Affordable Alternatives to Overrated (Overpriced) SNES Games

I’m not sure there’s any more divisive statement in the retro game collecting community than “This is the MOST OVERRATED SNES game (or insert whatever console you want to fight about) ever!” Of course, we’re all entitled to our little opinions. But let’s face it: When you’re dealing with retro collectors, pretty much any absolute statement is a prime target for a big fat “ackchyually” … Continue reading Affordable Alternatives to Overrated (Overpriced) SNES Games

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Hits and Misses

It has now been a full week since the launch of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, and it’s time to sit back and take stock of what Blizzard has given us in reward for our patience. More importantly, I wanted to see what they would do to address the problems that were highlighted by BFA’s stinking, rotting corpse. I haven’t put as much time into the … Continue reading World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Hits and Misses

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Why Bioware should kill Mass Effect after Andromeda

The original Mass Effect games were incredible. Does that mean we should look past the mediocre Andromeda entry and hope for a potential Mass Effect 5?  Playing the Mass Effect trilogy was amazing, and I can proudly say I loved 99% of it. The gameplay was fun, the story was incredible, and the characters were developed like no other game I had played. The decisions … Continue reading Why Bioware should kill Mass Effect after Andromeda

Review – Why fans hate Zelda 2 and why they are dead wrong

Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link on NES is the most divisive in the series. Let’s review this game and see why so many fans are so wrong. I should probably be out front with this: I love Zelda 2. Zelda 2 was the first Zelda game I ever played. It was actually one of the first NES games I ever played, at a friend’s … Continue reading Review – Why fans hate Zelda 2 and why they are dead wrong

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Why A Final Fantasy VI Remake Should Have Happened First

…or why a Final Fantasy 3 remake should have, if you prefer North American numbers. The Final Fantasy VII Remake has been released, and it’s safe to say that the critical reception has been good. Still, I can’t help but think what could have been if they had chosen instead to create a Final Fantasy VI remake (Final Fantasy III remake if you use SNES … Continue reading Why A Final Fantasy VI Remake Should Have Happened First