Tag: Mario

  • A Sprinkle of Nostalgia

    A Sprinkle of Nostalgia

    By Jake Rushing A Sprinkle of Nostalgia During my years as a young child, the only way that I indulge in portable gaming is with my Game Boy, so you better believe that I played Pokemon Red, Tetris, and Super Mario Land 2 to name a few. When I went on long car rides, I…

    By Jake Rushing A Sprinkle of Nostalgia During my years as a young child, the only way that I indulge in portable gaming is with my Game Boy, so you better believe that I played Pokemon Red, Tetris, and Super Mario Land 2 to name a few. When I went on long car rides, I…

  • Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

  • Recap: NRG Presents: Road to the Golden 1 Center!

    Recap: NRG Presents: Road to the Golden 1 Center!

    Disclaimer: Prior to the event, I was contacted by my friend and all-around awesome guy Cory Vincent to do some coverage of the tournament for Last Token Gaming. Also, thank you to Pregame Burgers and Beer for hosting this event! Smash 4 (or Sm4sh for short) and Street Fighter V are both games that require…

    Disclaimer: Prior to the event, I was contacted by my friend and all-around awesome guy Cory Vincent to do some coverage of the tournament for Last Token Gaming. Also, thank you to Pregame Burgers and Beer for hosting this event! Smash 4 (or Sm4sh for short) and Street Fighter V are both games that require…

  • What We’re Playing This Week – Star Fox Edition

    What We’re Playing This Week – Star Fox Edition

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cNp80bDRwQ Jake Rushing – Pokémon Yellow (Gameboy), StarFox Zero (Wii U) For this week, I will be focusing on going through Pokémon Yellow. So far, I managed to beat Misty, and now I’m going through S.S. Anne and battling trainers on the ship. I’ll try and get to the halfway point before Star Fox Zero…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cNp80bDRwQ Jake Rushing – Pokémon Yellow (Gameboy), StarFox Zero (Wii U) For this week, I will be focusing on going through Pokémon Yellow. So far, I managed to beat Misty, and now I’m going through S.S. Anne and battling trainers on the ship. I’ll try and get to the halfway point before Star Fox Zero…

  • What We’re Playing This Week – Brace Yourself, Winter’s Ending

    What We’re Playing This Week – Brace Yourself, Winter’s Ending

    Jake Rushing – Donkey Kong (Gameboy), Pokémon Red (Gameboy), Fallout 4 (PS4) – Whelp, earlier last week, I got Donkey Kong from eBay, so I’ve been playing that the past few days, and I’ll continue to play that this week until I beat the game. I also got Fallout 4 and a PS4 last weekend…

    Jake Rushing – Donkey Kong (Gameboy), Pokémon Red (Gameboy), Fallout 4 (PS4) – Whelp, earlier last week, I got Donkey Kong from eBay, so I’ve been playing that the past few days, and I’ll continue to play that this week until I beat the game. I also got Fallout 4 and a PS4 last weekend…

  • What We’re Playing This Week – End of January Edition

    What We’re Playing This Week – End of January Edition

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Jake – Yoshi’s Island (SNES) – I’m going to play Yoshi’s Island for the sake of playing my entire backlog of SNES games. And for the sake of reliving my childhood that I had lived. When I want to take a break from playing retro games, I plan on continuing…

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Jake – Yoshi’s Island (SNES) – I’m going to play Yoshi’s Island for the sake of playing my entire backlog of SNES games. And for the sake of reliving my childhood that I had lived. When I want to take a break from playing retro games, I plan on continuing…

  • Top 15 Most Annoying Enemies

    Top 15 Most Annoying Enemies

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Last year, we put together a list of what we considered the 10 worst sidekicks in all of gaming. Not surprisingly, it provided a great source of agreement (and catharsis) for both the LTG staff and our readers. To start this year, we present a new (and slightly longer)…

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Last year, we put together a list of what we considered the 10 worst sidekicks in all of gaming. Not surprisingly, it provided a great source of agreement (and catharsis) for both the LTG staff and our readers. To start this year, we present a new (and slightly longer)…

  • Mario kart 8 Review

    Mario kart 8 Review

    By Christopher Medrano   It’s that time again! Time to have a great time with friends racing as your favorite Nintendo characters…and also get frustrated when you get hit by every weapon possible trying to get one more race for 3 stars. However, with how good Mario Kart 8 is, you’ll still have a great…

    By Christopher Medrano   It’s that time again! Time to have a great time with friends racing as your favorite Nintendo characters…and also get frustrated when you get hit by every weapon possible trying to get one more race for 3 stars. However, with how good Mario Kart 8 is, you’ll still have a great…

  • Misogyny in Gaming? Big Surprise.

    HOLY DISCLAIMER, BATMAN: This post was written before the Santa Barbara shootings. Due to its lighthearted irreverence, you might find it more offensive now than you would have a week ago. Try to keep an open mind and look at what is being said, not just HOW it’s being said. Feminism’s a thing now, if…

    HOLY DISCLAIMER, BATMAN: This post was written before the Santa Barbara shootings. Due to its lighthearted irreverence, you might find it more offensive now than you would have a week ago. Try to keep an open mind and look at what is being said, not just HOW it’s being said. Feminism’s a thing now, if…

  • Marshall Garvey’s Top 20 Video Game Characters (#10-1)

    Marshall Garvey’s Top 20 Video Game Characters (#10-1)

    By Marshall Garvey 10.  Otacon – Metal Gear Solid series “Snake? SNAKE? SNNNNNNAAAAAKKKKKEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” In the annals of gaming sidekicks, no one is as loyal, intelligent, eloquent, and hilarious as Hal Emmerich, aka Otacon. Found hiding in a locker in the original 1998 game, he soon becomes Solid Snake’s trusty assistant upon learning that the Metal Gear project…

    By Marshall Garvey 10.  Otacon – Metal Gear Solid series “Snake? SNAKE? SNNNNNNAAAAAKKKKKEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” In the annals of gaming sidekicks, no one is as loyal, intelligent, eloquent, and hilarious as Hal Emmerich, aka Otacon. Found hiding in a locker in the original 1998 game, he soon becomes Solid Snake’s trusty assistant upon learning that the Metal Gear project…