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Super Mario World
Posted by GamersTavern
Posted on 10 September, 2016 at 3:52PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Super Mario World

Super Mario World, subtitled Super Mario Bros. 4 in Japan, was the launch title for Nintendo's 16-bit console, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and as such, was serious business. It came packaged with every SNES bought at the time, so just about every SNES owner got to experience the grandiose world of Mario, in all its 16-bit wonder. This game is the sequel to the most excellent and amazing Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES. That's a lot to live up to, you know. Some say Super Mario Wo

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Super Mario 64
Posted by Billy
Posted on 13 February, 2016 at 4:12PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Super Mario 64

I love looking at games from what amounts to the puberty of video games, there's so many things to talk about. Transitioning to 3D was an awkward time for video games. Many 3D games of the era had what are commonly referred to as "tank controls" -- You turn your character left and right, and then you move forward and backwards. You never performed these actions at the same time, until Super Mario 64SM64 changed how 3D controls were thought of, thanks in part to the analog stick on the N64 controller.

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Yoshi's Island
Posted by Billy
Posted on 6 July, 2015 at 9:09PM ↑ 1 ↓ 0
Yoshi's Island

I'm pretty biased while reviewing certain games, but I'd have to say I'm especially biased with Yoshi's Island. You see, Yoshi's Island was the first SNES game I played, at the tender age of five years old. My family was pretty late in the game (heh) when it came to the SNES; we were a Sega Genesis family throughout the early-mid 90's. My dad bought a SNES in 1997, so we ended up the the SNS-101 model (which I still use as my main SNES to this day, screw  the haters), and I suspect he thought it was a new console... but I'm not entirely sure. Later that year, or perhaps early the next year, we got a Sony Playstation. If you read the linked Wiki article, you'd know that Yoshi's Island was one of the pack-ins, and was indeed the one we got with it.

Firstly, it must be stated that Yoshi's Island is pretty divergent from the Mario titles that came before it, in many ways:

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Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy!
Posted by GamersTavern
Posted on 27 May, 2014 at 00:38AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0
Super Smash Bros. at Best Buy!

Are you hyped for the impending release of the new Super Smash Bros. games? Would you like a chance to play the game before its official release? Well, then look no further than Nintendo's Smash Fest event at Best Buy! Certain select Best Buy stores around the country will allow the general public to play the game early. This will only occur for a limited time, though. The dates and times for when this will happen are as follows:

Wednesday, June 11 from 4pm to 9pm

Saturday, Ju

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Star Fox (SNES)
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 19 March, 2014 at 8:08PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Star Fox (SNES)

The year is 1993. We've seen 3D on TV and in the arcade. But at home? Only that one kid with the rich parents had a computer that could play 3D games, and the rest of us just had the same 2D sprites that had been kicking around since the NES days. Then here comes Nintendo, ready to once again blow you away.

Star Fox is a game about flying space triangles and exploding ground squares, or something. Maybe there's a monkey in there? The green circle at the end of the map, named Venom and piloted by the vicious Admiral Andross is turning itself into a technological powerhouse, and terraforming planets to suit his army of mechano-men, when General Pepper of the Cornerian Mothers Against Change launched a full-scale war.

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Top 1: Super Metroid
Posted by Swifto
Posted on 20 November, 2012 at 11:49PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Top 2: Final Fantasy VI
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Posted on 20 November, 2012 at 09:44AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0
Top 5, 4 and 3: Actraiser, Gun Hazard and Kirby Superstar
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Top 6: Contra III: The Alien Wars
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Top 8 & 7: Starfox 2 and Super Castlevania IV
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Posted on 15 November, 2012 at 02:47AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0