The end of one era and the start of another.
Amongst today’s mail was a CIB copy of Mario’s Tennis for the Virtual Boy. It’s in great condition and I can’t believe it cost just 15 euros. Special thanks to Solaris Japan for packaging it carefully.
Mario Kart 8 is just as good as all the reviews make it out to be. The driving feels sublime, the balance seems good, and the colourful graphics help the game feel vibrant and alive. Not to mention the framerate—it is hard to explain just how big of a difference a solid 60 FPS makes.
The famous Nintendo polish is in full effect here.