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”

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”

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”

Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve

Released on: February 15, 1987 Available Platforms: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii, Wii U, NES Classic, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When talking about the Nintendo Entertainment System (the NES), people will typically have a list of their favorite games pop-up in their headContinue reading “Kid Icarus – An Unusual Platformer with the Weirdest Difficulty Curve”

Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.

Released on: October 9 1988 Available Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch Price: Free (With Nintendo Switch Online Subscription) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Nintendo When I was a kid, I was able to experience the classic NES Super Mario games thanks to the Super Mario All-StarsContinue reading “Super Mario Bros. 2 (US) – A Wild Dream That’s… Adequate.”

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”

Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.

Released on: September 22 2017 Available Platforms: Wii U (Original), Nintendo Switch (DX) Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Bandai Namco Fighting games are the cornerstone of competitive gaming since the days of the arcade. Two (or more in some cases) players face off to find out who is the bestContinue reading “Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – An Underated Pokemon Brawl.”

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