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Throwback Bit Thursday: Lost Odyssey

Lost Odyssey = The true Final Fantasy XI? Much can be said about the Final Fantasy series in its post Sakaguchi era. The series has gone through a rollercoaster of directors, and the main single player entries have ranged from great but different (Final Fantasy XII), to on rails and non-sensical (Final Fantasy XIII), to […]

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Peter Moore Left Sega After a Heated Exchange With Sonic’s Creator

British-American Executive Peter Moore has a long storied history in the video games industry. His time at Sega, as president of Sega of America, and at Microsoft, as Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division, make him an invaluable source of history, and information on the industry. What has always been more fascinating to me, […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

  The Nintendo 64 was the first home console capable of delivering great First Person Shooting experiences. While the PlayStation (and Sega Saturn) would have some  first person shooters, by comparison, most (if not all) were subpar when stacked against the games that the Nintendo 64 was running in that particular genre. The Nintendo 64 […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: The Granstream Saga

  1998’s The Granstream Saga, is not a remarkable game, it was (even 1998) a deeply flawed action RPG, that featured many good (if not great) ideas that were not executed properly. Shade (the developers) left us instead, with what in my opinion is one of the most glaring examples of wasted potential in an […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Alundra, More Than Just a Zelda Clone

Go ahead, enter a gaming forum, and search for an action RPG discussion. The Legend of Zelda Series will usually feature a prominent role, couple with more modern titles such as Dark Souls and The Witcher 3. One game, that few, if any mention is 1997’s PlayStation’s Alundra. Alundra is a wonderfully crafted 2-D Action […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Grandia II

Game Arts Grandia II was released on December 2000 as a Dreamcast title. The game was the awaited sequel of 1997 (1999 on PS1) Sega Saturn’s Grandia, as such it was one of the most anticipated Dreamcast titles for RPG fans. The game offered a clear upgrade in graphics over its predecessor, and featured fully […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64)

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire is a wonderful, but flawed game. This is how I have always perceived the title, which I must admit, I hold dear to my heart ’till this day’. The game received mixed critical reception in 96-97 by printed Magazines. A 7.8/10 in Electronic Gaming Monthly wasn’t a necessarily a […]