Tag: nintendo

Review: Metroid Fusion

No, you didn’t read the title wrong. I’m actually reviewing Metroid Fusion! How long has it been since I last discussed a game in the Metroid series? Can you believe it has been eight years since I posted my review for the legendary Super Metroid?! That’s certainly a long time, but it’s not that I’m lazy. As you know, I...

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Review: Resident Evil (Remake)

Wow! It’s been over a month since my last game review and what a month it’s been! Aside from the normal craziness that comes with the Christmas season, here in the US we’ve also been dealing with the aftermath of the presidential election as well as a rise in pandemic cases. As a result, with the exception of going to...

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Collection of SaGa

A long time ago I posted a collective review for the three Final Fantasy Legend games. Known in Japan as SaGa, Final Fantasy Legend is a series of classic RPGs for the original Game Boy system. I was a huge fan of these titles when I was kid and I’ve always recommended them to any serious RPG fan. However, it’s...

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Review: Dragon Quest

When it comes to RPG games, there’s typically two different categories that tend to come to mind. Western-style RPGs and Japanese-style RPGs. Generally speaking, western RPGs are typically stat-heavy games that draw their inspiration from tabletop classics like Dungeons & Dragons. Good examples of western RPGs are games like Ultima and Wizardry.  Recently, I posted reviews for The Bard’s Tale...

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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 Advance. The appeal of the...

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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. That’s right, I’ve finally reached the GameCube/PS2 era! I’m starting off this new generation of game playthroughs with a real classic; Luigi’s Mansion. When it...

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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 Mansion. Before diving into 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 the player to be in...

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