Tagged: Mario

Good guy Mario

Good guy Mario

He’s been plumbing for 33 years and still the least realistic plumber ever

Luigis Mansion 2

Luigis Mansion 2 review

Poor old Luigi. He’s always playing second fiddle to his brother Mario but in Luigi’s Mansion 2 he actually gets to be star of the show for a change instead of just showing gamers how to complete a level of a more traditional Mario game. I never played the original game back in the day. I knew the premise was to catch ghosts by sucking them up with a big vacuum cleaner whilst exploring spooky mansions by torchlight but what I wasn’t prepared for was one of the most charming games featuring either of the brothers in a long time....

Paper Mario Sticker Star

Paper Mario Sticker Star review

One thing you can’t accuse a Mario game of is feeling a little flat. I think you know where this is going so I’ll cut to the chase when I say this one is flat but, (oh I’m so funny I’d laugh but I fear I may lose a rib) only because it’s the world of Paper Mario once again. Originally this was a canny concept when the first one appeared on the N64. The game delivered a game that was actually more of an RPG with dialogue and a story that was a bit more fleshed out than just...

Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games review

I know the lengthy-named Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games has been out for months now but we’re finally at the real-life London Olympics so I thought I’d take a look at the grand event from the point of view of an Italian Plumber and a bright blue Hedgehog. This is actually the third Olympic game featuring these two – the first one came out in 2007 and then there was a Winter Olympics game. Now we’re back with the summer games and this brings a mixed bag of gameplay that’s also just a varied as to...