What Went Wrong: Sega Saturn Edition

This is how history remembers the fifth-generation consoles’ sales war: Sony won. Nintendo survived with its cartridge-based Nintendo 64, and Sega crashed and burned with its Sega Saturn. Hard cold facts (sales numbers) confirm the introductory paragraph. Sony’s PlayStation took the video gaming market by storm selling an unprecedented 102.49 million units. Nintendo would take… Continue reading What Went Wrong: Sega Saturn Edition

Five RPGs from the 90s That Should be Remastered on Switch

The 90s decade, the golden era of the Japanese RPG. In those wonderful days it seemed like SquareEnix (Squaresoft at the time) could do no wrong. Good to great JRPGs were a common sight on (what seemed to be) a monthly basis on the PlayStation 1. Even the Nintendo 64 with its Zelda games (and… Continue reading Five RPGs from the 90s That Should be Remastered on Switch

Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Complete Review: A JRPG Masterpiece

Lunar 2: Eternal Blue is a classic masterpiece, and in my opinion a game that has aged a bit better than FFVI. Lunar 2 is not only Working Designs greatest imported game but also master RPG developer Game Arts’ greatest RPG ever. Yes, some may claim that Game Arts’ Grandia is their biggest and mightiest… Continue reading Lunar 2: Eternal Blue Complete Review: A JRPG Masterpiece

Lunar: Silver Star Story (SEGACD/SAT/PS1) Review

THE FIRST AND THE FINEST Released for the Sega CD in 1992, Lunar: Silver Star Story was Game Arts’ first RPG title (and its best), and while the game seemed destined for obscurity thanks to sparse sales of Sega CD units, master publisher (now defunct), Working Designs, was kind enough to bring the game back… Continue reading Lunar: Silver Star Story (SEGACD/SAT/PS1) Review