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Terrible Fate: A Majora’s Mask Tribute

2014 saw the release of three original Pikmin animated shorts from Nintendo, the first real effort in years from the company to bring its properties to other forms of traditional media. Since the release of the Pikmin shorts, Nintendo has...

/ November 24, 2016

The Free Cheese Game Club | The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Over the last thirty years, we've all played through games in The Legend of Zelda but only one has attempted to truly teach us what the legend behind the Princess is. There's always been a hero, a villain, and a...

/ November 7, 2016

Retro Spotlight | The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Link's Awakening was directed by Takashi Tezuka, but it first began as a project of Kazuaki Morita. Morita borrowed the company's only Game Boy development kit at the time and in an attempt to discover the true potential and power...

/ November 7, 2016

Secrets

There is a world within our own that we seldom see. Usually it's because we aren't looking for it, but typically it's because we aren't looking for it the right way. We become hypnotized in routine and paralyzed by the...

/ November 2, 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 Castlevania NES Trilogy LIVE

Today, Joe and Marc are playing the NES trilogy of Castlevania games live. To celebrate thirty years of Castlevania and the feature of this month's cover story, join us as we play through the first games in the series. Watch...

/ October 15, 2016