Opinion: Retro Comps – Data East Arcade Classics

Data East Arcade Classics (Wii) Highlights: Side Pocket, Burgertime, Wizard Fire Low Lights: Two Crude, Express Rider, Peter Pepper’s Ice Cream Factory Quirky Surprise: Sly Spy Majesco dropped a surprising compilation onto the Wii towards the latter days of its life: a collection of 15 Data East arcade and NeoGeo titles culled from G-Mode’s licensing…

Opinion: My Top 111 (80 – 90)

Back to Part 2… 80) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time + Brought the Zelda franchise into 3D — a landmark for its time + Fantastic music + Excellent dungeon and boss design for the most part + This game mesmerized me as a teen, and I will always remember it fondly for that –…

Opinion: Let’s talk about the Virtual Console

Update – Since I wrote this there’s been more Wii U VC releases, so I’ve added stuff to the above lists in bold. I’ve also struck out titles that were Wii exclusives but have seen a Wii U release since then. With the Turbografx getting its first Wii U exclusive in Gradius, I’ve put up…

Archives: The Last Story Review

Note – This stands as the best review I wrote for LVLS back in the day. It conveys the passion I felt for The Last Story, and also provides some analysis in the Spoiler section at the bottom. With LVLS operating once again, it felt right to bring this back over. The Last Story (Wii)…