about duality. Nowhere is the theme of duality more heavily referenced in the Zelda cannon than here, to which A Link to the Past explores this theme using such broad strokes as characterization and storyline.
Better known as 聖剣伝説２ (Seiken Densetsu 2) in its native country of Japan, Secret of Mana is a 1993 Super Nintendo release fondly remembered by many across the globe as a childhood staple.