12 May 2015

“Shining in the Darkness” – The 1st in a Huge Sega Franchise!

I’ll admit it: I’m not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to Sega’s long-running Shining franchise of games. Yes, I have played a few of the games, but even so my knowledge is quite limited compared to major fans of these titles. Thus, maybe it will come as a

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01 May 2015

‘The Gaming Goddess’ Podcast – Season 7, Ep. 15: “Remakes & Reflections”

This is my very first posting of any episode of The Gaming Goddess podcast here on Zero Friction, but this episode seems very fitting due to at least the first half of the show! This time around on the podcast, I spend a bit talking about my latest “obsession” –

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30 Apr 2015

“Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows” – Lookin’ Good 10 Years Later!

As I’ve mentioned before, lately I have been on a kick where I like to see what different older games can look like once run through some powerful emulation tools and rendered at the highest possible quality on my powerful desktop. When it comes to experimenting with this for the

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27 Apr 2015

Dolphin + PCSX2 = New Life for Older Games!

  For many years now, the idea of an “HD Remake” has been the “in” thing. Developers love to go back and revisit some of their older games and revamp them for modern high-definition (and even UHD) displays, fixing bugs and making an overall superior version. Is it just because

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25 Apr 2015

“Metroid Prime” Looks Amazing in UHD & HFR!

It might surprise you to know that Metroid Prime is a game I never really got into. Yes, I own it. In fact, I got it pretty much right after its original release in 2002 for the GameCube, but for some reason, I just never really got into the game.

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