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  1. Memory Leak Lane: Mario Miscellany

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    May 23, 2012
    Mario's done a bit of everything. Some say he's overused, but how can you complain when it's all so good?
  2. Memory Leak Lane: The fog of war

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    May 21, 2012
    Keep your first-person shooters, I'll take the third-person route. Lets go blast some robots and bugs!
  3. Memory Leak Lane: Off to the races

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Apr 25, 2012
    I own more racing games for the N64 than any other system, and I just played all of them. Which ones still place first?
  4. Memory Leak Lane: Adventure time!

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Mar 23, 2012
    The last of the SNES titles go for a spin, but last doesn't mean least. Almost time to warm up the N64...
  5. Memory Leak Lane: Mario Mania

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Feb 20, 2012
    More nonsense about old games coming from a nostalgia overload.
  6. Memory Leak Lane: When foxes flew and real men were robots

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Feb 2, 2012
    A scattering of thoughts are shared after old games are played.
  7. Othering M: Looking back at the most divisive of Metroids

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Oct 9, 2011
    Other M has become infamous for its portrayal of hero Samus Aran. But where does Other M's gunship veer off-course?
  8. Review: Okamiden brings the light to our fading handheld

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Apr 12, 2011
    The Japanese-influenced ink-and-watercolor adventure continues on a system as tiny as its adorable hero.
  9. Looking back at Metroid: A strange Fusion of elements

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 31, 2010
    On the day of Other M's release, we wrap up with a look at Fusion, the game most closely related to it.
  10. Looking back at Metroid: Return to Zebes

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 30, 2010
    Typically regarded as the Metroid series' greatest entry, we look now at Samus' most famous adventure.
  11. Looking back at Metroid: Legacy of a baby Metroid

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 26, 2010
    Prime's tale concluded, we move on to the sequel to Samus' original outing: Metroid II.
  12. Looking back at Metroid: The spreading Corruption

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 25, 2010
    Wrapping up the Retro era of the retrospective is this look at Prime trilogy finale Corruption.
  13. Looking back at Metroid: Echoes from the aether

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 24, 2010
    Next up on our Metroid series tour, we explore Retro's followup to the game that made them famous.
  14. Looking back at Metroid: Prime target identified

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 23, 2010
    Amber continues her retrospective of Metroid with a look at Retro Studios' magnum opus.
  15. Looking back at Metroid: Approaching Planet Zebes by gunship

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 20, 2010
    We kick off seven days of Metroid retrospecting with the game that started it all—and its remake.
  16. Review: Dive: The Medes Island Secret (WiiWare)

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Aug 19, 2010
    Ecco meets Endless Ocean in this beautiful diving game from Cosmonaut.
  17. Review: Puzzle Quest 2 (DS)

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Jul 17, 2010
    D&D meets Bejeweled yet again. We see how long it holds our attention.
  18. Wrapping up E3: everything else we haven't talked about yet

    1. Mattie Behrens
    2. Amber Ahlborn
    Jun 28, 2010
    Despite our riches of feature coverage, there were still a number of things we had left to say. GOTS picks inside.
  19. Epic Mickey: a little mouse with big aspirations

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Jun 28, 2010
    Amber takes Warren Spector's much-talked-about work for a spin at the show. See just how "epic" it is inside.
  20. Donkey Kong Country Returns, Retro style

    1. Amber Ahlborn
    Jun 23, 2010
    Retro "Metroid Prime" Studios is suddenly making a throwback 2D platformer. We check it out at the show.