Opinion: Castlevania

The original Castlevania and I have had an interesting little exchange, really. I’ve had exposure to it since the heydays of the NES, but never actually owned a copy of it until the GBA’s “Classic NES” line included it as part of the second series (and the third…uh…third party title in America in that series…

Opinion: An Ode to the Glory Days of Konami

Originally posted on P4. The past year has been drastic for the publisher Konami, particularly in view of their video gaming legacy. I won’t go into the specifics of their spiraling descent out of the gaming industry — Eurogamer has the details on all that — but what I would rather do is focus on…

Opinion: Best NES Composers

Opinion pieces will be my take on the five best…of something. In this case, I want to share my votes for the five greatest composers for the NES hardware. 5) KONAMI KuKeiHa Club (Konami) Yes, I’m cheating slightly by including the entirety of Konami’s sensational musical staff from the 80s, so I won’t let them…