Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Caliber – A Seldom Talked About Classic of Lordly Caliber

Released on: October 5, 2000 Available Platforms: Nintendo 64, Wii, Wii U Price: $9.99 CAD ($7.99 US) *On Wii U Virtual Console, the easiest method of acquisition Developed by: Quest Corporation Published by: Atlus USA (Square Enix for the Virtual Console releases) *The screeshots taken may have visual bugs due to the software used. WeContinue reading “Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Caliber – A Seldom Talked About Classic of Lordly Caliber”

Monster Hunter Stories – Pokemon meets Monster Hunter

Released on: September 8, 2017 (3DS), September 25, 2018 (Android, iOS) Available Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Android, iOS Price: $49.99 CAD ($39.99 US) (3DS), $27.99 CAD ($19.99 US) (Android, iOS) Developed by: Capcom, Marvelous Inc. Published by: Nintendo (3DS) Capcom (Android, iOS) It may seem unlikely now, but it was only relatively recently that the MonsterContinue reading “Monster Hunter Stories – Pokemon meets Monster Hunter”

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right

Released on: November 20, 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Gameboy Advance, Wii, Wii U, New 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Rare Published by: Nintendo That lull in retro reviews must be catching up with me, as it’s time to go back down memory lane. It’s been about aContinue reading “Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – A Textbook Example of a Sequel Done Right”

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis – Potential Not Yet Realized

Released on: June 9 2021 Available Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S Price: Free (Has microtransactions) Developed by: Sega Published by: Sega Ever since I reviewed the closed beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, I’ve been waiting for the full release with bated breath. I felt like the closed beta set upContinue reading “Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis – Potential Not Yet Realized”

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island – Yoshi’s First (and Possibly Best) Solo Outing.

Released on: October 4, 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, GameBoy Advance, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console), Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Online Subscription) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo Those who read my Super Mario World review will undoubtedly remember that I hold that game in high regard. The same was true forContinue reading “Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island – Yoshi’s First (and Possibly Best) Solo Outing.”

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – A Game as Legendary As Its Namesake

Released on: April 13, 1992 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advanced, Wii, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo To say that the Legend of Zelda is ubiquitous among gamers would be an understatement. Like Super Mario, those who aren’t intoContinue reading “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – A Game as Legendary As Its Namesake”

Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party – A Coaster Worth Grooving To.

Released on: November 7, 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) (Also has DLC) Developed by: Matrix Software Published by: Taito Lately, I’ve been on a bit of a rhythm game spree. I love it when I find out about new rhythm games. Back when I was in high school, they seemedContinue reading “Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party – A Coaster Worth Grooving To.”

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (Closed Beta) – A Glimpse Into the Future of PSO2

Full Release Date: June 2021 Available Platforms: PC Availability Range: May 14 2021 – May 16 2021 Developed by: Sega Published by: Sega Last year, Phantasy Star Online 2 finally came out for PC in North America. Before that, the Xbox One got the North American version, and before that, it was only available inContinue reading “Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (Closed Beta) – A Glimpse Into the Future of PSO2”

Friday Night Funkin’ – Fresh, Funky and Freaky.

Released on: November 1, 2020 Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, Linux Price: Free Developed and Published by: Ninjamuffin99, Phantom Arcade, evilsk8r and Kawai Sprite Around the mid-2000s, almost everyone I knew had a computer and at least some form of internet connectivity. I remember hearing about the viral videos at the time (Numa Numa, The UltimateContinue reading “Friday Night Funkin’ – Fresh, Funky and Freaky.”

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