Before May 17th, 2013, I had never played Super Mario RPG. I don’t know exactly why I avoided it for so long – I love the Paper Mario and Mario & Luigi series, and I had many opportunities to purchase it both for the SNES and on the Wii Virtual Console. When it became available on Club Nintendo for 200 coins, I took it as a sign from the Gaming Gods that I needed to give it a shot.
One of the things I love the most about the Mario RPG games is their use of action commands – tapping “a” as you stomp on an enemy, pulling back the controller to hammer a foe, pressing a button to dodge or parry an enemy attack. They keep the combat engaging, and the variety of [...]
Now even though some argue it is the greatest game of all time, I’ve got to admit that I’ve never played Super Mario RPG. Ã‚Â I know, I know! Ã‚Â But maybe I will soon get that chance again. Ã‚Â Many of you have been waiting for this game to be released on the Wii Virtual Console since launch day. Ã‚Â Well, if you are in Japan (or have a Japanese Wii), you will soon get to enjoy SMRPGLOTSS (wow, that’s long) again in all it’s glory. Ã‚Â According to sources, Nintendo will realease SMRPG for the VC in June for 900 Wii Points. Ã‚Â Although many of you are upset you are not Japanese, do not fret. Ã‚Â This should only add more hope to the day we get to experience [...]