The Legend of Zelda

There I was, twelve or thirteen years old, in a quiet corner of a Sears department store. It was midday, and no one else was around the lone Nintendo kiosk with its strange rectangle controllers. As I picked up the now iconic but then alien controller, I had no idea my life was about to … Read more…

Review: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” (Switch)

TITLE: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” DEVELOPER: Lizardcube PUBLISHER: DotEmu GENRE: 2D Action-RPG PLATFORM: Nintendo Switch ALSO ON: PlayStation 4, XBox One, & PC (June 2017) RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2017 PRICE: $19.99 (eShop) Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap and I have an interesting history together. I first encountered the game at a kid’s club at a hotel while on vacation. At the … Read more…

“Radical Heroes” is a Fantastic 3D Pixel Romp!

Radical Heroes: Crimson City Crisis is one heck of a 3D 8-bit beat ’em up from indie studio Mad Unicorn Games. The game is like this wonderful fusion of classic gems like River City Ransom (if you didn’t get that from the title!), Double Dragon, Streets of Rage, and Golden Ax, mixing them all together with movies and cartoons from the 1980s … Read more…