Halloween Blogtober – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

One of my goals for a gaming blog site was to document my experiences with games I had never known as well as catching up on some older games that I've never gotten around to playing despite knowing full well of their existence. For my final Blogtober gaming entry I've chosen one Konami's Playstation masterworks … Continue reading Halloween Blogtober – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Halloween Blogtober – Zombies Ate My Neighbors

For today's Blogtober post we are going to take a trip back to the year 1993. During this wondrous time arcades were still thriving in part to the popularity of fighting-games like Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Virtua Fighter(released in '93), Nintendo and Sega were locked in a fierce competition for home console supremacy known … Continue reading Halloween Blogtober – Zombies Ate My Neighbors

Halloween Blogtober – Splatterhouse

Welcome back to another Halloween Blogtober post! Today's horrific highlight is the arcade cult hit Splatterhouse released by Namco originally in 1988. When I selected what games I wanted to go over for the month of October, I wanted to stray(mostly) from the most commonly mentioned Halloween-themed games(Resident Evil, Silent Hill, etc.) and also use … Continue reading Halloween Blogtober – Splatterhouse

Halloween Blogtober – Vampire: Master of Darkness

An influential and beloved game series like Castlevania is going to have is share of copycat versions, a Mello Yello to its Mountain Dew, right? I recently came across the game Vampire: Master of Darkness, released in 1993 on the Sega Game Gear and Master System(PAL only), and by just looking at the screenshots of … Continue reading Halloween Blogtober – Vampire: Master of Darkness

Sega’s Dreamcast – 20 Years Later

Sega released the Dreamcast on September 9, 1999 at the end of an enormous marketing campaign. The Dreamcast was the most technologically-advanced console released at the time, being met with much praise and was looking to be the triumphant return that Sega was hoping for. This momentum would not last however, as the Dreamcast would … Continue reading Sega’s Dreamcast – 20 Years Later