Mario by Faith, Not by Sight?


Was that the 10th step or the 11th? Perhaps you have had similar thoughts while negotiating stairs in the dark. Was that the last step or is there one more? Guess wrong or misremember and you’re reaching for a phantom top step (with that brief frightful feeling of stepping through nothingness) or confidently hurting your […]

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Five Streamers You Should Be Following


There are more and more faith-based streamers on Twitch, Youtube, Facebook, and (insert new streaming platform) constantly coming up and growing communities. I myself would love to stream, though I’m not very “entertaining” so when I ever do it’s to chat with others and get through my backlog. For those that take it seriously though, […]

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Retro Gaming Club: The SNES Pixel Book (Review)


Every generation has an opinion on when the golden era of video game consoles happened. It could be when the PlayStation and Xbox were released, or when the PS2 and XBOX 360 came out, maybe when the Wii U hit store shelves, or you can go way back in the day with the NES. For […]

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Retro Gaming Club: Ice Climbers, Prehistorik Man & Starship Soldier


What was the first TV you remember having? Was it a very large one with HD, or something more modest? I can remember playing SNES on a small black and white mini TV at my grandmother’s house, or the huge CRT TV that I had in my room when I was growing up. The good […]

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Ys IX: Monstrum Nox and the Quest For Kindness


My most recent foray into JRPGs has been Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, which is a franchise I have heard of but never played. I hesitated because this is part IX, so I assumed I would be starting off with a sequel but it was like Final Fantasy, where for the most part they are separate […]

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Playstation Showcase 2021 Recap


Every year, several video game conferences happen to show off what is coming our way in terms of new games, consoles, technology or other updates. It’s exciting to watch with the rest of the world for the first time and get emotional or excited as to what’s coming down the pipe. It’s also a marketing […]

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Preview: Tales Of Arise (PS4)


Composer: Motoi SakurabaPlatforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft WindowsDevelopers: BANDAI NAMCO, BANDAI NAMCO StudiosPublishers: BANDAI NAMCO, Namco Bandai Games America Inc. In the world of videogames, when a game or franchise gets updated in one way or another, it can be a time to rejoice or criticize. […]

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Retro Gaming Club: River City Ransom, Super Valis IV, Wrecking Crew


Be sure to check out my previous entries in the Retro Gaming Club, where I write short preview posts on three retro games I played that month. Oftentimes I haven’t played them before. so it can be a fresh experience for me. I also want to highlight older games and give them a little spotlight […]

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Review: Fire Tonight (PC)


Initial release date: September 3, 2020 Developer: Reptoid Games Publisher: Way Down Deep Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, macOS, Macintosh operating systems Genres: Puzzle, Adventure game, Indie game Rating: E Thanks to PAX East and Reptoid Games for the review copy of Fire Tonight. Games that try new concepts intrigue me as a gamer, so […]

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Retro Gaming Club: Double Dragon II, The King of Fighters ’98 and E.D.F.


It has been quite a while since I did an update on the blog, including this Retro Gaming Club column. I have been very busy this summer with family, home projects, and picking up or organizing our home. There’s always a lot to do when your on vacation, but I’m glad for the downtime. Below […]

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