Category: Video Games

by Peter Carriveau | November 23, 2020

[caption id="attachment_92748" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wata graded games[/caption] The evaluation of collectibles is nothing new as anyone who's seen Antique Roadshow or Pawn Stars can attest too. Comic book grading took this a step further by having professionals grade an item and then encase it in a hard plastic...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | November 9, 2020

Halloween and Thanksgiving are a time for everything pumpkin, so it's only appropriate that we discuss this game. Solo developer Nicolas Messonnier and publisher Headup drop Pumpkin Jack on Steam, Nintendo Switch, and other platforms. Browsing new and upcoming indie games is a habit that I’ll allow...

by Cassaundra Thomas | November 7, 2020

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by Lauren Sisselman | November 2, 2020

Are you still on the hunt for more 80's horror-based video games? Then look no further than LJN's Friday the 13th, released in February of 1989 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. This game is considered to be one of the worst games...

by Lauren Sisselman | November 2, 2020

One of the best consoles I never had as a child was the Sega Saturn. By that point, I was using my Nintendo 64 and the brand new Playstation. But I still lusted after the Saturn console -- and I especially lusted after one game in...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 30, 2020

The Super Mario Brothers game is a cultural landmark. The charming plumber and his cast of characters have entertained millions across the globe since his first Nintendo Entertainment System game in 1985. Yes, Mario was around prior -- but for the sake of time, I'll be focusing...

by Lauren Sisselman | October 28, 2020

There's something wonderfully nostalgic about horror movies from the 80s. That feeling is amplified when combined with video games from the same era. The graphics, the digitalized music -- it just makes me yearn to be a kid again. As I've been covering other 80's horror video...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | October 26, 2020

Panzer Paladin arrived in July 2020 as something that feels like the developers were eager to ride a growing wave of modern Metroidvania successes…and then the wave crashed. Panzer Paladin Don’t get me wrong. Panzer Paladin isn’t a bad game, it’s just simply nothing new. And sometimes you’re just the...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | October 24, 2020

Not too long ago I shared my thoughts on Netflix’s new High Score, a limited, six-episode series that delved into the rich history of video games through the last several decades of the 20th century. Now I'm tackling the CBS All Access' Console Wars. High Score VS Console Wars As...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | October 22, 2020

The MLB playoffs are well underway and all these returning sports got me thinking against the grain…are there any rare MLB video games out there? Early MLB Games For sure, there are some MLB Video Games that itch my nostalgia bone. Such as my all-time favorite...