The Art We Walk With

It was until the Super NES was doing more on their system with games like Starfox and Donkey Kong Country. At that time, Nintendo had to think outside since NEO-GEO was bringing the "arcade" experience home....for $200 a game, Sega was doing Sega CD and interactive games, Turbographix entering the scene with the HuCards and Turbo CD.

It’s Not Just Graphics, It’s Artistry

Seeing the tricks, previews, exclusive game features, and more would be the highlight as I read and absorb the information that was being poured.  Since the Nintendo Entertainment System was my first official own system (my parents had an Atari) and my brother owning a Sega Master System, I had the world of every aspect of games. Added with Arcades and you can see why I still have an affinity for games to this day.

The Beautiful Relationship We Have

As this week come to a close and after we examine all the beautiful things about different characters, there's a simple thing that connects us to them all. Why we root for them, place our decisions based on our morals and personality, and other reasons.  Our relationships, meaningless or not, is why we love them … Continue reading The Beautiful Relationship We Have

Lara Croft And The Leading Ladies

While Princess Toadstool ruled the 80's as one of the most well known female characters and Ms. Pac-Man was, well, a bow add-on to Pac Man, there weren't many fictional women characters in games. Super Mario Bros. 2 allowed you to play as Toadstool and it gave players an idea what each character gameplay and … Continue reading Lara Croft And The Leading Ladies

Reaching That Iconic Level

Mario and Luigi. Those two alone have been on many grand adventures together and solo. Looking past their sales and design, these two have reached a status most games struggle to be known for. In this modern era, one game may put you there.  For others, it may take a few titles.  For the Mario … Continue reading Reaching That Iconic Level

The Beauty Of Video Games: The Art Of The Character

Life is such a ride to be on. Meeting new people, going on adventures, allowing creativity to speak to you on various levels, and being inspired by the works and beauty you will encounter. In video games, the stories, environment, themes, and more play an important role. It's not just for fun, but it reaches … Continue reading The Beauty Of Video Games: The Art Of The Character

Weekly Rotation 8/5 – 8/11/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 8/5 – 8/11/2018

Weekly Rotation: 7/29 – 8/4/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation: 7/29 – 8/4/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/22 – 7/28/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/22 – 7/28/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/15 – 7/21/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/15 – 7/21/2018

Weekly Rotation: 7/8 – 7/14/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post an record photo, audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more knowledge, … Continue reading Weekly Rotation: 7/8 – 7/14/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/1-7/7/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post an record photo, audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I'd share here weekly. I'm not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more knowledge, … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/1-7/7/2018

That’s A Record: Albums of 2017

By Matthew Kiel Twitter: infinite_rewind | Instagram: @infinite_rewind Winter has set into Philadelphia like that one not-so-distant-but-distant-enough relative that shows up to family gatherings aiming to work their way back into everyone's social calendar. They interrupt conversation flow with their misplaced anecdotes about their life since you last saw them. They've undergone life changes that, … Continue reading That’s A Record: Albums of 2017

Totally Destroying The Heart!!!!

As players enjoy Cuphead, Nex Machina, Pulstar, or any shooter at this time, the bullet hell, watch the screen, multitasking shmup genre has had a revolution of sorts in today's industry.  Mixing RPG elements with Smash TV or studying the important design of Mega Man X, testing your simple skill in a challenging way has … Continue reading Totally Destroying The Heart!!!!

2017 – Game Over: Would You Like to Continue?

Often in the last 365 days it felt like I was at the end of my rope, hoping for the gallows door to drop so it could all just end. Yeah, that's how dark 2017 felt A LOT. When doing a bit of reflection, however, I'm finding that it really wasn't as bad. I both … Continue reading 2017 – Game Over: Would You Like to Continue?