16-Bit Gems #5: Secret of Evermore

16-Bit Gems #5: Secret of Evermore

How great was Secret of Mana… er, Evermore? Better than you may remember. Roo will guide you down memory lane and challenge the discontent you may have felt from this game being released instead of Secret of Mana 2. So why wasn’t the sequel to Mana brought to the West? Is Evermore the only Square RPG never released in Japan? And what...

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16-Bit Gems #4: ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron

16-Bit Gems #4: ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron

How funked up are you? There’s really only one way to find out. Travel back. WAAAY back to a time when backwards hats and boomboxes ruled the Earth. Or in this case, Funkotron. Join Roo as he examines the red-headed stepchild in the ToeJam & Earl series: Panic on...

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16-Bit Gems #3: Star Trek – Starfleet Academy

16-Bit Gems #3: Star Trek – Starfleet Academy

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy Starship Bridge Simulator. Great Star Trek game, or greatest Star Trek game? Roo finds out in this latest episode. Other important questions that will be answered: Do the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few (or the one)? How many lights do you see? And just who is the Rock-it...

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16-Bit Gems #2: EVO – Search for Eden

16-Bit Gems #2: EVO – Search for Eden

EVO: Search for Eden was an adventure game distributed by Enix for the Super Nintendo. Released in North America in 1993, it has some of the most unique gameplay of the time, as well as a plethora of options to upgrade your creature as you travel through Earth’s...

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16-Bit Gems #1: Illusion of Gaia

16-Bit Gems #1: Illusion of Gaia

Illusion of Gaia was an adventure game distributed by Enix for the Super Nintendo. Released in North America in 1994, it offers a unique twist on a formula made famous by the Legend of...

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