"A general rule of the gaming world tends to see games based on movies being relatively bad. Rushed development to meet the movie’s release windows, unfinished concepts, and phoned-in performances from the stars of the films (if you’re lucky) are just some of the things that tend to hurt video game movies. But we’ve rounded up the following games that broke the mould and proved that anomalies can happen."
"Welcome back. Earlier today we talked about some of our favorite titles on the PlayStation. Two titles for a twenty year anniversary. It is still hard to believe that is has been that long. I actually did not intend to buy a PlayStation on day one. My childhood friend Randy had convinced me to go half-in on a console that we would trade back and forth every other week. At first I was reluctant - but I decided to go through with it. Randy however, came up short when the console released in the..."
"So I have been gaming for... a long time now. I have had most consoles over the years at one point or the other, but one of the few I had day one was the original Sony PlayStation. Why is this significant? Because the system is celebrating its twenty year anniversary this week (technically yesterday here in North America). I absolutely loved this system and put together a lot of my fondest video gaming memories playing it. So, to celebrate twenty years, I am listing out my top twenty games to..."
"Wildly successful for its 3D graphics, variety of great games, and success of the CD format, the PlayStation would go on to influence the use of optical CDs in video game consoles, and spawn successor consoles that have either outsold or competed with those devolved by Microsoft or Nintendo."
On this day in 1997, Final Fantasy VII was released in North America. The 7th installment in the series, it was the first to use 3D graphics, with fully rendered characters and backgrounds. Often credited as the game that popularized role-playing games in America, it’s gone on to sell over 11 million copies. You may have heard of this little gem.
"I’m going to start off my first title on this list which also happens to be one of my favorite games of all time. It’s one of two on this list that fits that bill alongside Breath of Fire III, Shovel Knight and more. Without further blabbering on my part, here are my Top 5 games that should have had sequels - but didn't!
Rogue Galaxy is an action RPG developed by Level-5 and was published by Sony in NA a little less than a decade ago. One thing to mention right now is that..."
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.