Category Archives: Looking Back

Looking Back deals with games, music, etc. that is significantly old enough to be considered ‘retro’ or at least worth taking a ‘look back’ at several years later.

Looking Back – Enclave

And we’re back! Sorry about the whole month-long hiatus without notice bit, folks. In my defense, I discovered GoG.com and Attack on Titan, which’ve been eating up a fair bit of my time. Speaking of GoG, that’s where I got … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Namco Museum

I’m beginning to remember why I don’t make date-specific promises. Yeah, it’s far from Monday, totally my bad about that. Anyway, I’ve been watching a fair bit of gaming history stuff, like Balrog’s Gaming 101 and reading entirely too much … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Nintendo Power

I never thought this day would come. I never figured I’d have to write this. Nintendo Power’s goin’ the way of the dodo. What you see above are the first and final issues of this great, 24-year-old magazine. This is … Continue reading

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Looking Back- Chameleon Twist

You know, sometimes there are games (or shows or whatever) that you’re not entirely sure exist. You remember playing them, you remember owning them… But nobody else knows about it. Chameleon Twist is that kind of game.

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Looking Back – Kirby’s Dreamland 3

While Kirby Super Star added some great things (such as the friendship-solidifying co-op), Kirby’s Dreamland 3 was more about taking Kirby back in a simpler direction. Fewer abilities, a handful of new animal buddies, and a horrible bleeding eyeball. Wait, … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Kirby Super Star

Now, I normally play through the game before I’m writing these. Y’know, refresh my memory, keep my nonsense straight, all that fun stuff. Well, this Looking Back is different. This one deals with a game that I’ve played so much … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Kirby‚Äôs Dreamland 2

When I slid the cartridge into my Gameboy to refresh my memory on this game, I was immediately taken back to when I bought the game. It was shortly after the game came out and either I saved up my … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Kirby’s Adventure

While Kirby’s Dreamland set up the framework for what a Kirby game was, Kirby’s Adventure gave us so many of the staples we know and love today. Copy abilities, the ‘world map,’ mini-games. So much stuff came from this game … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Kirby’s Dreamland

I can’t remember the first time I played this game, but I had a revelation when I slid that cartridge in and turned on my old brick of a gameboy (that’s still running to this day without a hitch): This … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Illusion of Gaia

Illusion of Gaia has a special place in my heart. Part of a pseudo-series which included Soul Blazer and Terranigma, Illusion of Gaia was a beautifully-illustrated action-RPG. Set on a somewhat realistic Earth in the age of exploration, Illusion of … Continue reading

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