Category Archives: Retro Gaming

Postgame Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

  Yeah, BOEY! Pun intended. While it is true Nintendo has alot–and I mean A LOT–of experience remaking old games (Starfox and Pokemon both come to mind), never before has Nintendo taken a game from the 8-bit NES era and … Continue reading

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Pokemon UltraSun and Pokemon UltraMoon coming to the 3DS November 17

  …To the surprise of no one, the question of what the companion to Sun and Moon will be seems to have been answered. UltraSun and UltraMoon (U-Sun and U-Moon for short) come to the 3DS this Fall the week … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda Series continues to defy expectations

Each game in the series follows a very simple formula: When a threat appears, a hero clad in green appears to counter it. That’s it. That’s all you need to know about The Legend of Zelda series. Actually, one other … Continue reading

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Nintendo announces Fire Emblem Gaiden remake is coming to the Nintendo 3DS this Spring

…Before there was Eirika and Ephraim, there was Alm (Alum in Japan) and Celica. Before Magvel, there was Valentia. One the four new Fire Emblem titles announced in this week’s Nintendo Direct was Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Echoes … Continue reading

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Nintendo confirms Wii U production in Japan is ending “Soon”

…I’m probably the only person who was legit surprised by the news Gamespot confirmed over the weekend. Kotaku reported two weeks back Nintendo was ending production of the Wii U. Originally released in November 2012, the Wii U failed bombed … Continue reading

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Nintendo and Sega to release Retro NES and Genesis Consoles with preloaded games

…Can’t fault them for trying. This is NOT a hoax or fan-made replica: Nintendo is actually releasing a special Mini NES console for $60, which will be released on November 11. It will comes with 30 preloaded games, all with … Continue reading

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Important News: Pokemon Global Link ending Support for 6th Gen Games in October

I was about to call it a night when I saw the following message shared on Facebook. Serebii.net confirmed it is true so I am sharing here for folks to be aware of:   Pok√©mon X, Y, Omega Ruby & … Continue reading

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Apologies for the month-long hiatus with no updates

Putting together this post on my Anime Blog is mostly to blame. I was watching that Anime as I was putting the blog post together so…yeah. Took me several weeks. I was burned out when I finally finished (LOL). Then … Continue reading

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Retro Review: Final Fantasy VI

  …I’ve played every single Final Fantasy game ever thought of. This one is easily the best one ever thought of. That said, due to licensing it was released on the SNES as Final Fantasy III (and Final Fantasy IV … Continue reading

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Retro Gaming: Sequels that outshined the originals

Here we are with the first of many posts this summer on retro games I have played. This post will focus on video game sequels that quickly made folks forget about the original game. I’ll say this now: Putting this … Continue reading

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