Metroid Dread

Review Date: October 29, 2021 Release Date: October 8, 2021 Platform: Nintendo Switch Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Mercury Steam Genre: Open Platformer Yeah, I know; I wanted to review a different game every day this year. Unfortunately, as the games got longer as I came across the newer ones, I had realized that I just didn’t… Continue reading Metroid Dread

Metroid Fusion

Review Date: October 28, 2021 Release Date: November 18, 2002 Platform: Game Boy Advance Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Open Platformer After discovering Super Metroid years after its release, I was hooked on it. I would play the game over and over trying to come up with a route that could be completed in under… Continue reading Metroid Fusion

Excitebike 64

Information: Review Date: July 22, 2021 Release Date: April 30, 2000 Platform: Nintendo 64 Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Racing Anecdotes: Excitebike had a sequel?!?!? Why have I never heard of it? Description: This is the classic Excitebike game updated for the technology of 2000. It’s dirt bike racing at its finest. Positives: First off,… Continue reading Excitebike 64

Midtown Madness

Information: Review Date: July 17, 2021 Release Date: April 30, 1999 Platform: PC Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Angel Genre: Racing Anecdotes: Ok, I have NEVER heard of Angel Studios before this year. This is the third game of theirs I have played, and I’ve had a blast with them. I think part of that is how… Continue reading Midtown Madness

Parasite Eve

Information: Review Date: July 14, 2021 Release Date: September 9, 1998 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Square Developer: Square Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: Square is known for its Final Fantasy series, which really set the standard for RPGs everywhere. Square, however, dabbled in other genres at times. Here, though, it really looks like they were trying to cross… Continue reading Parasite Eve

Grand Theft Auto

Information: Review Date: July 13, 2021 Release Date: June 30, 1998 Platform: PlayStation Publisher: Take Two Interactive Developer: Visual Sciences Genre: Mayhem and Nonsense Anecdotes: Throughout my years, I have heard many things about the Grand Theft Auto series, but I have never played it. I heard plenty of things about the games being “immoral,”… Continue reading Grand Theft Auto

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

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

Sailor Moon

Game Data: Review Date: June 5, 2021 Release Date: August 27, 1993 Platform: Super Famicom Developer: Angel Publisher: Angel Genre: Beat ‘Em Up Anecdotes: Well, this is going to be fun. Sailor Moon is a video game I’ve never played until now (hey, I actually thought this was an RPG) that’s based on an anime… Continue reading Sailor Moon

Link’s Awakening

Game Data: Review Date: June 4, 2021 Release Date: August 1, 1993 Platform: Game Boy/Game Boy Color Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Adventure Anecdotes: Like Metroid and Kid Icarus, Zelda finally made it over to the Game Boy. Unlike the Metroid series, though, Zelda’s Game Boy entry came after the SNES iteration. This meant that… Continue reading Link’s Awakening