Retro Reviews archive

The Castlevania Anniversary Collection is Good, but Still Has a Couple of Chipped Fangs

We break down the positives and negatives of Konami's latest effort to cater to the vampire hunter dwelling within you.

Phantasy Star 2 Retro Review

Sega's 16-bit sci-fi JRPG is revolutionary in many ways, but its age becomes apparent when you play through it.

Mega Man 6 Retro Review

It's been 25 years since Mega Man 6 came to North America. Nadia plays it again to see if it deserves the thumping fans and critics tend to administer.

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The Castlevania Anniversary Collection is Good, but Still Has a Couple of Chipped Fangs

We break down the positives and negatives of Konami's latest effort to cater to the vampire hunter dwelling within you.

Phantasy Star 2 Retro Review

Sega's 16-bit sci-fi JRPG is revolutionary in many ways, but its age becomes apparent when you play through it.

Mega Man 6 Retro Review

It's been 25 years since Mega Man 6 came to North America. Nadia plays it again to see if it deserves the thumping fans and critics tend to administer.

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.

Super NES Retro Review: EarthBound

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Crayola and light horror make an epic RPG baby together.

Super NES Retro Review: Kirby's Dream Course

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: How about a bit of putt-putt, Dreamland-style?

Super NES Retro Review: Donkey Kong Country

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Let's monkey around.

Super NES Retro Review: Final Fantasy VI

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: The reigning prince of 16-bit RPGs.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Punch-Out!!

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Do your patriotic duty. Punch a fat clown.

Super NES Retro Review: Mega Man X

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Mega Man's brilliant 16-bit debut.

Super NES Retro Review: Secret of Mana

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: A real gem of an action-RPG that has some rough edges.

Super NES Retro Review: Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: The best 16-bit Street Fighter game of all time. Unless you prefer Super Street Fighter II.

Super NES Retro Review: Star Fox

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Fox! In! Spaaaace!

Super NES Retro Review: Super Mario Kart

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: "Super Mario Kart funny car madness!!"

Super NES Retro Review: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: The Zelda game that changed everything.

Super NES Retro Review: Contra III: The Alien Wars

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Today: Let's attack aggressively.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Hope you're open-minded about pain.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Castlevania IV

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Next up: Simon Belmont's excellent adventure.

Super NES Retro Review: F-Zero

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. Second in the queue: The game that taught Captain Falcon to fly.

Super NES Retro Review: Super Mario World

Join us as we review every Super NES Classic game. First up: Possibly the greatest Mario of them all.