Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.@nadiaoxford firstname.lastname@example.org
How a big, winged good boy made me rethink humanity's love for dogs.
Mega Man X3's odd booklet is a product that can only exist in 1995.
Nintendo may deny the CD-i Zelda games' existence, but fans never forget.
How the SNES kept me weird but happy during a rough spot in my life.
However you feel about it, you can now play Shadow Complex Remastered on the PlayStation 5.
Pokemon Go on and on and on.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity shows you a good time in Calamity Ganon's looming shadow.
See Mario run. See Mario snooze.
Look out world, Kirby has some important poyo to take care of.
Rest assured, The Legend of Heroes will survive the 2020 apocalypse.
It's good to be the King of Xbox.
Listen to me, Nintendo.
Hide, child. Hide in the close, stony embrace of Metapod's exoskeleton.
Turns out plagues are very bad for the fragile arcade business.
What we need are some heroes. Now more than ever.
The AVALANCHE wildcat has vowed not to slip into the Lifestream until she's jumped Cloud's bones. Well, that's my headcanon.
Let's do the time warp again.
Transfer your save when the full game comes out! You can't lose, hero.
The Trails of Cold Steel series is one huge saga, not necessarily four separate stories.
You're guaranteed to make new Poke-friends in Sword and Shield's Crown Tundra DLC. (Still, stay away from Stunfisk.)
Inside: More jokes about Steve's reproductive organ in the context of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
So long "complete" editions of Pokemon games, you will not be missed.
Play as Luigi in Super Mario Bros. 35. (Or wear his skin, whatever.)
In the olden days, game companies would sooner shank each other than put exclusives on each other's consoles.
Supergiant Games' Logan Cunningham shows off his pipes.
Who is that masked wizard?
Just try and slow me down with your incessant ERP! I have the processing power of PS5 on my side!
Return to a time when game commercials were produced like tiny movies.
Peter Piper plucked a peck of pickled Pikmin. Now you can too.
It's time for Animaniacs. Cuphead style.
Journey back to the Minus World with me.
Young people need to get off my lawn, but they're still a vital market for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
When Mega Man 3 arrived 30 years ago, it introduced us to Protoman. Be still our beating clockwork hearts.
Oh sweet mother of Arceus, someone get a crowbar.
Help Chip be cool in one of the most addictive puzzle games ever made.
Happy 20th birthday to Suikogaiden, the blessed source of one of gaming's last anime attract modes.
No sweetie, don't hurt the monster. Make nice with it. Niiiice monster.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars is a good reminder how far and wide the 3D Mario games take us.
The Super Mario Bros. instruction book was our key to the dark depths of the Mushroom Kingdom.
Didn't like the story for Metroid: Other M? Here's something a little wilder.
Square Enix aims to mend its cracked crystal.
Super Mario 3D Sad Rainy World?
"Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is?"
If you forgot Pokemon Masters exists, you sure remember it now.
There's something eerily (if unintentionally) relatable about Bandai Namco's upcoming action RPG.
I admit I'm going to automatically pronounce it as "Fen-ix," though.
You probably haven't played Moon, but it should feel familiar regardless.
Get ready, heroes, to bust an opium-smuggling ring. Er, I mean, bust a banana-smuggling ring.
Bombs away, Stadia owners.
Wonder Boy 4's heroine is getting more time in the spotlight.
This week, Nadia, Eric, and Davionne dream of electric sheep and indie RPGs.
Are you A Howling Moon, A Stereo Lover, or a Dancing Devil?
Say, I know a gal who's available to help with the script. Her name rhymes with Nadia Ploxford.
Children exist to gather up money so you can build up your defenses. That's all they're really good for.
FATE is a cruel mistress indeed.
Eiyuden Chronicle is continually shaping into the Suikoden successor we pine for.
Yoshi's Island is a top-tier Super Mario game, but bad timing and bad advertising caused a lot of people to miss out the first time around.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake was a Midgar-anteed money-maker for Square Enix.
A newly-found map shows us how Link's Awakening links up to A Link to the Past in surprising ways.
No more Lovecraftian private parts. Lovecraftian private parts are canceled.
The Nintendo Gigaleak reminds us immortality through our offspring is possible. (And potentially disturbing.)
John Boyne's A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom just needs a couple of sequels: A Traveller at the Gates of Courage and A Traveller at the Gates of Power.
This... this might be it, you guys.
This friendly-looking bandicoot bites, which is exactly what Crash fans want.
Like a dragon (quest).
Nostalgia is subjective.
In 1995, a select few welcomed Jack Frost into the domain of Western mortals.
A small wait will come with a big payoff.
Inside every great robot hero, there's a tiny robot woman with a big whip.
Skull Kid's gearing up to sing the song that ends the world.
Robust multiplayer options and a brief affair with action-based gameplay made Dragon Quest 9 the Shockmaster of the Dragon Quest series.
That's one way to royally cheese off Nintendo.
Mario's latest action-adventure game won't give you paper cuts.
"I listen to what I want! You have problem?"
Flush Lego Mario down your toilet to send him to the Minus World.
What a perfect night to pay tribute to Castlevania games that deserve it.
Darkness falls across the land. Midnight hour is close at hand.
Think you're a Tetris master? You'll soon have your chance to prove it to the world.
We share our initial thoughts on the review version of Paper Mario: The Origami King.
Beware the very square mandibles of Earth's eternal foes.
You can't keep a good Death Adder down.
The last minute changes to Garnet, its diverse development team, and other tidbits on Final Fantasy 9's 20th anniversary.
Switch into some top-down dungeon crawling.
I hope it goes to fish Narnia.
The Fable trademark is resurrected with an "intent to use."
A free-to-play mascot for a free game? It's appropriate!
Mario's paper boots were made for walking. And jumping, of course.
Nintendo Power mainly existed to sell games to kids, but to collector Stephan Reese, it represents something more.
"Hey kids, wanna see a dead Rathalos?"
There ain't no gaming like summer vacation gaming.
Soon we'll be able to eat fsteak with Yosuke, but romantically.
Only a few select mateys will be invited to the alpha, however.
More improvements are supposedly on the way.
Nintendo's mobile legacy is weak, but Pokemon has lots to offer.
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