Fanboys of modern gaming consoles like to bicker about how their console handles the latest generic FPS game with better water transparency or with a few extra lines of microscopic pixels. Forget the fact that 90% of the console libraries are shared. In the early nineties the vitriol spewed against children who supported the competing … More Sega Genesis vs Super Nintendo
I already wrote about Castlevania a few years ago, but frankly I did a poor job. Half of my write up discusses not having played it growing up which would have been more fitting of an article discussing bad luck and stupid decisions than the game itself. At the time, I was of the opinion … More Castlevania Revisited (Plus A Surprise Announcement)!
I have a large confession to make here. Not once during childhood did I ever even play a Castlevania game. I’m not really sure why because they would have been right up my alley. Part of it has to do with the manner in which games were acquired. Today in my 30’s if I want … More Castlevania (NES, 1987)
Hello and welcome long time fans and newcomers alike to my ongoing series highlighting five random video game tracks! The concept is a simple one. I post embedded videos of a small handful of video game tracks that I found either particularly memorable or just happened to enjoy. So without further ado away we go! … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 3
In the first installment of this feature I waxed on about video game music and the tune’s getting stuck in my head. Based on the glut of video game sound tracks available on Youtube I know I am not the only one who appreciates good in-game music. Sure the tunes may be a little short … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 2
Anyone who’s played video games has had one of the tune’s stuck in their head on a repeated loop at some point. For us old timers it was probably the original Super Mario Bros. theme, or maybe the Overworld theme in The Legend of Zelda. Despite simple technology, the composers on some of those games … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks