Category Archives: Platformer

Frogger — Timeless

Frogger — Timeless 1981’s Frogger is an important part of video game pop culture. It’s not as recognizable as other early 80s arcade characters, but the concept of a top-down view of a small creature running through traffic and across … Continue reading

Commissioned, Platformer, Video Gaming

A Review of Valdis Story: Abyssal City

A Review of Valdis Story: Abyssal City Valdis Story: Abyssal City is a 2013 Metroidvania by Endlessfluff Games. It’s better than most.

Beat-Em-Up, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Metroidvania, Platformer, Video Gaming

Mega Man Unlimited is Astonishingly Good

Mega Man Unlimited is Astonishingly Good If you get the Mega Man formula wrong, your results are mediocrities with predictable levels and nothing to test the player, like Street Fighter X Mega Man . Do it right and you get … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Platformer, Video Gaming

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Depth

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Depth I began this article by attempting to review all of the entries in the “ Experimental Game Pack 01 ”. This failed when I realized my utter incompetence at reviewing that half of the … Continue reading

First-Person, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming

DuckTales Remastered: A Pathetic Exercise in Imperialist Hegemony

DuckTales Remastered: A Pathetic Exercise in Imperialist Hegemony SMASH THE DUCKRIARCHY!!!!!! It’s so insulting and degrading to keep stereotyping and denying rights to an entire subset of intelligent beings based on traits they cannot control. To inflict vicious cane beatings … Continue reading

Comedy, Exploring Stuff, Platformer, Politics, Video Gaming

Rogue Legacy: Tolerable

Rogue Legacy: Tolerable This is Rogue Legacy , not the 1980 game Rogue . Sorry, Mike Ricca! Hope your controller works ok. Rogue Legacy is a 2013 2D platformer Metroidvania quasi-roguelike mish-mash of a game by Cellar Door Games. (1) … Continue reading

Exploring Stuff, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Platformer, Roguelike, Video Gaming

Sonic: After the Sequel

Sonic: After the Sequel is a free fanmade PC game that uses art assets from existing Sonic the Hedgehog games in combination with new art to create a series of original levels. It is a two-dimensional platformer like the Genesis/Mega … Continue reading

Platformer, Video Gaming

The 10 Best Retsupuraes

The 10 Best Retsupuraes In 2007, Something Awful Forums user Slowbeef created the " Let’s Play ", a video (or a series of images with text) in which someone plays a video game and comments for the enjoyment of others. … Continue reading

Adventure, Animu, Comedy, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Fighting Games, Insanity, Platformer, Third-Person, Video Gaming

Bionic Commando for the NES Owns Hard

Bionic Commando is a 1988 NES game by Capcom. It is a sorta-port sorta-sequel to the arcade game of the same name. It differs from the original in many aspects. The arcade Bionic Commando is a straightforward quarter-munching action game, … Continue reading

Metroidvania, Platformer, Video Gaming

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Alter Ego

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Alter Ego Alter Ego. No, it’s not the 1986 text adventure game of the same name. It’s a 2011 puzzle platformer that involves the player controlling a stickman, his opposing ghost, and frequently switching places … Continue reading

Indie Games That Don't Suck, Platformer, Video Gaming