Introducing the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S

The announcements are finally here. In the last few days, both Sony and Microsoft have announced their next generation consoles. Ladies and gentlemen, I present the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X|S! So what do we know so far? Let’s start with the PS5: The new console will be available in two variations; the …
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Remembering the Game Boy Advance

Lately on this site I’ve focused heavily on games for the Xbox, GameCube, and Playstation 2. But the turn of the century didn’t just usher in the release of new home consoles, it also provided us with the biggest upgrade in handheld gaming since the debut of the original Game Boy – the Game Boy …
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Remembering the Playstation 2

It was an exciting time for gamers. During the last round of the console wars Sony had taken the throne away from Nintendo with the release of the original Playstation. Sega’s latest attempt, the Dreamcast, was innovative but destined for failure. Nintendo had announced a successor to the N64, but it was still a long …
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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, and the Playstation 2. I’ll be kicking off this phase with a special Halloween review of the GameCube classic, Luigi’s …
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Retro Rewind: Sega Genesis

It is finally here, Sega’s first real entry into the retro-console arena, the Sega Genesis Mini. That’s right, after seeing the success of Nintendo’s NES and SNES minis, Sega decided to follow suit and crank out a retro-console of their own. Before seeing how it compares to what Nintendo has brought to the table, I …
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My Tech Picks (Summer 2019)

My last Tech Picks post was made a little over a year ago, and my have things changed. For those of you who have been here since the beginning, you may have heard me talk about my passion for Apple products. The very first personal computer I ever had any real experience with was the …
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Retro Rewind: Game Boy & Game Boy Color

So far in my Retro Rewind series, I’ve covered everything from coin-op arcade machines to home consoles. Over the course of the eighties and into the nineties, both Nintendo and Sega continued to innovate and dazzle consumers with better graphics and improved processing power. But of course, enjoying the games available on these systems required …
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Retro Rewind: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Back in the fall, I made a post where I discussed the best way to experience classic NES games. My suggestion, of course, was the NES Classic console. In case you’re not familiar, the NES Classic is a modern plug-and-play style system, designed by Nintendo themselves. The system comes pre-loaded with a number of classic …
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