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 email@example.com
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity shows you a good time in Calamity Ganon's looming shadow.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars is a good reminder how far and wide the 3D Mario games take us.
Inside every great robot hero, there's a tiny robot woman with a big whip.
Mario's latest action-adventure game won't give you paper cuts.
If you're looking for a great collection of traditional games, look no further than Nintendo's Clubhouse.
It's wonderful to see these stranded Wii U heroes find a home on the Switch, but The Wonderful 101: Remastered is swarming with imperfections.
A classic 2D RPG classic does even better in the 3D realm.
Ori's second adventure plays like poetry, but performance issues sometimes drag the experience down into the darkness.
The Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection brings some love to heroes previously restricted to portable screens.
An overlooked Wii U RPG gets deserved top billing on Switch.
After all the controversy, it turns out that Pokemon Sword and Shield is actually pretty darn good.
Luigi cleans house in his third ghost-busting adventure.
The Trails saga still shines like polished steel.
Indivisible's personable cast and engaging battle system carry the experience across its rough patches.
With these hands we will destroy, and with these hands we will rebuild.
Sega's 16-bit sci-fi JRPG is revolutionary in many ways, but its age becomes apparent when you play through it.
It's been 25 years since Mega Man 6 came to North America. Nadia plays it again to see if it deserves the thumping fans and critics tend to administer.
Here's our completed review for Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. Let's go! Our friends are waiting!
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is big on gameplay, and big on charm.
Like the comic book movies it parodies, The Fractured but Whole isn't perfect, but it'll make you smile.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Finally: A lost dog comes back home.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Here comes a special boy.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A strong relationship is forged -- and ends -- under the starlight.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: We encourage you to pick random babies off the ground and run with them.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Crayola and light horror make an epic RPG baby together.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: How about a bit of putt-putt, Dreamland-style?
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Let's monkey around.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: The reigning prince of 16-bit RPGs.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Do your patriotic duty. Punch a fat clown.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Mega Man's brilliant 16-bit debut.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A real gem of an action-RPG that has some rough edges.
Is there magic still to be found in Mega Man's less loved entries?
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: The best 16-bit Street Fighter game of all time. Unless you prefer Super Street Fighter II.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Fox! In! Spaaaace!
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: "Super Mario Kart funny car madness!!"
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: The Zelda game that changed everything.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Let's attack aggressively.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Hope you're open-minded about pain.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Simon Belmont's excellent adventure.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Second in the queue: The game that taught Captain Falcon to fly.
Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. First up: Possibly the greatest Mario of them all.
Here's where the fun begins (except for TaleSpin).
Shantae is back, and she brought the magic.
Super Mario Run has some unappealing aspects (always online -- boo!), but overall it's a high quality mobile experience worthy of Mario's name.
Console owners will get the most out of this remastered version of Skyrim, though the game's universal appeal can't be denied even five years later.
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 holds onto some of the problems that troubled its predecessor, but that doesn't mean it won't show you a good time.
If you crave a meaty JRPG you can gnaw on for hours, make Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past for the Nintendo 3DS your new jam.
Nadia goes to war in the battlefields of Valkyria Chronicles for the very first time.
Bravely Second should feel very familiar for fans of Bravely Default, and that's perfectly OK.
Despite its imperfections, this wild horse-racing / Solitaire hybrid from Game Freak is unspeakably addictive.
The console port of Koi fixes some major issues with its initial mobile release, but it fails to add much in the way of new content.
Heart Machine's action RPG rewards players who learn by travelling, fighting, and dying.
Nintendo's debut mobile app is a compelling distraction that sets out to carve its own niche in the crowded market.
Salt and Sanctuary offers a pretty meaty challenge for platforming fans, and it hurts so good.
Playing Bandai Namco's crossover extravaganza is like hanging out with a wild, fun friend who's not very good at pacing themselves.
Though it has some frayed patches, Coldwood's puzzle platformer is warm and packed with character.
Want to build up a civilization, then tear one down in a bloody war? Consider these strategy games.
Give your iOS game library a nitro boost with these great racing games.
Whether you're an adventure game veteran or a newcomer to the genre, iOS has a big supply of the good stuff.
To arms! Defend yourself and beat back the swarm in these great games.
Want to re-experience some of your childhood classics? The App Store may have what you're looking for.
The PlayStation 4 has an expansive library, so you might need help discovering the best of the best.
Play awesome games and save cash with this selection of affordable downloadable Wii U software.
Got a thirst for adventure? Apple's App Store is home to some great role-playing games.
Astounding! Mesmerizing! Here are some of the best word games you'll find on the App Store.
Camelot's latest tries to offer up laughs alongside hardcore golfing. Sometimes, it succeeds.
Come play in the Magic Kingdom. Forever and ever and ever and–
One baseball-loving dog, free (sort of) to a good home.
Sell weapons to a funny, funky groove in this offbeat shop simulator.
This hyperactive sports RPG won't do much for fans of serious soccer sims, but anyone interested in a more lighthearted approach should check it out.
Much as the title would suggest, we find ourselves feeling a little uncertain about the merits of this eccentric but repetitive Gauntlet-alike.
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures' Wii U incarnation was underwhelming; is the 3DS version any better?
Nadia Oxford checks out the Wii U incarnation of Pac-Man's newest adventure.