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Top 5 Things Done Right in Final Fantasy VI

All games have their memorable moments. Things that make them unforgettable for gamers. They aren’t necessarily always good things, but memorable all the same. A game can always be remembered as a masterpiece, but it can also be remembered for what should not be done. In this case, we’ll talk about the things that Final […]

E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution

Fan Translation – E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Released for PC-98

In 1993, E.V.O.: Search for Eden was released for the Super Nintendo in North America. The action platform game is all about evolution and is a spiritual sequel to 46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinka Ron, a more darker, more story-driven role-playing game from Enix. However, 46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinka Ron (translated as 4.6 Billion […]

Fan Translation – The Glory of Heracles IV for Super Nintendo Released

Glory of Heracles is a role-playing game series developed by Data East that spans across four games from 1987-1994 and was released across two gaming consoles, the Famicom and Super Famicom. With the Famicom name mentioned there, you would be correct in assuming that the games were not released outside of Japan. However, thanks to […]

Tear Ring Saga Playstation

Fan Translation – Fire Emblem for Playstation, er, Tear Ring Saga Released

Tear Ring Saga was the first non-Nintendo game created by the creator of the Fire Emblem series. It was so close to his original work that Nintendo was, gasp, spurred into legal action. Tear Ring Saga is now available in English thanks to fans.

Blood Omen Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen – Legacy of Kain Sucks Blood on Playstation – Today in Retro Gaming – November 1st, 1996

Okay, this is one of those games that I followed in the pages of Gamefan Magazine every month.  Blood Omen – Legacy of Kain was THE game for fans of the “dark” side of gaming.  Sure, Gamefan overplayed the game quite a bit with each multi-page spread they did for it.  Still, this was one […]

GreedVentory Updates Roguelike

The world of retro gaming is full of classic genres that are pretty much ignored today.  Well, ignored if your gaming appetite is only handled via mainstream publishers.  Now if you venture outside of the world of Sony and Nintendo you may just find some developers and publishers remember most of these genres quite well.  […]

My thoughts on Xenogears.

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

Pokemon Red

Nintendo Gives Game Boy Players Pokemon Red & Blue – Today in Retro Gaming – September 28th, 1998

When Nintendo brought over the Pokemon franchise it is unclear if they knew it would have been as big a success in the North American market or not.  Sure, now we can look back and say they did everything right and reaped the success from it.  While many players raised all kinds of trouble, at […]

Enix Releases Dragon Warrior I and II on Nintendo Game Boy Color – Today in Retro Gaming – September 27th, 2000

When the original Dragon Warrior game was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System it was quite a departure from the norm.  Prior to Dragon Warrior there were not exactly a lot of role playing games like it available for the new NES console.  Enix, now part of Square Enix, was onto something and they were […]

Ultima Online Brings Britannia to the Internet – Today in History – September 24th, 1997

Ultima Online brought the world that Richard Garriott started a decade and a half prior to the Internet.  While not the first massively multiplayer online role playing game, Ultima Online was one of the earliest success stories of the genre.  This game brought this new genre to the forefront.  UO put MMORPG’s in front of […]


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