Tagged: Retro Rant

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Retro Rant: Final Fantasy X

The PlayStation 2 was possibly the greatest games console of all time. It sold more than anything before it and had one of the greatest libraries of games. Every genre was represented here, no...

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Retro Rant: Streets of Rage

Today, we’re going to take a look back at side scrolling beat-em up classic, Streets of Rage. Right from the get go, the player is sucked in as 8-bit music gets the adrenaline going...

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Retro Rant: Secret of Mana

This game is possibly one of the best RPG’s I’ve ever played, and its appeal has stuck with me through multiple playthroughs over the years. If you have access to a SNES you should...

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Retro Rant: Super Mario World

Ah the summer. We’ve caught up with most of our spring gaming and now we reach the lull where there isn’t a lot of games being released until Autumn. Why not revisit a nice...

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Retro Rant: Breath of Fire III

While wondering if Dragons Dogma Online will reach western shores, I was reminded of Capcom’s other tales of mighty dragons that once threatened the world. That is to say, the Breath of Fire series....

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Retro Rant: Comix Zone

Comix Zone – Sega Megadrive, PC, Gameboy Advance – Sega – 1995 After playing Streets of Rage and the Scot Pilgrim game recently, I had an itch for an arcade style beat ’em up...

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Retro Rant: Penguin Land

Penguin Land – Master System – Sega – 1987 In the late 80’s, a lot of games starred random weird looking pixelated animals on quests to save their friends. We had Sonic the Hedgehog,...

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Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage N64

This time I thought we’d cover an old RPG. As I dug through the pile of relics, searching for Legend of Legaia, I came across this oddity. Aidyn Chronicles, a western style RPG for...