As a lot of my friends know, I am a sucker for a retro game especially ones I played as a child, because there’s nothing like letting your inner child out to forget about the stresses of life, even if it is only for a little while. Today I’m going to talk about one of the games that I will always go back to and that, my gamer friends is Alex Kidd in the enchanted castle. I could play this game for hours and hours. Continue reading
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
This second installment from Gameloft in The Amazing Spider-Man series of games based off of the movie is every bit improved over the original, with more than just enhanced gameplay. Continue reading
Review by Louie Chudley
As with any HD Remaster / remake I feel the way the game is approached by the player and what they expect truly depends on whether they played the original or not. Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is definitely no exception, so keep in mind that I am approaching this review as someone who played the originals.
In my early teen years I played these games to death, with more than one hundred hours clocked in for both, I can say with confidence that the wait for these HD ports was by no means a short one. With very little game footage shown outside of press events prior to the games release most fans, myself included didn’t really know what to expect. Although a little frustrating, this for me was a welcome departure from the flood of prerelease information gamers have come to know today. It allowed me to once again feel that same enigmatic anticipation I did back in 2002. A nostalgic feeling more than fitting for HD ports of twelve and ten year games. Once I finally got my hands on the games, I felt like a kid again just itching to get pop them into my system. But enough nostalgic rambling, I have a question to answer.
Does this High Definition coat of paint glorify cherished memories or does it make me want to get out the paint stripper? Let’s find out.