Retro Dad: Live A Live

In all my years of playing RPGs, I have never seen a game with as much originality as Live A Live. Genre-bending and satirical, it is like no other RPG under the sun. Live A Live was released during Squaresoft’s heydey in the early 90s, sandwiched between Final Fantasy 6 and Chrono Trigger. While an […]

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Retro-Dad: Ultima Quest of the Avatar

Welcome to “Retro-Dad,” formerly known as the wish list, where Daddy Vs goes back and plays games that I wish I had as a kid. I tried hard. I really did. But here’s where I landed on “Ultima: Quest of the Avatar:” my 37 year old self says “what a low rent Dragon Quest.” The […]

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Why I’m Drawn to Fighting Games

I’m at stay at home dad; game time is at a premium in my household. Often, it involves an infant draped across my lap while I hold the Switch, Vita, or Gameboy. Video gaming comes in two flavors in my world: grindy, reptitive RPGs, and multiplayer fighting games. Street Fighter II Turbo. Alpha 3 Max. […]

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Daddy Vs: Fortnite Switch Version

Daddy Vs is in trouble. I’d spent months avoiding this game. I was tempted to download it on PC after watching some live streams, but I stayed strong. I didn’t want to become addicted like the 45 million other people currently playing, and seeing as the Switch is our main console, I didn’t want my […]

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Wishlist: the Guardian Legend

As a concept, Guardian Legend is awesome. A girl with a laser sword and blaster who can transform into a space ship attempts to destroy a planet populated by hostile aliens that’s on a crash course with Earth. Every eight year old boy on the planet just cheered. It’s a game I always wanted to […]

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Daddy Vs: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Edition

It’s been a week since Street Fighter 30th Anniversary launched. We’ve been in celebration mode all week, and have done numerous stories on different aspects of the game. But now it’s time to do a proper review. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary is a collection of every arcade game from the original Street Fighter, to Street […]

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