Opinions: Retro Comps – Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (Switch/PS4/Xbox One/PC) High Points – Street Fighter Alpha 3, Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Super Street Fighter II Turbo Low Points – Street Fighter, Street Fighter III, Street Fighter II: Champion Edition Quirky Surprise – Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact Capcom recently revisited their Street Fighter Anniversary Collection, bringing it…

Opinion: Let’s Talk about Metroid Prime 4

So we got a pretty severe update on the development of Metroid Prime 4 this morning. It was not immediately good — the secret team (probably Bandai Namco, possibly chunks of the Star Wars 1331 prototype team) have been pulled from the project, and it’s shifting over to Retro Studios, the developers of the original…

Artistic Discussion: Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

It’s been FAR too long since I’ve done one of these, so I want to return to discussing good and bad box art, and what better way to revive the idea than with a great Castlevania box? Aria is a stunner of a cover, with Ayumi Kojima’s powerful, ethereal style selling the gothic vibe of…

Opinions: My Top 50 Men in Video Games Hub

In contrast to women, men in video games have always dominated leading roles. I’ve discovered as I compiled this list that the supporting/non-primary selections were much harder to conjure up in contrast to heroes and villains. However, I find my favorites tend to espouse qualities that rise beyond pure strength or traditional masculinity. Some are…

Opinion: Gris Exposed My Soul for the Better

Okay, this has been a long time cooking, but I think I’m ready to discuss my Game of the Year for 2018, Gris. Gris is a puzzle platformer, but it is more than that. It is a piece of moving art, but it is more than that. It is a powerful narrative subtly told through…

Opinions: Super Smash Bros Wish List

A prompt from my forum Discord got the old speculation hopes a-going, asking if I could pick a character from all of the franchises already in Smash Ultimate, alongside a few other special categories, what would we choose? Well, here’s what I would pick! But first, the breakdown of what the groupings are: Also, current…