Quest 64

Information: Review Date: July 12, 2021 Release Date: June 1, 1998 Platform: Nintendo 64 Publisher: THQ Developer: Imagineer Genre: Don’t know, don’t care Description: ??? Positives: ??? Negatives: I played for a while and never saw an enemy. I had no idea where to go or what to do. I just hated the whole experience.… Continue reading Quest 64

Yoshi’s Story

Information: Review Date: July 11, 2021 Release Date: March 10, 1998 Platform: Nintendo 64 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: I don’t know what happened to the Super Mario series. It got infected with the same virus that eventually hit the Final Fantasy series. Instead of continuing with the platformers that made the… Continue reading Yoshi’s Story

Resident Evil 2

Information: Review Date: July 10, 2021 Release Date: January 21, 1998 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Genre: Horror Anecdotes: Up until a few years ago, I knew nothing about the Resident Evil series, but I looked around the Internet to find out what the longest running franchise is. As I scrolled down the list,… Continue reading Resident Evil 2

Tomb Raider 2

Information: Review Date: July 9, 2021 Release Date: November 21, 1997 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Eidos Developer: Core Design Genre: ZZZ Anecdotes: My brother would sit around playing Tomb Raider. It was a boring watch, as it was just some woman running around doing nothing interesting. I figured I’d try its sequel. It isn’t any better.… Continue reading Tomb Raider 2

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Information: Review Date: July 8, 2021 Release Date: October 2, 1997 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: When I studied up on the Castlevania series, a clear trend emerged. Fans divided the series into two subgroups: the earlier, stage based games, which were standard platformers like Super Mario or Ghosts ‘N… Continue reading Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Final Fantasy VII

Information: Review Date: July 7, 2021 Release Date: September 7, 1997 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Square Developer: Square Genre: RPG Anecdotes: First off, the July 7 thing is just a coincidence, but once I saw it, I made sure not to change it. Final Fantasy VII is the most popular game in the series. It has… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII

Mega Man 8

Information: Review Date: July 6, 2021 Release Date: January 17, 1997 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: I have painfully limped my way to the eighth game in this series and I’m seriously regretting putting all 11 games on my list. I’m beginning to hate the series and Capcom more and… Continue reading Mega Man 8


Information: Review Date: July 5, 2021 Release Date: December 19, 1996 Platform: SNES (or the equivalent of it in EspaƱa) Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: As I scour the globe to find all sorts of games to play, I had to dive in to some games that never reached the United States in… Continue reading Terranigma

Super Mario 64

Information: Review Date: July 4, 2021 Release Date: September 29, 1996 Platform: Nintendo 64 Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer Anecdotes: Super Mario finally picks up the third dimension in its platformers. This was a game my little cousins all enjoyed, but I never had it and never played it. I did occasionally watch… Continue reading Super Mario 64

Super Mario RPG

Information: Review Date: July 3, 2021 Release Date: May 13, 1996 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Square Genre: RPG Description: Remember the plot from the platformers? It’s exactly the same. Positives: I’m actually impressed that they found a way to turn a series of platformers into an RPG. They took a good amount of the… Continue reading Super Mario RPG