Impressions: Star Ocean: First Departure R

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Features, News, Switch

Out of all the classic JRPGs to come out of the Square and Enix powerhouses during the Super Nintendo era, Star Ocean is one of the most oft forgotten. Originally released in 1996 exclusively on the Japanese Super Famicom, it has went on to have multiple entries with varying levels…

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It’s time to celebrate – Happy birthday, NES!

Author: Lauren Ganos
Categories: Features, Retro

Today marks the 34th birthday of the Nintendo Entertainment System — the NES — in North America. The 8-bit home video game console made waves and earned the role as the best-selling system of its time decades ago. More importantly, however, its popularity opened the doors for the Big N,…

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Final Fantasy VI turns 25 – A look back

Categories: Features, Retro

Editor’s note: Today marks the 25th anniversary (in North America) of one of the most beloved RPG’s of all time — Final Fantasy VI. To celebrate, we’re sharing a piece that was originally published on the 25th anniversary in Japan. The sentiments are timeless and beloved — a reflection of…

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