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That Time Nintendo Canceled The Nearly Finished Star Fox 2

That Time Nintendo Canceled The Nearly Finished Star Fox 2 Though that sequel was basically done, Nintendo shelved Star Fox 2 and never released it.Whereas Star Fox was linear pretty, Star Fox 2 meant to expand gameplay by dropping players into wider environments, with access to various craft.

9 seemingly simple plots that got complicated really fast

9 seemingly simple plots that got complicated really fast This tragic event provided the impetus for Max Payne to bring the pain, and take down the drug smuggling operation from the inside.So he investigates some stuff for the DEA, makes a few drug busts, and gets a medal, right?

Hyper Light Drifter's Retro Collector's Edition Is So Hot

Hyper Light Drifter's Retro Collector's Edition Is So Hot Most digital download only games don’t get a fancy collector’s edition release.Hyper Light Drifter is not most download only games, and its collectors edition, up for presale tomorrow from iam8bit, is very fancy indeed.

9 video game rewards that are totally not worth the trouble

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.

The best Game Boy games of all time

The best Game Boy games of all time 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.

The Best Dreamcast games of all time

The Best Dreamcast games of all time 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.

The Helplessness Of Clock Tower

The Helplessness Of Clock Tower In the original Clock Tower on the SNES, all you can do is run, and even that’s limited by your stress gauge.The game is terrifying, not just because of the creepy atmosphere and the convoluted mansion that has you feeling lost, but because Clock Tower is the ultimate experience in vulnerability and weakness.

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history

The 7 most infuriating taunts in gaming history 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.

9 life or death situations that you can procrastinate on

9 life or death situations that you can procrastinate on The big bad bossman is in his gothic tower, cackling maniacally.Lava seeps in through the cracks of this hellscape, and winged beasts fill the night sky.

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life

9 healing items that would definitely kill you in real life 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.

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games

8 boss fights that are way different from the rest of their games 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!

How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda A prequel to the first two Zelda games (hence its English title), A Link to the Past opens with a young boy called Link sleepwalking as Princess Zelda calls to him telepathically.She explains that she’s being held prisoner in the basement of Hyrule Castle and needs Link to rescue her.

8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean

8 of the most common names in video games - and what they mean Whether this name has any significance with the names of the characters who use them - well, you might be surprised.He's even got a brass knuckle that says "I Heart God" on it.

The 25 best Final Fantasy games

The 25 best Final Fantasy games Now, as the series is enjoying a renaissance on PS4 and Xbox One, we've compiled a list of the 25 best Final Fantasy games.Just like Final Fantasy 7.