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Revisiting the Classics – Arc the Lad

If you live in North America, there’s a very high chance you’ve never heard of the Arc the Lad series. The now defunct G-Craft studio developed this tactical RPG with very little intention of it leaving the land of th...

 
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Revisiting the Classics – Castlevania

The Castlevania series is one of the handful of non-Nintendo franchises that was able to survive after the NES and SNES.  Like the first Mega Man and Super Mario Bros. titles, tight controls, an interesting premise, and challe...

 
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Retrospective – Metroid Prime

Back on November 17, 2002, Metroid fans everywhere rejoiced as Metroid Fusion and Metroid Prime were released simultaneously, marking the first return of Nintendo’s storied franchise since Super Metroid was released in 1994. ...

 
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Revisiting the Classics – Suikoden II

The last few weeks have given rise to various articles highlighting the birth of a petition for Konami to bring back Suikoden I & II for a worldwide PSN release (you can check out their Facebook page here). Given how succe...

 
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Revisiting the Classics – Final Fantasy IX

Being a Final Fantasy fan in the mid-to-late 90’s meant you were probably in one of two castes. Either you were a new fan, whose first FF title was VII and you were enthralled by the semi-realism of the series settings and mo...

 
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Revisiting the Classics – Devil May Cry 3

Let’s take a little trip back in time, shall we? Snuggle your time machine safety helmet on, buckle your seat belt and… welcome to March of 2005. I would graduate high school in a couple of months (yikes!) and would receive...

 
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Retrospective – Ultima Online

Ultima Online, released on September 24th, 1997 is a game that I can hardly compare to any other gaming experience. I purchased it when I was 16 years old because all my friends had it. It was my first MMORPG. And though my lis...

 
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Ode to Grand Theft Auto III

Let us not get all up in arms about what I’m about to say, but Grand Theft Auto III was the best GTA ever made. There hasn’t been a game in recent history that has inspired such awe and bitter hatred as GTA III. Whe...

 
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Retrospective – Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty was an essential title for PS2 owners upon its release in 2001, and it has recently become a must own title on the PlayStation Vita as well. After many false starts over the years, I’ve fin...

 
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Revisiting the Classics – The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

                        With Dawnguard, Skyrim’s first DLC, being released, many Dovakiin have found a reason to blow off their 360 controllers and delve into the wo...