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

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

Final Fantasy VI

Game Data: Review Date: June 16, 2021 Release Date: October 11, 1994 Platform: SNES Publisher: Square Developer: Square Genre: RPG Anecdotes: When I told my brother I was thinking of trying Final Fantasy, THIS was the game he recommended I play first. He had good things to say about the game, which, naturally, made me… Continue reading Final Fantasy VI

Super Metroid

Game Data: Review Date: June 14, 2021 (revised April 27, 2022) Release Date: April 18, 1994 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Nonlinear Platformer By the time of Super Metroid’s release, I was losing interest in video games due to being 17 years old and wanting to see parts of the world beyond my… Continue reading Super Metroid

Sailor Moon R

Game Data: Review Date: June 10, 2021 Release Date: December 29, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Publisher: Bandai Developer: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: OK, I went back through the first game and beat stage 1 with each girl to find out their names. Yes, I could have easily just looked them up, but I… Continue reading Sailor Moon R

Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Game Data: Review Date: June 7, 2021 Release Date: October 29, 1993 Platform: Some system I never heard of, called TurboGrafx-16 Publisher: Konami Developer: Konami Genre: Linear Platformer Anecdotes: First off, let me apologize to Castlevania fans for skipping Bloodlines. For some reason, I made a mistake doing the research and I thought Bloodlines, Dracula… Continue reading Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

Super Mario Kart

Review Date: May 24, 2021 Release Date: September 1, 1992 Platform: SNES Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Racing Anecdotes: One night in 1996, my aunt and uncle decided to have a pig roast party. They had nearly all of the family there, plus a good portion of their block. Obviously, I already knew all of my cousins… Continue reading Super Mario Kart

Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Game Data: Review Date: May 22, 2021 Release Date: April 13, 1992 Platform: SNES Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: For 15 year old Super Mateo, life was starting to pick up steam. There were all sorts of teenager things going on, but this game was worked into my busy schedule whenever I could… Continue reading Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Final Fantasy IV

Review Date: May 14, 2021 Release Date: November 23, 1991 Platform: SNES** (see footnote) Publisher: Squaresoft Genre: RPG Anecdotes: Final Fantasy IV has been released 85,273 times for 1,395,569 systems. There is practically a unique FF4 for every gamer. In Japan, they had a Hard Type and an Easy Type. For North America, though, there… Continue reading Final Fantasy IV