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Computer and video game lover

PC Platformers Game Opinion Summaries, Part 16: Digital-Download 2d games (Part 13)

Yes, I’m finally going to start this series up again.  It’s been way too long!  I probably should have a full update ready, but I don’t, so this will have to do.  For this small update, first I’ll post the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on E3 2018 – It Was Kind of Average

First, I just noticed that none of my four yearly E3 report articles are in the Table of Contents page!  Sorry about that, this oversight has finally been corrected.  Anyway, on to the article. The last few years, I’ve written … Continue reading

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The Nintendo Switch and Modern Console UIs: Why is it Hard to Find and Play Your Games?

In this article I’d like to discuss several important elements of console system menu design which are done … oddly to say the least … on many modern systems. The Switch may be in the title, but everyone is guilty … Continue reading

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Currently, There are Fewer Reasons than Ever to Own Consoles

When comparing the value of computers to consoles, I have always liked both, but overall like the PC a bit more.  Computers are more versatile and have a larger game library, covering more price points, have more variety of control … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on They Are Billions

Since my last post over a month ago, also about this game, I have played a little bit of many games, as usual. However, the game I’ve played the most by far is, still, this game, They Are Billions for … Continue reading

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First Impressions: They Are Billions (PC)

They Are Billions is an RTS/building simulation game in early access on Steam.  It was released in early access in December 2017, but I got the game about a week and a half ago.  I have been very hooked since, … Continue reading

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Small WiiWare/VC List Update & Wii Online Shop Shuts Down In Hours!

As the WiiWare shop is in its final hours — the ability to add money will be shut down 4PM EST tomorrow —  I made a small update to the list here: http://www.blackfalcongames.net/?p=364 .  First, I corrected one price I … Continue reading

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Review – The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap (GBA) – A Very Good Zelda Game

Yes, it’s an actual real update!  I’m glad to have written a review again. Title: The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap (US/EU), Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Boushi (Japan) Developer: Flagship Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Game Boy Advance Released: November … Continue reading

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Small article update

In the WiiWare / Wii VC Recommendations List (http://www.blackfalcongames.net/?p=364) I fixed a few minor text issues and, more importantly, added comments about what I think about most of the titles I have for WiiWare.  It’s a small but, I think, … Continue reading

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Game of the Year 2017

So it’s game of the year time again, and despite all they have said about what a great year this is for games, the gaming press has a pretty much consensus choice for 2017’s best game: Zelda: Breath of the … Continue reading

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