Tag Archives: Nintendo

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

As a Platinum Club Nintendo Member again this year, I got to choose a reward.  I was excited to see I could get a full release game for free!  The game was first released in 2010 on Wii and is based upon the hugely popular Donkey Kong Country series that started on Super Nintendo and continued with Donkey Kong 64 in 1999.  Here are my impressions!

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The Psychology of Mario Golf: World Tour’s Menu System

Mario Golf: World Tour is a fabulous game.  I heart it:  hard.  It isn’t a perfect game, by any stretch of the imagination, and there has been what I consider to be a “needless” controversy that has sprung up amongst gamers about it.  I call  the controversy “needless” because there may not be a controversy if people think about the psychology of how games are designed and how the size of each of the games “modes” is misleading to players.

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RPG Update

I’ve been simultaneously playing a few RPGs on 3DS:

Bravely Default – I love the job system and skill combinations.  Its easy to break, but I self-impose difficulty.

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