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Here Are 5 of the Best Video Game Spinoffs. Here Are 5 of the Best Video Game Spinoffs.

(AfroGamers.com) The last time when we explored a franchise’s spinoffs, we focused on Sonic the Hedgehog. Let’s open things up by looking at five of... 


Sega Could Salvaged Alex Kidd Years Ago. Sega Could Salvaged Alex Kidd Years Ago.

(AfroGamers.com) In today’s gaming landscape, Sonic the Hedgehog still has value. Created in 1991, the blue blur would replace Sega’s original mascot... 


Throwback Video Games – Killer Instinct SNES Version – The Most Underappreciated Fighting Video Game Ever. Throwback Video Games – Killer Instinct SNES Version – The Most Underappreciated Fighting Video Game Ever.

(AfroGamers.com) One of my earliest memories of Killer Instinct during my childhood years was seeing my older brother heavily playing the game on The Super... 


The Shadowrun Video Games From Worst to Best. The Shadowrun Video Games From Worst to Best.

(AfroGamers.com) I mentioned Shadowrun when discussing Cyber Knights last year. Like Cyberpunk, it was a cyberpunk-themed tabletop RPG and was actually... 


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Anime

Are the Dragon Ball Z: First Strike Films Canon? Are the Dragon Ball Z: First Strike Films Canon?

(AfroGamers.com) Dragon Ball is one of the most beloved anime franchises of all time. It has been around for almost 40 years and was one of the most important... 


5 Underrated Old School Anime Special Attacks. 5 Underrated Old School Anime Special Attacks.

(AfroGamers.com) So, we touched on some of the more known anime special attacks. Now we’re looking at five underrated attacks. Did your favorite attack... 


5 Epic Old School Anime Special Attacks. 5 Epic Old School Anime Special Attacks.

(AfroGamers.com) In more action-oriented anime, there tends to be special attacks. These are the ones that are always in the pocket of the heroes—or... 


5 Classic Anime Series That Should Be Rebooted. 5 Classic Anime Series That Should Be Rebooted.

(Afrogamers.com) Several anime series have gotten remakes or CGI adaptations. Sailor Moon had a revival in Sailor Moon Crystal which was a shocker. Voltron... 


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News

Here Are 5 of the Best Video Game Spinoffs. Here Are 5 of the Best Video Game Spinoffs.

(AfroGamers.com) The last time when we explored a franchise’s spinoffs, we focused on Sonic the Hedgehog. Let’s open things up by looking at five of the best spinoffs in video games. How Are We Defining “Spinoff”? A spinoff is any game within a franchise that isn’t part of the main series of games. Spinoffs can continue a story or present a dedicated side-story that features characters from... [Read more of this review]


Sega Could Salvaged Alex Kidd Years Ago. Sega Could Salvaged Alex Kidd Years Ago.

(AfroGamers.com) In today’s gaming landscape, Sonic the Hedgehog still has value. Created in 1991, the blue blur would replace Sega’s original mascot Alex Kidd. If you don’t remember the Alex Kidd series of games or vaguely remember then, you’re not alone. Also, I’d say that you didn’t miss much. That aside, we’re supposed to be getting a remake of the first game Alex Kidd in Miracle... [Read more of this review]


Throwback Video Games – Killer Instinct SNES Version – The Most Underappreciated Fighting Video Game Ever. Throwback Video Games – Killer Instinct SNES Version – The Most Underappreciated Fighting Video Game Ever.

