Renowned Classics

Come with us on a journey to your past, to our past, to Video Games’ past…
and discuss the games that should never be forgotten.


Before there was Rock Band, there was Guitar Hero. Before there was Guitar Hero, there was Amplitude. And before there was Amplitude, Konami ruled the music games… wait… Yes, Konami was first to the party, but all they brought was chips and dip. Harmonix brought the beer which landed them a one night stand with Guitar Hero; the hottest babe at the party. Boosting their High School popularity through the roof.
And this is how it went down… READ MORE


Doom may have been first to the party, but GoldenEye soon showed up and shovelled all the cake into its mouth, won Pin the Tail on the Donkey, and passed out on the couch with a lampshade on its head. READ MORE

“Indeed, the longer any given internet debate about video games being art drags on, the more likely it is that someone will mention Shadow of the Colossus.” READ MORE

I was a Nintendo kid growing up. I’ve played and completed lots of games. One of them that had eluded me was Super Mario Bros 2. The furthest I remember ever getting in this game is world 2-1. Not that I couldn’t beat it, I was just into other games at the time, and since the game took such a dramatically different spin on Mario, I just couldn’t get into it. So for the sake of science and the blog, I am going to play from start to finish Super Mario Bros 2 and give it a proper review. READ MORE



My first foray into this soon to be epic section of our blog known as Renown Classics starts with what can only be described as mind numbing speed thrash. That is what the title should have been instead of Mohawk and Headphone Jack. Yes, one of the characters has a mohawk that covers his entire body for the majority of the game, and yes – the other character is wearing headphones. READ MORE