Collaboration- 5 Great Moments In Video Game History By Logan Ruckman

Hello there, Happy Katana fans, and happy holidays. We will be doing a first for Happy Katana. We will be doing our very first collaboration. Along with Robot Boombox and Zack’s Weekly Record, we will be doing the greatest moments in gaming history. This was inspired by Retro Gamer’s 100th issue, in which they did an article called “The 100 Greatest Moments In Classic Gaming.” So I thought, why not do my own greatest moments in gaming article? And why just retro gaming? And then I thought “Gee, wouldn’t it be cool to do a collaboration with other websites?” Originally, the ideas were separate, but a conversation with Peter Kowalsky AKA The Flyin’ Jew from Robot Boombox brought them together. Lo and behold, this project was born. So, without further adieu, let’s talk about 5 amazing moments in the long and storied history of gaming. Keep in mind this list isn’t going to be in any specific order.

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Video Game Review- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (SNES)

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Hello there, Happy Katana fans, and welcome to another video game review. I figured, since I already reviewed Super Mario World, why not review its sequel? Wait, sequel? Well, it does have the 2 in it, so it must be a sequel. But it’s chronologically the first game in the series. So that would make it a prequel. But then why is there a 2 in the title? Gah! I’m confused here. Oh well, it doesn’t really matter. Now, a few years back, I did a review of this game on Video Game Critic (great website by the way, you should check it out) when it still had the “Reader Reviews” boards (I also did one on an old website called Pop Culture Heaven, but it is long gone): I actually think it’s a pretty good review, but I have improved a lot since then, so I think a re-review would be better than the original. Also, you can see that my review style has changed quite a bit. So, without further adieu, here is my re-review of Yoshi’s Island.

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