Posts Tagged ‘ds’

Blaster Master Zero review

March 10th, 2017 No comments

Blaster Master is an absolutely classic NES game (there’s also a GBC game, a Genesis game that sucks and a Playstation game I never played… Blaster Master Boy doesn’t count, it’s a sequel to a Bomberman spin-off). It’s also very hard. The series got a revival in 2010 on Wii called Blaster Master: Overdrive, which I recall being fairly solid, though thinking back on it the graphics were kinda unattractive. It was very much like the original but with new kinds of upgrades and it was fun.

Blaster Master Zero is a something of a remake of the original Blaster Master, and I was hyped for it as soon as it was announced. Moreso when it was confirmed for Switch.

Let’s see if it’s good!

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7th Generation Send-off

November 6th, 2013 No comments

7th Generation Send-off: Badass handheld games

November 6th, 2013 No comments

Handhelds are always a very large portion of the gaming industry. This is shown largely by the DS being the second highest-selling gaming console of all time (and the Game Boy not far behind in third place), and right now the 3DS always outselling everything.

This is the final installment of this series of posts about the best 7th gen games, and there’s still quite a few good games left to mention.

Let’s do this!

Note: No particular order

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E3 2012 conferences impressions!

June 6th, 2012 No comments

It’s E3 time! And, as per usual, I’ll spend some time talking about what us, the general public, can see from E3. Specifically the Big 3’s conferences.

For full disclosure, here were my expectations for E3 2012 before the conferences started:
Microsoft would end up having a pretty worthless presentation, Sony would have a great presentation because, at this point, they NEED to, and Nintendo will kick ass with tons of Wii U announcements and 3DS dates and announcements. So basically: Business as usual for MS, Sony going more above and beyond than usual and Nintendo being Nintendo, pretty much.

So let’s talk about the 3 main conferences. What worked, what didn’t, who sucked, who didn’t, stuff like that.
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Blurb reviews – Battleship

May 27th, 2012 No comments

No one expected this to be good, but who expected it to be a sub-standard military FPS with pointless slow real-time grid-based strategy segments and bad-looking aliens? Despite one original element, the game is nothing special, you’ve played a ton of better FPS this generation.

Verdict: Bad

Blurb reviews are short 1 paragraph mini-reviews of games I’ve played and don’t feel like making full reviews of

Games coming out in June 2012

May 24th, 2012 1 comment

June! Games! Stuff! Words! Yeah, I don’t have anything to say this month. Let’s just talk about the games that are coming out.

So there’s a couple things coming out in June. Let’s see… a 3DS release, a DS release, a PSP release, 2 Vita releases, a Wii release, a PS3 release, 3 Xbox 360 releases (whoa!) and five multiplatform releases… And even possibly another NES release! Seems like everything is getting something in june!
Those include either games I’m interested in, or games that may be/become popular… Basically anything I feel bears mentioning, whether I’m personally hyped for it or not.

Let’s go!

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Games coming out in February 2012

January 23rd, 2012 2 comments

I really hope to get back to reviewing games soon, it’s been quite a while since my last review. I’m going a bit early with this post because of… reasons… Okay, not really, I’m just bored so… yeah.

February marks the release of a new console! Yay! Otherwise there are: 5 3DS releases, 1 standard DS release, 1 Wii release, 4 PS3 releases and 6 Mutliplatform releases. No 360, PC or PSP exclusives on the list, surprising no one.

So read on and see what’s coming out!

Note: this doesn’t include shovelware or games that we all known will suck, but rather gamse I think are noteworthy for whatever reason, may it be because they’ll be popular, or that I’m personally interested in.

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Games of the Year 2011 – Lowdown

December 31st, 2011 No comments

Well, I’m done with this year’s Games of the Year posts. Here’s a quick lowdown post with links to each post!

I haven’t made “Biggest Surprises” and “Biggest Disappointments” posts yet, not sure if I will… So here’s what we have right now! Again, no overall GotY post, but I don’t think it’s really needed, I think all the posts as a whole display a large variety of awesome games we got this year. Sadly we had to skip over a bunch of great games, otherwise we would have had 5-15 winners per category (other than Wii and 360), and I just decided to highlight my personal favorites. I’m sure other people/everyone else have different winners, and that’s obviously fine too.

So here it is:

2011 DS winners
2011 3DS winners
2011 Wii winners
2011 Xbox 360 winners
2011 PS3 winners
2011 Downloadable winners
2011 Multiplatform winners

Games coming out in October 2011

September 18th, 2011 4 comments

Well just because I’m bored, I’m writing this early, yay! October 2011… I was actually expecting more interesting releases, but I guess we may have to wait until November. In the meantime, there’s still a couple interesting games here.

Let’s see… for October 2011 we have:  9 multiplatform releases, 3 PS3 releases, 3 3DS releases, 2 Xbox 360 releases, 2 PC releases and the first truly great Wii release of the year (note: yes Mario Sports Mix was good, but definitely not GREAT)! Don’t forget this only includes interesting or potentially popular games, and it maybe be missing a couple hidden gems (and downloadable games, these rarely get release dates this fast). I try to not include shovelware in these lists.

So read on and see what you’ll be buying!
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Games coming out in September 2011

August 28th, 2011 5 comments

The big occupied release schedule of the fall is finally starting! This is always a busy time for gamers, and we have TONS of stuff that seem potentially awesome coming out soon.

September sees a good amount of interesting/popular games:  7 multiplatform (Wii, PC, PS3, 360) releases, 8 PS3 releases, 3 3DS releases, 3 DS releases, 1 PSP release and 2 Xbox 360 releases. Don’t forget this only includes interesting or potentially popular games, and it maybe be missing what will be hidden gems. We never know.

So read on and see what you’ll be buying!
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