Tag: nintendo

Review: Golden Sun

This is a review that took a little bit longer to complete than I originally intended. I’ve had Golden Sun on my short list for quite some time. But rumors of its impending release on Nintendo Switch Online kept me from dusting off the physical copy I had stored away. Every time I came close to giving in and popping...

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Review: Dragon Quest VII – Fragments of the Forgotten Past

At long last, my review for Dragon Quest VII is here! Up to this point, my opinion on the various games in the Dragon Quest series have been all over the place. Some titles have been stellar, while others felt a bit lackluster. With this in mind, I was excited to see what the seventh entry in this series had...

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Review: Metroid Prime

*NOTE: Shortly after this review was posted, Metroid Prime Remastered was made available for the Nintendo Switch* This is one review that many of my followers have been waiting years to read. I know this because I receive countless messages and emails asking me; “When are you going to talk about Metroid Prime?”. For all of you, I’m pleased to...

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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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