During a warm spring day in 1990 my mind was pre-occupied as I struggled to push through my half day of Kindergarten. Although I generally enjoyed school at this young age I knew that something monumental was awaiting me at my grandparents’ house. It was this year that my grandma began a tradition of letting … More Breaking Down My Childhood NES Collection
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)!
The late 1990’s was a special time in video game history. The gaming industry was maturing, two dimensional graphics gave way to 3D worlds, technology was giving gamers experiences they never would have thought was possible previously, and there was intense competition between established game companies and a powerful newcomer. For me personally the late … More Summer of ’98 Part V: Video Games
This has been quite a year for nostalgia. Twenty years of Microsoft Windows 95, 30 years of the Back to the Future franchise as well as the Back to the Future Day Wednesday October 21, 2015 as seen in Back to the Future Part II. Not to be overlooked is 30 years of the Nintendo … More Happy 30th Anniversary to the Legendary Nintendo Entertainment System (1985)
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)