Game of the Year 2014: #5 – Shovel Knight
3DS / Indie Games / PC / Platformer / Wii U

Game of the Year 2014: #5 – Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight poses the question, “What if someone crafted an authentic NES game with 2014’s knowledge and hardware?” The answer: “Something pretty amazing, actually.” Shovel Knight takes every good idea from NES classics, and combines them with the technology of 2014, and makes one of the greatest fake Nintendo games ever. It’s got the Duck Tales … Continue reading

Game of the Year 2014: #7 – Super Smash Bros. 4 (3DS/Wii U)
3DS / Fighting / Wii U

Game of the Year 2014: #7 – Super Smash Bros. 4 (3DS/Wii U)

Still the best party game around, the fourth Smash Bros. game doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel. I’ve been enjoying Smash Bros. since 1999, and the core of the series hasn’t changed much since then. You get your friends together, pick some colorful Nintendo characters, and beat each other senseless until somebody flies off of … Continue reading

Weekly Update 12/04/2014 – Far Cry, Captain Toad, Geometry Wars and Pokemans
3DS / PC / PS3 / PS4 / Wii U / Xbox 360 / Xbox One

Weekly Update 12/04/2014 – Far Cry, Captain Toad, Geometry Wars and Pokemans

Yeeeaahhh…weekly. It’s almost time for Game of the Year season, and HippoChippies will be having more awards than ever before. I’ve been planning some big things that will be happening soon, so if you like seeing the greatest achievements in the industry rewarded with heaps of praise, stick around. And, as usual, the normal posts … Continue reading