Excerpt: Nintendo is responsible for two of my favorite game franchises, Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda , but it still took me a really long time to purchase the Wii. I spent nearly 30 years utilizing regular joysticks and control pads, so the system's motion-controlled style of play seemed more like a...
Excerpt: One of my biggest peeves was the fact that Nintendo waited almost a whole year to release the newest installment of the Mario franchise, Super Mario Galaxy for the Nintendo Wii. My impatience made me look like a fool, to be honest. The wait was well worth it.
Conclusion: The graphics are the game’s best feature. For a downloadable game, Rag Doll Kung Fu looks excellent. The lighting is impressive, the art is unique, and the physics are great. The maps aren’t especially original, and they are extremely small, but they still look nice.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, a little plumber arose from the depths of the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil dragon. To accomplish this he traversed many fantastic lands - running, jumping on enemies’ heads, grabbing powerups and traversing dangerous platforms. That game, Super Mario Bros.
Conclusion: When all is said and done, Super Mario Galaxy is a phenomenal platformer but despite all the effort, it simply can't top roaming through the gigantic castle and its courtyard, while exploring its secrets that were given in Super Mario 64.