What is the Lowest Amount of Coins Needed to Beat Super Mario RPG?

[Bowyer’s arrows] We’ve all watched plenty of videos covering obtaining all the coins or avoiding all the coins in Mario games. This adds a lot of challenge to the games and makes them far more difficult than usual. But the thing is, both of these situations can exist because we have the freedom to move…

The Best Way to Play Castlevania: Rondo of Blood & Symphony of the Night / MY LIFE IN GAMING

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night has long stood tall among the most revered games ofall time.Upon its release in 1997, fans were greeted by a familiar – yet unfamiliar – scene.A whip-wielding descendant of the Belmont clan, having scaled the clock tower, now marcheson Count Dracula’s throne room to vanquish the vampire lord once more.But…

Controller Adapters – Use Old Controllers on Newer Consoles & More! / MY LIFE IN GAMING

Everyone has their favorite controller, right?When you think about it, the pad, joystick, remote, whatever! tends to be one of a console’sdefining aspects, shaping the way you’re gonna play on that system for the next howevermany years.But what if you don’t love it?I mean, I didn’t care for the N64 controller at all, and I…

Nintendo GameCube :: RGB207 / MY LIFE IN GAMING

It was surreal…to think that on this disc was somethingnot created by Sega or Sony or Microsoft…that I would place this disc inside a machinethat would take me to a world that…Nintendo created.The age of cartridges onhome consoles was over.Nintendo spent the GameCube erafiguring out where it wanted to go for the future,and we got…

Nintendo Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance :: RGB208 / MY LIFE IN GAMING

– A tiny, greenish, monochrome,unlit screen was for so many 90s kids theirfirst window into the world of video games.Nintendo would releasenumerous revisions on this popular design,including the slightlymore powerful Game Boy Color,and the entirely new platformGame Boy Advance.Handheld gaming is certainly convenient,but sometimes you want to playyour favorite games on the big screen.Let’s take…

Sega Ages 2500 Vol. 1 – 5 – PS2 Remakes of Phantasy Star & More / MY LIFE IN GAMING

If you’ve been watching My Life in Gaming for awhile, then it’s no secret that I wasa bit of a Sega kid growing up.From the depths of a dark, musty arcade to the lime green carpet of my childhood bedroom,I spent more time with Sega’s games than anything else.Space Harrier…Shinobi…Phantasy Star…Golden Axe.These games and many…

Sony PlayStation 2 :: RGB210 / MY LIFE IN GAMING

– In the mid-nineties,it might’ve seemed unlikely that a newcomer tothe video game hardware business couldachieve so much success that it would vastlyovershadow all competitors in sales,in all regions worldwide,becoming, at the time,the best-selling console ever.As the major players began to preparefor a new console generation,expectations were especially high forSony’s vision of gaming in a…

Super NES 1CHIP Mod Updates :: RGB309 / MY LIFE IN GAMING

– The Super Nintendo is one ofthe greatest consoles of all time,and those of us who are interested in gettingthe best video quality out of it have it relativelyeasy since mods are not necessary for gettingRGB out of the SNES.However, some units have better RGB than others,and one model in particular,the so-called SNES “Junior” or…

Super UFO Pro 8 – ROM Dumper & Flash Cart for SNES / MY LIFE IN GAMING

[ COURY ] Flash carts are designed to let you play ROMs on original hardware ratherthan through emulation – made for those who feel that the real consoles are an importantpart of the gaming experience.In a previous episode, I covered the EverDrive line of flash carts, and highlighted how there’sa lot of cool stuff that…