Revisiting Super Paper Mario

Super Paper Mario is one of the most important games of my childhood, but it wasn’t love at first sight. When I watched the first trailer and saw the clear lack of turn based battle and the replacement of partners with weird floating objects seemingly devoid of personality, I was concerned. I was a big … Continue reading Revisiting Super Paper Mario

Pikmin 1 vs. Pikmin 2

Pikmin 1 vs. Pikmin 2 After replaying Pikmin 1 and 2 for the first time in seven and four years, respectively, I was struck by how vastly different the two games are despite sharing nearly all of the same basic mechanics. The overlying goal is the same (namely using little creatures called Pikmin to defeat … Continue reading Pikmin 1 vs. Pikmin 2