Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category

Mario Kart Game Ratings

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

I was recently introduced to the website, metacritic, and page that compiles all reviews of a game, movie, cd, etc. and gives it one aggregate score. I was curious to see how the Mario Kart games stack up. Unsurprisingly, all of the games (excluding the original) scored 80 or greater (out of 100). But I [...]

Super Mario Kart on Wii Virtual Console

Monday, October 19th, 2009

As many of you know, I am a huge fan of the Mario Kart series (duh).  As such, in one was or another, I own most of the games, but there is one that I do not own, and that is the original, Super Mario Kart. Since I live in America, at this moment, the [...]

A new copy of Super Circuit

Friday, October 16th, 2009

I recently received a new copy of MKSC (for Mario Kart Day). I played through the 50cc and 100cc regular cups once and here are the results (just for fun): 40 races 39 1st place finishes (1 second) 10 gold cups 12 stars (some doubles), 1 A rating Also, fun note, I had a blue [...]

Mario Kart Wii: Three Star Rating

Monday, August 17th, 2009

If you don’t want to hear my personal philosophy on the rating system, you might want to scroll down. The Rant: If there is one thing that I loathe in video games, one thing that I cannot stand, one thing that sends me into controller wrenching rage, it’s arbitrary rating systems. Having a rating system [...]

On Snaking

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

I’m not always big on the gamer lingo that goes on, so the term “snaking” is fairly new to me. I had always referred to it as “doing r-turns on the straightaway.” I have been told that this concept is rather annoying to people who play on the internet with Mario Kart Wii. I’ve been [...]