Pokémon Crystal celebrates its 19th birthday

Categories: News, Retro

The year is 2001, the July sun is burning hot and Poké-mania is in full-swing. Pokémon Gold and Silver were released last autumn and are established classics by this point, but Trainers want more. Enter Pokémon Crystal, Generation II’s illustrious third version. Crystal introduced fresh graphical updates like animated sprites…

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Arcade Archives: BurgerTime coming July 30th

Author: Ricky Berg
Categories: News, Retro, Switch

Summer cookout season is wrapping up, but the newest Arcade Archives release wants to remind it can always be time. BurgerTime that is, the classic title about stackin’ buns and running for your life from sentient eggs. You can step into chef Peter Pepper’s shoes on Nintendo Switch starting July…

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Kingdom Hearts has surprisingly deep Nintendo roots

Categories: Retro

Kingdom Hearts is an odd series, there’s no denying that. A seemingly impossible mix of Disney and Final Fantasy, birthed in part from Square Enix’s desire to create their own ‘Super Mario 64.’ It’s an Action-RPG where Mickey Mouse, the Warrior King of Disney Castle sets off on a quest…

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