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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 on a fraction of information until the anticipation of something...

/ 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 will highlight our favorite moments in sci-fi gaming. There are...

/ 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 a child, the NES dominated my game playing time, with...

/ 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 fans saw the console make a significant turn around with...

/ 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 to the close of the calendar year we are going...

/ 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. As the game slowly reveals the area, a few title...

/ 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 3DS version that we've been playing since October, but there...

/ 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 Ages 3-5 I had a lot of toys as a...

/ November 26, 2014