Opinion: My Top 111, #22-23

23) Super Mario Bros. 3 Good: Among the finest 2D platformers ever made. Excellent level design and oodles of secrets make for grand gameplay. Mario (and Luigi) have tons of powerups at their disposal to take on each stage. Impeccable controls. Poor: Once you’ve gone through the game a few times it loses a lot…

Music: In honor of Breath of the Wild, some Zelda remixes

So…I’m getting Breath of the Wild today, so I expect to be engrossed by the game for the next few days. Expect all of my sites save P4 (where I will be writing articles on my favorite women every day) to be pretty quiet for a while. While you wait for me to return, here’s…

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: 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…