Category: Games

Backlog 2012: Rage

Our 2012 Backlog slog continues with a trip into the blasted wastelands of id Software’s Rage.

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Classic Mondays: Robot City

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The 90s were the golden age of point-and-click adventure games. An excellent but relatively unknown entry in the genre was Robot City.

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The Weekend Album: Ninja Gaiden (NES)

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When most people think about the NES version of Ninja Gaiden, they usually think about the brutal difficulty, or the wall-clinging abilities of Ryu Hayabusa, or the extremely well done cutscenes. But what about the soundtrack?

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Classic Mondays: Secret of Evermore

Rounding out the Holy Quadrilogy of RPGs on the SNES (Secret of Mana, Secret of Evermore, Final Fantasy III (aka VI), and Chrono Trigger), Secret of Evermore offered up gorgeous graphics, a story that spanned the breadth of your imagination, and a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack that still gives me goosebumps to this day.

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Classic Mondays: Sanitarium

In this week’s Classic Mondays feature, we take a look at the 1998 PC adventure classic Sanitarium.

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Classic Mondays: Deadlock

In this week’s Classic Mondays feature, we take a look at the 1996 turn-based strategy PC classic Deadlock: Planetary Conquest.

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Classic Mondays: Die By the Sword

Classic Mondays makes its long overdue return with a look at this dismemberment-happy PC legend from the late 90′s.

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After a hiatus of nearly four years, Penny Arcade’s episodic series On The Rain-slick Precipice of Darkness makes its triumphant return by way of a 16-bit RPG with modern gameplay mechanics.

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Backlog 2012: Chrono Trigger

In our continuing quest to conquer our backlog, we offer up a look at Chrono Trigger.

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20 years later: Blaster Master

After twenty years, I return to the top-down shooting, vehicle platforming world of Blaster Master.

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