Sometimes, you just have to stop, and smell the nostalgia. These games are the ones that call up those wonderful childhood memories, of rushing to that console, excitedly putting in that favorite game of yours, and preparing for some good, old-fashioned fun.
Some video games have the ability to create wonderful memories, even if they aren’t exactly perceived as great. These are the underrated games–titles that have some quality, some merit, but are perceived by many as terrible or bad. For whatever reason, these titles end up being hated by the fanbase, or just hated in general, whenContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Underrated Video Games!”
Final boss battles are often what push video games into greatness. I’m a firm believer in the idea that the ending of a story is imperative to its quality. If the video game in question is beautifully executed up until the end, then you just get that sour taste in your mouth, that it couldContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Great Final Boss Battles!”
A few decades ago, the world of gaming was a drastically different place. Times were simpler- no one knew just what the medium was capable of. Because of this, companies were far more free to experiment with new ideas, and games that exploited these new ideas were revolutionary. They were the games that introduced theContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Old-School Games!”
When you look at Mario, your first thoughts certainly aren’t on the complex story, the complex game mechanics that his games exhibit. He’s a simple character, perhaps the single best character in all of gaming to showcase the concept of “fun.” As such a flexible character, he has seen all kinds of genres, from racingContinue reading “The Sales, Reception, and Popularity of Paper Mario!”