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.
Though a protagonist’s eyes, we experience new worlds. Playing a video game for the first time, the main character provides a means, through which we experience the world of the game. If the game is fun, dramatic, action-packed, the protagonist should generally reflect that. And of course, some protagonists do this job far better thanContinue reading “My Top Ten Protagonists of Gaming!”
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!”
Star Fox is undoubtedly one of the legends of classic gaming. But man, where did it go? The franchise is one that I’ve had a LOT of fun with in the past, and I’m quite sure many people recognize the name, as one of the greats. However, if you ask anyone to name the mostContinue reading “A Retrospective On The Star Fox Series”
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!”
Pokemon is one hell of a franchise. The second-best selling video game franchise of all time, only behind Mario, Pokemon has become a legitimate worldwide phenomenon, known to essentially anyone and everyone. It’s a huge franchise, released to positive reception with every new title, and one that everyone knows is going strong, but really, howContinue reading “The Sales, Reception, and Popularity of Pokemon!”
Okay, so I know I love stories in gaming, stories in anime, all that good stuff, but I’d like to take just a moment to appreciate how stupidly fun Rhythm games are. Maybe I’m alone in that, but I just love the feeling of steady improvement you get, I love being able to play aContinue reading “3 Ridiculously Fun Rhythm Games!”
The Metroid series is without a doubt, one of my absolute favorite franchises in all of gaming. It’s a shame that there hasn’t been any new, great games as of late, but the series remains one of my personal favorites. The feeling of exploration, of traversing an unknown, strange world, and the feeling of growthContinue reading “My Top Five Metroid Games!”
Ohhh boy. Getting into some real opinionated stuff right here. Now, I’d like to start this off by saying, no, I am not dissing the other fighting games in the world- more traditional, Street Fighter-esque, health-bar based fighting games. Rather, this is just me venting about a video game series I personally love. It’s aContinue reading “Why Super Smash Bros is The Best Fighting Game Series (of all time)”
Heyo guys, RB Weekly News number 9 is here, and although nothing too unique or mind-blowing happened this week, there are still quite a few interesting tidbits of information to talk about!