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Girl Meets, Girl Meets World

In honor of Throwback Thursday, I’m giving a nod to one of my favorite series growing up. Boy Meets World. You know that show with Cory Matthews, Shawn Hunter, Eric Matthews, Topanga Lawrence, and Mr. Feeny. The show about family, [...]

September 18, 2014 Movies and TV
Crimson Blur, The Quest, Colin Bass

Throwback Thursday-The Quest: WarZone Part I

Welcome to the first ever Throwback Thursday brought to you by Comic Booked! As you may or may not know, we’ve been working really hard on our current web series, Young Justice: Abduction. In between the YJA episodes we’ve been [...]

April 24, 2014 Movies and TV
Paper Mario Box Art

Throwback Thursday – Paper Mario

It was a warm spring day in early 2001. I was giddy as a child in a toy store; something that makes sense when you consider that I was a child in a Toys-R-Us. I clung to my mother’s arm, [...]

February 17, 2012 Reviews
PSO GCN coverart

Throwback Thursday – Phantasy Star Online

Phantasy Star Online originated for the Sega Dreamcast back in 2000, and was eventually ported to Gamecube and Xbox later in 2002. Despite a very limited North America release, Nintendo actually developed a GCN network adapter specifically for fanboys who [...]

February 9, 2012 Games and Gaming
Atari Feature Image

Throwback Thursday – Atari 2600 Extravaganza!

Here on our Comic Booked Throwback Thursday features, we normally go back and take a look at a single older or retro video game.  Since I don’t always like to play by the rules, I thought this week we would [...]

January 26, 2012 Reviews

Throwback Thursday #18 – Final Fantasy VIII

We’re gonna end 2011 in style: with an extra Throwback Thursday. Today, I have the unique pleasure of writing about one of my favorite games that I’ve ever had the joy of playing: Final Fantasy VIII. Now, there’s an old [...]

December 29, 2011 Reviews
7 years after the game's release, and Half-Life 2 is still near-perfection

Throwback Thursday #17: Half-Life 2

Valve’s Half-Life 2 is still highly regarded as a near-critic proof game. Its re-release as part of the Orange Box, along with Portal and Team Fortress 2, ensured that a second wave of fans were won over by this dystopian [...]

December 29, 2011 Reviews
In-Game footage from Rogue Leader

Throwback Thursday #16 – Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader

Amid a sea of, for lack of a better term, crap that launched with Nintendo’s GameCube was what is widely-regaled as one of the best Star Wars games ever made: Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader, a flight-based combat/adventure title. [...]

December 15, 2011 Reviews
spyro ps1

Throwback Thursday #14 – Spyro the Dragon

It’s November and getting quite cold out, so let’s think about warm things like my fire-breathing friend Spyro. Released in September of 1998, Spyro the Dragon is considered by many to be the “other side of the fence” of Super [...]

November 17, 2011 Reviews

Gamer Pulse: Back in Black

After a month-long stint with Throwback Thursday, I’m finally back behind the wheel of Gamer Pulse, and I picked such a good week to take over again! We’ve got the new GTA trailer, some major financial news, a new Rainbow Six game, [...]

November 4, 2011 Reviews
Resident Evil 4 Logo

Throwback Thursday #12 – Resident Evil 4

Alas, we come to the last of this month’s horrific Throwback Thursdays. I’ve had a lot of fun revisiting Resident Evil, Resident Evil 2, and Resident Evil 3. Chronologically, Resident Evil: Code Veronica should be next, but I’m just going to [...]

October 27, 2011 Reviews

Throwback Thursday #11 – Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

In keeping with the horrific tradition of the previous October Throwback Thursdays (#9, #10), we’re going to take a look at Resident Evil 3: Nemesis this week. The third installment, much like its predecessors, was released to critical praise and fan [...]

October 20, 2011 Reviews
Resident Evil 2 Box Art

Throwback Thursday #10 – Resident Evil 2

As with so many things in life, the plan for October’s Throwback Thursday needed some changing. So, since everyone loved the Resident Evil review from last week, we’re going to continue the fun this week with my favorite title in the [...]

October 13, 2011 Reviews
Myst Intro

Throwback Thursday #8: Myst

Another Thursday and another Throwback.  This time we’re setting the Wayback Machine to September 1993. Dream Lover by Mariah Carry and (I Can’t Help Falling) In Love With You by UB40 topped the charts.  The White House goes and launches [...]

September 28, 2011 Reviews
Shadow of the Colossus

Throwback Thursday #4 – Shadow of the Colossus

Most journalists, writers and reviewers are inclined to stick within the parameters of a particular style guide when creating an article. Presenting thoughts and feelings with a mixture of facts and opinions, there is always the question of whether the [...]

September 1, 2011 Reviews

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