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by Retrology
December 15th, 2017, 12:22 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Best snow levels?
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Best snow levels?

Mine: Ocarina of Time: Ice Cavern: The music, the puzzles, the atmosphere, you just felt like you were there yourself. Plus you get the iron boots to actually (somewhat) bear the Water Temple. Paper Mario: Chapter 7: From beginning to end this was a masterpiece. A penguin murder mystery, journey und...
by Retrology
December 14th, 2017, 8:19 pm
Forum: Reader Reviews
Topic: Pokemon Snap (Nintendo 64)
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Pokemon Snap (Nintendo 64)

Who could've guessed one of the more beloved games on the N64 would be a game about photography? But it's true, lots of gamers grew up with Pokemon Snap, myself included, and what sounds like a lame idea is actually one of the most unique games you'll ever play. Pokemon Snap combines the movement of...
by Retrology
December 13th, 2017, 5:35 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Worst Types of Levels?
Replies: 15
Views: 277

Re: Worst Types of Levels?

Stealth levels where you have to restart if you're seen! This sort of thing nearly killed LoZ: The Wind Waker for me! Speaking of WW, anything that involves sailing is awful! Arkham Asylum is an exception to this rule IMO, as it gave you checkpoints during the stealth parts with the Scarecrow. Anyw...
by Retrology
December 9th, 2017, 9:40 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Top 5Favorite Christmas Specials/Movies?
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Top 5Favorite Christmas Specials/Movies?

Let's waste no time. 5. A Christmas Story: Yeah it's extremely overcommercialized, but it's still a holiday classic, mixing dark comedy with the charm of any other Christmas masterpiece. 4. Home Alone: Let's face, what everyone remembers most about this movie is the trap scene. The closest thing to ...
by Retrology
December 3rd, 2017, 2:26 am
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Kirby 64 (Nintendo 64)
Replies: 4
Views: 350

Re: Kirby 64 (Nintendo 64)

Playing this game again, and I think the critic should review it. Since it's played from a 2D plane there's no camera struggle at all, and the combination system makes this more interesting than the average Kirby game.
by Retrology
November 22nd, 2017, 3:44 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Underrated And Overlooked Albums
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: Underrated And Overlooked Albums

California by Mr. Bungle: Because it came out around the same time as Californiacation and because of the feud between Mike Patton and Anthony Kledis, this never got the recognition it deserved, but it's an amazing, brilliant album. There's so much attention to detail, and even though it's written i...
by Retrology
November 1st, 2017, 4:51 am
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Batman: Arkham Asylum (360)
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Batman: Arkham Asylum (360)

Hooked up my 360, so I decided to play Arkham Asylum for the first time ever, and yeah, I've been missing out. The first that strikes me is, as a huge Batman The Animated Series fan, I'm delighted they got Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill in to do the voices of Batman and the Joker respectfully. But mor...
by Retrology
October 18th, 2017, 4:19 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Best Sega Genesis Soundtracks?
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Best Sega Genesis Soundtracks?

The Genesis sound chip has gotten a bad rap, but in the right hands, it created some incredible video game soundtracks. So which ones were the best on the system? Sonic 3 & Knuckles: The first 2 games indeed had good soundtracks, but got a little too 80s cheesy at times for my taste (Metropolis ...
by Retrology
October 12th, 2017, 5:38 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Play as many games as you can or play less games to death ?
Replies: 15
Views: 562

Re: Play as many games as you can or play less games to death ?

I think for the most part it depends on the scope of the game. If it's a game small enough for you to explore every nook and cranny, then yeah, I'd play it to death. Examples include Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon and Quake II. However, while games like Skyrim are good, it may be really overwhelming to f...
by Retrology
October 5th, 2017, 4:27 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Kids movies that can be enjoyed by adults
Replies: 20
Views: 892

Kids movies that can be enjoyed by adults

There's movies that are for kids and movies for adults, but what about kids movies that adults can enjoy?

Here's some of my nominations.

Toy Story (duh)
Shrek
The Polar Express
Ice Age (the first one)
The Incredibles
Holes

Thoughts?

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