The 12 Most Underrated Sega Dreamcast Games

The Sega Dreamcast was a system that had some really cool and innovative games. However, the console never had as much widespread appeal as the PS2 or Xbox. I could write an entire article about the failings of the Sega Dreamcast, but I’m going to write about the results of the failure instead.  Specifically, I want to take some time to evaluate the 12 most … Continue reading The 12 Most Underrated Sega Dreamcast Games

I Tried Video Games Monthly’s Subscription Service and Here’s How it Went

You might have seen the meme. Game collectors with shelves full of video games complain that they have nothing to play. It’s funny. But only because it’s true. Many of us with large collections—especially retro game collections—have a hard time finding the perfect game to scratch whatever mental itch we’re experiencing. Even with hundreds or sometimes thousands of games to choose from!  It probably says … Continue reading I Tried Video Games Monthly’s Subscription Service and Here’s How it Went

Top 10 Most Underrated Pokémon Games

Being born in the ’90s meant I was there to experience the Pokémon phenomenon as it happened in real-time: I saw Pokémon The First Movie in the cinema, watched the anime series every day, collected the toys, collected the cards, and of course, played the games. 23 years later, I’ve still been keeping up with the franchise, even at times when the popularity seemed to … Continue reading Top 10 Most Underrated Pokémon Games

The 15 Most Underrated Sega Genesis Games

The Sega Genesis and its great library of games got overshadowed during the console war with the SNES. For example, many of the best Sega Genesis RPGs got very little love compared to the top SNES RPGs, and a lot of people prefer the SNES ports of games over Sega ports.  The SNES’s success in the console war (it sold like 20 million more systems, … Continue reading The 15 Most Underrated Sega Genesis Games

The Best 15 Underrated SNES Games

The SNES game library is brimming with great games. As I mentioned in my article about underrated SNES RPGs, some very good games got lumped in with low-quality games because of the sheer number of amazing choices we had on the system.  That’s why I’ve decided to comb through some SNES titles that either flew under the radar or simply didn’t get the love they … Continue reading The Best 15 Underrated SNES Games

The 15 Best PS1 Games Under $20 in 2022

PlayStation (PS1) game prices are beginning to get a little weird. The pandemic, renewed interest from collectors, and growing scarcity have all impacted PS1 game prices. CIB and New games can cost thousands of dollars for one title.  We’ve shown you how wacky prices have gotten for PS2 games and PS3 games in recent years, even though those prices have leveled out for the time … Continue reading The 15 Best PS1 Games Under $20 in 2022

Underrated PlayStation Games

15 Most Underrated PlayStation Games (PS1)

The PlayStation (PSX or PS1) was home to a whole load of amazing games. The system is arguably the best console for RPGs and helped revolutionize sports and shooter games. With such an influx of overwhelmingly great PS1 RPGs and other games, it’s only natural that a few would slip through the cracks.  Whether the games were too outlandish for their time or were released … Continue reading 15 Most Underrated PlayStation Games (PS1)

The Best NES Games Under $8, $10, and $12

The NES is probably my favorite console ever. Yes, the Super Nintendo is technologically superior and has a ton of really really great games. And the best SNES games are arguably better than the best NES games, but you just can’t beat the NES for pure nostalgic greatness. There’s the added benefit that the original Nintendo Entertainment System has about the same number of games … Continue reading The Best NES Games Under $8, $10, and $12

16 Underrated NES Games

The Nintendo Entertainment System is one of the most successful and most enduring video game consoles ever invented. Following the North American console crash, the NES emerged not only as the dominating force in home gaming, but as a pop culture icon so ubiquitous as to be almost unmatched in its ubiquitatious ubiquitosity! Mario, Metroid, Zelda and Kirby have all become mainstays of this legendary … Continue reading 16 Underrated NES Games

The NES had Some Pretty Good Shmups

Despite hardware limitations, the NES was a haven for some fantastic scrolling shoot-em-ups. For its time and even by today’s standards, the NES is one of the most versatile game consoles ever created. For the most part, action/adventure platformers were the meat and potatoes of the NES library, but there was no shortage of RPGs, top-down adventures, run & guns, a crap-ton of arcade ports … Continue reading The NES had Some Pretty Good Shmups