Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Review The Old School Game Vault

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

The Intro:

Diablo III was probably the most hyped RPG game of all time. The massive expectations, coupled with the incredibly long delays in development, meant that by the time the game came out, a lot of gamers had already moved on to other offerings from Bioware and other studios.

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Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2: Revelations DLC Review

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 DLC

The Intro:

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 was a bit of a late bloomer. Not much happened in the first half of the game, and even in the latter half, the game only came into its own once there was more combat and less exploration.

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review

The Metal Gear Solid series is known for its fantastic, cinematic cutscenes and thrilling, tension-filled gameplay. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes showcases both of these aspects of the series in their full glory, and is a worthy addition to the franchise.

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Wii U Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country Wii U Review Intro:

Donkey Kong is one of the most iconic franchises in the history of gaming. Anyone who grew up with the old generation of 8-bit consoles has tons of memories of trying to rescue a princess while trying to stay alive as a gigantic gorilla rained all kinds of obstacles around them.

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Power Stone Sega DreamCast Review The Old School Game Vault

Power Stone Sega DreamCast

Intense Fighting, mixed with 3D Arcade Graphics

The Story:

People are superstitious and adventurous while on a search for fortune and glory. They are searching for a legendary treasure that makes dreams come true, that legend is the power stone.

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Nintendo NES Game Review of Sword Master

Nintendo NES Sword Master

Sword Master Intro:

The title of the game "Sword Master" to me sounds a lot like a classic dungeon crawling rpg. Surprising it is not; the game is centered around on your sword welding character. Sword Master is your typical side-scroller action adventure game. The goal of the game is to fight thru various levels, trying to defeat the evil wizard and demon.

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Nintendo NES Review Jordan Vs Bird, a Sports Classic

NES Jordan Vs Bird

Jordan Vs Bird Intro:
 

Taking arguably the two biggest NBA stars at the time, and putting them together in a basketball game only makes sense.  You have Larry Bird from the Boston Celtics whom is the best out-side shooting forward in the game. 

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Nintendo NES Review Contra, a True Nostalgia Pick

Nintendo NES Contra

Consider Yourself a Hero: A Retro NES Review of Contra

Contra Intro:

Contra is a huge nostalgia game for me. I have many fond memories of sitting in a dark basement with a friend blasting away at this and Super C for hours. This is the first run-and-gun game I remember playing, and it was mind-blowingly fun, especially in co-op.

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Halo: Spartan Assault Review - The Old School Game Vault

Halo: Spartan Assault

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Assassin's Creed Liberation Review The Old School Game Vault

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD

 Should I enjoy Liberation on the Big Screen or Stick with the Vita?

 

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Intro:

The Assassin's Creed series of games has been expanding its scope and scale in every successive offering. From the enjoyable if often repetitive world of the original Assassin's Creed to the vast sandbox environment of Black Flag, the series has grown immensely.

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Retro Nintendo NES Game Review of BurgerTime

Nintendo NES Burgertime

A simple Concept with Addicting Game Play with BurgerTime

The Intro:

I certainly remember playing BurgerTime in the arcade at maid rite back when I was younger. The concept behind burgertime is rather silly, but it’s a simple concept that works.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Review - Nintendo DS

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor

I survived the apocalypse and all I got was this lousy review.


Devil Survivor Intro:

No, it’s not some Japanese reality show; Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor (hereafter referred to as SMT: DS for love of convenience) is the newest member of Atlus’s Shin Megami Tensei family of RPGs.

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Retro Nintendo NES Review of Snow Brothers

Nintendo NES Snow Brothers

A Silly Concept, but a High asking price....

Snow Brothers Intro:

Definitely a goofy game, the gameplay is very similar to that of Bubble Bobble.

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Nintendo NES Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, TMNT

Nintendo NES Turtles 2

Turtles II: The Arcade Game Intro:

The turtle’s franchise took an enormous turn for the better with TMNT II: The Arcade Game. Don’t get me wrong the first turtle’s game on the NES was good, but very hard. With the turtle’s in the arcade already, a port to the NES was all this series needed.

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Batman The VideoGame Nintendo NES Review

Batman Nintendo NES Review

 

A Review of: One of the Hardest NES Games, You’ll Ever Play

The Intro:

My fingers are still hurting after playing this little gem last night. This game came out shortly after the Batman Movie released in 1989 with Jack Nicholson as the Joker and Michael Keaton as Batman.

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Nintendo NES Review, Turtles III: The Manhattan Project

NES TMNT III

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Retro Nintendo NES Review of Ikari Warriors

NIntendo NES Ikari Warriors

 
The Intro:

Ikari Warriors was certainly a game, that when it came out, it was labeled truly impressive. The two-player mode allowed for hours of fun for you and a friend. I know as; my friends and I spent hours playing this game in the early 90’s.

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Retro Nintendo NES Game Review: Gun Nac

NES Shump Gun Nac

 
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Nintendo NES Double Dragon (The Original) Review

Double Dragon 1

Intro:

Double Dragon is one of the first side scrolling beat'em up games, very popular in the arcade platform.  Really this is the first released game in the ever-popular series of double dragon games. 

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Saints Row The Third Review - The Old School Game Vault

Saints Row The Third

High Quality; Mindless Fun with Saints Row: The Third

The Intro:

The Saints Row series has always been about being absolutely crazy. Starting from humble beginnings as “just another Grant Theft Auto Clone”, the first Saints Row was released on the Xbox 360 back in 2006.

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