Retro Reviews

Super NES Retro Review: Star Fox 2

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Finally: A lost dog comes back home.

Super NES Retro Review: Kirby Super Star

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Here comes a special boy.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A strong relationship is forged -- and ends -- under the starlight.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: We encourage you to pick random babies off the ground and run with them.

Classic Deep Dive: The Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past

Classic Deep Dive: Castlevania - Symphony of the Night

The History of RPGs

Roguelikes: How a Niche PC RPG Genre Went Mainstream

HISTORY OF RPGS | Mystery Dungeon tackled the daunting task of making roguelikes friendly.

How Ultima 4 and Wasteland Ushered in a New Era of Maturity for RPGs

HISTORY OF RPGS | Inside Ultima 4 and Wasteland, two critical attempts to bring meaning to the genre of RPGs.

How Dragon Quest Inspired the First Big Console RPG Boom in Japan, Both For Better and For Worse

HISTORY OF RPGS | A survey of the innovative RPGs to emerge in Loto's wake.

Yuji Horii Remembers the Difficult Road to Liberating RPGs from Costly Computers With Dragon Quest

HISTORY OF RPGS | The great migration away from just PCs started with Dragon Quest in 1986.

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