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Make a Splash (and a Craft!) With ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’

Make a Splash (and a Craft!) With ‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’

‘Paper Mario: Color Splash’ is packed with paint and personality. Read More

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Nintendo DS

I was really excited to get this game downloaded to my son’s Nintendo 3DS. I’ve been a fan of Mario since my parents bought our family the first Nintendo system when I was 6 years old (did I just age myself?) and we played the original Mario Bros. Thankfully the games have come a long way since I was a kid and I’m happy to say this game keeps in with the spirit of the characters and the storyline. Read More

Portal 2: An Observer’s View

  The last time I played a video game on the PC it involved small mammals with green hair building bridges and blowing things up – does that date me? My husband on the other hand is an avid gamer, favoring games of the Myst variety but also enjoying things like Call of Duty. So… Read More

Music is the Meta-Game

Vast amounts of time and skill are invested in video game design annually. Everything you see and hear, and every move you make in a game was first drawn, composed and spelled-out in code by someone else for our enjoyment. When gamers geek out about the games we play, there’s usually a lot of talk… Read More