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Down Memory Card Lane: 5 Of The Best Retro Moments

Aaron

We all have them: those moments in gaming where we thought ‘wow’. Those precious moments when games can surprise, delight and even shock in one stroke of design genius. This article will look at some of my personal faves from the gaming archives; this isn’t analysis and this isn’t critique, this is just a life long joypad jockey sharing some of those things that made us all go “This is why I play”.

The Best Is Yet To Come: My Top Five Greatest Sequels

Aaron

What happens when you create something the world loves so much, they cry for more? Do you go bigger and better or focused and honed? It is a question that has haunted developers for years; How do we go beyond what already took everything we had in the first place. Sometimes sequels can only linger in the shadow of their big brothers, but sometimes the young protege steps out of the classroom and become the master. Here are my top 5 best follow ups that lived up to the expectation.

A Wii Restrospective: Why I’m An Asshole

Max

Fanboy: 1) a flattened child used to cool one’s face down 2) a Nintendo fan.  I’ve been dubious about the Wii U – I don’t think it’s going to go the way of the Dreamcast, but I do think it will go the way of the Wii.  After the recent Nintendo Direct announcement [this article was written a while back – Ed], I’ve tilted my head to one side like a curious dog.  It’s the promise of new Mario and Zelda games that have suckered me in again.  I guess this fanboy will eventually buy the glorified DS.  And it will have 5 ‘great’ games on it, within the barrage of ‘Dance, Dance, Super Fire Pony’ and the like.  So – with that to inspire me – I decided to see what remaining Wii games were left on my shelf…