YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #93

Up this week: Deltarune (PC, 2018) – the first chapter of this spin-off to the popular RPG by Toby Fox, Undertale Vexx (GameCube, 2003) – a little-known fantasy 3D platformer Not Zangief (PlayStation 3, various) – fighting game fun, all the while NOT playing as Zangief Connect: Twitter ~ Facebook ~ wegameunited@gmail.com Watch: YouTube ~…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #92

Up this week: Deltarune (PC, 2018) – the first chapter of this spin-off to the popular RPG by Toby Fox, Undertale Vexx (GameCube, 2003) – a little-known fantasy 3D platformer Midway Arcade Treasures (GameCube, 2003) – various retro games for our “Nostalgic Notions” series Connect: Twitter ~ Facebook ~ wegameunited@gmail.com Watch: YouTube ~ Video Bastion…

A Tribute to a Tribute – Mortal Kombat: The Album

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of one of my favorite game-inspired soundtracks – Mortal Kombat: The Album. This techno romp through the mid-90s world of this now-classic fighting game isn’t for everyone, but it’s lovingly feisty and novel enough for me. My tribute to it here first appeared on Geek Force…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #91

Up this week: Vexx (GameCube, 2003) – a little-known fantasy 3D platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U, 2014) – completed! This week featuring a “Best Of” video. Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii, 2010) – makes a brief return with a “Best Of” video! Midway Arcade Treasures (GameCube, 2003) – various retro games for…

Patience is a Virtue…Maybe

This week, Kingdom Hearts fans who have been waiting thirteen years for an actual sequel to Kingdom Hearts II, have had their dreams realized in the form, finally, of Kingdom Hearts III. Last year, Persona fans got their hands on the series latest installment, the much-heralded Persona 5 after just a ten-year wait. Dipping into…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #90

Up this week: Vexx (GameCube, 2003) – a little-known fantasy 3D platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U, 2014) – the newest game in the Donkey Kong Country series Midway Arcade Treasures (GameCube, 2003) – various retro games for our “Nostalgic Notions” series Connect: Twitter ~ Facebook ~ wegameunited@gmail.com Watch: YouTube ~ Video Bastion…

To Craft or Not to Craft?

Last week, my new favorite obsession on the PS4, Neverwinter, received a significant update, which included a complete overhaul of its crafting system. Prior to the update, in-game crafting was, well…in my mind, it was perfectly fine, though some might call it dull. Crafting was a mostly passive experience. In the game, you simply navigated…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #89

Up this week: Vexx (GameCube, 2003) – a little-known fantasy 3D platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U, 2014) – the newest game in the Donkey Kong Country series Midway Arcade Treasures (GameCube, 2003) – various retro games for our “Nostalgic Notions” series Connect: Twitter ~ Facebook ~ wegameunited@gmail.com Watch: YouTube ~ Video Bastion…

Xbox: Goodbye or Hello?

For the past several years, my household has started off each new year with the same question: Do we need a new console? Some years this has meant, do we need to replace a dying but still useful console?, such as an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. (As far as our library goes, these consoles…