Who says sports games have to be boring? Certainly not Nintendo. Howsabout a sports RPG for the humble Game Boy Color? Developed by the folks who made the early Shining games? Do I have your attention yet? If not… this may not be the site for you.
Available on: Game Boy Color, 3DS
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Retro Select: Mario Tennis - Mario Tennis for the Nintendo 64 is my favourite Mario Tennis game. Subsequent installments have, to me, overcomplicated things somewhat — so it’s been a pleasure to return to this one thanks to the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack. Providing straightforward but mechanically interesting arcadey thrills, Mario Tennis for Nintendo 64 is Virtua Tennis with an added layer of … Continue reading Retro Select: Mario Tennis
Mario Tennis Aces: Some First Impressions - I’m not a big sports game guy, but I’ve always had a lot of time for Nintendo’s takes on tennis and golf. The Game Boy Color version of Mario Tennis in particular stole many hours of my life back in the day — as well as again a little more recently, I must confess — so … Continue reading Mario Tennis Aces: Some First Impressions
The MoeGamer Podcast: Episode 4 – Servant to the Gacha - Joe "EriChannel" Sigadel joins Pete for a talk about modern mobile free-to-play "gacha" games and their enduring appeal.
Game Boy Essentials: Mario Tennis - With the latest installment in the Mario Tennis series coming soon to Nintendo Switch at the time of writing, I thought it would be a good opportunity to revisit one of my favourite versions. It’s not often that a handheld version of a game can honestly claim to be superior to its counterpart on TV-based … Continue reading Game Boy Essentials: Mario Tennis