Tag: Konami


Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia is Brutal but Fun

A few years ago I wrote a list about games on past Christmas whislists that didn’t make any sense. Games that were either not for me, or ended up being kind of bad and in no way should they have […]


Castlevania: A Personal Retrospective

Zombies, ghouls, ghosts, and of course, vampires. If you’ve been playing games for any decent amount of time, chances are you’ve at least heard of the Castlevania series of horror-themed action RPGs. With it’s origins dating back to the original NES, […]


Tao’s Adventure is a Portal to When Designers Didn’t Know How to Make DS Games

You take some risk when playing games from nearly a decade ago. In that span of time many developers and game designers have time to hone their craft and really get a grip on what a system or console can […]


So Many Arcades, So Little Time

This blog has been relatively quite as of late, but that doesn’t mean I’ve been holding back on anything! Over the past month, we visited a trio of arcades, some better than others, and I’ve been playing plenty of new […]


Top Ten Dream E3 2015 Predictions

It’s that time of year again. E3 is this week, and with it will come the best and most exciting video game announcements, trailers, demos, and releases for the upcoming year. Many companies benchmark their entire remainder of the year […]


Free Play: Tornado Outbreak

After finding the game for just a dollar, I decided to give it a spin. If more games were this cheap and this good, I don’t think I’d ever leave the house! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_akAfNPcE8&w=560&h=315] Laters, Jsick


Top Ten Favorite Dance Dance Revolution Songs

Though its popularity has waned in recent years, Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution franchise has seen numerous entries on literally every platform on the market. It also seemingly single handedly saved arcades from total annilhilation: or at least it staved off their downfall for […]


Sunday Roundup: 1/26/14

Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2 Wii Release Date: September 16th, 2008 Purchased at: Goodwill (Sunnyvale, CA – $4) Just a random stop in Goodwill this week and I happened across a fine looking Wii game. Though at this point […]


Video Review: Silent Scope

Silent Scope is a memorable, unique arcade shooter. Not so much on the consoles. Here is my newest video review [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cINx-CV_ayw&w=420&h=315] Laters, Jsick


Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate

The Castlevania series has enjoyed years of success on handheld systems. The previous three games in the series on the DS were arguably some of the best in the entire series. However, a reboot of the franchise occurred on the […]