Aside from your mentally deficient cohorts, the game's not really half bad.
Brave Fencer Musashi is another one of Square's journeys in to the realm of gaming outside of RPGs. For the majority of Squaresoft's life in the gaming industry, it has remained in its little RPG corn
So I walk into GameStop one fine day, look around for a second, then make a beeline for the NES games. As usual, all I find are the games that I had passed up during my previous visit. Then I spot it.
The classic WWF lineup, in your pocket!
- Squaresoft has arrived on Nintendo. Along with the already announced Final Fantasy Tactics release for the GameBoy Advance is coming a revamp of the original Secret of Mana, aka Final Fantasy Adve
Icewind Dale is a cold little place featured in many "Forgotten Realms" based novels, such as the "Icewind Dale Trilogy" by R.A. Salvatore, and now it stars in it's very own game! Icewind Dale uses the same engine (The Bioware Infinity Engine) used to create Baldur's Gate, a nd makes damned good use of it, too. The controls are quite easy to learn, even if you've never played Baldur's Gate before, and the storyline leaves nothing to be desired. You start off your adventure by creating a party of adventurers from 1 to 6 people. Your companions' races can be anything from Human to Half-Ogre, and their classes can be anything from an average fighter to a specialist mage. If you so choose, the multiplayer option allows you to join up with your friends or strangers to take on the 150 or so different monsters that roam the dale using a wide variety of weapons and spells. You explore many different areas, such as crypts full of the walking dead, volcanic caverns, and ice capped mountains. Icewind Dale is one of the largest games of its kind, and rest assured, it will leave you a lot less bored and a whole lot less pissed off than other certain multiplayer adventure/role playing games... Diablo II, for instance. If you liked Baldur's Gate... Hell, even if you hated it, or never even heard of it, check out Icewind Dale. If Drizzt Do'Urden lived there, it's gotta be good, right?
GameCola fans and writers describe their favorite (and sometimes least favorite) games of all time. This month's top ten was received in my mailbox moons ago, and is most likely long forgotten by its
It all starts quite blandly, and to top that, quite abruptly as well. The power button is pushed and without warning this dull, black screen jumps on to your television. No music. No playful sounds. T
Remember a really, really long time ago? About 1996, I believe, when the Nintendo 64 was on the verge of American release. Everybody's favorite propaganda-spewing magazine Nintendo Power was makin
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance finds its basis in the shadow of table-top games such as Dungeons Dragons: no set storyline for the character as the story commences, no evil empire to overthrow, no worl
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
Top of the Heap: The Naughty Side of the NES
Despite efforts by Nintendo to keep the NES squeaky clean, some unlicensed game developers managed leak some smuttiness onto the otherwise family-friendly system.
[NSFW] Top of the Heap: Pokémon Games That Aren't
Nine knock-off Pokémon games you probably haven't caught yet.
Hacks'n'Slash #2: Sonic X - Regenerated
Oh yes. Be afraid.
Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Naoto Shirogane is a Transman
Why accept the canon explanation when the story could be so much more interesting?
Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Cloud Strife Is Not Straight Or Cis
Is it crossdressing, just a guy's night out, best friends forever? What's the deal with Cloud Strife's moments of gender and sexuality nonconformity?
Matches and Matrimony: A Pride and Prejudice Tale (PC)
Matches and Matrimony: A Pride and Prejudice Tale is a hard game to describe. To put it in one sentence, it's a dating sim, based off of Jane Austen novels. And it is basically the greatest game ever.
Card Sweethearts (PC)
I don't know anything about romance-sim dating. There it is ladies and gentlemen. That's my return to videogame journalism after a year of being out of the game, and to top it all off, the only reason
Ever open up a drawer full of videogames looking for something to play, and you just can’t find it? Then, way in the back, you happen to notice the exact game that made your childhood great? This is that game for me. It's one of the first videogames I ever played, and seeing it again just made me pop that sucker into my hard drive and relive those memories.
"There were times when I found myself actually getting into PISS." - Nikola Suprak