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Anticipation

We typically spend more time thinking about and building towards the release of something than we do with that thing in the end. We grow our excitement or worry based...

/ February 1, 2017

Science Fiction Month

November is Science Fiction month on The Free Cheese. All month long, we'll be focusing our attention to sci-fi in games. From Metroid to Half-Life to No Man's Sky, we...

/ November 1, 2015

Newgrounds Retrospective

While thinking about my history with video games, I can easily associate an era or span of years in my life with a particular console and type of game. As...

/ February 28, 2015

2015’s Most Anticipated Games

Looking ahead to 2015 produces a huge list of games that we are excited to play. 2014 was a great year for gaming, but primarily for Wii U owners. Nintendo...

/ January 26, 2015

It’s That Time of the Year Again

For December, we're doing something a little different for our cover story. Typically we choose a topic in gaming based on genre or platform or series, but as we come...

/ December 1, 2014

EarthBound Bit By Bit Part I

| The Year is 199X | Onett, A small town in Eagleland | Ness's House | EarthBound begins with some sweeping pan shots over Onett, the first town in the game....

/ November 30, 2014

Remaking EarthBound

Along with many Wii U owners, I've spent the better part of this past week enjoying the recently released Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The roster is identical to the...

/ November 26, 2014

A Link to Marc’s Past

I'm going to share a story with you. A story of how a certain franchise has been apart of my life in a way I didn't realize at first. Around...

/ November 26, 2014

A Pokémon Life

Imagine a world full of endless possibilities. You can be anything you want. President? Go for it! Own a small business? Get yourself a loan. Teach under privileged children? Mold...

/ November 24, 2014

Why Final Fantasy Clicked

I grew up during the peak years of the NES, just before the rise of the 16-bit era. I watched as the Nintendo dominance across American homes slipped into the great...

/ November 24, 2014

Defining an RPG

As you may or may not know, we are spending the month of November talking about RPGs. Our cover story is centered around the genre and we are taking the...

/ November 14, 2014

The Free Cheese Podcast Episode 96: Let’s Talk About RPG

This week on FourPlay: Marc picks up the DualShock 4 to try out the port of Hotline Miami and gets excited for the sequel. Additionally, he dove into the latest creation...

/ November 12, 2014