Back in the 90's before GameStops were on every corner and internet shopping was a thing, I bought most of my video games at Toys R Us. I'd pace an entire aisle of laminated game covers, lifting up the ones with cool artwork and checking out the back-of-the-box details underneath. For every birthday I'd take … Continue reading Remembering the Toys R Us Nostalgia of Buying Games in the 90’s
Category: Console Gaming
Celebrating 30 Years of Phantasy Star by Playing it for the First Time!
When December 20th rolled around, Sega didn't seem too concerned with their RPG's 30th anniversary. At least someone was, though. Phantasy Star debuted on the Sega Master System that day back in 1987 (1988 in North America), and like many others here in the States, I didn't own the console. I didn't even know the … Continue reading Celebrating 30 Years of Phantasy Star by Playing it for the First Time!
As Final Fantasy Celebrates 30 Years Today, What are Your FF-related Resolutions for 2018?
Final Fantasy celebrates its 30th anniversary today, making it one of longest running console RPG series to date (Ultima and Dragon Quest say hello, by the way). As a way of celebrating one of my favorite series of all time, I thought it'd be interesting to discuss any Final Fantasy-related resolutions we might have brewing … Continue reading As Final Fantasy Celebrates 30 Years Today, What are Your FF-related Resolutions for 2018?
[REVIEW] The Coma: Recut
The Coma: Recut Developer: Devespresso Games Publisher: Digerati Distribution Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Steam, GOG Price: $14.99 USD For fans of: Claire: Extended Cut, White Day: A Labyrinth Named School The Coma: Recut is a "definitive edition" re-release of the original game, The Coma: Cutting Class, from 2015, as well as the Korean … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Coma: Recut
The Most Important RPG in Console History Celebrates its 20th Anniversary Today
While the SNES arguably had better releases in the Final Fantasy series, it was the seventh entry on the original PlayStation that truly brought the RPG genre into the eyes of the mainstream. Final Fantasy VII's multi-disc spanning epic was a smashing success in 1997, selling nearly 10 million copies worldwide, and changed the gaming … Continue reading The Most Important RPG in Console History Celebrates its 20th Anniversary Today
Friday the 13th: The Game Gets a Free NES Jason Voorhees Skin! YES!
It's no secret that Friday the 13th: The Game had a rocky launch, mostly due to server issues. The folks at Illfonic and Gun Media would like to apologize to fans of the multiplayer/co-op hybrid in the absolute best way possible -- by adding the NES version of Jason Voorhees as a playable skin. If … Continue reading Friday the 13th: The Game Gets a Free NES Jason Voorhees Skin! YES!
Was The Evil Within 2 Just Leaked by a Reddit Ad?
We all knew The Evil Within 2 was coming, but the game's confirmation appears to have been leaked ahead of tomorrow's Bethesda conference by a premature Reddit ad. Though it's since been pulled, numerous Reddit users have confirmed spotting the ad on their end and (of course) quickly grabbed screenshots for proof. Oops? Full credit … Continue reading Was The Evil Within 2 Just Leaked by a Reddit Ad?
The New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer is Gooooooood
Kingdom Hearts III isn't releasing anytime in the near future, but a brand new gameplay trailer showed up around 1:30 am EST. And boy does it look good. ...and here's the same trailer with English subtitles that was uploaded shortly after. Thank you, Wario64! It appears that we'll receive another new trailer at D23 Expo … Continue reading The New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer is Gooooooood
EA Play 2017 Wrap-up and Impressions
E3 2017 kicked off earlier today with EA's self-hosted presentation, EA Play. Here we caught a glimpse of the company's future as both a developer and publisher, from expected sports titles and Star Wars: Battlefront II, to smaller surprises like A Way Out. How'd it go? Let's find out. Madden 18 gets a story mode … Continue reading EA Play 2017 Wrap-up and Impressions
Let’s Discuss E3 2017, Shall We?
We're less than a week away from arguably the biggest gaming event of the year. Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo will take the stage (more or less), along with a few third-party publishers, and reveal to the world their plans for the future. Sony is riding high on their wildly successful PS4 sales figures and an … Continue reading Let’s Discuss E3 2017, Shall We?