"Once upon a time in a kingdom far far away, 2D platforming games were a true work of art. Those days are long behind us as we celebrate the 3D platformer. Although this beloved genre has suffered alongside the rise of the FPS, we take a look at some of the best platformer games we’ve had in recent times."
"This edition of Memorable Music in Gaming pulls from several different sources. A couple tend to be the usual suspects - well-known Nintendo titles for example. A pair of PC games and an arcade selection round things out nicely, however.
Darius (Arcade) - Captain Neo
Darius has always been ahead of its time: at time of release and even now, more than 20 years later. Its philosophical, bigger-than-itself feel and atmosphere is just as relevant as it was back in the day when games were ..."
"This week's collection of games comes from a variety of genres and systems. Some of the titles you might expect, coming from one of the most beloved franchises in all of video gaming. Some of the others? Probably somewhat more of a surprise.
Columns (SNES) - Clotho
Named after one of the Three Sisters of Fate from Greek Mythology, Clotho is one of the most recognizable tune from the 32-bit era of video gaming. Ask anyone and watch their face contort into one that of filled with nostalgia."
"With how popular streaming and capturing video game content has become, more gamers than ever are looking for ways to record and share their gaming sessions with others. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 released with features that tried to take advantage of this, and while they are better than nothing - there is certainly room for improvement. That is where options like the AVerMedia Live Gamer Extreme (or LGX) come in, delivering very high quality capture with lots of options and a relatively ..."
Putting YOU in the driver’s seat, Skylanders SuperChargers will introduce an entirely new way to play, with land, sea and sky vehicles appearing from September 20th 2015 in the US with Europe and Australia waiting a few days more before a 25th Sept release date let’s them get into the action.
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.
John from The Gamers Lounge writes "Nintendo has never been number one on my must have gaming console list. I have been a SEGA man since the Master System days, then an Xbox guy after the Dreamcast faded away. But recently with all the bickering between XB1 and PS4 fanboys about resolution of games, graphics and game length, I have found myself playing less. Maybe I was just reading too much social media or maybe I hit the Destiny bottle too hard. But for whatever reason I wasn't having that ...
"None of the Mario Kart titles are particularly bad, but there are definitely certain titles that stand out from the pack. As an avid Mario Kart fan who has grown up with the series since its origin back on the SNES in the early 90s, I will attempt to provide my karting expertise to bring you an informative and comprehensive list that ranks all 8 games."