RPG fans have no qualms about going back to their 16-bit favorites—your Final Fantasy Sixes, your Chrono Triggers—but NES RPGs are the Dangerfield of the genre: they get no respect. Often criticized for being tedious, grind-heavy slogs, the dungeon-crawlers of the 80s have an admittedly high barrier of entry to them... (more)
August 11, 2016 - Tadpole Treble (by our very own TriforceBun), Mega Man X, Wave Race 64, and more hit Nintendo's systems today. See all of this week's new games and deals at noon eastern on your favorite digital storefront... (more)
While the original Dragon Quest--repurposed as "Dragon Warrior"--found some mild success in the US thanks to a dynamic Nintendo Power promotion, its NES sequels didn't really catch on here. Which is disappointing, because I think the series as a whole can hold its own against any other RPG franchise. That said, Dragon Warrior II is perhaps not the best example of the series' strengths... (more)
July 28, 2016 - It must be Kirby's birthday, because the pink puff is featured in this week's Nintendo Download! See all of this week's updates at noon eastern today on your favorite digital storefront... (more)
Welcome to another episode of The Negative World Podcast! This time Joe (Ninsage) and Stephen (DrFinkelstein) go it alone without a guest and for that, the show is a little shorter than normal. Well, the format is a little different too.