Tag: Super Nintendo

When Games Were Fully Complete Upon Release

I really miss the days when you could buy a game, take it home, boot it up, and immediately jump right into it. There were no updates that had to be downloaded first, no uploading the disc information to the console’s hard drive, and… Continue Reading “When Games Were Fully Complete Upon Release”

WHY I BELIEVE Street Fighter II Began the Decline of Arcades

I loved arcades growing up. From the 1980s into most of 1990s, the arcades provided gaming experiences that you just couldn’t get at home. The graphics were better and the sound was superior. The joysticks, steering wheels, and guns made it an experience like… Continue Reading “WHY I BELIEVE Street Fighter II Began the Decline of Arcades”

MY FIRST TIME: Donkey Kong Country

There are some games that literally make you expand your mind as to what is possible in video gaming. Seeing the original Mortal Kombat with its digitized characters that featured motion capturing from real actors was mind-blowing in 1992. On the Super Nintendo Entertainment… Continue Reading “MY FIRST TIME: Donkey Kong Country”