Unlocked Reminiscence: Chain of Memories
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Unlocked Reminiscence: Chain of Memories

Unlocked Reminiscence, Part II: Origin of Obfuscated Thought (Chain of Memories) If you’ll recall, in the previous article I noted how relatively straightforward the narrative in Kingdom Hearts was. There was the occasional JRPG ludicrousness, but for the most part, it was an easy-to-understand story that anyone could follow. Well, enough of that nonsense, because … Continue reading

Unlocked Reminiscence: Kingdom Hearts
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Unlocked Reminiscence: Kingdom Hearts

Unlocked Reminiscence, Part I: Beginnings in Retrospection (Kingdom Hearts) In my introductory article, I noted that the idea of smashing Disney and Final Fantasy together was a nutty proposition when Kingdom Hearts was first announced. These were two completely different worlds – western animation and Japanese role-playing games – being brought together seemingly on a … Continue reading

Moprhing Grid: Power Rangers Ninja Steel Series Premiere Review
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Moprhing Grid: Power Rangers Ninja Steel Series Premiere Review

With all the hype and anticipation that’s building for the upcoming reboot, it’s easy to overlook that Power Rangers has never really gone away. As last week’s article discussed, Power Rangers has been going strong for over twenty years, with a new season debuting almost every year since 1993. 2017 is no different, with Power … Continue reading

The Sequel Slump: Shadow the Hedgehog
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The Sequel Slump: Shadow the Hedgehog

Originally published 8/18/14 So far in this column, I’ve talked about quite the range of failed sequels, from an Americanized version of a Japanese classic to a revered game that most would argue shouldn’t be called a failure at all. Today, though, I’m going to restart and finish a mini-series started on the previous version of the website, taking … Continue reading