Theology Gaming Monologues – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

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Why do I like Symphony of the Night more than Super Metroid? What blasphemy! Listen to my miserable pile of secrets as I regale you about it! Download Link iTunes Link

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Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns (***** stars) Part 1

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In a surprise to me, Donkey Kong Country Returns is one of the most stellar, well-designed platforming experiences of the past decade. Nintendo decided, after the success of New Super Mario Bros., to revive their 2D platformers right from their graves. They would represent a combination of modern refinements (read:…

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The List: Castlevania Symphony of the Night – “RPG Elements”, Metroid, and Personal History (Part 1)

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[list type=”arrow, square, plus, cross or check”] Part 1: “RPG Elements”, Metroid, and Personal History Part 2: A Retrospective on Pre-Symphony of the Night Castlevania Part 3: Why Is Symphony of the Night So Good? Part 4: Real-Life Vampirism and Alucard [/list] Oh boy, am I going to catch some flack…

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