Category: Games

Most played Games in 2017

Another year, another “best-of” List. , I’m not going to list the best games of 2017, as I haven’t played every Game I’d like to (yes I’m looking at you Super Mario Odyssey) Also, my Pile of shame has reached  a new record . For these reasons you’ll find many Games released in 2016 (or …

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Price Evolution of NES Games

As a NES enthusiast, I got myself a copy of the “NES PAL-B Price Guide“, published by 2 NES Collectors known as “NES Commando” (which I recommend to any NES Collector out there!)   I’ve bought and sold many games over the past few years, and this guide allows me to keep track of current …

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2 Things I don’t like in the new Zelda Game

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The Internet is full of positive reviews for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. (and they’re right, the Game is brilliant) After 30+ hours of playing this gorgeous Game, I can only list 2 things that I don’t like. It’s much easier to list my dislikes than to list the positive aspects of …

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Steam – Forgotten Gems 1

I have a lot of Games in my Steam Account. So many that I sometimes forget older titles I really liked to play. Parsing through my Steam List, I usually find tons of great Games I once liked to play. So here are a few of these forgotten Gems : Colored Game Title link to …

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Traveling with my Media-Center / Game Console

Since Childhood, I loved to take my GameBoy on Holiday Trips to enjoy Video Games. This hasn’t changed much, except now I’m also taking my Music and Movie Libraries with me. The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of Hardware to do exactly this. I have 2 micro SD Cards, one is setup with Lakka …

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Best Surprise in a Video Game

My son and I like to play Video games together. We are currently enjoying Paper Mario: Color Splash when I was very pleasantly surprised by a twist: You play a level taken right from Super Mario Bros. 3 (yes, the NES one), but “Paper-Mario-Style”, including rotating views to discover hidden paths. (You’re going to use …

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Steam – Hidden Gems 1

Here are some games which flew under the radar and did not get the love they deserved. Colored Game Title link to Steam Game Page. (Not affiliated)

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Most Played Games in 2016

Here we are again, a year is coming to it’s end. I wanted to share my most played Games in 2016 , as well as a short list of Games that surprised me the most this year. (You can call them Hidden Gem’s). This is not a “Best Games of 2016” List, because I do …

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Classic NES Mini Alternative – Raspi3 running Lakka with 8Bitdo Controllers

Now that the NES Classic Mini is officially available and sort of unavailable due to high demand (or artificial shortage by Nintendo ?), it’s interesting to know of the possible alternatives. One that I have been using for over a year now is a Raspberry PI running Lakka, with a pair of the excellent 8Bitdo’s …

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Retropie – Tips ‘n Tricks

Edit 03/2017 : This post is heavily outdated. I recommend using Lakka as your system of choice for your Raspberry Pi. Have a look and test it, you won’t miss Retropie! I think that we can all agree that the Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of Hardware. Using Retropie, I wanted to be able …

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Best Games of 2013

As I already did back in 2012 , here’s my personal favorite games of 2013. It’s hard to figure a “Game of the Year”, but these are the Games I enjoyed the most : Tomb Raider Tomb Raider reboot, shall I say more?           Guacamelee! Guacamelee! is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer …

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GYMNK : Asterix [NES]

Asterix Waat ? Jump ‘n Run Wou ? NES Wéini ? 1993 Vun ? Infogrames Fir ? 1 Spiller Wien kennt den Asterix net? Den berühmtesten vun den Gallier huet een Optrëtt op der NES deen leider e bëssi an der Unzuel vun NES Spiller ënnergaangen ass. Zu Onrecht wéi ech fannen.       …

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