Video Game Review

Review – Mega Man X8

I could not have predicted things would turn out this way. I count Mega Man X as one of my favourite games, and to see the series take a gradual slide into atrociousness has been […]

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Review – Demon’s Crest

Okay, so what the hell is up with the naming scheme for what, in Japan, is just called Makaimura? Sure, Makaimura, doesn’t translate well, coming out as something like “Demon World Village,” but Ghosts ‘N […]

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Review – Gargoyle’s Quest II

In the twilight years of the NES, Capcom made what are arguably some of the best action platformers of the time. Using lessons learned from their time designing Mega Man, games like Duck Tales and […]

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Review – Gargoyle’s Quest

Nintendo’s first cartridge based handheld, the Gameboy, was many things. It was influential, popular, long-lived, and absolutely ubiquitous. It was not, however, a very powerful system. Consider that the Atari Lynx was released later in […]

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Review – Mega Man X5

We’re starting this review off with some spoilers about Mega Man X3, because this is important. We need to talk about the series’ plot and this is the perfect place to do it. So, sit […]

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Review – Mega Man X4

There were six games of the classic Mega Man series released on the NES, the last one arriving as late as 1994. That’s pretty far past the launch of the SNES and even came after […]