Midboss Musings

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Best of Otakon 2017 Cosplay!

Let's all dress up and freak out.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Pokémon GO Is Probably in Better Shape Than You Are (Plus: Meet King Gojulus!)

Pokémon GO's pulse is strong and steady. Stop saying it's dead, you monsters.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: It's a Bad Year to Be a Good Game (Plus: Meet Birdo!)

I just want to hug all the cats and play all the games.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Let's Celebrate Good NES Box Art for a Change

Sometimes this stuff was really, really cool.

Nadia Remembers Gold-Plated Pokémon Cards and Other Trashy Treasures (Plus: Meet Atma Weapon!)

NADIA'S MIDBOSS MUSINGS | Did you know those gold Pokémon cards you got from Burger King in '99 are worth a SKILLION DOLLARS? Ha ha, nope.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: The Trial of the Sword DLC Echoes the Best Part of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Plus: Meet the Cobra Ships!)

Link must be powerful to overcome Breath of the Wild's most interesting challenge, but he also needs to be cunning and full of tricks.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: The Shameless, Beautiful Creature That Was the Classic NES Series (Plus: Meet Luca Blight!)

Before there was the Virtual Console, there was the option to pay $20 for Super Mario Bros on the GBA.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Would Nintendo's Real "Badass Princess" Please Stand Up? (Plus: Meet Ironknuckle!)

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle describes Peach as "The Badass Princess." Hah, as if! Right...?

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Examining the Eerily Effective Nintendo Direct Hype Machine (Plus: Meet Boom-Boom!)

You know Nintendo has something special when hype for Nintendo Directs generates almost as much excitement as an actual presentation. Also, let's talk about actual midbosses!

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Four Reasons Why Tingle from the Legend of Zelda Is Awesome

Don't hate him 'cause he's resourceful, Kooloo-Limpah.

Hey, Video Games: Tell Stories. Tell All Your Stories. Don't Ever Stop

OPINION: Do video games tell their tales flawlessly? No. Should narrative therefore be removed from games? Heck no.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Learning About Capitalism the Bart Simpson Way

To love video games as a child was to quickly discover that some game-makers weren't obligated to offer you a fun experience for your cash.

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Nobody Needs an R-Rated Mega Man

Adi Shankar wants it to happen, but there are many reasons why an ultra-dark take on the Mega Man franchise is the least necessary thing in the universe.