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"Super Mario Bros. Wonder" Review

  Ask anyone who can we thank for making gaming a viable medium, and you'll be hard pressed for the answer to be anything other than 1985's "Super Mario Bros" from the NES. Even though gaming had been a thing with both Pong and Atari, it's that first side scrolling adventure from the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto that set the ball rolling for gaming to become the legit pillar of entertainment it is today.  Over the years, the 2D side scrolling "Super Mario Bros" franchise has gone through its many evolutions, including the two sequels in the NES (the second of those, "Super Mario Bros. 3" considered the greatest one ever made and one of the best games ever created), the legendary SNES launch game "Super Mario World" and its unorthodox sequel "Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island", and the litany of entries with the "NEW Super Mario Bros" line which spanned the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo Wii, the Nintendo 3DS and the

Two years later, is "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" the best game in franchise?

It couldn’t have happened at a more opportune moment. After 5 struggling years with a console that never caught on with the mainstream, Nintendo found itself at a crossroads. With the relative failure of the Wii U, there was a lot riding on their next console, the Nintendo Switch, to turn around the company’s fortunes and ensure they could stay relevant in the console space dominated by Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox. The Nintendo Switch launched two years ago today, and the rest is history. Having sold 32.27 million units as of the day of the console's two year anniversary, the Nintendo Switch is a certified hit. The system also couldn't have started with better momentum without the release of one of the company’s most important games ever, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . With a whooping 97 Metacritic Score , life-to-date sales hovering at an 11.68 million sold, and a plethora of Game of the Year awards on 2017, The Legend of Ze