Past & Retro

Go back to the old-school times and grab some exciting nostalgic dreams. Here we cover all of the memorable past-time consoles and games.

Strider 1 vs. Strider 2: Which is better?

I recently beat a very interesting and fast paced game called Strider 2. After playing through Marvel vs. Capcom with Strider Hiyru, I started wondering where the character had come from, which lead me to this. Why Strider 2? Well, I tried it along with the first one, and compared them, finding the second to be the best of them.…

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Maria- Dracula X Chronicles

Today I’m looking at another Castlevania game, Dracula X Chronicles, for the PSP. It is a remake of Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, where you play as Richter Belmont as he journeys into the castle to stop Dracula and save his girlfriend. Of course, being a remake, it is a huge improvement on the original graphically, and it makes everything from…

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Oddworld Stranger’s Wrath Review

For years, Lorne Lanning and company have been trying to create the kind of impressive Oddworld experience that both long-time fans and casual players would grow to appreciate. Well, I think they’ve finally hit the mark with Stranger’s Wrath, a simply stunning achievement on every single count. Graphics? Beautiful. Gameplay? Rock solid, with a keen amount of attention put into…

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Death and the Floating Catacombs

Today I will be taking another look at Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, though a much later part of the game than before. Last time we covered an early boss, but now I’m covering two areas and the bosses inside them. Before that, though, there is a tiny bit more plot to cover. Since the Doopelganger battle, Alucard has discovered…

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Onslaught- Marvel vs. Capcom

Today I’m looking at the boss of Marvel vs. Camcom, Onslaught. The game itself doesn’t say much about who Onslaught is, but it also bears out that whoever he is, he has a lot of power and is mostly certainly an evil villain of some sort, given the city in the background of the fight seems to be on fire.…

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Digimon World 3

Today I will be looking at Digimon World 3, one of my favorite JRPGs and indeed one of my favorite games in general. Specifically, I will be explaining the mechanics of the game and how one could get started playing it. So, to begin with, we start the game on a street corner, where a boy, Junior, is waiting for…

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Dead Man’s Volley- The Legend of Zelda

Like many long running video game series, Legend of Zelda has staples that gamers would come to expect, like the general nature of the game, running around, investigating dungeons, collecting items, and so on. Today, I will be looking at one of these staples, which pertains to boss battles, and usually the final boss: The Dead Man’s Volley. Simply put,…

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Final Bosses- Spider-Man N64

Today I am looking at the final bosses of the Nintendo 64 Spider-Man game. While it isn’t related to a movie and thus one I had forgotten, I took another look at it recently and the finale of it certainly stands out. So does the plot in general, since it isn’t based on a movie, but I’ll try to move…

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Dongorongo- The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Today I’m looking at a boss from The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Dongorongo. The game is a direct sequel to Wind Waker and carries many of the same concepts, like traveling from island to island by boat. Personally, I believe it does that a little better than the original, because while the ocean of this game is smaller, that…

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Doppelganger- Castlevania: Symphony of The Night

Doppelgangers are a common enemy in video games. It only makes sense- it is always fascinating and difficult to face what is essentially yourself. However, the Castlevania series to me has always been what first comes to mind when considering this sort of foe. In particular, today I’m looking at the Doppelganger from Symphony of the Night. To understand this…

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Castlevania vs. Super Castlevania IV

Generally, when a game is remade in some way, it is an attempt to not only update the game and bring it to more modern standards, but also to improve on it by adding what has been learned since its making. For instance, Metroid: Zero Mission is a remake of the original Metroid and I would wholeheartedly say it is…

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Review

The Nintendo 3DS’ library is stocked full of some of Nintendo’s best titles and doesn’t just include titles developed for the 3DS but, through the virtual console, most major titles in Nintendo’s franchises like the Legend of Zelda, allowing gamers to experience classics on a modern handheld like the 3DS. Out of the bevvy of Zelda titles available on the…

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Fatal Frame II: The Crimson Butterfly Review

Fatal Frame II: The Crimson Butterfly, also known as Project Zero II: The Crimson Butterfly, is my current favorite entry in the entire franchise, or at least out of the U.S. released games. The updated graphics and smoother controls make the gameplay twice as scary and fluid. I found the general story to be a more unnerving and nightmare inducing…

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Fatal Frame (Project Zero) Review

Fatal Frame, also known as Project Zero, is in my opinion, one of the most fun and creepy franchises released in the survival horror genre. The game is like an eerie mix between Pokémon Snap and Silent Hill, where you shoot pictures of ghosts and spirits around the mansion. The game is played and separated by three nights in the…

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The Getaway Review

When a game as long awaited as The Getaway finally makes it out of development hell, it’s often impossible to believe. There it is on the shelf. You can buy it. So that’s what the box art looks like. Finally, The Getaway was released on the 11th of December 2002. It was meant for the PS1, then it was meant…

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The Top 10 Games Ever Released on the N64

The Nintendo 64 was an absolute amazing console launched back in 1996. It helped to introduce 3D gaming at its best of the time period, whilst also delivering some of the finest exclusive games. Whilst there were some rare N64 games released, that you should also check out, this article takes a look at the most popular best-selling titles to…

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