YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #137

Up this week: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii, 2009) – it’s Samus vs. Space Pirates vs. the Phazon Corruption vs. herself  in this series’ thrilling conclusion Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PS4, 2018) – tag along as we play the third…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #136

Up this week: Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii, 2009) – it’s Samus vs. Space Pirates vs. the Phazon Corruption vs. herself  in this series’ thrilling conclusion Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PS4, 2018) – tag along as we play the third…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #135

Up this week: Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro: Year of the Dragon  (PS4, 2018) – it’s the third game of the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, which proves to be a fantastically fiery finale! Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii, 2009) – tackling the further adventures of Samus,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #134

Up this week: Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage (PS4, 2018) – enjoy more fiery fun from this second game on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii, 2009) – tackling the further adventures of Samus, where this time she faces…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #133

Up this week: Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage (PS4, 2018) – enjoy more fiery fun from this second game on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii, 2009) – tackling the further adventures of Samus, where this time she faces…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #132

Up this week: Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage (PS4, 2018) – enjoy more fiery fun from this second game on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii, 2009) – tackling the further adventures of Samus, where this time she faces…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #131

Up this week: Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) – our periodic feature showcasing various classic and retro titles Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage (PS4, 2018) – enjoy more fiery fun from this second game on the Spyro Reignited Trilogy Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (Wii, 2009) – tackling the further adventures of Samus, where this time she faces…

First Impressions: INFRA and Sword ‘n Board

Would you want to play a game about being a civil engineer? How about a game where you’re a kid going on a pretend adventure in his back yard? What? “No”? Well, let’s see if we can change that. If there’s one thing that indie games have taught us over the last few years, it’s…

Happy 30th Birthday to Super Mario Bros.!

September 13, 1985, was a great day. Upon it a plumber appeared without delay. Perilous was his journey to save his one true love, Peach. Easily, though, he stomped goombas and koopas each. Rage quitting the game was common, it’s true. But Many a gamer still sought to come through. And Awaiting Mario at the…

The Pixelated Trend

When I started playing video games, it was the era of “early 8-bit” (Atari) and “8-bit” (NES) graphics both astounding (Super Mario Bros. 3) and terrible (Home Run). That “video game look” pervaded pop culture until “pixel” was as common a word in our lexicon as “game.” And we loved our sprites no matter how…