Tag Archives: Nintendo

Dissertation Notes: They Grow Up So Fast: Classic Mario

“Dissertation Notes” is the oh-so-clever name of my (semi) regular segment briefly highlighting the interesting, unusual, or thought-provoking materials I have come across while working on my dissertation.  Aimed at a broad audience that includes media scholars, general interest readers, and … Continue reading

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The Brave New World of Wii U

As a result of living the sexy, action-filled, glamorous life that is being a poor graduate student, I haven’t had much time to spend going over E3 with a respectable amount of depth, so if you came into this entry … Continue reading

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The Great Video Game Crash Revisited

The Great Video Game Crash The period of roughly 1982-84 has achieved a sort of mythical status among observers of video games as the period when the video game industry collapsed, it’s catastrophic fall just as dramatic as its precipitous … Continue reading

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Warning: Looking at this Post for too Long May Cause Eyestrain

Over the weekend, my girlfriend and I were at the Gamestop near her apartment and I finally got a chance to try out the 3DS.  Partly out of curiosity and partly to see what all the fuss is about, I … Continue reading

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