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Street Fighter III: Third Strike released for arcades in 1999. We see ryu facing off against one of the new additions to the game Remy who is made to replace guile. Photo credit: Oscar Torres

A Look Back with Oscar: ‘Street Fighter III’ successfully parrying since 1999

October 21, 2020

With the success of "Street Fighter II" and both "Street Fighter Alpha" games, many fans were excited to see where the third en...

Ghost Rider is a 2007 film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It wouldn't be until Marvel's Agents of Sheild where we get a new live-action version of the Rider Photo credit: Tim Wong

A Look Back with Oscar: ‘Ghost Rider’ a film that loves to crash and burn

October 16, 2020

Before the MCU and before Iron Man, there were many properties trying to succeed the way Sam Raimi's "Spider Man" did. Did Ghost Rider lead to a success like that? (Spoiler Warning: it didn't.)

A Look Back with Oscar: ‘Super Mario Sunshine’ is the most stressful vacation experience ever

October 8, 2020

'Super Mario Sunshine' is widely considered by many to be one of the more divided entries of the Mario, one that felt like it...

Stands, murder and mystery make up an adventure spanning multiple generations. Jojo has been renewed for an animated adaptation of part six as of sept. 24, 2020 Photo credit: me pixels

A Look Back With Oscar: ‘Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure’ A weird but fun experience

September 25, 2020

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is one of Shonen Jump's greatest anime/manga franchises that has become a cult phenomenon in both Japan and the US. But how great is it for people who have been wanting to go back and see what was so good about it?

Sonic CD is one of the most obscure Sonic titles, which later would go one as one of the cult classics of the classic 2D games. An updated version made by Christian Whitehead became available in 2011. Photo credit: Courtesy of Sega

A Look Back with Oscar: ‘Sonic CD’ from obscure to whimsical

September 18, 2020

One of the most obscure Sonic titles is considered a hidden gem of the classic era. But how great is it and is it good to go back to or leave it in the past?

Super Mario World is the fourth mainline 2D plat former for the Mario Series. Its also one of the launch titles for the acclaimed Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

A Look Back With Oscar: Super Mario World 16bits of pure enjoyment.

September 10, 2020

"Super Mario World" is one of the all-time greatest Mario games, with many levels to explore and easy to learn but hard to master gameplay. How good is it today, after 30 years?

The Transformers is one of the most pop culture icons of the '80s. With its colorful cast of characters and deep lore its no secret that its still around to this day and referencing the first cartoon most of the time.

A Look Back With Oscar: ‘Transformers Generation One’, more than meets the eye

September 10, 2020

The Transformers, a pop culture phenomenon that spans many years of history through toys games, movies, and shows. Is the first cartoon still good as it is today?

TMNT: Turtles in Time is a four/two player co-op beat em up game developed by konami. The players travel through space and time to stop Shredder and bring back the Statue of Liberty. Photo credit: Manuel Sagra

A Look Back with Oscar: ‘TMNT: Turtles in Time’

August 28, 2020

Developed by Konami, "TMNT: Turtles in Time" is one of the many great beat-em-up games released in the 90s.

Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese manga/anime created by Akira Toriyama. It stars Goku a Saiyan from the planet Vegeta as he protects the earth and the universe from powerful opponents with the help of his friends and former enemies

A Look Back With Oscar: ‘Dragon Ball Z’

August 21, 2020

Dragon Ball Z is one of the biggest anime in the world, inspiring fans and animators alike. With the series finished, does it still hold up today?

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A Look Back With Oscar: Transformers (2007)

May 15, 2020

A film that many people remember but didn't age well at all.

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