Sergie Review’s Top 5 Best and Worst Video Game Controllers

When it comes to game controllers, I tend to be particular. After all, playing the game is the most critical part of it. In that regard, the controller is crucial to get into the game. While that may be an evident notion to most, it baffles me that some companies fail to deliver on somethingContinue reading “Sergie Review’s Top 5 Best and Worst Video Game Controllers”

Game Vs. Game – Super Metroid Vs. Metroid Dread – Which is Better?

The exploits of Samus Aran are innumerable. The tale of the orphaned bounty hunter taken in by a race of alien bird people (the Chozo) is engaging. Even at its lowest point, the Metroid delivers quality gameplay and exciting stories. Today, we are looking for the best of all time. The first game on ourContinue reading “Game Vs. Game – Super Metroid Vs. Metroid Dread – Which is Better?”

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”

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”

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 X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.

Released on: January 1 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Nintendo GameCube, Playstation 2, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PC, Playstation 4, XboxOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $29.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Capcom As a kid, I rented a lot of video games. Video game rental was how I got to play most games. OneContinue reading “Mega Man X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.”

Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.

Released on: October 27 1995 (Panel De Pon) Available Platforms: Super Nintendo (Super Famicom), Game Boy, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems Co. Ltd. As mentioned in my Crystal Crisis review, I played a lot of puzzle games as a kid. My mom’s favorite gameContinue reading “Tetris Attack/Panel De Pon (パネルでポン) – The Original, and Best Block Swapping Puzzle Game.”

Super Mario World – The Definition of Timeless

Released on: August 23 1991 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance (remake), Wii (Virtual Console), Wii U (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS (Virtual Console), Nintendo Switch (with Nintendo Online Subscription) Price: Free (on Nintendo Switch with Nintendo Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo Video games have been an essential part of my lifeContinue reading “Super Mario World – The Definition of Timeless”

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”

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