When I was a wee lad, Sonic the Hedgehog was a huge part of my life. I was a scrawny little nerd creature who loved video games, those games were just so much fun. The vibrant and varied level designs. The soundtrack and sound effects. The bosses. And who could forget the absolute rush the […]Read More Classic Sonic Zones That Need the “Mania” Treatment
When I was a wee little guy, maybe two years old, my parents owned a Nintendo Entertainment System. My Dad was playing a game about some plumber who made money pop out of turtles’ asses as he sat with a miniature Brett in his lap. For one reason or another, he had to leave the […]Read More Character Creation: The Games That Shaped Me
I once ordered a BLT at my workplace’s cafeteria. I didn’t think to check the contents of the sandwich until I was back at my desk. Why would I? It’s a pretty simple sandwich, right? Wrong (apparently). As I chewed on my first bite, the horrifying realization set in. There was no bacon on my […]Read More Sega Genesis Classics: Where the Hell is Sonic 3?