Wizardry Online Revival

MURMUR * CHANT * PRAY * INVOKE! Could it be true? Almost five years after the death of Wizardry Online, does the game have a chance at a resurrection? For those of us keeping a close eye on anything Wizardry related, it is starting to sound possible. Recently, a post was made on Reddit’s /r/wizardry …
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Contra Anniversary Collection

Konami continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary with another collection of classic games from the vault. This time with a collection of titles from the Contra series. For most retro gamers like me, Contra was the ultimate two-player game. What gamer over the age of thirty-five doesn’t remember keying in the Konami code and blasting …
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Review: Street Fighter II

To those of you who happen to find this article on the day it was originally posted; Happy Father’s Day! To the majority of you who will read it at some point in the future, it was originally posted on Father’s Day 2019. Why is this significant? Well, as I mentioned in my recent review …
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Dungeons & Dragons: Ghosts of Saltmarsh

All has been silent on the D&D front for the last few months. So far in 2019, we’ve only had one real official release, and that was merely a revamp of the 5th Edition Starter Set. The good news is, all of that is about to change. Now that the month of June is upon …
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Review: Street Fighter

As I was making my way through my backlog to select games for these Retro Rewind reviews, I had a revelation of sorts. You see, years ago when I originally played through the bulk of my SNES collection, there was a title really deserved attention, but one I decided to set aside for a later …
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Nerd Fuel: Krispy Kreme – Original Glazed Donut

Lately, I’ve been putting in a lot of hours of retro gaming. I know I’ve been promising to start my Game Cube/PS2 era reviews for a while now, but things always seem to come up or my head always gets flooded with a ton of new ideas, that keeps pushing those reviews to the backburner. …
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DLC Review: Doom – SIGIL

Doom. One of the most famous PC games of all time. Now, twenty-five years after its original release, John Romero (the original creator of Doom), has released an unofficial fifth episode to the game called SIGIL. Distributed as a megawad, SIGIL is available for free to anyone who owns the original Doom. That’s right, despite …
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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

As I mentioned in some of my more recent posts, lately there’s been a rise in popularity for retro game collections. It could be argued that Capcom started this trend with the release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection. This was soon followed by another classic bundle of games, the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. …
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Blood: Fresh Supply

Like I mentioned in my last post, it seems that remasters and re-releases of classic games are showing up every time you turn around. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining one bit. There’s so many wonderful games from yesteryear that modern players have never experienced. This trend of modernizing retro games and introducing …
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Castlevania Anniversary Collection

These days, it seems that retro games are all the rage. The last few years have seen countless collections and remasters of classic gaming titles. For example, I recently reviewed the SEGA AGES version of Phantasy Star, a modern presentation of an 80’s-era RPG. Some other recent compilations that come to mind are the Mega …
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