Tag Archives: Famicom

Dragon Quest III at 30

Today is the 30th¬†anniversary of Dragon Quest III’s Japanese release. DQIII cemented the series as a cultural touchstone and something more than a fad. Lines snaked around blocks, kids played truant and the game became a national talking point. On the whole, the Dragon Quest series is very iterative. Each successive game builds on the […]

FuriousWang Plays Sweet Home – Complete Playthrough

Greetings and salutations! When October rolled around I felt it was time to do something a little more in spirit of the upcoming Halloween and so I began to play Sweet Home! Which was pretty much the precursor to the Resident Evil series. The experience was pretty memorable and I highly recommend any fan of […]

FuriousWang Plays Sweet Home Part One: Worms and Blue Boards

Greetings and salutations! Welcome to October, my favorite month out of the year! To celebrate my favorite month, I decided to play a classic horror game, SWEET HOME! Obviously it’s the fan translated version of the game as my Japanese is a bit rusty. So relax, turn down the lights and lets get ready to […]

FuriousWang’s Complete Earthbound Zero Playthrough

Greetings and salutations! Welcome to my first playthrough and recording of Earthbound Zero (Mother)! I’m a huge fan of the Earthbound series, so it was great to play the game that started it all. So join me for the strange and unusual that has become a staple of the series. As we fight through faux […]

I Wish I Was Mega Man – Magical Doropie/The Krion Conquest

If you couldn’t tell from the name, I’m going to be playing a few games, likely not to completion, that play similarly, sometimes almost way too much so, to Mega Man. Now before you go running off and decide “NOPE!”, I’m adding one new thing to this that should be a good place to experiment […]

Summer Carnival ’92 – Recca Review

Platforms: Famicom and 3DS Virtual Console On the very rare occasion, we get a nice treat on Nintendo‚Äôs Virtual Console. We saw some games that never saw a release in North America come to the Wii through the service, giving people a chance to play them without spending a good chunk of change on importing […]