Two Years Later: A Brief Tribute to my Favorite Console, the Nintendo 3DS

"What's your favorite console?" That all-too-familiar question has been asked countless times in countless forums, be it online or in person, but the funny thing is, all of us have that answer already lined up. Favorite games, favorite genres; those answers can be fluid. But your favorite console? It's the definitive question and answer that …

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RETROspectives, part 2: The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary (1992)

Welcome to the second edition in a three-part series called RETROspectives! In this series, I am taking a look back at three terrific games from my childhood that encapsulated all the fond memories I have from my earliest days of gaming. If you haven't read part one, fear not, as they are not connected in …

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Yookah-Laylee, and Using Nostalgia to Sell a Game

It's no secret that Yookah-Laylee is among the most anticipated games of this year. Arguably right alongside the newest Zelda series installment, which in itself was hyped to the moon and back. But can this Return of the 3D Platformer possibly live up to the hype generated around it? To look at the origin of the hype, …

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3 of My Favorite Sports Game Soundtracks of All Time

It's no secret that the soundtrack to a game can tug at your heart strings, but it's also a huge driving force behind the feelings of nostalgia we get when we replay a game from our younger years. In the past, I've written about some music in adventure games, RPGs, and rhythm games, but there's another …

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