Opinion: My Top 111, #42 – 44

44) Contra Good: Amazing 8-bit run n’ gun combat. Stunning soundtrack that stands as one of the best on the system. Co-op! A tight, cohesive package of action gameplay with very few flaws. Poor: The two “base” levels are definitely the weak point, although they aren’t horrible. It’s a shame that we didn’t get all…

Opinion: Critical Favorites – The NES

When I launched LVLs. and then P4, I had a series of articles on my favorite or “essential” games that ran until quite recently. I wanted to rethink my approach of analyzing the games that I love, and would like to take three to six games I adore for each system the most and try…

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…