Mandatory Delirium – Nintendo Gamecube – Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem – 2002

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ETERNAL DARKNESS: SANITY’S REQUIEM
2002
Silicon Knights
Genre: Survival Horror

Sleeper hit.

Let those words sink in.

There are a few games that fall into this category with a majority of the people who played them agreeing that the game was stellar without achieving the status that other games akin to it gained. On first glance, Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem could be lumped with heavy hitting titles like Resident Evil and Silent Hill. Those of us who have played it, however, know it has an edge that brings it into a class all its own.

I’ll make no secret of it here and now. I absolutely love this game. It’s not without its own speed bumps, but Eternal Darkness should be a staple for any horror or adventure gamer for various reasons, and you’re about to hear why.

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Faster Than The Speed of Sound – Sega Dreamcast – Sonic Adventure – 1999

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Sonic The Hedgehog, King of the 90’s. Note the totally radical attitude and obnoxiously colored shoes!

Sonic Adventure
Sega Dreamcast
Sega
© 1999
Genre: Action-Adventure Platformer

In the world of Sonic, many purists will tell you that the series hit it’s peak while the series was still in it’s infancy. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles (or both together, as they were often played) are generally considered the height of the series just before it jumped the shark (or in this case, the killer whale). While they were definitely the height of the series, I feel that the two games that were released on the Dreamcast, the last system that Sega put out, were the height and fall of the series: Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2. Today’s article will feature Sonic Adventure. Continue reading

Fire Emblem – An Overview – Part 4

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And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for- the finale of the Fire Emblem Overview!  We’ll jump from system to system, saga to saga, and see the growth of the Fire Emblem series over the last ten years- and maybe even get a glimpse into the future of the series.  Get ready for a good long teaching session as we blaze through the Tellius Saga, a pair of remakes for the Archanea Saga, and the beginning of a still unfinished story in Fire Emblem: Awakening!

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