Tag Archives: Nintendo

Beyond Donkey Kong Book Review

Beyond Donkey Kong: A History of Nintendo Arcade Games by Ken Horowitz, McFarland, November 30th, 2020 I have previously reviewed Ken Horowitz’s first book Playing at the Next Level and also been a long time (though not regular), contributor to … Continue reading

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A Humble Book for a Humble Man

Ask Iwata, edited by Hobonichi, Viz Media, May 27th, 2021 Satoru Iwata was the CEO of Nintendo from 2002 until his unexpected death from cancer in 2015. He was only 55 when he died which is very young for the … Continue reading

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E3 is pointless and has been for years

Just over two years ago I wrote a diatribe called ‘The Absolute State of Video Games’ that covered various aspects of the gaming industry. One that I covered towards the end was the increasing irrelevance of gaming media as publishers … Continue reading

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The 30-Day Video Game Music Challenge

Game Sack covered this on the most recent episode and since I’m particularly fond of video game music, I thought I’d join in too. I’m not on Twitter or any social media and I usually avoid low-effort content here so … Continue reading

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The Absolute State of Video Games

As one of my resolutions for this year is to reduce the amount I play/buy and my overall involvement with gaming as a hobby, I have naturally been reflecting on the reasons why I came to make this decision. There … Continue reading

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Heroes of Play: The Zelda Series Ranked

I recently posted another article on Heroes of Play which was the first I have done in many months. Posts there (and here) have not been as regular because of a big change in circumstances and quite frankly – a … Continue reading

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