Review: Tekken

Taking time to play through all of these old fighting games has been a major nostalgia trip. My early teenage years were filled with afternoons at the arcade in front of Street Fighter and Mortal...

Review: Samurai Shodown II

Having recently discussed the SNK fighting classic Samurai Shodown, I was eager to follow up that review with an in-depth look at its sequel. Simply named Samurai Shodown II, this game takes everything good about...

Nerd Fuel: Donut Shop – Caramel Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! It is my sincere hope that all of my readers have an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday with their friends and family. I hope your day is filled with savory foods, tasty treats, video games,...

A note about Final Fantasy XIV

After nearly ten years, I have finally decided to retire from Final Fantasy XIV. The Final Fantasy series has always been special to me, and always will be. I’ve loved every single game in the...

Review: Samurai Shodown

Before I move on to the next entries in the Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter series, I want to backtrack just a bit and discuss another fighting series that’s not quite as well known. The...

A note about future reviews.

As those of you who have been following me for a long time know, the overall purpose of this site has always been to chronicle my various interests in anything “nerd-related”. For as long as...

Review: Luigi’s Mansion

Happy Halloween! As always, I’m celebrating Halloween with a review of a spooky game. But this time, its extra special because this review also marks the first entry in a new chapter of my backlog....

Remembering the GameCube

  The time has finally come! In the coming days I’ll officially begin tackling a new chapter in my backlog. This next era will focus primarily on games from the Nintendo GameCube, the original Xbox,...

Review: Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

Continuing on with my reviews of classic arcade brawlers, I am brought to the third entry in the Mortal Kombat series, Mortal Kombat 3. As you might expect, this game retains a number of gameplay...