Ranking the Mario Kart games

Mario Kart Double Dash!! case, manual, disc, Nintendo Power insert, and Wavebird controller

Is there a more approachable and whimsical series than Mario Kart? I’ve long found it’s an easy one to get non-gamers to jump into and try. With our recent move into the house we just bought my entire family has been playing a few MK games since they’re really the equivalent of gaming “comfort food”. …

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Top 10 Best Metroidvanias on Switch

Hollow Knight Switch physical with manual and map of Hallownest

Since the announcement of Metroid Dread, I’ve been on a huge Metroid kick! I just finished replaying the “main” series (ending with the spectacular Metroid Fusion, my favorite GBA game). What’s next while I wait for October 8th? An excellent Metroidvania, of course! I’ve been playing Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights and am absolutely …

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Ask Iwata Book Review

Ask Iwata Book with Wii remote, Nintendo DS, Super Smash Bros. N64, Pokemon Snap, Smash Melee, Earthbound, and Kirby's Adventure

If you’re a gamer who wants to read more books, stick with me for this Ask Iwata book review! One of my wife and I’s recent goals is to read more books, as we got out of the habit a bit with the craziness of the past few years (our kids are still toddlers and …

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Ranking the Metroid games

Collage of my favorite Metroid games: Prime, Metroid II, Samus Returns, Zero Mission, Fusion, and Super Metroid with two Metroid figures

Between the recent Metroid Dread reveal and the fact that my website is The Chozo Project, it’s high time for ranking the Metroid games! Metroid is my second favorite series, right behind The Legend of Zelda. And just like Zelda, most Metroid games are of the highest quality. It’s hard to beat the spectacularly realized …

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Games you play in the summer

Collage of games I play during the summer-Splatoon, Sonic 3, Advance Wars Dual Strike, Octopath Traveler, Super Metroid, Mario Golf, EVO Search for Eden, with summer items around (lemons, oranges, sunscreen, flowers)

We just passed the summer equinox, which means it’s time to talk about games you play in the summer! Between being a teacher for 13 years and having summers off as a kid, I’ve done A LOT of summer gaming in my life. My birthday is also the first week of August, so growing up …

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