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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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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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Top 10 Best Mario Games

Box art of Mario 64, Super Mario World, Super Mario Bros 3, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Super Mario 3D World on Wii U, Super Mario Odyssey, and Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins with Mario anniversary pins

I have to talk about my top 10 best Mario games before the official end of the 35th Anniversary celebration! (which Nintendo has decided is March 31st of this year, for some reason). My earliest gaming memories start on the NES with Super Mario Bros. 3, and Mario has been a delightful, whimsical, and always …

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