Wut U Talkin Bout? Wario’s Woods

The final Wut U Talkin Bout for the first season, Wario’s Woods! I put the series on hold with a bang! VIDEO! Wario’s Woods is a Tetris like puzzle game released on the NES and SNES. The cool thing about this title is not, you’re not a random cursor in the game. You’re actually in the playing field.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? M.U.L.E.

M.U.L.E. is far from being unpopular. It was one of the biggest games of the Commodore 64 era! But many gamers who grew up with the NES, Genesis, and other more modern consoles don’t know this classic from the early 80s. Almost thirty years later, this title stands the test of time with fun competitive multiplayer action. It’s like the Mario Party of yesteryear.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? XIII

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

No, not Final Fantasy XIII. XIII, a 2003 first person shooter published by Ubisoft. The title has a Bourne Identity style plotline about a former special agent who gets amnesia after a failed mission. Despite being a mature title, XIII uses a cel-shaded art style which was very different when compared to the more common realistic first person shooters. Through this, Ubisoft made a comic book style shooter that, even seven years later, still remains an interesting and unique experience.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Dokapon Kingdom

Nintendo is and has been the king of the party game since they’ve added four controller ports on their systems. And while other companies have tried, many have failed and since turned their back on the arena. In comes Dokapon Kingdom! This Wii and PS2 party game gem is basically RPGs and Mario Party thrown into a blender. The results of this concoction are surprisingly good. But be careful who you bust this title out around. By the end of the game, you can easily have one less friend.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Yoshi Touch and Go

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

Yoshi hasn’t exactly been at the top of his game in recent years, with most of the traditional platformer titles coming up a bit short. And while they aren’t the worst games in the world, they seem to fall shy of the original  Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island for the Super Nintendo. But back in 2005, before Nintendo attempted to recapture the success of Yoshi’s Island with a DS sequel, Nintendo tried something new for the series with Yoshi Touch and Go for the Nintendo DS. And while it is no Yoshi’s Island, it was one of the few games near the DS’s launch that was actually good.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Electroplankton

Originally posted on TheSpeedGamers

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

The Nintendo DS ushered in a new audience of gamers. While there was a loose definition for what casual gamers were before, the DS really set the definition in stone. Titles like Brain Age and Nintendogs changed the face of a huge portion of the market. Nintendo pushes these type of titles out like crazy nowadays, and they are generally very successful. But one of Nintendo’s earlier casual titles on the Nintendo DS sort of released a bit shy of the casual boom. Electroplankton, for the Nintendo DS, was one of the first titles on the platform Nintendo called a toy and a creative tool, instead of a game.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Kururin Squash!

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.

Kururin Squash!, for the Nintendo Gamecube, is an arcade style maze title similar to that of the Monkey Ball franchise. The original Kururin title was developed by Eighting, who eventually went on to develop Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, and was published by Nintendo in 2001, the Kururin series hasn’t been vastly popular.. But at the same time, most gamers are unknowingly familiar with it as the Kururin ship appears as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Melee and as an Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

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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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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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Wut U Talkin Bout? Thousand Arms

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.

With Japanese Role Playing Games, it isn’t unlikely for the cutscenes, dialog, or voice acting to be embarrassingly bad. If you live with someone, you may be familiar with glancing over your shoulder to make sure no one else is looking during particularly embarrassing scenes. It can be very uncomfortable when people give you strange looks as you play. Usually, simply muting your TV or pausing the game will solve the problem when it comes to these titles. But occasionally, you come across a title so embarrassing that the only way you can play it is if you send your family or roommate on a week long vacation, lock yourself in the basement, and then seal the door with five or six layers of concrete and steel. Thousand Arms is one of those titles.

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