Top 10 Video Game Beginnings!

I recently started playing The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, which marks my second time through the game.  I originally bought the Wii version at launch, and for the most part, greatly enjoyed the overall experience. Once… Read More

You’re right here, in my sights.

Everything you’ve ever heard about having a child and how much time you spend taking care of them is 110% true.  While my son Nathaniel is the greatest thing to ever happen to us, it has been pretty… Read More

You were just having a little nightmare…

I haven’t really written a straight-up review of anything since my first year at Saint Thomas University when I wrote album reviews for the Brunswickan, which was actually the newspaper for the other university on campus – the… Read More

Where’s the beef?

I recently got my hands on the soundtrack for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, which was a free gift for achieving “Platinum” status over at Club Nintendo.  After popping it into my car stereo and listening to… Read More

Rapid Fire Game Reviews!

I am currently playing through five (technically six) games on four separate consoles.  I can usually juggle two, or at the very most three at a time, but five or six is beyond anything my brain can handle…. Read More

My Top 100: #2 – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  Whenever Nintendo Power compiled “best of” lists in its last few years of existence, Ocarina of Time always seemed to end up somewhere at the top of the heap.  Nintendo had a lot to be proud of, and… Read More

My Top 100: #8 – The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

  I believe that Zelda games were meant to be played from a top-down perspective. Sure, the age of 3D gaming has been pretty kind to the series, and all of them have been incredible in one way or another. … Read More

My Top 100: #12 – Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

  Wait…  so…  that guy you control isn’t named Zelda? Similar to me not realizing Super Mario Bros. 2 was set in a dream world, I didn’t quite grasp the fact that Link was actually the name of the young man in… Read More

My Top 100: #30 – The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

  There was a lot of negative buzz at E3 in 2001 when Nintendo revealed how the new Zelda game would look.  “Why do they have to use cel-shading?  Why can’t we have a realistic-looking Zelda game?  Link looks like… Read More

My Top 100: #42 – The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures

  I just did a quick count, and I see that there are a total of six Zelda games in my countdown, all of them in the top 45.  I really made an effort to keep from including too… Read More