YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #152

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. [FINAL]…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #151

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. Nostalgic…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #150

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. Nostalgic…

Resonance: Ghost House

Super Mario World was the Mario game that I grew up with.  Though it took many years before I was ever able to actually beat it myself, I still looked back on it with (mostly) fond memories, as a symbol of my childhood, alongside such classics as Donkey Kong Country and The Legend of Zelda:…

Favorite Nintendo Music: Song of Storms

When I tried to decide on my favorite Nintendo song, I came up with a long list of examples spanning various decades and countless games.  There are, in fact, dozens and dozens of songs from Nintendo that I really enjoy, leading me to realize that I might need to look at things from a different…

Knights of the Round is Overpowered (and I’m Glad)

In the near past, I had been working through my second playthrough of the amazing Final Fantasy VII, a PS1 classic that surely needs no introduction.  While I adore this game and am happy to say it is one of the few games I went into with high expectations, and was not disappointed, I gotta…

Fun with FF7’s Chocobo Breeding

When I play video games, I usually enjoy focusing on the main game first and foremost.  Anything outside that, more often than not, feels like a waste of my time.  And yet, when I give said diversions a chance, they often turn out to be much more fun than I would have expected.  A recent…

Rare Scares: Kackle from Haunted Hall

Halloween is just around the corner, and for the Duck’s final Rare Scares post, it’s about time we dialed the spook-meter up a notch.  Donkey Kong Country 2 is one of my favorite games, what with the pirates and the awesome team of Diddy and Dixie, not to mention my favorite world of the game,…

Listmas 2017: 7 Games I Played 20+ Years After Their Release

In the Duck’s previous Listmas post, I listed a group of games that I played 10-19 years after their release dates.  Now we’re getting into the really retro stuff, which were released a whopping two decades before my sorry self finally got around to playing them.  For clarification, this list does not include the original…

Listmas 2017: 6 Games I Played 10-19 Years After Their Release

As punctual as the Duck is when it comes to appointments and meeting deadlines, I am often horrendously late when it comes to games.  In fact, in recent years, I think I have spent more time playing catch-up than I have actually enjoying recent titles.  Out of curiosity, I thought it would be fun to…