The 87th Annual Academy Awards, popularly referred to as the Oscars, are taking place tonight and will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Nintendo is getting in on the action and have come up with a series of playful awards based on their most popular games, characters and moves for some of the 2015 Oscar Nominees.
The full list of awards is listed below:
The Princess Peach Award, for best female costume in a movie – Maleficent The Samus Aran Award, for strongest female character – Olivia Evans – Boyhood The Smash Award, for best fight scene of the year – Dawn of the Planet of the Ape The Dragonite Award, for best film featuring a dragon – How To Train Your Dragon 2 The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Award, for best music scene in a film – Whiplash The Star Fox Best Barrel Roll in a movie – Guardians of the Galaxy Honorary Birdo Award, for best film with the word ‘Bird’ in its name – Birdman
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So...who am I?
And, what makes me qualified to do this?
Well, I can tell you that I am not a web developer, or a journalist, or even a game designer. I am a Dad. I like to game. I want to game with my children. And, I have some ideas that I want to share with the world.
I'm 32 years old and I have been gaming all of my life. I'm into all kinds of games, and not just video games. Board games, tabletop games, card games and yes, even LARP games.
I've got a full time job, and I'm going back to school. I have an amazing wife and 3 wonderful children. My oldest is a 7 year old boy who is super smart and a total spazz. He's extremely excited to share his VAST (lol) video game knowledge with the world. My middle child is just learning about video games. He's 4 and he spends his time obsessing over his favorite super heroes or ponies, depending on the day. He LOVES playing games with his Daddy and big brother. My youngest is 6 months old and is learning to explore her world. She can often be found sleeping on her Daddy while I play test new games.
So, that's who I am. I'm just your typical super busy Dad who wants to share my gaming experiences with all of you.
Oh, and another thing! This website isn't all about me. I happen to have a wonderful group of friends and experts along for the ride with me. They are going to share terrific gaming information with you, too.
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