Wave Race (GB) Review

When most people talk about Wave Race they usually refer to the Nintendo 64 title, Wave Race 64. While there hasn’t been many entries in the franchise, many don’t know the origins of the series. Wave Race, for the original Gameboy, is the first title in the series. The Wave Race series has always been known for its impressive wave physics, and how they change both the level and your racing strategy. These physics are fully realized on the power houses known as the Nintendo 64 and Gamecube… well, power houses compared to the Gameboy. But how do you implement such an advanced concept into an 8-bit Gameboy game? And did this title lay the ground work for later Wave Race games, or just lend the concept?

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Blue Stinger

Originally posted on TheSpeedGamers

Wut U Talkin Bout is a quick look at overlooked titles in gaming history, or a overlooked entry in a franchise.

When talking about a good game, often you hear about how responsive the controls are, how impressive the level design is, how they tightened up the graphics on level 3, etc. These games provide  an excellent well polished gaming experience that usually can be enjoyed by many. Nowadays, these well polished games are a dime a dozen. But sometimes there are games that come along that have poor controls, visuals, and level design, but can be just as fun and enjoyable, or even more so, then most AAA titles out there. Blue Stinger is the first game that come to my mind when thinking about such a title.

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DPrime Review: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5: Rise of the Pirate God

Originally posted on Default Prime

The Tales of Monkey Island series has had a nice run so far. Coming out of the excellent fourth chapter in the series, chapter five had a lot to live up to. At this point, those that have played up to chapter four are likely to pick up, or already have picked up, chapter five even if it isn’t as great as the rest of the chapters. But in case you really need that extra incentive to pick up the title, keep on reading.

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TSG Game Review – Valkyria Chronicles

Valkyria Chronicles? What game is this!? I reviewed Vysekyria Chronicles! A tale of men, or more specifically, a man! A man named Vyse who single handedly saved the world using only a machine gun, grenades, and his own tooth brush.

There is no question that you should take this tale of manliness. But in-case you still deny Vyse’s greatness, check out my review on TheSpeedGamers!

Wut U Talkin Bout? Mario Kart Super Circuit

Originally posted on TheSpeedGamers

Wut U Talkin Bout is a quick look at overlooked titles in gaming history, or a overlooked entry in a franchise.

There is no doubt that the Mario Kart series is one of the most popular franchises in the gaming industry. Chances are, if you are familiar with the gaming scene, you have played at least one Mario Kart title. Mario Kart GP aside,  all of the releases have been fairly popular except for one lovely little bugger known as Mario Kart Super Circuit. Despite being released for the juggernaut that was the Gameboy Advanced, Mario Kart Super Circuit never got the attention that the rest of the series has enjoyed.

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DPrime Retroview: Space Channel 5

Originally posted on Default Prime

Before rhythm and music games required large plastic accessories, many games, like Parappa the Rapper, Vib-Ribbon, and Frequency, just used the normal controllers. Space Channel 5 is much like these titles as it also uses the standard controller. Released on the Dreamcast in 2000, Space Channel 5 was one of a handful of titles SEGA released to try to broaden the audience of the Dreamcast. Their attempt brought to life a simple rhythmic dancing game with a futuristic style that is as unique as it is wacky. While the title is one of the many unique titles SEGA created for the Dreamcast, should you be looking to add this title to your collection?

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