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Nintendo Nerds

Nintendo Nerds

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

  • Yaw Amanquah
    Published about 6 hours ago
    Why are 'Marvel vs. Capcom 2' and 'Super Smash Bros. Melee' Still Alive Today?

    Why are 'Marvel vs. Capcom 2' and 'Super Smash Bros. Melee' Still Alive Today?

    An early 2000s cross-over fighting game that is the second installment in a long-running series, extremely fast-paced, very technically demanding, and has a meta-game that is defined by a few top tier characters. Now, what fighting game did I just describe? If you answered Marvel vs. Capcom 2 or Super Smash Bros. Melee you would be partly correct because I was referring to both. At first glance, these fighting games don't appear to have a lot in common but, upon further inspection, they have several similarities. The most significant commonality being the survival of both their competitive scenes several years after their original release.
  • Jack thomson
    Published about a month ago
    Smash Bros. Ultimate to Include New Spirits in Crossover with Paper Mario: The Origami King

    Smash Bros. Ultimate to Include New Spirits in Crossover with Paper Mario: The Origami King

    Super Smash Bros. is one of the most popular game series. Conceptualized and created in Japan, this series featured crossover fighting video games and characters from various Nintendo franchises. The game had very simple gameplay of players making their characters use numerous attacks to defeat their opponents and knock them out of the fighting arena. It is also famous for its variety of game modes and fighters.
  • Jack thomson
    Published about a month ago
    Where to Find All MAX UP Heart Locations in Paper Mario: The Origami King

    Where to Find All MAX UP Heart Locations in Paper Mario: The Origami King

    Nintendo, with the help of Intelligent Systems, has expanded its famous Paper Mario video game series. They released the sixth edition of this series last month which is known as Paper Mario: The Origami King. The game has managed to achieve a lot of praise within one month and persists in acquiring more. Besides, several aspects made this game different from its predecessors, including ways to improve HP. Gamers can improve Mario’s HP in Paper Mario: The Origami King by attaining Max UP Hearts. However, finding those Hearts is quite complicated, therefore below we have provided a proper workaround to find all MAX UP Heart locations in Paper Mario: The Origami King.
  • Yaw Amanquah
    Published about a month ago
    What Happened to the 'Mega Man' Series

    What Happened to the 'Mega Man' Series

    With its long history and many games, the Mega Man series may at first appear to be a wildly successful franchise up there with Mario and Sonic. However, this isn't true of the Mega Man series as a whole with only a few games selling more than one million copies worldwide. This made me wonder how the Mega Man series could be so well known but rarely be the huge success we would expect from a long-running franchise.
  • CLWDgaming
    Published 2 months ago
    Even on Switch, the Outer Worlds captivates.

    Even on Switch, the Outer Worlds captivates.

    When the Outer Worlds was announced, I was instantly intrigued by the sweet temptations of the gameplay loop of role playing rigamorale. While not the greatest RPG fanatic of all time (I still struggle in Skyrim & still die A LOT in Fallout 1), I still love the genre and its beginning to suck away all my free time like a fresh newborn. Even then, I had just been gifted a glorious Nintendo Switch for my birthday, and was eager to play more games on the go like those glorious gamers in the commercials. Buying every story or RPG based game on the Switch store I could, after beating Breath of the Wild & Skyrim my spirit longed for rich role playing realism in a sea of games that seemed eager to be abandoned by fearful developer pirates who just wanted a quick hand of loot. Quickly after this I picked up the Witcher 3, a game I previous bought on PS4 but almost instantaneously disliked at the time due to my immature immediate indecisiveness to keep playing, grinding, etc. The game sat on my shelf for about a year, but after buying it on the switch, it instantly became one of my instant favorites & I was packing my bags for the RPG bandwagon.
  • Chloe Gilholy
    Published 2 months ago
    My Favourite Kanto Pokemon

    My Favourite Kanto Pokemon

    I discovered the Favourite Pokemon from each type generator on an LGBTQ+ server on discord. After I made one which covered all eight generations, I decided I should do one from each region. The Kanto pokemon, also known as the original 151, had some legendary pokemon that have remained firm favourites for years. Despite the multiple flaws, limits and glitches in the Gameboy games, it didn't stop the games from being as well-loved as they are now.
  • Tracy Nguyen
    Published 2 months ago
    More to come: Animal Crossing New Horizons

    More to come: Animal Crossing New Horizons

    This is going to be a long one.
  • Louis Mihael
    Published 2 months ago
    Nintendo Switch Pro

    Nintendo Switch Pro

    Nintendo Switch Pro & Why Nintendo needs a powerful console.
  • Tone Breistrand
    Published 2 months ago
    The 10 Most Fun Shrine Quests in Breath of the Wild

    The 10 Most Fun Shrine Quests in Breath of the Wild

    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a game I just can't get enough of. I love exploring the open world with its different locations and climates, the wide variety of enemies to fight and the long list of quests. Today I'll specifically talk about shrine quests. Most of these are technically optional, but if you want to do all 120 shrines you're gonna have to delve into them. It's hard for me to even fit ten of them into one category, as they involve different kinds of challenges and lengths. These are ten of the most fun, interesting or entertaining (or all of the above) shrine quests from Breath of the Wild (spoiler alert!).