By Aaron Collier My journey into being a geek started, without a doubt, on Saturday mornings. I would get up early, turn on the television, and get to the channel that had the first cartoon of the day. Sometimes I would even get up a bit too early, and instead of brightly colored animation I… Read More Monster Review! Saturday Morning RPG (Switch)!
God of War 4 (PS4) There were rumors leading up to E3 that the next God of War would be set in norse mythology, but no one really expected it to be revealed at E3, or see actual in-game footage. It was a big surprise when Sony opened up its press conference with an extended… Read More Daniel and Aaron’s Favorite Games from E3 2016!
Most of what I contribute to this blog is video game related in one way or another. That’s because I’ve been playing video games for most of my life. I can remember trying, and failing, to play the original Super Mario Bros. on NES before I even started kindergarten. Games, and especially classic RPGs like… Read More The Surprising Ways Having a Child is a Lot Like an RPG
The mid-1990s saw the release of both the Playstation and Nintendo 64, and with them the introduction of 3D gaming to the home console market. The new hardware presented some unique challenges for publishers and developers, but it also brought some questions about transitioning popular properties that made their legacy in 2D to the new… Read More The Forgotten Mega Man Series: Mega Man Legends!
“The Playstation Portable (PSP) is dead.” I don’t think you will find too many gamers that disagree with this statement. Sony released the handheld in 2005 to compete with Nintendo’s various handhelds. It was largely seen as a failure even though it sold over 80 million units worldwide. The PSP and the PSP Go are… Read More Daniel’s PSP is Not a Paper Weight, But A Great Way to Live Gaming’s Past
It’s no secret that the original Playstation saw some of the best Japanese RPGs ever created. Final Fantasy VII, Xenosaga, and Lunar: Silver Star Story were a few of my favorites. Of course, the king of RPGs in the PSX era was Squaresoft (now Square Enix). Nine Final Fantasy titles, the Chrono series, the Mana… Read More Classic Playstation RPG Suikoden II is Finally on the Playstation Network and Why Every Gamer Should Be Rejoicing (Not Just RPG Fans)!
Let’s get something out of the way real quick. I’m, maybe, not the biggest fan of first person shooters, nor am I all that good at them. My ‘skills’ in this regard, are probably mediocre at best and competitive online play isn’t exactly my cup of tea. While I’ve enjoyed the Halo titles, most other… Read More Guns and Space Magic: A Month of Destiny