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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger: Another Platformer from a Bygone Era

There was something truly special about the platformers released during the late 90’s and early 2000’s.  Banjo-Kazooie, Jak and Daxter, and Sly Cooper were just a few series that were absolutely spectacular, but which, unfortunately, didn’t really survive beyond that golden age of platforming goodness.  Considering my love for these types of games, a friend had recommended I play Ty the Tasmanian Tiger a while back, another platforming franchise from that same time period.  Admittedly, I didn’t take his advice until fairly recently when I realized that the first game had an HD remaster available on modern consoles.

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Crystal Chronicles: Have I Been Playing All Wrong?

It feels like the GameCube era of games falls into an odd middle ground where they’re just old enough that getting your hands on them is hard, but they’re also too new to be included on Virtual Console or the Switch’s online service.  So when I saw that the Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles HD remake was on sale on the PS4, I jumped at the chance to buy it.  (My other reason is for recording the game for YouTube.  GameCube games also tend to be difficult to record, considering they aren’t HDMI-compatible.)  Having not played the game for 15 years, this recent playthrough opened my eyes to the fact that…I know surprisingly little about this game, despite having beaten it multiple times.

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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger (PS4) Playthrough on Virtual Bastion

Join us as we play through the HD remaster of Ty the Tasmanian Tiger, an old-school platformer and collectathon from 2002 where Ty must collect the five talismans, defeat Boss Cass, and save his family from The Dreaming.

Video from YouTube User: Virtual Bastion

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles (PS4) Playthrough on Virtual Bastion

Today we begin our playthrough of the PS4 remaster of Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles, an action RPG where one must collect myrrh in order to protect our village from the deadly miasma.

Video from YouTube User: Virtual Bastion