Archive for October 2009

Classic Game Review: Shadow the Hedgehog

October 31, 2009

(Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2 and XBox) by: “Tiger” Oliver Shadow the Hedgehog, our favorite (and only) emo anthropomorphic hedgehog, debuted in Sonic Adventure 2 for the Sega Dreamcast in 2001 and re-released on the Nintendo GameCube just under one year later. After his success in SA2 and the surprisingly mediocre Sonic Heroes in 2003, it […]

Halloween video game sales!

October 30, 2009

By Hans Wuerflein Several sites are running Halloween sales on PC games this weekend. First up is Good Old Games sale on three horror themed games: Waxworks, Obscure, and Personal Nightmare at 30 percent off each. If you haven’t heard of any of them it might be because Personal Nightmare and Waxworks came out in […]

October Film Fright Fest: Mortal Kombat & Mortal Kombat: Annhiliation

October 29, 2009

by – “Tiger” Oliver There are some movies that are scary, then there are movies that are bad. Then, there are movies that are so bad, they’re scary. Then, there are the odd couple of video game movies: 1995’s box office epic win Mortal Kombat and 1997’s failtacular Mortal Kombat: Annhiliation  

The Pretty Black Chains revisit Punch Out

October 28, 2009

By Hans Wuerflein It’s not that long, but when The Pretty Black Chains stopped by our sister blog “on.” they gave a rendition of the running theme from Punch Out for the NES. Pretty good.

Video Games Live in NYT

October 28, 2009

By Hans Wuerflein Video game music got a bit more recognition earlier this week when the Video Games Live concert series was featured on the New York Times‘ arts section. My favorite part has to be what video game music composer and Video Games Live co-creator Tommy Tallarico had to say: “I’m 41 years old, […]