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5 more 8-bit buried treasures
May 7, 2019 - The NES is home to hundreds of memorable experiences yet many are overlooked so let's check out a handful of hidden gems.
Read more: NES Hidden Gems (Part 2)
Mario's first kart racer
May 6, 2019 - Super Mario Kart was the first Mario Kart game which is a series that still sells millions of copies so let's see how it holds up today.
Read more: Super Mario Kart: SNES Racing That's Still Fun
A modern platforming masterpiece
April 29, 2019 - Is the winner of The Game Awards 2018's Best Independent Game still worth playing in 2019? Yes! So, let's jump to it.
Read more: Celeste: 1.25 Years and 125 Broken Controllers Later
Let's play some 16-bit minigolf
March 30, 2019 - Nintendo is well-known for providing unique gaming experiences and Kirby's Dream Course was definitely distinct for its time. The question is: how does it hold up almost 25 years later?
Read more: Kirby's Dream Course: A SNES Hole-In-One
How good of a vampire hunter are you?
January 12, 2019 - Before I started Super Castlevania IV, I thought it would be a Metroidvania but that's not the case. While many Castlevanias are Metroidvanias, Super Castlevania IV is more of an action platformer and it's a darn hard one to boot.
Read more: Super Castlevania IV is Hard
Can you crush the alien menace?
December 21, 2018 - Contra 3: The Alien Wars is one of those maddeningly difficult retro games that will destroy you over and over if you're not prepared. Because I like punishing myself, I decided to see if I could beat the game without relying on the SNES Classic's save states.
Read more: My Grueling Battle with Contra III: The Alien Wars
Goblins, demons, and zombies, too
October 31, 2018 - Well before the arrival of notoriously difficult modern experiences like Dark Souls, we had incredibly challenging games like Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts and its predecessor Ghosts 'n Goblins. Here, I'll take a look at the Super NES classic because after all, it's Halloween!
Read more: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts: A Halloween Classic
The world could use a little balance
September 16, 2018 - Final Fantasy VI has left one heck of a legacy and it's still thought of as one of the greatest games of all time by many SNES and Final Fantasy fans. It even appeared as the final speedrun in SGDQ 2018 which took roughly seven hours.
Read more: Final Fantasy VI: Replaying a Timeless Classic
Retro fun with Baby Mario
July 26, 2018 - I recently had a great time finishing Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island on the Super NES Classic Edition so allow me to share my experience with this timeless 2D platformer.
Read more: Revisiting Yoshi's Island
Mavericks and mayhem
July 23, 2018 - I love classic SNES games and Mega Man X was one such title that I felt compelled to play and I finally did so on the SNES Mini. It doesn't have many action games and the only other 2D shooters are Super Metroid and the controller-throwing Contra III: The Alien Wars.
Read more: Mega Man X: A First-Timer's Perspective