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SkiFree (PC): Because who HASN’T been dismantled by the Yeti? (B-)

Alright my friends, it is time to go back; and by back, I’m talking about the mid-1990s. Most of you who read my blogs and follow me on Twitter may … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 68 Comments

Parasite Eve (Playstation): A wonderful blend of magic, science, and survival horror presented in RPG form (B)

Parasite Eve TV Spot As some of the older gamers may know, Square-Enix, formerly known as Squaresoft, was one of Sony’s biggest 3rd party power houses in the days of … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ghost ‘n’ Goblins (NES): A spooky platformer you will hate and love (B-)

GnG Wii U Virtual Console Trailer Let’s start this review by thinking back to your old NES days for a bit. This may not apply to some, but bare with … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grand Theft Auto (Playstation): Great start to one of the best video game franchises ever (C+)

 Terrible commercial with GTA incorporated in it During the height of the Playstation one era, those old enough to remember can recall how 3-dimensional polygons was the future to more … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shining Force 2 (Genesis) Helping put strategy RPGs on the map (B+)

  Japanese Shining Force 2 1994 TV Spot Growing up, I’ve always had this issue of loving video games that I really wanted to hate. Not because the games were … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

Twisted Metal (Playstation) Awesome vehicular combat part 1 (B)

Twisted Metal 1995 Beta What vehicular combat game can possibly be better than Twisted Metal? Well Twisted Metal 2 I suppose, but in the Playstation era, no other game in … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater (Playstation) – The game that revolutionized the skateboarding genre (A-)

THPS 1999 TV Spot Here’s three words for you, “Dead freaking Kennedys”! This is the band that initially pumps you up to play at the game’s start up. Their song … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

TMNT 2: The Arcade Game (NES) Repetitiveness has never been so much fun! (B+)

TMNT 2 1989 TV Spot Who here doesn’t love playing that old crusty four player Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade cabinet? You know, the one with April O’Neil pictured on … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 5 Comments
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