The 90’s Are the Best

1UP is doing a series about why the 90’s were amazing (and sometimes not) for video games. I fully support this. I had no idea 1998 was so amazing. Also, don’t miss the X-treme ads. Only the 90’s could give us an awesome game starring Aerosmith and another starring Michael Jackson.

Reason 95 Why Final Fantasy 6 is the Most Awesome: Ultros

Ultros is a recurring bad guy in Final Fantasy VI. He is a delusional, carnivorous octopus. He’s not all bad, though. He tells cheesy jokes and hits on female party members. People like him so much they do cross stitches with him in them. He’s so loved, he is going to appear DLC in Final… Continue reading Reason 95 Why Final Fantasy 6 is the Most Awesome: Ultros

I Feel Like Super Nintendo Games Are Just Getting More Expensive

My dream is to some day own Star Fox: Super Weekend but, at prices like these, that’s just never going to happen. I can accept that, it’s actually rare. But why is Earthbound now going for an average of about $150? Why are you so expensive, Mega Max X3? Chrono Trigger, available on I don’t… Continue reading I Feel Like Super Nintendo Games Are Just Getting More Expensive

Yeah, Simcity 5 is Real

As the world predicted. Kind of excited about the idea of multiplayer, I could see that working pretty well. I don’t understand what tilt-shift means. I figured it out. I really like the idea of ruining some smug super genius city planners perfectly designed utopia filled with highly educated physicists just because he happens to… Continue reading Yeah, Simcity 5 is Real

Reason 96 Why Final Fantasy 6 is the Most Awesome: Kefka’s Tower

Kefka’s Tower is easily the best end area in any Final Fantasy and quite possibly the best end stage I’ve played in any RPG, for a couple of reason: Multiple parties – Up until this point, the game has required the player to create and switch between at most two different parties to work through… Continue reading Reason 96 Why Final Fantasy 6 is the Most Awesome: Kefka’s Tower