Earlier in the month of May I paid some due respect to the platformer, that ubiquitous and well-loved game format that has seen countless iterations since its inception in the early 80s. Platformers are possibly the most well-recognized type of video game worldwide, even by
While action has always been the point of video games (unless you really, really like Battle Chess or Anticipation), the means of representing the action have often changed to suit the technology. Before the pixels got all smoothed-out and the whole world shifted to 3rd-person
The core of almost every decent video game's story is conflict. Whether it's the fierce hand-to-hand hoops of NBA Jam, the brutal martial arts murder of Mortal Kombat, or DOOM's epic battle against Hell
I need a shovel for all these cartridges. No, a backhoe.
We're taking another, longer, more loving look at the NES game library this month, and there's so much to love. Even the cheese. From the top-notch classics to the knockoff nostalgia, everyone's got a favorite
My part of the world is straddling spring and summer, the heat is up outside, and I am
All right, RetroFans. Let's crack the cork on three more vintage titles for the console heard round the world during the 80s. The NES library is more like a jungle than a well, and it's easy to get bogged down. Thankfully, the breadth of titles
Welcome back, boils and ghouls! It's time for the second chunk of meat in the three-course massacre I've dubbed the NEStravaganza. I plan to get full-on Sawyer family with this one, so strap on your drool cups and fasten your restraints. I'm plucking both weeds
I'm very sorry for the delay in new articles this month, folks. I found myself at a loss as to what I should crack into. I like to keep things as fresh as possible (when I'm not spending six articles mocking video game box art),
Before you say anything: yes, we're doing this again, and yes I intend to keep doing them until I can't find any more. The Internet is a vast ocean, and images are easy to conjure from its murky depths. If it exists or it existed,
It’s almost October, and with a second season of the intense Netflix animated series based on the classic video game franchise, we’re taking a look at all of the info confirmed for Castlevania Season 2!
1. When is it coming out?
Castlevania Season 2 will be premiering
At the end of last month, we looked at three titles from the year 1987, taking stock of their pros and cons thirty years after their original release. I like to think of the process as something between an honest review, a nostalgic look back,
Lunacy awaits you. Dive down into the unthinkable abyss with Bryan as he examines three games on the outside end of sensibility.