About that Knights of the Old Republic Remake…

While I do think that game makers have been overdrawing from the remake/remaster well over the last few years, I like to think that they’re mostly harmless. When done right, remasters and remakes provide new opportunities for both old and new fans to enjoy older games again. However, not every remake/remaster is done well, and…

Top 5: 1990s Fighting Games I’d Like to See Rebooted

With the recent release of the viscerally exciting Mortal Kombat 11, I can’t help but revisit that moment when I first played the original Mortal Kombat game on the SNES some 25 years ago. I was so out of sorts with the controls, having become used to the Street Fighter way of doing things. And…

Is The Spyro: Reginited Trilogy Nostalgic Enough?

Remasters and remakes, as popular as they are, are odd products. For those unfamiliar with the original game, the remake/remaster might as well be just another release.. For those who were fans of the original though, it’s something else entirely. It’s a trip down memory lane that is, at the same time, also a new…

Fear Effect is Getting a Remake

Another set of Gamescom trailers dropped today. Some were more or less what we were expecting, while others came completely out of left-field. Among the more surprising reveals was a short teaser trailer for Fear Effect, a PS1 classic that is now getting its own crack at the remake treatment.

Ratchet and Clank: Return To Glory

Image by Flickr user: Just Because iCan Flickr (cc) For this year’s E3, Insomniac gave Ratchet fans a closer look at just what its series reboot is going to look like, and what it looks like is a true return to form for the Ratchet series! After making the like of All 4 One and…

The Life of a Adventurer

Image by Flickr user: tlwmdbt (cc) The life of an action/adventure protagonist really seems like a blast doesn’t it? That’s what it seems like to me at least. Adventure games all seem to have a escapist angle to them in least some measure. We’re not ourselves in these games, but instead these improbably powerful and capable people;…