How Celestian Tales: The Old North Aims to Redefine a Classic Genre

How Celestian Tales: The Old North Aims to Redefine a Classic Genre

When I think of classic RPGs or more specifically JRPGs in general, I think of hot, slow summer days full of sweat and misery because the A/C broke and all your friends are on vacation. It’s a drag. But there’s a new game called Celestian Tales: The Old North that aims to redefine the genre. Thank goodness. 

See You Again, Iwata-san

See You Again, Iwata-san

For me, and I think many other gamers out there, I never met Nintendo President Satoru Iwata but his death this week hit the heart of many of us. And the last couple of days have seen an outpouring of support for Nintendo and all of the families involved. These are just some of the ways the community have shown their love for the late president. 

Legacy: The Nintendo PlayStation and How it Redefined Gaming

Legacy: The Nintendo PlayStation and How it Redefined Gaming

What the Diebold’s hold is not only the first and potentially last Nintendo PlayStation known, but a piece of never released hardware that would come to redefine the industry then and what we play today. The Nintendo PlayStation, the story of the greatest betrayal, revenge, and rebellion in gaming.

Cartridge Cache: The Immortal

Cartridge Cache: The Immortal

Let's face it: unless you're Sid Meier, Will Wright, Hideo Kojima or...I dunno, David Cage, there's no such thing as a game that sells just on the name of its lead developer. And yet there's something morbidly fascinating about The Immortal - not because it's particularly mindblowing, but it occupies a strange little niche in gaming history that is all but forgotten.