Nintendo Nerds

Nintendo Nerds

Nintendo is what Genesis isn't. Kirby, Mario, Pikachu, and beyond; all about the creators of our favorite games.

Aaron Dennis6 hours ago
'Arcana' for the SNES
Arcana was one of the SNES games I found at the flea market. Back when I was a kid, my mom used to take me to a local flea market once or twice a month, and there were always tables with video games f...
Justin Smith11 days ago
'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' (Great in Concept, Underwhelming in Execution)
I wish to preface this by making it clear that this is simply my impression of the game, never having played the GameCube or Wii versions, and only getting into Zelda as of roughly two years ago, havi...
How the Nintendo Switch Succeeds by Becoming the Underdog
The Nintendo Switch has become Nintendo's biggest success in years. But the trick Nintendo used to achieve this success is extremely different than other strategies gaming giants use. Gaming giants li...
Aaron Dennis19 days ago
'Eye of the Beholder'
Eye of the Beholder is a Dungeons and Dragons game originally released for the SNES. The GBA version has some changes, mostly in the battle system, but there are others such as a lack of a beholder, a...
Jack Tinmouth19 days ago
So You Want to Be a Pokémon Master? - Sinnoh
With the advent of the Nintendo DS console came a new raft of Pokémon games, beginning with the Diamond and Pearl. These games saw the return of features like the real time clock (last seen in Gold an...
Milica Markovic24 days ago
Is Amy Rose a Good Character?
In my very early gaming days, I'd mostly play as female characters, purely out of relatability on that very basic front. And to be honest, this is pretty much the only reason I'd play as Amy Rose as m...
Aaron Dennisa month ago
5 Game Boy Games You Don't Need to Play
The Game Boy was Nintendo's first handheld game console to hit the stores. Released in 1989, it boasted a rather strange library. Many games were remakes of games available on the NES, but some were g...