[Revisted] Majora's Scariest Story

Well here we are. Four weeks, four revisited posts. I’m really hoping to be back to bringing you actual new content again next week. I’m pretty sure I will be. Until then, please enjoy one of my favorite posts from our 2016 Zelda-ween event. It might be old, but the story is still great! You…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #146

Up this week: Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch, 2020) – it’s time to call a new island home in this fifth and latest entry in the Animal Crossing series. Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996) – it’s eight games in one in this classic collection featuring everyone’s favorite round, pink alien…Kirby! Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii,…

Roundtable Discussion: How Gaming Changed, 2010-2020

As we leap forth into a brand new decade that’s sure to be brimming with lots of gaming goodness, we here at Virtual Bastion thought we’d take a moment to look back on how gaming has evolved over the course of the last decade. From the bells of New Year’s Day 2010 to the final…

The Duck’s New Thoughts on New Horizons

The newest Animal Crossing for the Switch is here at last, and I have been having a great time with it so far.  As of writing this, I’m not terribly far into the game, but I think I’ve played enough to get a decent feel for it, so it’s time I shared my initial impressions,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #145

Up this week: Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996) – it’s eight games in one in this classic collection featuring everyone’s favorite round, pink alien…Kirby! 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…

Top 10 Games from Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection

Nowadays, retro games are easier to obtain than they’ve ever been, thanks to such services as Nintendo Switch Online or collections where dozens of games are amassed on a single disc.  Never having owned any of the Sega consoles, one such collection that I simply had to buy was Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection on the…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #144

Up this week: Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996) – it’s eight games in one in this classic collection featuring everyone’s favorite round, pink alien…Kirby! 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…

A Quick Guide to Grand Theft Auto Online’s Modes of Play

When our duo of a household decided to start playing Grand Theft Auto Online, the first thing we had to figure out was how to play together. While the game appeared to spell out its different modes of play, when entering the game for the first time, things weren’t as clear as they seemed. Going…

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:…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #143

Up this week: Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996) – it’s eight games in one in this classic collection featuring everyone’s favorite round, pink alien…Kirby! 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…