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5:07 PM on 11.17.2015

​Why I will gladly pay ten dollars for Pokemon Red

Because it’s fun. Thus concludes my argument. There's more words below, but they basically equate to this statement. The price of games is such a peculiarity. The argument of what a game should cost versus what it is actua...   read

10:16 AM on 01.15.2015

My 2014 EarthBound Journal

Last year, I replayed EarthBound for the first time in many years. I always find something new when I play this game, but the big difference this time around is that I was playing it on the Wii U. One of the greatest fea...   read

12:29 PM on 11.17.2014

Giving Thanks: The Miiverse

Though touted as one of the greater evolutions in gaming, I’ve never been a huge proponent of online gaming. Indulging in a game’s world and story is a personal experience for me. The voices and actions of ot...   read

2:43 PM on 10.10.2014

Fangs for the Memories: The Ruins of Pandora

I’m an insatiable magnet for fright. I was in my twenties when I saw The Grudge at a midnight showing, and slept with the closet light on for longer than I care to admit. The last time I went to a haunted house the...   read

4:01 PM on 09.07.2014

Sanctuary, or why video games are so personal to me

Since my first days of laying hands on a Commodore 64, there’s been something I adore about video games that I’ve never been able to articulate. For a time I thought my enjoyment of video games was derived fr...   read

5:25 AM on 11.26.2013

It's good to feel like a gamer again

My shower door may be a portal to Lorule. Early in the morning of November 22nd, in those twilight hours between night and morning, I found myself unable to sleep: I had been dreaming of playing a Link Between Worlds. Givi...   read

2:43 PM on 04.11.2013

How Theatrhythm helped me ring bells

There is no bigger interest in my life than music. When Im not actively engaged with someone, chances are good Ill have my headphones on and cranked to a borderline unsafe levels. I carefully select the music that wakes me ...   read

3:02 PM on 10.06.2012

Aural Emotions

There's many reasons why I adore the music of video games, from those that extract ridiculous potential from short loops, to those which are unbelievably catchy, binding themselves forever into one's memory. But by far, my fa...   read

2:45 PM on 12.02.2011

RetroforceGO! Perfect Best

RetroforceGO! was what brought me to Destructoid, and more importantly, what brought me back into gaming. To say the least, it was the only gaming podcast I had come across that was just about hanging out and talking games,...   read

8:27 AM on 11.19.2011

Zelda Week: Upon the Isle of Dreams

Even before the idea that Link's Awakening is the definitive series experience was broached in the original post, I immediately knew this would be my contribution to Zelda week. To date, Ive played through every entry in the...   read

10:41 AM on 05.16.2011

Mega Man 3 is a dirty, dirty game

Apologies in advance to anyone who can't look at Mega Man 3 the same way after this. In the original Mega Man, the robots are designed to perform industrial tasks, and conveniently double as a world domination task force for...   read

3:45 PM on 03.29.2011

Technical Difficulties: Upon the Threshold

When it comes to challenge, the general thought drifts to terms such as the number of player lives/continues, enemy health, enemy AI, ease of control, whether or not the game has cheap shots, and the presence of broken gamepl...   read

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