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Mario Origins: How A Popeye Game Became Donkey Kong
7 months ago

Mario Origins: How A Popeye Game Became Donkey Kong

The year is 1990. Nintendo has just received the latest “Q Ratings” report — a long-running popularity poll that ranks celebrities and fictional characters by weighing their popularity against their …
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Solved: If Miyamoto Never Said His Most Famous Quote, Who Did?
7 months ago

Solved: If Miyamoto Never Said His Most Famous Quote, Who Did?

In a Half-Life 25th anniversary documentary that launched this weekend, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell paraphrases a decades-old bit of gaming industry wisdom, saying, “Late is just for a little while, …
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A Brief Tour Of Nintendo Of America’s Early HQ Locations
10 months ago

A Brief Tour Of Nintendo Of America’s Early HQ Locations

Nintendo Of America made its home Redmond, Washington just a little over 40 years ago, but not until after its first big hit. So where were they located when they …
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Samus Aran Origins: Metroid’s Influences Beyond Alien
3 years ago

Samus Aran Origins: Metroid’s Influences Beyond Alien

Who was the first character with an arm cannon? What was the first game to use weapons to unlock doors? And why can’t metroid crawl?

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