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Discover four more worthwhile blasts from the past
January 6, 2018 - Microsoft has already digitally reissued a small number of their classic games yet many more remain in the depths of obscurity. Here, I'll discuss 4 original Xbox games that I think are still worth playing in 2018 and beyond.
Read more: Xbox Hidden Gems (Part 2)
Devils, Soviets, and weasels; oh my!
June 12, 2017 - Sony's second mainstream console has one of the most impressive libraries in gaming history. So, I put together this list of five underrated titles that are sure to impress. Enjoy!
Read more: PlayStation 2 Hidden Gems (Part 1)
Shoot the core in 3D
May 25, 2017 - Although it doesn't feature an extensive library of shmups, the PlayStation 2 still has a handful of fantastic titles. Here, I'll take a look at five that were released in North America so put your seatbelt on and get ready for some awesome shooting action!
Read more: PlayStation 2 Shoot 'em Ups: Five Must-Have Titles
Five games worth revisiting
April 30, 2017 - Although the gaming industry keeps moving forward, digging up games from the past can result in some delightful surprises. Here, I'll take a look at five gems from the original Xbox's library. Maybe you'll discover some treasures to add to your collection, too.
Read more: Xbox Hidden Gems (Part 1)
A 2D action-filled tropical paradise
January 15, 2017 - When it comes to fast-paced retro platformers, very few games stand out in my memory as being as enjoyable as Adventure Island. Pull up your grass skirt, grab a stone axe, and let's eat as much fruit as our stomachs can handle!
Read more: Revisiting Adventure Island
From Tobal No. 1 to Bushido Blade 2
December 3, 2016 - Besides offering plenty of great RPGs throughout the decades, Square also dabbled in publishing a handful of fighting games back in the day. So, let's take a look back at these hidden gems and see if they're still in fighting shape.
Read more: SquareSoft Fighters on PlayStation: Re-Enter the Ring
A real Pang for your buck
March 26, 2016 - Many arcade classics frequently pop up when discussing retro video games. However, Buster Bros. remains an obscure title that even some retro enthusiasts may not recognize at first. It's rather fun, too, so let's bust some bubbles!
Read more: Bustin' It up with the Buster Bros.
Raiden had some big shoes to fill
March 24, 2016 - When it comes to Hideo Kojima's renowned espionage series, Sons of Liberty is often rejected due to its deceptive nature. However, many fans like me regard it as one of the best titles in the franchise. Slip into your Sneaking Suit and let's infiltrate this masterpiece.
Read more: Metal Gear Solid 2: Classic Stealth Action at Its Prime
Celebrating the show that entertained a nation's gamers
January 11, 2016 - As a Canadian gamer, I grew up watching The Electric Playground. It was difficult for me to hear that G4 and City decided not to continue airing it after 2015 so now's a good time to reminisce about this fantastic show.
Read more: Electric Playground Memories
A non-sports fan steps up to the plate
December 14, 2015 - I don't like sports but for some reason I love playing baseball video games. Here, I'll cover all the bases as to why this sport appeals to non-fans like me so let's get this ball game going.
Read more: My History with Baseball Games