Sonia Crusader

One day Sonia's dad came home with a Donkey Kong Country Super Nintendo (SNES) bundle. Ever since then, she fell in love with video games.

She enjoys playing indie games, platformers, and all sorts of puzzle games on consoles and has recently become the proud new owner of her very own Steam library.

For getting her real fix of gaming though, she will dust off the old SNES controller and do a speed run through Super Mario World or collect bananas in Donkey Kong Country. She’s a real old-school gamer.

Author Archives: Sonia Crusader

The Bridge review

By | December 20, 2014

I recently finished playing The Bridge, an “M.C. Escher meets Isaac Newton” 2D puzzle game that tests the logic (and patience) of the player. It’s a game that I probably would have not come across if it hadn’t been sent to me as a gift from someone who knows my affinity for puzzle games. But it’s definitely one that fits the category and has a lot to offer any hardcore… Read More »

PlayStation Plus makes me want to ragequit

By | October 15, 2014

With a controller in my hand, I sat down to give PlayStation Plus another go. I’d had it for a few months a while ago, before making another transAtlantic move, and I was looking forward to getting back into some console gaming. I was already getting excited for the instant library of new games that I was about to get, certain that at least a few of the games on… Read More »

4 things I miss about 90s gaming

By | July 1, 2014

It’s pretty common for the “older” generations to be dissatisfied with how times have changed and to be nostalgic for “back in the day”. I try not to think of myself as old, or dissatisfied, for that matter, with what today’s gaming industry has to offer… but I can’t help but feel like somewhere along the way, we damaged what used to be such a pure form of entertainment. Now,… Read More »