The Disturbing History of How Much I’ve spent on S...

Before we get started here I need to make one thing clear. No, it’s not that I love Mario. You know that already. And no, it’s not even that I regret what I’m about to lay before you. The one thing you need to know before you read this article is that we’re...

Greatest Games of 1995: Runners Up

Chrono Trigger The glorious tail end of the SNES gave us what some call the golden age of the console RPG. Chrono Trigger was my favorite. I actually played this game on a modded Xbox after having played such titles as Final Fantasy VII and Ocarina of Time, and I’m pleased to...

Greatest Game of 1994: Runners Up

Super Metroid Super Metroid is not only the best game in the Metroid series but one of the greatest games of all time. The atmosphere is what sets this game apart. With its emphasis on exploration and intense boss fights, Super Metroid had a unique feel that distinguished it from...

Greatest Game of 1994: Final Fantasy VI

[Editor’s Note: Final Fantasy III was originally released in Japan as Final Fantasy VI. From here on, this article will refer to the game as Final Fantasy III, the name used in the United States.] Before Final Fantasy III, I approached video games as nothing more than a fun...

Second Opinion: Learning to Hate “Legend of ...

An Old Love, Revisited Dave’s article last Friday reminded me how much I loved A Link to the Past. The game was easily my favorite Zelda game and the only one I had played a significant portion of.   I had an original NES all the way back in ’85 but missed the boat on...

Greatest Game of 1992: Runners Up

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Tyler really wanted to talk about Mario Kart, but in fact, the greatest game of 1992 is A Link to the Past. Considered by many to be not just one of the greatest Zelda games but one of the greatest games of all time, A Link to the Past...

Greatest Game of 1992: Super Mario Kart

Right in this box is exactly where we considered uploading Tyler’s video review of Super Mario Kart.   After much debate, we collectively decided not to post it because we wanted to spare everyone on the internet from its pure, highly concentrated and boundless awfulness...

Greatest Games of 1991: Runners Up

While our heavy PC-biased panel chose Civilization as the best game of 1991, the two most iconic games of the 16-bit generation were released in 1991. Both Super Mario World and Sonic the Hedgehog were the flagship titles for Nintendo and Sega’s new systems and really defined the...

Breaking Bad coming to your SNES!

Yesterday, College Humor pushed out an original video game “conversion” of the inimitable Breaking Bad. Special props to CH for: the amazing SPC700 versions of some of the best tunes from the show (special callout to Hanuman by Rodrigo y Gabriela) the sad, but true,...

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