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Throwback Bit Thursday: Chrono Trigger

  If I was asked to mention, or better yet to make a list of the top ten greatest Japanese Role-playing games ever, the number one spot would spark some controversy. Lists of that particular “greatest of all time” kind are always mostly subjective affairs. If someone wants to stand their ground and say that […]

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Ultima VII: The Black Gate (SNES) Review

Ultima VII: The Black Gate for the SNES is a good port of a classic game from a classic series of games. Ultima was first written in the late 70s on old computers like the Commadore. Every Ultima game was first written for a computer platform and later ported to game consoles. I have played […]

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Final Fantasy VI (SNES/PS1) Review: The Greatest JRPG?

The Greatest? While my humble opinion on which Final Fantasy game is the best, is just that; an opinion. I have never made it a secret, that I believe that it is either the 7th, or the 9th installment in the aforementioned series that deserves the highest spot on the list, with Final Fantasy VI […]

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Final Fantasy IV (SNES/PS1) Review

Final Fantasy IV (1991) was the turning point of the series; its predecessors before it focused more on presenting a huge epic quest rather than a compelling narrative. With FFIV Sakaguchi, and his crew finally managed to combine a compelling ( for a Final Fantasy game at the time) tale with a globe trotting quest. […]

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (SNES) Review

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Dragon is a SNES game that is based on the movie by the same name which features Eric Lee playing the part of Bruce Lee. The video game offers little in the way of historical information but instead jumps right to the fighting after a brief introduction. Using a combination of […]

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Chrono Trigger (SNES/PS1) Review: A Timeless JRPG

I am impressed. Chrono Trigger, which was first released in the SNES in 1995, has always inexplicably lived under the shadow of the great Final Fantasy VI. I think Chrono Trigger is every bit as good as FFVI was, and then some. Since playing Final Fantasy VII and Ocarina of time, I have enjoyed many […]