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Video: Koopa gets a star

Mario needs to be more careful with those stars. We could have wound up with a new series of games like Super Koopa 64, Super Koopa Kart, Dr. Koopa or Koopa Party.

Spelunker HD Review

Cave of Wonders

Spelunker HD Screenshot

HIGH Completing all ten stages of a new area on the first attempt.

LOW 10,000 feet so far.

WTF How is the spelunker supposed to get back to the surface?

The Bossness of Sonic's Bosses

Due to a slight tug of nostalgia that the recently released Sonic the Hedgehog 4 was unable to satisfy, I went back and played through all of the games that comprised Sonic's glory days. You know how it feels when you watch 10-year-old highlight reels of some sports team you care about? How you're reminded of how good they used to be? It was kind of like that. Between Sonic 1-3/Knuckles and Sonic CD I truly felt like they held up after all this time.

Video: The problem with warp whistles

In honor of the upcoming release of Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition, here is another Super Mario send up from the guys at College Humor. It makes you feel bad for skipping to the end of Super Mario Bros. 3—not that any of us did that of course.

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 43 Transcript

Transcript of GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 43: Our Earliest Gaming Memories, and Sweet, Sweet Pinball

Video: Nintendo trademarks "on like Donkey Kong," Stephen Colbert pokes fun

Now that it is about to release Donkey Kong Country Returns, Nintendo goes out and trademarks a catchphrase that no one says anymore. Just like a corporation to be so far behind the times. Stephen Colbert and his writers took notice though and came up with their own. Not the best skit, but the catchphrase for Kirby is the best.

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Stephen Trademarks Dated Catchphrases
www.colbertnation.com

Comic Jumper Review

Maybe Try a Cliff Next Time

Comic Jumper Screenshot

HIGH Seeing the time machine from TimeCop brought a smile to my face.

LOW Wait, I have to pick just one thing?

WTF Why aren't the annoying Manga angels speaking Japanese?

Video: New Super Mario Bros. 3?

Still don't see why people with such talent don't just create their own games and not "enhance" or extend games that already exist. BUT, this is a pretty impressive feat for one person. And it is still Super Mario Bros. 3. So Super Mario Bros. 3 with New Super Mario Bros. graphics and gameplay elements? Yes, please!

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 43: Our Earliest Gaming Memories, and Sweet, Sweet Pinball

Technical difficulties be damned; the show must go on! We salvage a rough night with some casual conversation about our earliest gaming memories, pinball, Mega Man, and more. Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Mike Bracken, Richard Naik, and Tim "Yeah, I Have Pac-Man, Let's Make Out" Spaeth.

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And Yet It Moves Review

In Soviet Russia Platform Jumps YOU!

And Yet It Moves Screenshot

HIGH Watching fire change its behavior because you redefined "up."

LOW Watching your body break apart for the 58th time.

WTF Bats versus lizard in an epic battle!

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