Author Archives: Drew Mackie

The Brawl Files: Chousouju Mecha MG and Shin Onigashima

By now, a sizable chunk of Wii owners are whiling away their hours playing … Continue reading

Billy Mitchell: The man behind the mullet

An interview with the real King of Kong. Continue reading

Mario Does Hockey?

So when did Mario get his start as an athlete? Mario Kart perhaps, since … Continue reading

Shiny Pretty Things — Women in the Marioverse

To start this off, I’m going to offer my predictions for the next eight … Continue reading

The Problem With Peaches

Don’t get me wrong — I’m a Princess Peach fan. As far as I’m … Continue reading

But Where Have the Raccoon Tails Gone?

In the span of about a week, Nintendo diehards and Mario loyalists received a … Continue reading

Kongophobia and Mariology: Do mushrooms and bananas mix?

Having played the Mario games since the notion of a Mario game was novel … Continue reading

Boo! The scariest moments in Nintendo history

Nintendo may have spent years building a family-friendly reputation with bright colors, non-violent gameplay … Continue reading

The Smash Bros. Hype Machine

The Tanooki is pleased to welcome our newest writer, Drew, to the Tanooki family. … Continue reading