REVIEW – Frogger 3D (3DS)

A Hop, Skip, and a Jump Perhaps not quite as popular as arcade greats like Pac-Man or Donkey Kong, Frogger has definitely secured its place in gaming history.  Build for a more modern audience, this 3DS sequel of course borrows the main gameplay elements from its classic arcade ancestor but introduces new twists at an …

REVIEW – Orcs Must Die (XBLA)

Orcs Must Die’s biggest issue is its release date.  Released approximately two weeks after Gears of War 3, Orcs Must Die is essentially a more colorful single player Horde mode with its fast paced gameplay and cartoony traps.  The question is, should anyone play this when five-player Horde 2.0 mode is now available? Although the …

NEWS – MetaKnight Banned From Smash Bros. Brawl

The masses have spoken.  Professional gaming tourneys have banned the use of MetaKnight due to unfair advantages. Although not fully broken, a decent player can dominate the edge of any stage with his speed and power.  I guess there was too much cherry picking going on. I find this interesting as a game of this …

NEWS – MGS HD LE

Konami will be taking more of my money as a Limited Edition version was announced for the MGS HD Collection.  While not as cool as the bonus discs/content of the PS2 games, that Art Book sure sounds nice.   Konami announced a ‘Limited Edition’ METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION will be available for the PlayStation3 …

REVIEW – Rotastic (XBLA)

There is a good chance that you never heard of Rostatic and missed its launched on the XBLA thanks to all the Gears of War 3 chain-sawing going on. But this simple action/puzzler will test your reflexes, patience, and your thumb’s reaction time. Rotastic is one of the most simple, if not THE most simple, …

BLOG – Snowboard Kids Typo

I think it is a well-documented fact that I am a huge fan of Snowboard Kids, an N64 sleeper hit.  In many ways, it rivals Mario Kart 64, but this is an argument for another time. A couple months ago, I had incentive to dig out my N64, find my controller paks and extra controllers …

BLOG – GBA Roll Cage: Worst Game Accessory Ever?

    Whenever a new handheld or console launches, there is always a flood of 3rd party peripherals and accessories that release with it. This category of gaming extras didn’t really start to peak until the GBA era and started to gain a lot of steam in the later GBC days.  Blame it on the …

BLOG – Top 10 Wish List for GameBoy Color Games for 3DS Virtual Console

I originally wrote and posted this article on Sept. 23, 2011.  Almost 2 years later, many of my predictions have come true!  Original post below:   MyGamer recently posted our Top 10 Original GB list.  But we want to show our love for Nintendo’s second generation handheld; here is our wish list of the Top …

BLOG – 3DS – Top 10 Wish List for Original GameBoy Games for Virtual Console

Nintendo has launched their Virtual Console service on the 3DS, allowing gamers to replay games from the original Gameboy and Gameboy Color eras.  Despite still being very young, Nintendo has launched their handheld Virtual Console service well by choosing high quality games of the past. Original Gameboy’s Donkey Kong, Tennis, Game & Watch Gallery 1, …