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
As if 2016 couldn't possibly get any worse, after having lost my father back in May, we just had to put our family's 12-year old Rottweiler to sleep after a 5 month battle with a combination of cancer and a slipped disc. Rest in peace, buddy. Since then, my girlfriend and I have migrated our … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
We're now in the 2nd week of PlayStation's 10th Anniversary Sale, in which the company celebrates 10 years of the PlayStation Plus service by discounting various digital games throughout their console library. Last week's deals were pretty damn good, and this week seems to be no different. Let's have a look! Noteworthy PS4 deals: Life … Continue reading Week 2 of PlayStation’s 10th Anniversary Sale Discounts Even More Classics
Although I grew up in the NES generation and have plenty of fond memories from the 8- and 16-bit eras, I spent most of my time gaming in my mid-to-late teens on the original Playstation. Games like Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and Resident Evil connected with me at such … Continue reading This Week’s ‘Playstation Essentials’ Sale is Pretty Great
Since finishing up the majority of what Dragon's Dogma has to offer, I needed a break before heading in to NG+. RPGs have always been my favorite genre and my back catalog of unbeaten games is ridiculous, so I figured what the hell, I'll dive in to one and see what happens. My first choice … Continue reading NOW PLAYING: Tales of the Abyss (PS2) & Shin Megami Tensei: Persona (PSP)