Posts tagged Legacy Gaming
What better way to prepare for the amazing Xenoblade Chronicles than to experience this gem?
Given all the retro talk Steven and I have been doing lately, I thought this would be a really cool feature to introduce. I’m certain you guys have enjoyed my little offscreen Sega Saturn videos, well now it’s time to crank it up a notch with… Remembering… The idea is simple, take a game you like, [...]
NIS' classic dungeon series is back for another round. More customization, classes, weapons, enemies, and dungeons! It's a quirky retro throwback, through and through. Is it for you?
Super Meat Boy [Available on XBLA and PC] ESRB Rating: T Genre: Platformer Publisher: Team Meat Developer: Team Meat Release Date: October 20th (XBLA), November 30th, 2010 (PC) Parent Talk: Super Meat Boy is filled with crude humor and silly jokes, and the profanity will definitely be as a red [...]
Marketing executives are coming up with stupid shit all the time. I could write an entry in this series every day for the next five years and still have a formidable stockpile of stupid to run on. I’m confident there will never be a shortage because a) people will never stop advertising their [...]
I believe that the bulk of the gaming community would mint the typical daisy-picking sing-a-long advertisement a fail. By all means, a gigantic fail. But what do you call a commercial so sickeningly cutesy that it could leap out of the screen and wink a rainbow at you, instantaneously decreasing [...]
A fairly lengthy write-up accompanied last week’s Commercial Flashback. This entry, however, will be pointedly brief. Why is that? Because… well, just watch the video: …what the f**k is that?! Upon revisiting this commercial I realize there is nothing I can write about it that can be grounded to [...]
Let’s begin by establishing that no one made commercials like Sega did in their early 90′s marketing campaigns. No one. The camera swerves in to focus on a Game Gear and a Game Boy, side-by-side. “If you were colour blind and had an IQ less than 12, then you wouldn’t care which portable you had… of [...]
3D Dot Game Heroes (Only available on PlayStation 3) ESRB Rating: E10+ Players: 1 Genre: Action/Adventure Publisher: Atlus Developer: Silicon Studio Release Date: May 11th, 2010 Parent Talk: 3D Dot Game Heroes is rated E10+, thus acceptable for the concerned parent with its colorful, cartoon-ish [...]
Final Fantasy IX is truly a forgotten classic. Marketed as a celebration of the end of the PS1 era, FFIX was released as the PS2 went global…alongside another (albeit critically superior) PS1 Square game; Chrono Cross. After being spoiled by the cyberpunk boom of FFVII and FFVIII, the masses [...]
Destination Point: World 2 (Desert). Mid-castle boss. Roy Koopa. Number of Players This Session: 2 Yes, that Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story review is still on the way. For some reason I’m having a hard time gathering my thoughts on it. In the meantime, let’s talk about that other Mario game [...]