Masahiro Sakurai, lifelong director of the entire Super Smash Bros. franchise, has announced during the latest Nintendo Direct the final DLC characters for the game’s current iteration on Wii U and the 3DS.   Sakurai discloses that the Umbra Witch was the #1 choice for a DLC cameo worldwide, the #1 vote in Europe, and…

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I recently turned thirty. And I’m here to use my old man wisdom and finely-tuned Nintendo platforming chops to instruct you about the best console and computer games of my lifetime. These aren’t necessarily “desert island” games, but they defined genres, set bars, saved SEGA, ushered in console wars, and changed everything that came after…

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I just turned thirty. And I realized that today’s eighteen year-olds—legal adults who can enlist in the armed forces and die for their country, serve hard time, etc.—were born in 1997. 1997! In 1997, I was playing, or shortly would be playing, many of the games on this list! You youngsters with your Call of…

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