Category Archives: Retro Reviews

Review: Pikmin (GCN)

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be an outsider on planet Earth? This is the basic idea of PikminPikmin is a strategy/action game in which you’ve crash-landed your spaceship on an alien planet, with no hope of escape, as your spaceship has lost all of its parts.  Also, the Oxygen in the atmosphere is poisonous to you, and you can only survive on the surface for 30 days. If you do not collect all of the necessary spaceship parts, the results could be disastrous!  OH NO! Continue reading for the review! - Ryan Baxter Continue Reading →

Review: Alleyway (3DS VC)

Alleyway was originally released in 1989 on the Gameboy, and now it is on the 3DS eShop under Virtual Console.  It’s basically a Nintendo version of games like Breakout and Arkanoid, or any of those brick-breaking games you have on your iPod.  Continue reading for the review! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Super Mario Land (3DS VC)

Many early Nintendo fans were amazed with all of the new things Nintendo put into each Mario game, but no game at that point was as crazy as Super Mario Land for the Gameboy.  Along with Super Mario Bros. 2 on the NES, Super Mario Land didn’t take place in the Mushroom Kingdom, but in Sarasaland.  Continue reading for the review! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Super Smash Bros. Melee (GCN)

Ever been in an argument about which Nintendo character is better?  Why not brawl it out in this Gamecube masterpiece?  Super Smash Bros. Melee was released for the Gamecube 10 years ago in 2001, but it still is one of the best multiplayer games on a Nintendo system.  Continue reading for the review! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GCN)

It’s crazy to say that it’s already been 9 years since Mario Kart: Double Dash!! hit the Gamecube in 2003.  This game made the Mario Kart series stand out from all the other racing games players had to choose from.  This entry doubles the fun with the ability to play as 2 characters at the same time.  Continue reading for the review! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →

Review: Sonic Adventure DX (GCN)

Many hardcore Nintendo fans were very skeptical of the entire Sonic the Hedgehog series, mainly because of console wars way back in 1991 (20 years ago), and the fact that no Sonic game was on a Nintendo system at the time.  Although Sonic Advance on the Gameboy Advance came out first in 2001, there was never really a Sonic game to grace a Nintendo Console.  That was all before Sonic Adventure DX: Director’s Cut came to the Gamecube in 2003.  Continue reading for the review! - Greg Boe (admin) Continue Reading →