Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is the first Mario RPG to appear on a handheld console, and it’s the second spiritual successor—after Paper Mario—to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. While the main platforming titles aren’t well-known for story or character development, the Mario RPG games have always delivered on those fronts.


Sakura Con 2017

Sakura-Con has come and gone once again, but this year was an extra-special occasion. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the convention since its debut in 1997 as Baka-Con. Back then, it only consisted of a few hundred people bringing traded VHS fansub tapes and TVs into hotel rooms to watch anime and hang out, but it’s certainly come a long way from there.