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by Retro STrife
June 21st, 2018, 11:15 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: Jurassic Park Video Game Review Special
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: Jurassic Park Video Game Review Special

Wow, never realized you reviewed so many of these! If this shows anything, it's that developers have completely failed at using the JP license effectively. Like I mentioned in a post yesterday, the best of the bunch might be Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis, which is a Theme Park style game for the ...
by Retro STrife
June 20th, 2018, 2:24 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/6/19: Playstation: The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park Special Edition
Replies: 7
Views: 177

Re: 2018/6/19: Playstation: The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park Special Edition

Never played any of these, but still found the reviews interesting to read. I had actually read the old version of the Special Edition review a few days ago, and it was interesting how much your thoughts on that game have changed since the last time you reviewed it. It's too bad that no developer ha...
by Retro STrife
June 19th, 2018, 2:03 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Madden Day
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: Madden Day

Fun read- thanks for posting this. Not just the games, but also your disgruntled reminiscings as a Bears fan. I'm a big football fan as well and try to get a new game once or twice a generation. But I didn't start playing the Madden series for the first time until Madden 2002 on the Xbox. Before tha...
by Retro STrife
June 8th, 2018, 9:12 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/6/7: Playstation 4: Everybody's Golf
Replies: 3
Views: 279

Re: 2018/6/7: Playstation 4: Everybody's Golf

It's too bad that this one didn't turn out well. I've been a big fan of the Hot Shots Golf series from the first time I played a demo of the original PS1 game back in the day. They really perfected the arcade-style golf game over the years. But once that happens, there's still pressure to mix up the...
by Retro STrife
June 4th, 2018, 10:59 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Favorite Fake Review?
Replies: 10
Views: 502

Re: Favorite Fake Review?

Definitely Strip Poker II. The other ones were good too, but that one really raised the bar. There's at least 3 or 4 lines in there that are laugh-out-loud funny. The best line, "My Virtual Boy is finally a Virtual Man", is my favorite line of all the reviews on the site.
by Retro STrife
June 3rd, 2018, 8:28 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/6/3: Saturn: F1 Challenge, X-Men Vs. Street Fighter (Japan)
Replies: 13
Views: 599

Re: 2018/6/3: Saturn: F1 Challenge, X-Men Vs. Street Fighter (Japan)

Now the question is... is it worth tracking down X-Men Vs. Street Fighter for the PS1...? Hmm.. Unless there's something superior about the PS1 version, it would seem redundant, since the Saturn usually did better at 2D fighters. Also, according to PriceCharting, complete copies of the PS1 version ...
by Retro STrife
June 3rd, 2018, 8:25 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/6/3: Saturn: F1 Challenge, X-Men Vs. Street Fighter (Japan)
Replies: 13
Views: 599

Re: 2018/6/3: Saturn: F1 Challenge, X-Men Vs. Street Fighter (Japan)

You'll never see me complain about new Saturn reviews. I bought F1 Challenge for $3 a few years back, but still haven't played it. As for X-Men vs. Street Fighter.. I'm not a fighting game fan at all, but your review is so passionate that it makes me want the game! In reality, I know there's no chan...
by Retro STrife
June 3rd, 2018, 8:14 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Touchdown Fever (NES)
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: Touchdown Fever (NES)

It's a miracle you're not in a gang, or worse, after this childhood trauma! Herschie, you're a glutton for punishment with these old sports games you're always playing - I don't know how you do it! I'll have to take your word for it on this one - I can't imagine ever playing any other football game ...
by Retro STrife
June 1st, 2018, 2:37 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Jurassic Park dioramma
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Jurassic Park dioramma

Looks like it's $2400... which is crazy! It says $2400 is the SRP (suggested retail price?) and that $240 is the cost of pre-ordering it, which is 10% of the SRP.
by Retro STrife
June 1st, 2018, 2:01 pm
Forum: Reader Reviews
Topic: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
Replies: 6
Views: 534

Re: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

So this is nothing like Metal Gear Acid? No, not at all. Despite being a huge MGS fan (it's my favorite series), I've never played the Acid games, because they sound boring and they're not part of the main MGS story. However, I just read your Metal Gear Acid review for a refresher on that game, and...

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