Things I Hate: Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand

This GBA game made quite a buzz in the video game media world. All the magazines and websites were all raving about it, or at least one part of it. What’s that part of it? Well the game had a sensor to detect sunlight, and playing on a sunny day would be ideal. Except youContinue reading “Things I Hate: Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand”

Video Game History: Kid Dracula

Kid Dracula was a Gameboy game released in 1993, however it is a remix/sequel to a eariler Famicom game named Akumaj┼Ź Special: Boku Dracula-kun. It’s also one of the few spin-offs in the Castlevania series. I had a few friends who had their time to play it, but by the time I heard of it,Continue reading “Video Game History: Kid Dracula”

Things I Like: Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth

When I heard they were making a Castlevania directly for the WiiWare service I was a little skeptical. Most games that come directly on those services are junk if they’re not older games. Surprisingly The Adventure ReBirth is a faithful and good edition to the classic Castlevania games. Even though I’m more of a MetroidvaniaContinue reading “Things I Like: Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth”

Things I Hate: Castlevania: Lament of Innocence

I rented this a few years back, and despite some good buzz pre-release among the game magazines I thought this one was pretty disappointing. It had a decent combat engine, sorta Devil May Cry meets Castlevania. However the castle felt boring with empty halls, awkward platforming, and pointless wandering. I returned this back to BlockbusterContinue reading “Things I Hate: Castlevania: Lament of Innocence”

The Adventures of Batman and Robin (SNES) Review

I never really watched much of the TV series for which the game is based off of, but I heard it was really good Batman game. I wasn’t expecting an Arkham Asylum, but Konami did a great job with this SNES game. The game is something like a mix of Double Dragon meets Mario meetsContinue reading “The Adventures of Batman and Robin (SNES) Review”