The tricks that make Resident Evil great are as effective in 2016 as they were in 1996.
The methods and the technology have changed, but RPGs from every generation have always had a little too much grind.
The first few hours of 1997's Fallout are overwhelming and demonstrate why character classes are so useful in complex RPGs.
Unlike modern Final Fantasy, FFVI is a refreshing reminder that it used to be OK for epic games to be a little silly.
Eric and Dork Shelf writer Peter Counter discuss Hannibal, Rocket League, Invisible Inc., and Tembo the Badass Elephant.
Sephiroth's journey in FFVII mirrors the Easter tale of Jesus's resurrection.
With Crash Bandicoot, Naughty Dog perfected the formula to create the last true console mascot.
What do we really mean when we talk about the logic in Adventure Games?
If nothing else, the adaptation of Alien 3 finds the humanity at the heart of the franchise.
The completely bonkers Adventures of Batman and Robin for the Sega Genesis introduced Batman via Contra.
Before Gotham, Oswald Cobblepot was a gimmick-stealing villain in Sega's movie adaptation.
The Genesis classic that misguidedly sacrificed story for the sake of value.
Sonic's slow slide into irrelevance began when he first got upstaged in his own franchise.
Dork Shelf is revisiting classic video games to see how well they hold up today. The new series kicks of with SEGA's Streets of Rage, starring Blaze Fielding.