Category: Previews

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Nintendo Switch Preview Event

The Free Cheese went arms-on with the Nintendo Switch during Nintendo's Preview Event tour. We played everything from Arms and Super Bomberman R to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2. We had three hours to play Nintendo's next home...

/ February 14, 2017

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Preview

I don't remember the last time I was so easily won over by a game than when I first started playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. I bought the game's predecessor when it was first released a few years ago on...

/ October 3, 2016

Pokemon Picross Preview

Pokemon Picross is a plastic cake. From far away, it looks delicious and I can see the combination of my favorite things coming together in a pretty presentation. However, when I try to take a bite I'm left with broken...

/ December 10, 2015

Super Mario Maker: The Free Cheese 1-1

Just before the release of Super Mario Maker, I sat down with graph paper and a pencil and pretended it was 1985. I designed a level without really knowing the limitations that would be set in place by the full...

/ September 18, 2015

The Free Cheese Makes Mario | Part III

This week, we've done almost nothing but play Super Mario Maker. You've seen Joe torture me, Marc make Joe rethink how to play, and now it's my turn. We were given five minutes to create a level from scratch and...

/ September 17, 2015

The Free Cheese Makes Mario | Part II

With Super Mario Maker being so recently released, we can't stop playing it. The other night, I sat down with Joe and Kyle to make each of them a level. We had five minutes to create our levels from scratch,...

/ September 15, 2015

The Free Cheese Makes Mario | Part I

Super Mario Maker just released and it's all we can think about. I sat down with Kyle and Marc, making levels designed for each of them. We turned off the TV and restricted our creation time to five minutes. Starting...

/ September 14, 2015

Super Mario Maker: The Free Cheese 1-1

Playing video games for the better part of 25 years has provided many new experiences, not only within the games themselves. I've created friendships, career opportunities, and a lifestyle all from playing video games. The one thing I've yet to...

/ September 7, 2015