Virtual Console games
Journey back to 8-bit Hyrule
May 10, 2019 - After over 30 years, gamers are still going back to Link's roots in these fantastic NES games so let's see which one holds up better.
Read more: The Legend of Zelda vs. The Adventure of Link
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
Which is the better SNES RPG?
April 26, 2019 - When it comes to 16-bit RPGs, Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger are second to none so let's see which of the 2 is superior.
Read more: Final Fantasy VI vs. Chrono Trigger
Tanooki Suits and Cape Feathers
April 5, 2019 - Nintendo's platforming plumber has been on dozens of incredible adventures yet these classics remain 2 of his best. The question is; which one of these timeless 2D platformers will win this Versus showdown?
Read more: Super Mario Bros. 3 vs. Super Mario World
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
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
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