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Metroid Fusion
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 6 September, 2016 at 9:21PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Metroid Fusion

Originally Metroid IV, now Metroid 8(ish), Metroid Fusion marked a dramatic change in the style of Metroid games. Prior to this, the Metroid series had been pretty minimalistic, with just a spattering of story to tell you why Samus was exploring this alien world. During gameplay, the only narrative was the one you supplied yourself. Metroid Fusion brought in ideas like other characters, a railroad plot, and, most obviously, changed the look of Samus. This game also released side-by-side with Metroid Prime, and had the ability to connect through the GameCube-GBA link cable.

 

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Game and Watch Gallery 4
Posted by Lazlo Falconi
Posted on 4 April, 2016 at 8:40PM ↑ 2 ↓ 0
Game and Watch Gallery 4


Here's a real quirky one for ya. Have you heard of the Game and Watch series from Nintendo? Really? You haven't? And you already have two badges? In the early 80s and beyond, Nintendo got its first taste of the handheld market, not with the Game Boy, but with these weird, single-game units that for some reason had an alarm clock in them. Ahh, Nintendo, why do you put alarm clocks in everything? They were ugly, they weren't comfortable, and they weren't even that fun… But we still remember them fondly because we're gamers and make poor decisions I guess.

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Retro of the Week: Harmony of Dissonance
Posted by Swifto
Posted on 19 August, 2012 at 07:17AM ↑ 0 ↓ 0
Retro of the Week: Harmony of Dissonance

God damn it.

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