The Legend of Zelda is one of the greatest game series of all time, but its timeline can be confusing as each game adds more elements to the overall story. Is there more than one Link? Are all of the games canonical part of the primary storyline? We put Ryan’s Zelda knowledge to the test as he does his best to explain all of this in another episode of A Cast to the Past.

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E3 used to be a staple of the gaming industry. As consumers we would put our lives on pause to sit back and consume everything the show had to offer. But these days, it feels a little...different? Do events like this need to exist anymore when we have things like Nintendo Direct and Sony's State of Play? We talk about this and more on another edition of A Cast to The Past!

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May 30, 2021

Last Action Hero

What happens when you take the biggest action hero of the early 90's and put him a parody of an action movie? You get the film, Last Action Hero! This week we give our thoughts on Mr. Whiskers, if this movie holds up, and if star power enough to sell a movie.

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In 1999, Nintendo published Pokémon Snap on the Nintendo 64. A game where instead of fighting monsters, you took pictures of ‘em! It seemed like a bad idea on paper, but we grew to love this title. We're switching things up and re-visiting out initial review of Pokémon Snap from 2019! Do our thoughts on the game still hold up?   

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People have a new way to play the Mass Effect trilogy, with the Legendary Edition that’s available now. With plenty of upgrades, DLC included and other features, why are people so excited to play these games once again? We share our thoughts on the topic on another episode of A Cast to the Past!

 

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May 9, 2021

Dino Crisis

The survival-horror scene was dominated by Resident Evil and Silent Hill during the late 90’s. CAPCOM decided to introduce a new series in Dino Crisis, which took a familiar formula but added a prehistoric twist. Considering we haven’t had a sequel to these games since Dino Crisis 3 on the original Xbox, is the first Dino Crisis game still worth playing now? Let’s talk about this on another episode of A Cast to the Past!

 

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We all have our list of favorite video games, but which would you say are the most important and influential titles of each generation? We share our top picks for the most important NES, Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64 games on another edition of A Cast to the Past, and include your community picks as well!

 

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Three generations of games, blu-ray movie support and a variety of other features made the PS3 a very expensive console at launch, but forgetting the price point for a second: Was the PS3 ahead of its time? Let’s have a conversation about the classic games we recommend playing on the console, and then have a retrospective conversation about the console as a whole on another episode of A Cast to the Past!

 

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April 18, 2021

Austin Powers: Goldmember

To conclude our review of the Austin Powers trilogy, we take a look at Austin Powers in Goldmember. This movie is definitely a departure from the first two movies but is it for the better?

 

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April 11, 2021

Console Launch Problems

Console launches always seem to be a complete mess. You can look back multiple generations of consoles and see the same issues, short supply, high demand, scalpers listing systems for $2k on eBay. Now this is being exacerbated even further with the PS5 and Xbox Series X due to the global crisis. How do we always seems to get here? We aim to answer that on another exciting edition of A Cast to The Past!

 

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