For many a Sonic fan that grew up with the series among the early 00’s, the Sonic Adventure series was one of the highlights, featuring not only many characters but also a story that felt like it had stakes to it. During that time, few people I knew owned a Gamecube, and going over to… Continue reading Retro Swingback: Sonic Advance 1
The first 2D Sonic game that comes to my mind would probably be Sonic Advance 1 or Sonic Rush. Growing up with the two Sonic Adventure games, I’ve always been more of a ‘Modern’ Sonic fan, favoring the talkative, smart-mouthing hedgehog with a multitude of friends, rather than the straightforward level-to-level gameplay of the Classic… Continue reading Sonic Mania Impressions: Ups & Downs & Well-rounded Levels
It was a while back that I translated the developer interview regarding The Alliance Alive. True to the producer-director’s words, there have been no extra DLC announcements, and save for a patch that fixed some bugs, and the release of the official soundtrack, the game stands alone as a complete package, for better or worse.… Continue reading The Alliance Alive Impressions – The Essential 90’s RPG, Alive Again.
In a cave somewhere in the subterranean world, a lone, red-colored tank sits in a cave, waiting to be rediscovered. A lone boy, wearing a sci-fi-esqe suit and holding a laser rifle, approaches. As he slots in the key rifle into the cockpit, the vehicle vrooms to life, ready to explore what remains of the underground… Continue reading Blaster Master Zero – A Blast to play, even with Zero experience