Category Archives: Music

Shovel Knight: Actually as Good as People Say It Is

Shovel Knight: Actually as Good as People Say It Is Shovel Knight gets it. It doesn’t follow the cargo cult routine of indie games who use sprite-based graphics instead of good game design; it groks its favorite NES games but … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Music, Platformer, Video Gaming

Devil Survivor: The Best Megami Tensei

Ambivalent About this Series I played Revelations: Persona when it first came out in 1996. I didn’t enjoy it that much; it was far too obtuse and clunky though I enjoyed the concept of collecting monsters for use in combat … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Music, Post-Apocalyptic, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

Seiken Densetsu 3

Guest article by Matt Hobbs ********** “A lost masterpiece.” “A forgotten classic.” “One of the best games ever.” Hyperbole, often fueled by raw nostalgia, overused around the internet to describe so many “underrated” games (which as we’ve discussed before, often … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Guest Article, Matt Hobbs, Music, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

A Review of the Indie Royale “Back to School Bundle”

Indie Royale is a collection of indie games offered for a low price. That low price goes up the more people purchase it but goes down for others if you donate more than the minimum. If that sounds like a … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Music, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming

Legacy of the Wizard

Legacy of the Wizard, known as Dragon Slayer 4: Drasle Family in Japan, is an early Metroidvania, a type of action/exploration game with an open-ended world (In this case, a tile-based huge labyrinthine dungeon) that can be explored in a … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Music, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming