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My thoughts on Xenogears.

“I am Alpha and Omega… The beginning and the end… The first and the last…” -Revelation 22:13

Today in Gaming History: 3 Ninjas Kick Back

In an era long since passed there was a series of movies with the name 3 Ninjas which were very corny. 3 Ninjas had 3 sequels and they would each earn less money than the previous iteration. This was until 1998 when 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain released to put the final nail […]

6 Reasons Why Nintendo Won’t Go 3rd Party

There is no denying that Nintendo has been a huge part of gaming history. You see the video game market crash of 1983 in the west happened thanks to some of Atari’s disastrous decisions in game making. Nintendo stepped up to the plate and brought back consoles to the Americans (the videogame industry in Europe […]

Gaming History Zelda: Link’s Awakening

This day 23 years ago, a new Zelda game launched on the Gameboy system and it was epic. The tale of the young hero called Link who became shipwrecked and stranded at on an island. Takashi Tezuka was the brilliant mind who developed The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Assisted by Shigeru Miyamoto and developed […]

This Day in Gaming History: EarthBound

21 Years ago in the world of the 90’s North America received in its shores a game called EarthBound on the Super Nintendo. The story of a 10 year old boy called Ness and his 3 little friend’s journey to save Earth from an alien menace called Giygas. Yet, back then there were few who […]

Today in Gaming History: Donkey Kong 3

Known as the redheaded stepchild of the Donkey Kong series, Donkey Kong 3 is a game where you play as Stan the greenhouse man with a sniper spray gun. Donkey Kong has invaded his greenhouse in order to harass the bees Stan keeps inside to help pollinate his flowers. The bees none too happy about […]

30 Years Ago on June 3rd in Gaming History: Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels

It’s hard to believe that 30 years ago Nintendo released one of the most popular games of the Famicom in Japan. The sequel to the smash hit Super Mario Bros; The Lost Levels ramped up the difficulty of the game up to eleven. An interesting trivia regarding this title is that The Lost Levels was […]

Nintendo Sold their 100 Millionth Game Boy Hand Held 15 years Ago – This Month in History – April 2000

Hard to believe that it was 15 years ago this month that Nintendo was able to announce this milestone.  In April of 2000, Nintendo sold their 100 millionth Game Boy hand held.  This runs the gamut across the Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket and Game Boy Color, still quite an accomplishment for a hand held […]

Project S-11 Blasts Aliens on the Game Boy Color: Today in History- January 3rd, 2001

Overhead shooter games were once the great genre of gaming, no system lived without at least a handful of really good shooters having been released for it. The Game Boy Color is no different, even above the curve in may respects. Take Project S-11 which was released today in 2001, a time when gaming was […]

Today in Retro Gaming – Blue Stinger (Dreamcast)

Listen, you may think you understand what trouble is. You think trouble is when you’re late to work after being stuck in rush-hour traffic. You think trouble is what happens when you pass a cop on the right. In a school zone. Going 55 miles per hour. With a burnt-out tail light. But you’re wrong. […]

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