Games

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Proves that Nintendo Finally Cares About Competitive Gaming

Izsak Barnette
Thursday’s Nintendo Direct reinforced one thing about Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai: he loves a surprise. He dropped plenty of them Thursday, revealing...
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“I’ve Heard Legends” How ‘Super Smash Bros. Brawl’ Holds Up 10 Years Later

Izsak Barnette
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is perhaps the most provocative entry in the Smash Bros. canon. Coming on the heels of the universally acclaimed and competitively popular Super Smash Bros. Melee, Brawl...
Games

Help Wanted: Top 5 Characters that Need to be in ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Switch

Izsak Barnette
It’s been almost three years since Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS was released and with rumors emerging about a possible enhanced port...
Games

Why I Love the GameCube

Izsak Barnette
The Nintendo GameCube turns 15 later this month and it’s hard to believe that it’s been that long. The GameCube was my first console: a...
Games

The Keys to Nintendo’s Success Beyond Gaming

Izsak Barnette
Nintendo, as a company, has had significant setbacks within their marketing strategy. They have seemingly abandoned the analytics behind console sales to conform to what they...