Ys Famicom Title Screen

…the Famicom port is not considered to be of very high quality when compared to all of the other Ys ports.

Choujikuu Yousai Macross

Macross Famicom Title Screen

While this first entry in the Macross game franchise isn’t a bad game, it’s just not very interesting or fun. And it’s definitely not as notable as some of the other entries yet to come.

2013: A Year Reborn

King Moogle Mog

2013 has been a bit of a strange year for me. It’s the second year in a row that a particular set of personal issues have come to light, but it’s also been a year of fairly great and interesting discoveries in the gaming world.

Mobile Suit Z Gundam – Hot Scramble


Hot Scramble consists of two very different styles of gameplay: Cockpit view shooting (it’s really an FPS) and side-scrolling action shooting. The beginning of each level puts you inside of the Z Gundam’s cockpit on earth, where they are flying along the ground and shooting at other Mobile Suits with a beam rifle.

My History With Monster Hunter and “Freshness”

Tigrex Image

My wife and I played Tri every chance that we had, and we weren’t even playing together. While one of us played the other would watch and make comments or criticisms. We helped each other learn the game, and in retrospect that may have been the biggest reason why Tri succeeded for me where Portable failed.