Animal Crossing – Welcome to Nostalgia!

Released on:  September 16, 2002 Available Platforms: Nintendo GameCube Price: Varies Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo Adolescence is an essential part of growing up. It is when a person starts forming their opinion on things and when they get a thin glimpse of the world’s oddities. In high school, we had a bingo rallyContinue reading “Animal Crossing – Welcome to Nostalgia!”

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”

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.”

Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that is Out of this World

Released on: March 19, 1994 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Wii, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Developed by: Nintendo R&D1/Intelligent Systems Published by: Nintendo It’s time once again for “Sergie’s Trip Down Memory Lane!” As I’ve recounted many times in my other retro games review, I usedContinue reading “Super Metroid – A Masterpiece that is Out of this World”

Mega Man Zero – An Action-Packed Experience Aged Like Fine Wine

Released on: April 26 2002 (GBA), February 25 2020 (Legacy Collection) Available Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS (Zero Collection), Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC (Zero/ZX Legacy Collection) Price: $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Inti Creates From my previous reviews of Mega Man X and 20XX, it is safeContinue reading “Mega Man Zero – An Action-Packed Experience Aged Like Fine Wine”

Mega Man X – A Masterclass in Merging Story and Gameplay

Released on: December 17 1993 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, (PC, Playstation 4, XBOX One, Nintendo Switch as paqrt of the Mega Man X Legacy Collection) Price: $29.99 CDN ($19.99 US) (For the Mega Man X Legacy Collection) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Capcom The year is 1995. Young five-year-old Sergie is at K-mart with hisContinue reading “Mega Man X – A Masterclass in Merging Story and Gameplay”

Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.

Released in: 1980 Available Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, TOPS-20, TRS-80 CoCo, Unix, ZX Spectrum Price: Free (Public-domain) Published by: Epyx (Non-Unix versions) Developed by: A.I. Design (Non-Unix versions) The idea of the roguelike genre is an interesting one. Giving the player only one chance to beat yourContinue reading “Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.”

Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness

Released on: March 21st 1996 (SNES), December 12 2019 (Nintendo Switch Online) Available Platforms: SNES, DS (remake) Nintendo Switch Online Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: HAL Laboratory         Kirby Super Star is the first Kirby game I played; I remember thoroughly enjoying it when IContinue reading “Kirby Super Star (SNES) – 8 Games of Greatness”

Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.

Original Released Date: June 3rd 1986 Available on: Super Nintendo (Super Mario All-Stars), Nintendo Switch Price: Free (with Nintendo Switch Online subscription) Published by Nintendo Developed by Nintendo R&D4         Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is arguably the strangest Mario Bros. game made officially by Nintendo. In Japan, this game wasContinue reading “Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Nintendo Switch Online) – An Official Mario Game That Feels Anything But.”

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