Handheld consoles are hardly ever discussed in console gaming circles, and while the retro crowd’s all over the NES classic and SNES classic, the Game Boy got left behind. Tia means to redress this injustice by letting you in on just how much you’re missing.
Dragon Quest’s evolution as a series isn’t just technical: its narrative growth shows how named and unnamed protagonists impact narrative stakes.
Pokemon games, with its minimizing of violence, utopia-esque settings, and tie-in Saturday morning cartoon, are intended for younger audiences.
And then there was fifth generation.
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology’s revised ending, despite its potential deflating of the story’s stakes, is nonetheless in perfect harmony with the game’s themes.
Tia Kalla shares the nine songs that might have extended Wii Music’s longevity, including classical hits and surprising pop ditties.