30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 27 – Dragon’s Lair

If you had a chance to visit the arcades in their heyday, there was no way you could have missed Dragon’s Lair. It was unlike anything anyone had seen up to that point, using cartoon graphics from former Disney animator Don Bluth running on laserdisc when other games were using indistinct sprites. Not only did […]

30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 26 – Street Fighter II

If you listened to Episode 176 of the EDG Podcast, you know that there is one game that I credit for taking me from being someone who just liked to play video games to being a gamer. That game was Street Fighter II. I remember never being that impressed with the original Street Fighter. I […]

30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 23 – Hithhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Text Adventures. The very words bring back fond memories for those of us old enough to remember a time when games did not have any or had limited graphics and blank stares from those who are too young to have played them. Back in the early days of gaming, the only way to tell stories […]

30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 19 – Fallout

For many, Fallout 3 was their first introduction to the Fallout series of games. For those of us who had been gaming for a while, however, this was just the return of a series we were already familiar with. The post-nuclear RPG world was one we had already visited, and we were excited to see […]

30 Reviews in 30 Days, Day 17 – Shenmue II

It is October 3. On the third day of every month, TeamYu (@TeamYuNeedsYou on Twitter) organizes a Tweet-a-thon in an attempt to get Sega to release the Shenmue license to Yu Suzuki, the creator, so he can do Shenmue┬áIII. As most of you should know, I am a fan of the original Shenmue, which I […]