IMPRESSIONS: Bloodroots


















A violent cartoon I want to love.

oprainfall@GDC INTERVIEW: Plasticity (INDIE Megabooth)






I talk with Aimee Zhang and Michelle Olson, Plasticity's game director and lead designer, about this GDC 2020 INDIE Megabooth title.

RE-REVIEW: Granblue Fantasy: Versus






A great port of a great fighter!

GENSOU SkyDrift Announced for Steam and Switch

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Hey friend, allowing me to step on ya and- Not that kind of way!

Nintendo Reveals Details on New Features in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Even previous owners of Mario Kart 8 will find fun new surprises around every hairpin turn while playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Screenshots, and New Characters/Items

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe brings new characters and items to the track shortly after the Switch launches.

RUMOR: GBA Tech Demo ‘MarioKart XXL’ Discovered

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

According to a post that appeared on NeoGAF yesterday, an old GBA tech demo called MarioKart XXL has turned up with a bit of video footage.

Mario Kart Producer to Helm Nintendo’s Mobile Development

Friday, May 8th, 2015

The current producer of the Mario Kart series, Hideki Konno, has likely been appointed to oversee Nintendo's mobile game development efforts

Nintendo Posts Higher-Than-Expected Profits, Promises More DLC

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

The future is looking bright!

Smashing Saturdays! Week 54: November 10-14, 2014

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Zero G Mario Kart FTW!

Campaign Hub: Operation Power Up @ Play Nintendo Tour 2014

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Recently Nintendo toured around the US with its annual Play Nintendo Tour. Operation Power Up participated in the festivities

What Your Favorite Mario Kart 8 Character Says About You

Monday, June 30th, 2014

The results will BLOW YOUR MIND!

REVIEW: Mario Kart 8

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Does it have that Nintendo magic?

POLL RESULTS: Which is your Favorite Mario Kart?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Which Mario Kart Came on Top?!

Retro Wrap-Up: The Summer 2014 Edition

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

What games are you all playing over the summer?

The Koopalings Invade Mario Kart 8

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Mario Kart 8 is hiding surprises!

E3 2013: Hands-On: Mario Kart 8

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Jared brings a hands-on impression of Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 directly from the E3 show floor.

Nintendo E3 Direct Recap: Worth Waking Up For

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

What comes next for Nintendo and the Wii U?

OPINION: How Spending 30 Minutes in Bed with Nintendo Changed Me!

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Dreams can come true.

Nintendo Download: October 18th (North America)

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Time to look SO GOOD!



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