Posted on 06/23 00:07 in Arcade
There are two weapons in EarthBound that are incredibly difficult to find.Not 'oh, you have to beat this powerful boss' hard or 'gee, this puzzle sure was tricky' hard.
Posted on 07/27 22:07 in Arcade
What's this, a great Game Boy game that isn't a sequel to an already-popular franchise?Cue some adventuresome 8-bit music, throw down some 2D levels and boom, you've got enough motivation for a Game Boy outing.
Posted on 07/28 18:41 in Arcade
In case you weren't paying attention in 1999, the situation for the Dreamcast wasn't ideal.And it was great, with the console playing host to some of Sega's most creative games of all time, not to mention stellar third-party exclusives.
Posted on 08/03 03:15 in Arcade
While Rare is known for GoldenEye and Banjo-Kazooie, it also gave birth to another franchise during the N64 generation--one that's essentially halfway between its two other popular games.JFG was a shooter, first and foremost, and what a shooter it was.
Posted on 09/08 20:17 in Arcade
Some of the best moments in games are about immersion, pulling players into a fictional world where they can project themselves into the characters.That's why it's infuriating when that immersion ends abruptly when an obnoxious character speaks up to ruin the mood.
Posted on 09/22 00:01 in Arcade
Sure, there are some oddballs like Koffing or Voltorb--but they're nowhere near as popular as the Pikachus, Togepis, and Evees that dominate Pok-merchandise.If only all those unwitting parents knew what horrors awaited their children in the untamed wilderness that is the Pokmon universe.
Posted on 10/14 16:05 in Arcade
If you're a guest in someone else's home, don't go through all their drawers looking for money.If you see a turtle, don't stomp on it.
Posted on 11/17 02:33 in Arcade
It's not hard to inject something different into the mix--some mini-games here, a couple of side missions there, maybe a boss or two with their own gimmick to nab our attention again.Go crazy!