One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 52: Curse of the Gera Police

This week I talk about Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX and some more Dragon Quest Heroes II.

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Azure Striker Gunvolt: It’s all for Speed

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Fast-paced movement in a side-scroller is something I’ve never felt comfortable with. Sonic the Hedgehog comes to mind as the game expects a level of precision at high speeds, which can only be obtained through memorization. For someone with the time and dedication to learn each stage, that’s fine. However, I often just want to go through a game and experience it once. So as exhilarating as speed can be, it often leads to frustration. I find it difficult to read and react to what’s coming up ahead when limited to a side-perspective.

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