Category Archives: Games

Video Game Review – “Final Fantasy IV Pixel Remaster”

I’m slowly working through the Pixel Remaster editions of the first six Final Fantasy games, and I’m letting my wife pick the order. (She’s doing so at random, as she’s not a gamer. It just moves me past decision paralysis.) Below is my review of number IV, which I thought was number II growing up. The actual Final Fantasy II will be the topic of the next review. (I obtain all iOS achievements in one game before getting the next, so the reviews won’t be coming out particularly quickly.)

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Happy 40th Birthday, Ultima!

I’ve been a gamer since the days of Impossible Mission, Druid, Ghostbusters, Winter Games, and others on my Commodore 64. The Winter/Summer/California Games series was the first franchise I fell in love with, but there was one franchise that made me fall in love with an entire genre. That franchise turns 40 this year. We don’t know the exact date that first game came out, so we’re talking about it on January 1.

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