Every console nowadays has access to the internet, accompanied with some version of an online store. So, no matter if it's a handheld or home console, there's a way to download demos of the latest games. But before that became possible, it was all about the demo disc. Demo discs normally consisted of a handful … Continue reading Gaming Memories: Demo Discs
As a huge fan of the MetalJesusRocks YouTube page, I admit that I've watched many of his videos, numerous times. The videos I've looked at the most, have to be his buying guides. So a couple of days ago, I was eating lunch, and decided, why not pair my Moe's burrito with a Wonderswan buying … Continue reading Why I Bought a Wonderswan Color
One of the main reasons that people collect things, is to amass a large amount of items that they thoroughly enjoy. The problem that many video game collectors have, is that you own such a plethora of games, that there's just not enough time to actually play through and beat a lot of them. One game … Continue reading Gaming Pet Peeves: So Many Games, So Little Time
As a collector, part of the gig is owning an incomplete game. There are times when you get a game with no manual, no case, or both, and you'll eventually want a CIB (complete in box) copy. For me, the best solution to this problem is eBay. There are a decent amount of people who … Continue reading Game Genie Wishes: Replacement Case & Manual Site
There are few things that frustrate me more about game collecting, than dealing with those stupid price stickers that are plastered on almost every used game. GameStop is the ultimate perpetrator of this crime. They abuse each used copy in the store with the trifecta, or unholy trinity of price branding. One on the top … Continue reading Gaming Pet Peeves: Price Stickers
With the Nintendo Switch release earlier this month, I figured I'd talk about my experience with another Nintendo console launch, the Wii. Now to preface, I didn't actually get the console at launch. It was five days after on Black Friday. I was 14 at the time, and a family tradition of ours was to … Continue reading Gaming Memories: The Nintendo Wii
The reports are in, and the Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling launch system ever for the Mario makers, while The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is equally their fastest selling launch title ever. Surpassing the juggernaut launch sales of the original Wii, there's no way the Switch is destined for failure, right? … Continue reading Was I Wrong About The Nintendo Switch?
Here are some examples of the randomly generated names for the simulated college players you can draft in Madden's franchise mode. Raise any eyebrows?
Nintendo tried to capitalize off the massive success of the Wii by striking first in the Eighth generation console war, releasing the Wii U a full year before the PS4 and Xbox One. With minimal graphical improvements from the original Wii, and still lightyears behind the competitors, other than the Wii U Gamepad which was … Continue reading Is It Time to Buy a Wii U?
For years, I had heard about the fabled Persona series that many called one of the best RPG series ever. It wasn't until last year that I finally took the plunge and played Persona 4, and then Persona 3 Portable. A combined 100+ hours later, it's abundantly clear why those games are so lauded over. … Continue reading Why I Love: The Persona Series