Posts Tagged ‘nostalgia’

Remember When Mega Man Used To Be Cool?

The first Megaman game I ever played was the second one and goddamn was it brutal. I mean, I’d played a few Capcom platformers up to that point, mostly Disney stuff, but very little could’ve prepared me for the toughness of the oldschool Megaman title. I mean, Contra was a shooter and it was hard, […]

Games You Need To Play Before You Die – Episode 1

Hello everybody, it’s your friendly(?), everyday Gun Sage here ready to throw a new series in your face hole. Recently I’ve been getting a few Virtual Console titles here and there for my daughter, trying to teach her how to play videogames. She’s okay at some and terrible at others, but it got me thinking…what […]

Emulation Arcade – Avengers

Avengers is a fun, straightforward action brawler that involves you advancing toward a seemingly endless barrage of enemies, punching and kicking your way to justice. Yes, this sounds like Final Fight, but there are a number of twists. Firstly, it’s overhead and has a look and feel similar to that of Commando, but with you […]

Are Games Getting Too Casual?

This is something that’s been on my mind for a while and, while many may not care, it’s something that’s near and dear to me. Back in the 80s and most of the 90s, you’d play an action game that was about 5 stages in length, but chock full of retro goodness complete with an […]

Final Fantasy 3

General Overview Join the magical adventures of Loonie, Arg, Reefer, and Dingus as they travel the land in their retarded quest to consistently annoy oldschool RPGers. What’s that? That’s not their actual names? It doesn’t fucking matter; this game is awful.

Legend of Grimrock

General Overview An oldschool dungeon crawler with new age graphics, sounds, and animations is primed and ready to kick your ass and make you remember. Despite its rough difficulty, Grimrock does everything it can to keep its core audience and branch out to new audiences by being unashamed to provide you classic gameplay with only […]

Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy

General Overview A frustrating adventure platforming game with an even more frustrating inventory system that will constantly have you pulling your hair out, not only because it’s difficult, but also because it requires constant backtracking and remembering where you set down object X for puzzle Y. And yet, it’s still one of the most charming, […]

Retropod – Episode 6

What is going on ladies and germs and germ infested ladies? Today I bring you another brand new exciting new car smellin’ episode of RETROPOOOOOOOOOOD!!1 In this new year episode, we go over everything from what we’ve been doing to the Wonderpod Top 50 and much, much more! Have your ears a listen!

Remakes I Want To See

In a world with few new truly fresh ideas and constantly performing necromancy on classics to pilfer valuable coin from the consumer, why in the world would I want MORE remakes? Well to be honest, normally I wouldn’t, but you see games like Bionic Commando Re-Armed, some of the Ys re-imaginings, Pac-Man Championship Edition, and […]

Retropod – Episode 5

Hold onto your pants lest I come relieve you of them, it’s time for more Retropod! We’ve been suspiciously absent lately, and for good reason I assure you. Read and listen on!

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