Category Archives: Articles

Wii WiiWare & Wii Virtual Console – Pre-Shutdown Interesting Titles and Suggestions List

… Yes, it’s finally an actual update!  I’ve been meaning to write something here for weeks now, but keep getting distracted by Starcraft Remaster and now also Overwatch… bah. (There are so many games to play right now, it’s a … Continue reading

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A Short Article On Nintendo Closing Miiverse

So I was working on a new update to the PC Platformers Game Opinion Summaries article, when… Starcraft Remastered released, and I’ve barely played anything else since since the original Starcraft is my favorite game ever and it is still … Continue reading

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E3 2017: My Thoughts, Particularly on the Press Conferences and Nintendo

Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I got a Wii U last month at last, probably a couple of years after I should have, and have been quite addicted to it, particularly Splatoon, Mario Maker, and Super Mario 3D … Continue reading

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The Issues of Kickstarter Crowdfunding, and Crowdfunding and Digital versus Physical Game Preservation

There are two sections to this article, each separate but related. Both are issues I’ve been thinking about for some time, but the release of Torment: Tides of Numanera reminded me of some of them again, so here I have … Continue reading

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Article: Why Zelda: A Link to the Past is Overrated (but good)

———— Introduction ———— I love the Legend of Zelda games, they are among the best! Indeed, I have sometimes considered it my favorite videogame series. This action-adventure franchise is amazing thanks to its great gameplay, graphics, music, and design. I … Continue reading

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E3 2016: My Thoughts On the Conferences, Gameplay and Gender in Zelda, and Nintendo’s Show

I do have a pretty-much-finished 6-game update to the PC Game Opinion Summaries list done, but as last week was E3, I’ll be posting this now instead, and that later and with some additions. So, E3 2016 was last week, … Continue reading

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Article: Losing Rare, and How Nintendo Lost Western Developers

I have started on a PC Platformers Game Opinion Summaries list, but that will take a little while before it gets started.  Today, though, I’ve got this!  This article was based on posts I made in this NeoGAF thread here, … Continue reading

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Article: “Nintendo 64 Controller” Famiclone Systems: The Super Joy III and Power Joy Pirate Consoles

This is an improved, rewritten upgrade of a post I wrote in 2012 when I got the Power Joy system described below.  These things are pretty interesting pirate game units, and it’s cool to have a few of them. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Zero Wing (TCD): My Levels 9 & 10 Strategy

This is a little followup article inspired by a comment I received about my recent Zero Wing review for the Turbografx-16 CD, wondering how I got past level 9 in this difficult game.  Here’s what I did.  This probably won’t … Continue reading

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Update: Scoring Games, Missing Scores, and Score Listing Added to Contents

After posting the new Zero Wing (TCD) review and adding it to the Contents page, I thought that it would be a good idea to add the scores next to the names of games I have reviewed in the Contents … Continue reading

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