In 2002, Nintendo released Super Mario Sunshine for the GameCube. The game was set on the tropical Isle Delfino, where Mario and Princess Peach are planning to take a vacation, whilst accompanied by her steward Toadsworth and five unnamed Toads on the Toad Express.
Luigi is notably absent, but considering the release date and the to references to Professor Elvin Gadd, we can assume that Luigi is comfortably relaxing at his new and now un-haunted mansion.
Of course the vacation is halted whilst Mario must deal with Shadow Mario (Bowser Jr.) with the assistant of Professor Gadd’s artificial intelligence and multipurpose water pack F.L.U.D.D. (Flash Liquidiser Ultra Dousing Device), whilst collecting all 120 Shine Sprites.
Of course Mario is successful and in the end gets to enjoy his much deserved vacation.
Simple enough really.
However, perhaps we should look more towards the political state of the tropical Isle Delfino, as something is rather amiss.
Continue reading Isle Delfino: Annexed Police State?
With the recent announcement of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, there isn’t a Nintendo fan alive who doesn’t desire to own these latest instalments so unsurprisingly most retailers have jump onto that opportunity.
Continue reading Stop Pre-Orders They Are Getting Ridiculous
The fine folks at IGN have uploaded the full roster of the Xenomorph’s ferocious kills. The Xenomorph, better known as the titular Alien recently joined the lineup of NetherRealm Studios‘ current iteration of the Mortal Kombat franchise as DLC for Mortal Kombat X, joining the likes of other DLC characters for this instalment such as the Yautja (better known colloquially as the Predator), Jason Voorhees from the Friday The 13th film series and Leatherface from the Texas Chain Saw Massacre film franchise.
Continue reading Mortal Kombat X – The Alien’s Fatality, X-Ray & Brutality
With recent official announcement of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, we can begin to question what the region will be and what it will draw from as its inspiration.
Continue reading Pokémon Sun/Moon – New Region
There exists a lot of odd video games that exist in the world, especially those that exist in the aether of the internet, herein lies a prime example of this oddity with the browser game called Passiontide: The Game.
Continue reading Dominican Friars Make A Video Game: You Convert Heretics
With the recent leak of information concerning Nintendo’s recent copyright of the title of Pokémon Moon and Pokémon Sun, the internet is all a blaze with questions and theories, so why not throw my own into the mix.
Continue reading Pokémon Moon/Sun & Norse Mythology?
Morality in video games is a fickle creature, it provides us with the potential to demonstrate great levels of care and protective love towards the various AIs, one only needs to look towards the likes of XCOM and Fire Emblem to see players who can be heartbroken at losing one of their characters; on the other hand however, we also have the option for a great level of cruelty and sadism, simple put how many of you readers have designed houses to torture your residents in The Sims…most of us have, at some point.
Continue reading My Kleptomaniac Motivation: “That there is one damn fine coat you’re wearin’”
Collecting old games is a brilliant hobby, either because you get to experience games you never played before or it allows you to rebuild the collection of your childhood that may have been lost over the years…a pain I know to well, I have lost so many games from when I was a kid.
However, there are of course various challenges with this hobby. Most commonly these challenges are centred on the cost, as it can be pricey and some people do just list ridiculous prices for old games and its annoying; one of the other concerns is getting the whole package.
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Bethesda’s Oblivion is their fourth instalment in their popular and three time Game of the Year award wining series called The Elder Scrolls. Now Oblivion has been available worldwide since March 2006 and with its DLC expansions Knights of the Nine (2006) and Shivering Isles (2007) being released not long after.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Knights of the Nine
The Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles
So it can be safely assumed that most people have played and completed the game, which does leave the simple question of…What now?
What do you do post-game, well here is a little suggestion, tackle the optional and bonus hidden bosses.
So lets introduce the three hidden bonus bosses of Oblivion.
Continue reading The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Hidden Bosses
The American actor Ron Perlman is famous among video gamers for his voice work most commonly as the Narrator for the Fallout Series, since the start with Fallout in 1997 to the most recent instalment of Fallout 4 in 2015.
Continue reading Fallout: New Vegas – Legionnaire Ron Perlman