(AfroGamers.com) One of my earliest memories of Killer Instinct during my childhood years was seeing my older brother heavily playing the game on The Super Nintendo home console and hearing the word “cccccccombo breaker” really shocked me because I didn’t know that you could actually break multiple combos in a match. My older brother would often play as TJ Combo, a fictional character from the... [Read more of this review]


3 Villains To Expect in The CW’s Powerpuff Girls. 3 Villains To Expect in The CW’s Powerpuff Girls.

(AfroGamers.com) One of the biggest pieces of geek news for 90s and 00s kids is not only is Powerpuff Girls getting a live-action show but the leads of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have already been cast. The show will be a part of The CW’s teen-oriented broadcasting which includes a number of comic book adaptations past and present. Personally, I’m excited for the series. I’ve never been... [Read more of this review]


Are the Dragon Ball Z: First Strike Films Canon? Are the Dragon Ball Z: First Strike Films Canon?

(AfroGamers.com) Dragon Ball is one of the most beloved anime franchises of all time. It has been around for almost 40 years and was one of the most important series when it comes to the spread of anime in the west over the past 30 years. As with most long-running anime franchises, it has its share of films. These films often fall outside of series’ continuity and would pretty much amount to filler. The... [Read more of this review]


The Shadowrun Video Games From Worst to Best. The Shadowrun Video Games From Worst to Best.

(AfroGamers.com) I mentioned Shadowrun when discussing Cyber Knights last year. Like Cyberpunk, it was a cyberpunk-themed tabletop RPG and was actually released a year after Cyberpunk in 1989. In 1993, we got the first video-game adaptation of the series on the SNES. This was followed about the Sega Genesis version in 1994 and a visual novel/RPG two years later. After that the license was just dormant... [Read more of this review]


Final Fantasy’s Greatest Mini Game. Final Fantasy’s Greatest Mini Game.

(AfroGamers.com) Over the years, Final Fantasy has been known for many things that come together to form one great game at a time. Great gameplay, engaging stories, stellar characters, and an overall interesting world to play in. The one thing that usually fly under the radar is the mini games that you play as a break from killing bad guys and monsters. In FF7 you had the Golden Saucer and chocobo... [Read more of this review]


How Did GameStop Fall So Hard? How Did GameStop Fall So Hard?

(AfroGamers.com) So, earlier this month, GameStop saw a massive jump in its stock price. This is after years of just not being a store worth paying attention to and some closing up shop for good. However, there was a time when GameStop didn’t suck and there was a reason to go there to get games. Mind you, it’s not the best reason as to why it wasn’t so bad but it’s a reason. The Only Game in... [Read more of this review]


The Most Underappreciated Nintendo Characters. The Most Underappreciated Nintendo Characters.

(AfroGamers.com) Nintendo is regarded by many as “The Godfather Of Video Game Companies” and there are actual reasons as to why that’s a legitimate statement. Nintendo is the oldest video game company in the entire world which was founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi. They have definitely played a major role in video game history by creating some of the most iconic legendary characters... [Read more of this review]


Free To Play vs Paid Mobile Games. Free To Play vs Paid Mobile Games.

(AfroGamers.com) If you didn’t have to pay for high quality mobile video games, would you? Me either, yet there is an upside and downside to both free to play and paid mobile games. There is a reason why if I could get a game that do not have some of the things that free to play games have, I would gladly fork over the cash just to get what I want. The Good and Bad of Free to Play Well, what’s... [Read more of this review]


Throwback Video Games – Street Fighter II. Throwback Video Games – Street Fighter II.

(AfroGamers.com) I am a huge fan of the fighting video game genre and have been ever since I remember playing Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition for the Sega Genesis during my childhood days. Fighting video games have come a long way over the past 30 years since the release of Street Fighter II in arcade rooms and home consoles across the country. From its highs in the 1990s to its lows in... [Read more of this review]


5 Underrated Old School Anime Special Attacks. 5 Underrated Old School Anime Special Attacks.

(AfroGamers.com) So, we touched on some of the more known anime special attacks. Now we’re looking at five underrated attacks. Did your favorite attack or anime series make this list? MVP of Underrated Anime Special Attacks: Dragon Slave (Lina Inverse, Slayers series) Lina Inverse is an adventurer/sorceress who wanders the world with close friend Gourry. There is usually some goal early in the season... [Read more of this review]


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