If you haven’t yet, you should go check out the first installment of this series, which covers the roots of manga, anime, and some of the names that helped generate the medium’s earliest waves of influence. I’m going to start breaching the era where the repercussions of manga, and especially anime, could be observed in…

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If a 90’s kid doesn’t remember, did it really happen? As a child of the nineties myself, born within the last three months of 1990, I have found myself a willing and happy passenger of the 90’s nostalgia train that’s been chugging along the internet and through pop culture these past few years. After all,…

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Ah, the first console war I can remember. The system with all the memory and the games on CD or the more powerful system that was hampered by cartridge space issues. Which one is the best? Not which one sold more or was more popular, but which one is the best?        …

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Many people may remember this classic debate. Mario or Sonic? Which one was better? This also stemmed from the Super Nintendo or Genesis war that began the true fan boy console wars. I gathered up the writers and gave them a simple task. I asked them who had the better games between 1990 and 1999?…

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Final Fantasy had long been a fan favorite for those who owned an NES or SNES. Squaresoft had planned on releasing a Final Fantasy game on the N64 but later changed it’s tune and switched to releasing their subsequent sequels on the PS1. It had been rumored, in Nintendo Power, that the game would be…

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