Month: October 2016

The Free Cheese Episode 170: Review Me Not

This week on The Free Cheese: we'll provide copies on release day! We bring our month of monsters to a close with a conversation about Casltevania: Aria of Sorrow, our pick for this month's game club. Matt continues to love...

/ October 31, 2016

The Sound of Castlevania

Video game music has now reached the point where it rivals the best of film scores. Modern releases over the last decade host within them grandiose orchestral scores that provide a sense of environment and depth to the game that...

/ October 31, 2016

Pretending it’s Dracula

Life is usually more interesting to me when I let the weird stuff become a reality. Those moments where my brain feeds me something odd and I let it ride. For example, I wandered through the house in the middle...

/ October 27, 2016

Retro Spotlight: Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest was first released for the Famicom in 1987 in Japan, followed by the NES in 1988 in North America. The game was developed and published by Konami and continues the story from the franchise's debut title,...

/ October 27, 2016

The Free Cheese Episode 169: It’s All Part of the Nightmare

This week on The Free Cheese: it's Marc After Darc™ Gather around as Marc and Joe catch up on all things Nintendo Switch. Marc shares his hopes and dreams for Nintendo's new home console that can leave the home, as...

/ October 27, 2016

Mafia 3 Review

Welcome to 1968 America, a period of time where the grass wasn’t so green. The nation was in the middle of The Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement was well underway. What is more interesting about the latter is...

/ October 26, 2016

What Do You Think of Nintendo Switch?

Every week on The Free Cheese, we ask a question about video games. We, the editors and contributors, answer that question and post those answers in an article format for you to read and respond to. It's a conversation that...

/ October 26, 2016

Warning! This Game Can Only Be Played in a Game Boy Color System!

Part of preserving video game history is preserving the games themselves, obviously. Another part is ensuring that any physical material is preserved; boxes, manuals, promotional materials are essential pieces of the preservation conversation. A smaller, weirder part of the history...

/ October 26, 2016