Tales of Phantasia

Information: Review Date: June 29, 2021 Release Date: December 15, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Namco Developer: Namco Genre: RPG Description: Taken straight from tvtropes.org: The story begins when best friends Cress Albane and Chester Burklight return from a hunting trip to find that┬átheir entire village has been destroyed, and their families slaughtered. That’s as far… Continue reading Tales of Phantasia

Dragon Quest VI

Information: Review Date: June 28, 2021 Release Date: December 9, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Enix Developer: Enix Genre: RPG Description: ? Positives: The “Hero” moves a lot faster, plus there are less commands to sift through. He automatically goes through doors and down stairs now. Movement is a lot smoother and far less cumbersome. Negatives:… Continue reading Dragon Quest VI

Twisted Metal

Information: Review Date: June 27, 2021 Release Date: November 5, 1995 Platform: Sony PlayStation Publisher: Sony Developer: SingleTrac Genre: Combat Anecdotes: All right, humans, I’ve reached a transition point. I’m also moving on to the fifth generation of gaming, and doing this project has shown me how things have evolved over the years. We came… Continue reading Twisted Metal

Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Game Data: Review Date: June 26, 2021 Release Date: October 27, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Gainax Developer: Gainax Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: These Japan exclusives clearly have a different feel and flavor to them. The games range in quality from utter crap like Lum’s Wedding Bell to pure awesomeness like Sailor Moon R. The biggest pattern… Continue reading Princess Maker: Legend of Another World

Yoshi’s Island

Game Data: Review Date: June 25, 2021 Release Date: October 4, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: It looks like Nintendo was cranking up the marketing garbage again. The title of this game is technically “Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island.” Anyone that has actually played the game, though, knows… Continue reading Yoshi’s Island

Mega Man 7

Game Data: Review Date: June 24, 2021 Release Date: September 30, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Genre: Linear Platformer Description: Mega Man blah blah blah Dr. Wily blah blah blah….. Positives: The stages are fairer and less full of unfair traps and things that are impossible to see coming. The bosses, with the… Continue reading Mega Man 7

Earthbound

Information: Writeup Date: June 22, 2021 Game’s Date of Birth: June 5, 1995 Console: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Creator: Ape Genre: RPG Anecdotes: Looking at Twitter, it appears there is a demand there for Earthbound to hit the Switch. Nintendo posted an update with the new games that were added to the library, but Earthbound wasn’t… Continue reading Earthbound

Chrono Trigger

Game Data: Review Date: June 21, 2021 Release Date: March 11, 1995 Platform: SNES Publisher: Square Developer: Square Genre: RPG Anecdotes: Way back when, I brought Final Fantasy Chronicles for the PlayStation. However, I bought for FF4 so I could play all of the FF games from 1 to 9 on the PlayStation. Of course,… Continue reading Chrono Trigger

Theme Park

Game Data: Review Date: June 20, 2021 Release Date: January 1, 1995 Platform: Sega Genesis Publisher: Bullfrog Developer: Bullfrog Genre: Simulation Anecdotes: Having played and enjoyed SimCity, I thought that a similar game would work for me. I searched and found this one, where I could build my own amusement park! I figured I would… Continue reading Theme Park