Question of the Week #315

Would you rather play a game with someone less or more skilled than you? Would your answer be different if others were watching? I think it depends on the game. If we're talking about a video game, I prefer to play against someone who knows less about what they're doing than me. But that's incredibly … Continue reading Question of the Week #315

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My Gaming History: PlayStation

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame BoySuper NintendoNintendo 64 Sony's first attempt at a home video console came during the fifth generation in home console history. The original PlayStation released on Japan in December of 1994. It didn't hit US soil until September of the following year. Personally, I didn't get my … Continue reading My Gaming History: PlayStation

My Gaming History: Nintendo 64

Previously on My Gaming History... ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame BoySuper Nintendo The Nintendo 64 was released in North America at the end of September in 1996. Nintendo made the courageous and possibly controversial decision to produce another console that relied on cartridges for their games rather than switching to a disc, as Nintendo's two main … Continue reading My Gaming History: Nintendo 64

My Gaming History: Super Nintendo

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame Boy The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (or SNES, which will allow me to be lazy), was introduced to North American audiences way back in September of 1991. And I actually can't remember when I got my hands on one. I know it wasn't right away. Because … Continue reading My Gaming History: Super Nintendo

My Gaming History: Game Boy

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment System In 1989, Nintendo released the incredibly successful handheld gaming console, the Game Boy. My memories regarding the Game Boy are not as strong as my previous gaming systems. I'm not sure why that is... but I'll piece this together as best I can. I mean, I … Continue reading My Gaming History: Game Boy

My Gaming History: Atari 2600

Last time I did one of these posts was the first time I did one of these posts. And it was all about the ColecoVision. It was a handy little device that you hooked into your television set that allowed you to play the arcade hit Donkey Kong right in your own living room. This … Continue reading My Gaming History: Atari 2600

My Gaming History: ColecoVision

I've been thinking about this a little lately. I've made claims on here that I'm not much of a gamer and I still feel like that's true. At least, I think it's true today. But I also look back at my life and am fairly certain that I have not been without a home console … Continue reading My Gaming History: ColecoVision

Code

This week, our Sunday Scribblings prompt is Code. If you decide to write a post based on this week’s prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here’s what I did with it… Anyone out there remember the Konami Code? If memory serves, it was a cheat … Continue reading Code

Why We Now Hate Best Buy & Nintendo

Monday morning, I woke up and watched the news, as I do most mornings. While watching the local newscast, I was excited to hear their announcement that Best Buy would have Nintendo's NES Classic in stock. This was exciting because, when I first heard about this Nintendo product several months ago, I really wanted one. … Continue reading Why We Now Hate Best Buy & Nintendo