Cackletta

        Looking back at the many Mario games that have been made, there is one character in particular that I have been meaning to discuss for quite a long time. Though this villain may have only appeared in one game, she certainly stole the show- and for that matter, Peach’s voice and Bowser’s dignity. I am speaking, of course, of Cackletta. Continue reading

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JRPGs vs. Western RPGs

        While you may know what an RPG is, a role playing game, the genre actually goes a bit deeper than just that. You can point to examples of one, such as Final Fantasy 7 or Dark Souls, but there is a very fundamental divide the genre, splitting them into two categories: Japanese RPGS, or JRPGs for short, and western RPGS. Continue reading

Tenkaichi series

        The Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi series, contrary to the name, does not actually follow in the footsteps of the Budokai series, but instead simply keeps Budokai in the name so western gamers will be more likely to pick it up. In Japan it was referred to as ‘Dragon Ball Z: Sparking!’ instead. However, despite this small lie to bring players in, the series itself should not be ignored. Continue reading