"This week we have something of a rarity - each of our games comes from a different platform. They also tend to be of the retro variety (though not all). The styles are quite contrasting, from bright and playful to tense, suspenseful fare.

Super Castlevania IV (SNES) - Simon's Theme

The Castlevania games of the 16 and 32-bit eras have some of the most recognizable and catchy tunes in history. Where Mario and Sonic were including happy ditties, and Doom and Quake were scaring the living d..."

"Over the last couple of days, we have had a couple of the members of the team submit their list of games that they wish had gotten sequels. To cap off the week, I thought I would go ahead and share my own list of titles that I really would have liked to see live on just a bit longer.

Heavenly Sword

This was one of my first PlayStation 3 games when I purchased my system, and I absolutely loved it. Was the game flawed? Certainly, but it was also a lot of fun. The visuals were excellen..."

Nicole from Vgamerz writes: In 1996, Game Freak introduced the Pokemon game franchise into the gaming community, a game franchise that even today revels in high demand and levels of enjoyment spanning over a variety of age groups. The franchise possesses a simple yet addictive objective of catching various monsters known as ‘Pokemon’ in order to befriend them, train them up and battle against other Pokemon trainers. The franchise has adapted over the evolution of Nintendo consoles, becoming ...

The Gamer’s Lounge is going to be having a summer blacklog community contest. The summer is the perfect time to play some games that have been sitting on the shelf or on the hard drive for the last year or so. Put away that next gen AAA title and fire up something from a few years ago or from 20 years ago.

Rebooting his 2010 Evolution of a Gamer series for a new crew of readers at the Gamer's Lounge, Ryan pulls up the second in his archive of articles where he teaches his son about gaming, and learns something about life in the process. Here, Ryan learns a valuable lesson in trust when his son figures out how to save data on his DS.

Welcome to another installment of Garage Sale Adventures. Join Erik from The Gamers Lounge on his chronicled adventure as he hits up garage sales in his local area and sees what he can find in the way of video games.