Tag: Nintendo

Retro recollections: Castlevania (NES)

Time, I thought, to really sink my teeth into my retro gaming collection. Where better to start than Konami’s classic Dracula-fest, Castlevania? I’m not a big believer in the whole “pile of shame” concept — that idea that if you’ve got a lot of unplayed games, it’s somehow shameful or problematic. Sure, it probably does […]

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Retro recollections: Is it important to play all of a classic game series?

There are plenty of classic game series, but when approaching them, is it vital to start at the beginning? Credit where it’s due; my thoughts around retro gaming today can be traced back to a tweet made by the excellent Alex Boz, AKA @ausretrogamer Perhaps we should play this game at least once in our […]

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