Donkey Kong DLC for ‘Mario + Rabbids’ arrives June 26th

Truly, we are living in the Golden Age of crossover content. At its E3 press conference on Monday, Ubisoft revealed more details about its upcoming Donkey Kong expansion for “Mario + Rabbids” which is slated for release on the Nintendo Switch later this month, June 26th specifically. The DLC is expected to include four new levels totaling an added 10 …

What we’re playing: ‘Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze’

This month, Reviews Editor Jamie Rigg discovers one of Nintendo’s many slept-on classics. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze came out back in 2014, but because the Wii U wasn’t the most popular console around, it didn’t exactly sell like hotcakes. Four years on, Nintendo has a hit console on its hands and is rereleasing Tropical Freeze for the Switch. Author:  …

Video game records are broken. Can anyone fix them?

After a period of relative quiet, Twin Galaxies recently found itself thrust into the spotlight. The arbiter for video-game recordkeeping played an intrinsic role in disputing two long-standing achievements hosted on its forums: Todd Rogers’ unbeatable Dragster time and Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong high score. Both records have had their share of challenges over the decades, but before users on …

SNES Classic Edition review: Worth it for the games alone

The success of last year’s NES Classic Edition clearly took Nintendo by surprise. The company was completely incapable of meeting demand, leaving many people unable to buy what became the must-have gift of the holiday season. Now Nintendo has given its SNES the Classic Edition treatment and promises it’s going to build way more than it did last year. Having …