Virtual Console games
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
Explore Dinosaur Land like a pro
October 15, 2018 - If you haven't played Super Mario World yet then please give it a try; it's the most well-known game on SNES for a reason and a perfect example of what makes Mario games fun.
Read more: Top 10 Super Mario World Secrets
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
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
How well have these baddies held up?
July 16, 2018 - A Link to the Past is one of the greatest games of all time and it's always fun to revisit its amazing boss fights. In this article, I'll list the bosses in order of my least to most favorite using criteria like aesthetics or how fun the boss is to fight so let's get right to it!
Read more: Top 10 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Bosses
Samus Aran's return to Zebes is one of her greatest outings
April 22, 2018 - Super Metroid is a classic SNES title and the precursor to the Metroidvania genre. It's a fan favorite even today, 24 years after its initial 1994 release with tons of memorable areas to explore, items to collect, and enemies to defeat.
Read more: Top 10 Super Metroid Moments
Revisit five retro classics
November 11, 2016 - Nintendo's Virtual Console has been a treasure trove of great classic games ever since its debut back in November 2006. Now that it's ten years old, let's take a look at the first five Virtual Console games that I ever reviewed.
Read more: Virtual Console Review Roundup (Part 1)
Virtual Console expands its 16-bit library
July 15, 2016 - It's been a long time but now a few games from the highly underrated TurboGrafx-16 are ready to download on Wii U. So, prepare to push the "Run" button and add some retro awesomeness into your gaming diet.
Read more: TurboGrafx Is Finally Available on Wii U
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