Sonic 2 Review

Sonic 2 is one of those rare games that come around once in a generation and define it. Sometimes twice in a generation, if it’s in the mood. Point is, games like this are rare. Read more →

Earthbound Review

Earthbound: You beat crazed hippies to death with a baseball bat, chase ghosts out of tunnels with blues music, and stop by a department shop for cold medicine on the way. Read more →

Snatcher Review

Snatcher is early Hideo Kojima work, only available in English on the Sega CD, and it’s weird. So cyberpunk, but so weird. You could pretty much cover this game in honey, glitter, and ants and it wouldn’t be any weirder than it already is. As a brief overview of the plot, there are robots known as snatchers who murder people and then take on their appearance. You’re a Junker, which means your job is to hunt these things down and kill them while trying to piece together the reasons behind why they do what they do. This is difficult because their disguises are so complete that it’s virtually impossible to differentiate between a human and a snatcher. Read more →

Final Fantasy 6 Review

Final Fantasy 6 is one of the games that destroyed my life. Whereas I was on track to be a productive member of society, this game became such an obsession that I neglected schoolwork growing up. It’s amayzing I turnd out soh smart, rilly. Read more →

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Review

This review covers both the original and DX versions of Link’s Awakening, since they’re virtually identical save for a few bonus things in the latter and its inability to use the skip screens cheat. There are also an insane amount of spoilers ahead, just in case you’re worried about the having the plot to a 1993 game spoiled. Read more →

Breath of Fire 2 Review

Breath of Fire 2 improves upon the formula of its predecessor, weaving a fairly surprising story into a world that feels much more alive. Not only that, but the evil forces at work have learned that omitting punctuation is genuinely frightening. I know I cringe whenever I fail to see a sentence ended with a period. Evil cares not for grammar. Read more →

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