Category Archives: Research

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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Many Issues with the Iffy PlayStation 3 Operating System

While I work on my next article, and it is in the works, how about this little almost ten-years-out-of-date, but new to me, list of complaints? I got a PS3 for the first time a few months ago, and while … Continue reading

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Review: San Francisco Rush 2049 (ARC/N64/DC), The Greatest Racing Game Ever Made

So, because it was the Olympics, I was watching that a lot… on my HDTV, at least.  Often at the same time, I was also playing a lot of this game again for the first time in a  while on … 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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Sega Saturn Game Info Box Color Codes & List of if Saturn Shmups Support Saving

I made this list back in early 2009, a while after I got a Saturn, because I wanted to know exactly which Saturn shmups save, after learning that Darius Gaiden and In the Hunt don’t.  This version of the list … Continue reading

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Sega CD games and “Bit Rot”: A worse problem than on other disc-based platforms? Why is this?

Sorry for the lack of updates, but here’s something important. Hopefully I can get back to a more regular (at least weekly) update schedule after this. Introduction I know that this has been mentioned plenty of times around the internet, … Continue reading

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TI 99/4A Function Key Listing

This is just a little list I made based on looking online for this information, after failing to find a link online showing the order of the function keys for anyone like me who has a TI 99/4A computer (Texas … Continue reading

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Article – Console Generations: The Missing Videogame Generation

This is an article from a few years ago that I just reworked and improved.  Unfortunately, this situation still has not been corrected, so the article is still entirely valid and important! By now I’m sure that almost everyone knows … Continue reading

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Research: Cancelled Games – NEC’s Monster Maker 2: The Ark of Gods (Turbo CD), Saturn Monster Maker, and other series information

This is just some quick internet research I did earlier this year about what Japanese websites have to say about NEC’s cancelled sequels to the 1994 Turbo CD (PC Engine CD) RPG Monster Maker: Yami no Ryuukishi. I don’t turn … Continue reading

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A History of Midway Games (and related companies)

I first got interested in Midway because they made many of the best arcade games of the ’80s and ’90s. They were one of the best publishers on the Nintendo 64 as well, and that is, of course, my favorite … Continue reading

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