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Mario (Chris Pratt) and Luigi (Charlie Day) team up on the big screen in the successful The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

Review: Mario makes successful leap to the big screen

By Rua Fay, Contributing Writer April 19, 2023
Despite the film's divisive critical reception, "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" is a fun time for Nintendo fans with its beautiful animation.
Sword and Shield are the newest Pokémon games on the market. The games are available on Nintendo Switch and offer many new functions, but unfortunately, they suffer from restricting issues.

Review: Flawed Pokémon games fail to catch ’em all

By Alex Hartzog December 11, 2019

A young girl dressed in Scottish garb runs across the rolling hills of the countryside. She reaches into her bag and pulls out a red and white ball. Clicking the button in the middle, it springs open and...

From left, seniors Lucas Nicholas and Nigel Nelson compete in Smash Clubs “Super Smash Bros.” tournament on Oct. 8. “Super Smash Bros.” is a fighting game series developed by Japanese game developer Nintendo.

WATCH: New club dedicates itself to ‘Super Smash Bros.’

By Kara Bowen, Staff Writer October 10, 2017
As Mario shot a fireball at Princess Peach, knocking her offscreen, the crowd emitted a loud combination of cheers, groans and laughter.
“Sonic Mania” is a conglomeration of Sonic tropes and fresh level ideas. Classic villains like Dr. Eggman make their return. The game was developed by PagodaWest Games and Headcannon and was published by SEGA Games.

Review: ‘Sonic Mania’ speeds into the modern era

By Matthew Radulski, Staff Writer September 20, 2017
Though the “Sonic” franchise has always focused on speed, the true triumph of the series is the way it promotes exploration.
Deja View: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the plight of Nintendo

Deja View: ‘Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ and the plight of Nintendo

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor March 29, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Matthew Radulski to discuss his review of “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.”...

Sophomore Griffin Charyn, clarinetist, plays along to “Cara Mia Addio” from “Portal 2,” conducted by Bryce Tempest at the Feb. 12 rehearsal. Through music, the group aims to be empowered by the nerd stereotype that’s often associated with video gamers.

Orchestra aims to eradicate gender bias and video gamer stigma

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor February 15, 2017
"[The Orchestra] brings these two seemingly different worlds together and helps us realize there’s actually a lot of similarities between the two.”

Review: Nintendo pulls no punches in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

By Anthony Toto, Contributing Writer October 7, 2014
Nintendo's most beloved characters duke it out in "Super Smash Bros."
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