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Puzzle & Dragons and Mario: Oh, My!

Combining a puzzle-themed video game with a role playing game (RPG) might seem like the equivalent of mixing apples and oranges. But in the case of Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, for Nintendo… read more

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Nintendo ‘Saurs to New Heights with Fossil Fighters: Frontier

After less than 15 minutes of playing Fossil Fighters: Frontier, I was fairly certain that Nintendo had somehow found a way to tap into my most coveted childhood desires. Here was the absolute perfect video… read more

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Bowser Crashes the Latest Mario Party with a New Way to Play

I’m a huge fan of Mario Party. The gameplay is the perfect solution for a whole group of people with different levels of video game experience and skill because it allows them all to play together.… read more

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Nintendo’s Mario/Donkey Kong Rivalry Reaches Its Tipping (Stars) Point

Consider the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series, from Nintendo, to be the thinking person’s Super Mario Bros. It features miniature versions of familiar characters—such as Mario, Donkey Kong, and Princess Peach—as well as elements borrowed… read more

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New Nintendo 3DS XL Perfects the Multi-Dimensional Experience

Handheld systems have brought entertainment to gamers on the go for decades, since the launch of the Gameboy in 1989. But of course, family-friendly video game giant, Nintendo, has come a long way since the days… read more

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Digimon: All-Star Rumble Digivolves the Arena Fighting Game

Digimon: All-Star Rumble is based on the Digimon anime series, which revolves around fantastical creatures that can “Digivolve,” or transform into even more elaborate selves to battle one another. The game, from Bandai Namco Games for… read more

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Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Makes Musical Composition All Fun and Games

When I say “Fantasia,” your mind probably immediately goes to Sorcerer’s Apprentice Mickey or those ballet-dancing hippos. This fall, Disney Interactive took the classic concept of Fantasia and revamped it for a whole new generation… read more

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker? That’s a Real Puzzler for You

Wow. Toad. That takes me back. Specifically, back to Super Mario Bros. 2 (SMB2) for the original Nintendo Entertainment System console. As I recall, he wasn’t very good at either jumping or breaking bricks with… read more

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Catch Them All and More with New Pokémon Games

It’s been 11 years since the launch of the original Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire video games. The newest installments, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, have mega evolved (get it? hah.) from the… read more

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Packs a Punch

Get. Ready. To. Rumble. It’s real, it’s here, it’s Smash time. The highly anticipated release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is finally upon us, and let me just say—it is glorious. Since Super… read more

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