03 Jan 2016

Final Fantasy V Enhanced Playthrough #2

It’s been a long time since playthrough #1. Let’s recap. I just made it to the wind shrine for the first time when I ended #1. The Story so far We explored the Wind Shrine, gained our first jobs within the job-system and headed West to find the town of

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08 Nov 2015

Aqueducts, Forests, and Abandoned Towns in CV: Curse of Darkness!

Picking up deep inside the Mortvia Aqueduct, we continue our journey by exploring the remainder of the area and battling it out with the skeletal rider that serves as its boss. He’s challenging, but goes down without any great difficulty, and as a reward we get a new Innocent Devil

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31 Oct 2015

More Halloween Fun w/ “Castlevania: Curse of Darkness!”

Quite fitting as a little Halloween treat, I decided to continue my journey through Castlevania: Curse of Darkness on the PlayStation 2, and I think this video here is pretty interesting! This time, we explore Garibaldi Temple, which is a fairly neat area with enemies that are growing in strength, and we

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20 Oct 2015

“Castlevania: Curse of Darkness” — Fantastic PS2 Romp for Halloween!

Of the pre-Symphony of the Night games in the Castlevania franchise, there are quite a few good ones to choose from. But, for me, Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse was one of my favorites. It made branching paths cool long before Dracula X did, and it introduced the idea of playing as multiple characters, each with their strengths

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04 Oct 2015

Final Fantasy V Enhanced Playthrough #1

Final Fantasy V was released in 1992, but I didn’t play it until some years later. This is one game (of too many) that I can vividly remember having played, but for the life of me can’t remember details about the story. I only had a past memory of a

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26 Aug 2015

3 Awesome Playstation 2 Third-party Controllers

I can be a crazy, kooky nut when it comes to collecting gadget-accessories. When I bought my Nintendo DS-Lite, I may have spent almost as much money on a classy, leather carrying case, rubberized port-plugs, a fancy, light-up charging station and other accessories. I also loved finding different controllers for

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15 Jun 2015

Final Fantasy VII Remake Announced At E3 2015

You wouldn’t think a place like E3 2015 – overflowing with the latest technology and newest, eye-popping video games on display, would be where one of the biggest moments in nostalgic, retro gaming news would come from (or maybe that’s exactly where you thought it would come from). In either

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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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