'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze', an Old School Game with a New School Feel | 5 Mar 2014 // 2:27 AM
The original Donkey Kong is a difficult game. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is ruthlessly difficult.
Donkey Kong's Tie, or the Domestication of the Villain | 24 Mar 2014 // 2:00 AM
Donkey Kong's representation as a character and his success as a hero is important because it keys into what we want in an avatar, someone who is responsible, who puts on a tie in the morning, and does the selfless dirty work necessary to get by.
We're Sorry, Pauline, But Your Plumber Is in Another Castle | 12 Mar 2013 // 11:00 PM
What Mike Mika's daughter wanted, what provoked him to hack a classic game, was a quite simple request: “She wanted to play as Pauline ... and she wanted Pauline to rescue Mario.“