Nintendo Scores Big with the NES Classic Edition

Tecmo Bowl

When I first heard about Nintendo’s plans to release an NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console, I nearly imploded. This was one of my first consoles after the greatest-of-all-time Atari 2600. It was simple and simply amazing. I must’ve spent soooo many days, weeks, months, years playing all kinds of games from Super Mario Bros. to […]

Paper Mario: Color Splash is Not Thin on Fun

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Reviewer: Jason, Age 13 Game: Paper Mario: Color Splash The newest installment of the Paper Mario series is finally out and it is great.   The story starts off with Mario, Peach and Toad receiving a letter from a place called Prism Island.  When they open the letter they figure out that it is actually […]

I Made Art By Gluing a Jigsaw Puzzle Together

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I love a good jigsaw puzzle. Was obsessed with them as a kid and am happy to see my kids are following suit. Next to Family Movie Night, my favorite activity is sitting around a table with Allie and the boys just working on a puzzle. At least it was until I met this bad […]

Nintendo’s Original NES Returns!

NES Replica

I’m an old school gamer. If you know me, you know that the Atari 2600 is still my all-time favorite system. But over the years, I’ve had dozens of different consoles from the original NES to the Sony PlayStation to the Xbox One and loads in between. I’ve pretty much loved them all. Now, besides […]

Mario & Sonic at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Giveaway

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There’s been a lot of talk about Rio these days. Lots of controversy with Olympians bowing out of attending the 2016 Olympic Games for a variety of reasons. Who knows what will end up happening and who will be taking home the gold? Whatever the case, I know my family will be glued to the […]

Win Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the PS4

LGSTFAbox

There are a number of adages that will ring true forever. There’s always room for Jell-o and LEGO makes everything better. I’m a sucker for any LEGO set no matter what I’m building. Give me anything from Marty’s DeLorean from Back to the Future to the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and I’m a happy camper. But LEGO goes […]

Kirby: Planet Robobot is Eating Up All of My Free Time

Kirby Planet Robobot

Reviewer: Jason, Age 13 Game: Kirby: Planet Robobot The pink puffball is back in an all new adventure with giant robots. In Kirby: Planet Robobot, you play as Kirby, eating things and absorbing their powers as usual. But then, the Invader Armor comes down and you kill it because you are Kirby, a being possessing infinite […]

Win a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle

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I know my family’s not the only Nintendo family out there, right? There are millions of Mario Lovers across the country. And that’s why, to help celebrate Nintendo’s official MAR10 Day, I’m kicking off the biggest blog giveaway of the year! My supercool friends at Nintendo are donating the coolest prize package this side of the Mushroom Kingdom. Seriously, […]

Happy MAR10 Day! Come Celebrate With a Meeeeeee!

The Real Mario Brothers

Happy MAR10 Day! Yep, it’s March 10, or abbreviated to MAR10, which spells MARIO! Nintendo’s beloved mustached hero has been around for a whopping 30 years! The amazing thing about the whole Mario Universe is that I loved it when I was a kid, and now I get to continue enjoying it with my kids! […]

Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam is Jam Packed with Fun

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Game: Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Reviewer: Jason, Age 12 The newest installment in the Mario and Luigi series, Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam, is here. The story starts off with Luigi trying to fix a draft coming from the attic.  Thanks to a rat, he accidentally knocks over the book containing the Paper Mario World […]

Yoshi’s Wooly World is Quite the Entertaining Yarn

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As a Nintendo Ambassador and with my boys being Nintendo Kid Reviewers, we are always getting boxes of goodies delivered to the house. This week a rather odd item showed up. As you can see above, it was a wool box. That’s pretty darn cool to begin with, I thought. But exactly what could be […]

Win a Sonic Boom Tails’ Plane from TOMY (Ends 8/17)

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While my kids are addicted to Nintendo, that doesn’t necessarily mean that our house is overflowing with Mario toys everywhere. Okay, fine, so it is. But they do like other characters as well, including that blue-furred hedgehog Sonic! We’ve got a slew of Sonic action figures and stuffed animals all around the house and when […]

Splatoon is Amaz-ink!

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Game: Splatoon Reviewer: Jason, Age 12 Someone’s a little excited to play #Splatoon! #PlayNintendo A photo posted by akardon1 (@akardon1) on Jun 15, 2015 at 4:22pm PDT Overview In this game, you play as an inkling, which has 2 forms, a human form and a squid form.  In the human form, you can use your […]

I’ve Got Pac-Man Mug Fever

Pac-Man Mug

I haven’t had Pac-Man Fever since, geez, elementary school I guess. You kids today are probably way too young to remember Buckner and Garcia’s classic Pac-Man Fever tune. But it was driving us all crazy and we loved it! This year, for Father’s Day, Allie and the boys got me the coolest mug a boy guy could […]

10 Rides We Better See at Universal’s Nintendo Theme Park

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze was made to be a flume ride!

Today’s Nintendorific post comes to you from Jason, Age 12 Nintendo announced that a Nintendo Theme Park will be coming to Universal Parks. I am so excited for it. I have thought about this for a long time and can’t believe it’s finally coming true. They haven’t released any details on this yet but I […]