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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When I think about my favorite fictional video game creatures, at the top of the list, is the Toads. This adorable race of mushroom-like people have been my favorite ever since Super Mario Bros. 2. What’s not to love? They’re loyal, they have perfected space travel, and they’re fun guys. (Get it?) Any chance I…

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