Things I Hate: Soul Calibur V (Xbox 360)

I remember back in the early 2000s when Soul Calibur II first hit the major consoles. I got the Gamecube version, and I loved how they included Link from the Legend of Zelda series. I went back and played the original (I also remember playing Soul Edge in the arcades), and I was very disappointedContinue reading “Things I Hate: Soul Calibur V (Xbox 360)”

Video Game History: Apple Bandai Pippin

Yes Apple was into gaming (besides Macs) long before the iPhone. They teamed up with Bandai to make a console of their own. The specs were pretty much like a Mac computer. It even ran on the same OS. Controller was a little plain and goofy though. Also less than 20 games were made forContinue reading “Video Game History: Apple Bandai Pippin”

Video Game History: The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island (NES)

Gilligan’s Island is one of my favorite TV shows of all time. Though it’s hard to believe someone wanted to make a video game based off of it. Though Bandai had that idea and did so in 1990. The Adventures of Gilligans Island hit the NES about 23 years after the show ended. The gameContinue reading “Video Game History: The Adventures of Gilligan’s Island (NES)”

Things I Like: Soul Calibur (Arcade)

I never had the game on Dreamcast or any of the later future ports. However years later, my local pizza place did get an old arcade machine of the game. It was maybe 3 years after I had the 2nd game on Gamecube so it was kinda weird. Even though the graphics look dated now,Continue reading “Things I Like: Soul Calibur (Arcade)”

Beautiful Katamari (Xbox 360) Review

While this may have been the first game in the series that I personally played, I do remember when the series hit the PS2. All the video game media outlets were like “this game is too weird to sell, PLEASE BUY IT” and it managed to make the game sell enough copies to be profitable.Continue reading “Beautiful Katamari (Xbox 360) Review”