Retro XP

Marc Normandin
Retro analysis, reviews, and thoughts on video games you've played before
Created 19 Jul 2020
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  • The music of Kirby's Dream Land 3
    20 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    This column is “The music of,” in which I’ll go into detail on the soundtrack or a piece of music from a video game. Previous entries in the series can be found through this link. Kirby’s Dream Land 3...
  • It's new to me: Legend of the River King
    18 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    This column is “It’s new to me,” in which I’ll play a game I’ve never played before — of which there are still many despite my habits — and then write up my thoughts on the title, hopefully while doin...
  • Reader request: Bahamut Lagoon
    15 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    This column is “Reader request,” which should be pretty self-explanatory. If you want to request a game be played and written up, leave a comment with the game (and system) in question, or let me know...
  • Retro Spotlight: Gears of War
    11 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    This column is “Retro spotlight,” which exists mostly so I can write about whatever game I feel like even if it doesn’t fit into one of the other topics you find in this newsletter. Previous entries i...
  • Retro Spotlight: Phantasy Star
    06 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    This column is “Retro spotlight,” which exists mostly so I can write about whatever game I feel like even if it doesn’t fit into one of the other topics you find in this newsletter. Previous entries i...
  • Reader request: Radiant Historia
    04 Oct 2021 • 11 min read
    This column is “Reader request,” which should be pretty self-explanatory. If you want to request a game be played and written up, leave a comment with the game (and system) in question, or let me know...
  • 25 years of the N64: Perfect Dark
    01 Oct 2021 • 18 min read
    On September 29, 2021, the Nintendo 64 will turn 25 years old in North America. Throughout the month of September, I’ll be covering the console, its games, its innovations, and its legacy. Previous en...
  • 25 years of the N64: The N64's controller is good, actually
    27 Sep 2021 • 11 min read
    On September 29, 2021, the Nintendo 64 will turn 25 years old in North America. Throughout the month of September, I’ll be covering the console, its games, its innovations, and its legacy. Previous en...
  • 25 years of the N64: Space Station Silicon Valley
    24 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    On September 29, 2021, the Nintendo 64 will turn 25 years old in North America. Throughout the month of September, I’ll be covering the console, its games, its innovations, and its legacy. Previous en...
  • 25 years of the N64: Rocket: Robot on Wheels
    22 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    On September 29, 2021, the Nintendo 64 will turn 25 years old in North America. Throughout the month of September, I’ll be covering the console, its games, its innovations, and its legacy. Previous en...
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