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Throwback Bit Thursday: Grandia III

14 years after Grandia III (PS2), and we never got Grandia IV. We might have to blame the aforementioned 3rd iteration of the franchise (I refuse to acknowledge Grandia Xtreme’s existence) for the death of the series. True, the JRPG genre in general, peaked in the late 90’s and early 00’s, then gradually declined back […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy VI

Today’s throwback is none other than the legendary Final Fantasy VI. For about half a decade, the game was known as Final Fantasy III on the west, as Squaresoft had bypassed Final Fantasy II, III, and V in the US. Released in 1994, the Super Nintendo Japanese role-playing game has become one of the more […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: The Legend of Dragoon

The Legend of Dragoon has been one of the strangest titles that I have ever reviewed. The Playstation Japanese Role-Playing game, released in the year 2000, isn’t a really a special RPG, but it is the one game that I felt was the definition of “Pedestrian” when I first reviewed it, and yet, somehow, it […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Wild Arms

Many will remember Squaresoft’s Final Fantasy VII (1997) as the first great Japanese Role Playing game for the PlayStation. However, a few months earlier, April 1997 to be exact, Wild Arms arrived on Sony’s debut system with a great JRPG experience for fans to enjoy. Wild Arms holds an 83 Gamerankings (The 90s Metacritic) rating. […]

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Top Ten Greatest ‘The Legend of Zelda’ Games of All Time

The Legend of Zelda is one of the most successful video game series of all time. Here, I rank the series from the ‘worst’ (is there a bad Zelda game?) entry to the best entry. I’m obviously excluding the dreadful Phillips CD-i Zelda releases, as the creation rights were licensed to Phillips by Nintendo as […]

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Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy VII Could Have Been Xenogears

Those of us who loved Chrono Trigger, and its – not so direct – sequel Chrono Cross, might never get to see a third game in Square’s most critically acclaimed series. However, Xenogears in some ways felt like a spiritual cousin of the legendary SNES title. Made by a team composed of many of the […]

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Minecraft Sells Over 200 million Units and Has About 126 Million Users Logging in Monthly

Mojang Studios is celebrating the extraordinary milestone of achieving 200 million units sold of their once in a generation hit Minecraft. The Microsoft owned studio ( Microsoft bought it for 2 billion in 2014) was very proactive during the ongoing quarantine period by offering their Minecraft: Education Edition free until June. Over 50 million downloads of […]

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The Elders Scrolls 6 Will Not Arrive For Years to Come According To Bethesda

The wait for the Elder’s Scrolls 6 will continue for the foreseeable, and perhaps, unforeseeable future. Bethesda’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Communications Pete Hines, got into a bit of a twitter argument on Sunday. When questioned about the lack of information on The Elder’s Scrolls 6, Pete Hines – to the disappointment […]

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS4/XboxOne) Review

The greatest open world fantasy game of all time the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (at least by yours truly’s reckoning), returned in 2016, in remastered form for PS4 and XBOX ONE. It added mod support, and a minor graphical overhaul. In this review, I will answer to the most important of questions regarding the game: […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS/WiiU) Review

Breath of the Wild if anything else is a sobering reminder that Nintendo still is in the top class of the development industry, and that the rest of the development world has been lucky that Nintendo since 2006 has been producing consoles that are a generation behind the competition thus officially placing its development teams […]