Ranked: All Seven Pokemon Generations

From pretty much the beginning of my life in gaming, Pokemon has been a major force in my RPG consumption. I will never forget the first time I played a friend’s version of Pokemon Gold at a Terrell Tiger football game with the stadium lights to illuminate the screen of his GameBoy Pocket and how…

Burnes’ Turns Nov. 3-25, 2016

With the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon still on my mind, the series once again creeps into a playlist ripe with the rediscovery and newfound appreciation of familiar tunes. But it’s a new track from a band that I’d never listened to before that takes top honors as we head into the Christmas season. “Drunk…

Burnes’ Turns: October 6-28

It’s been several weeks since my last Burnes’ Turns entry, and in that time I’ve been exposed to a number of great tracks in the multitude of video games I’ve been revisiting and experiencing for the first time. I don’t own any of them, but count pretty much every track that appears in a Bethesda-helmed…

Pokemon Black and White (2010)

9.25 Over the course of Pokemon’s 20-year history, Game Freak has never released a duo of games that were as divisive as Black and White. For many, the game’s removal of all of the familiar Pokemon in the series’ past (from Pikachu to Garchomp) in favor of a brand new cast of foreign, strange-looking critters…