Excerpt: When Nintendo launched the Gamecube on November 18 2001 it marked a series of firsts for the company; it was the first Nintendo console to use disc-based media, the first to mandate the use of memory cards to save game date, the first to offer deep connectivity with a handheld and the first console...
Summary: Nintendo GameCube was the first video game console launched worldwide by Nintendo without the support of a Mario game. With the launch of Super Mario Sunshine, Nintendo will begin the most aggressive assault it's ever mounted to win back its position the video game industry.
Excerpt: After the instant success that was Super Mario 64, he's been very busy. That's not to say he wasn't busy before that, but he has pretty much been the big driving force behind Nintendo's first party support since the launch of the N64, as can be seen in Pilotwings 64, Starfox 64, Yoshi's Story, Zelda...
Summary: Nintendo’s iconic mascot
returns with his first adventure in more than 5 years in this long-awaited
Gamecube sequel. The brilliant Super Mario Sunshine once again proves the genius
of Miyamoto thanks to better controls and new gameplay elements.
Excerpt: Mario Sunshine is an enjoyable experience. Mario games always make the gameplay the number one priority, and Sunshine is no exception. It borrows heavily from the Mario 64 engine, improving the graphics, control, and moves. It’s not as original as Mario 64 was, but it is still a great game.
Summary: Ironic : Mario returns from his six-year vacation of platform games when he goes on vacation. Moronic : I can hardly vacation working round the clock as a journalist, and yet no one has ever seen this plumber do any actual plumbing since th
Excerpt: With summer waning and September upon us, I have yet to take a real vacation. Visiting a lush tropical island hasn’t been on my agenda this summer and with the holiday season fast approaching, it doesn’t look to be happening any time soon.