I’m Grateful For: Certain Life Changes

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we here at Virtual Bastion have decided, in the spirit of gratitude, to discuss some of the things we’re thankful for in the world of gaming.  As I thought over my life, I recalled several things about my early years as a gamer that I’m grateful for…or am grateful that have…

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,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #73

Hello once again, dear friends and readers! How good it is to be back with another look back on some of the recent highlights on our YouTube channel.  We’ve got a bit of catching up to do, so we’re just going get to right to the videos, Talk to us on Twitter! Follow us on…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #72

Happy Friday, friends and fellow gamers! With the end of yet another week comes the opportunity for us to share more enjoyable highlights from our  YouTube channel! No matter if you’ve been following us for awhile or have just joined (welcome!), we do hope that you’ll enjoy the moderate spread of gaming goodness that we’ve…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #71

Hello good people, one and all! Tis that magical time of the week when we share a selection of highlights from our YouTube channel.  And how nice it is, because there’s so much gaming to highlight! We’re currently featuring videos from our two ongoing Let’s Plays of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #70

Whew, what a week! If ever there was a need for some gaming goodness, well…never fear, because our YouTube channel is here! Uh…here, actually. No matter where you click, it’s for some YouTube Highlights, which is the perfect remedy for a week such as this one. This time we’re bringing you more from our two…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #69

Hey, everyone! Are you ready for more highlights from Virtual Bastion’s YouTube channel? We are ready and raring to share, and we’re not just saying that because it’s Friday. (Though it is, and we are!) On tap today are further adventures in two amazing games: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #68

Hello, one and all. Welcome back to our weekly share of highlights from our YouTube channel! We’ve got a lot to get to today, so let’s get to it! This past week, and once again the vein of “all good things must come to an end,” we bid adieu to Crash Bandicoot, but not before…

Mario, I Forgive You

My relationship with the Mario franchise has been a rocky one.  Early games like Super Mario Bros 1-3, Super Mario World, and Super Mario 64 turned out to be some of the most troublesome games I’ve yet to own, with the latter two taking literally YEARS to beat, while the original trio has yet to…

The Duck’s Top 10 Video Game Songs

While we have discussed often songs that have resonated with us (and the Duck has frequently listed top 5’s and 10’s from various games over on my own blog), we have yet to compile a list of our top songs from video games in general.  Today, I am going to right this wrong with a…