October 2008 Archives

Far Cry 2 Review

By Eric Schwarz on October 27, 2008 6:36 PM | Permalink |

As one of the more impressive games of 2004, Far Cry turned some heads by showing that your shooter didn't have to be confined to corridors, and could feature wide-open spaces, vehicles, diverse terrain, and bright, pleasant environments.  Now that developer Crytek has gone and Ubisoft Montreal has been left to live up to the original, how have they fared in crafting the sequel?  Better than you might think, actually........ (Read More)

How To Lose All Trace of Dignity You've Ever Had

By Dennis Wyman on October 25, 2008 9:56 PM | Permalink |

Today we have video proof that Japan is still pissed at us for dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. While it has been common knowledge among some of us that Japan was using their exports to corrupt our youth, never before has it been more obvious than seeing people on YouTube striking poses for fighting games with replica swords. Oh yes, it's Retsupurae time........ (Read More)

Unfinished Metroid II Remake Gives Birth To Side Project

By Dennis Wyman on October 21, 2008 9:16 PM | Permalink |

Its been over three and a half years in the making, but for fans of the old-school 2D Metroid games, "Project AM2R" (Another Metroid II Remake) shows a lot of promise. Using Game Maker, AM2R aims to remake Metroid II in its entirety, sort of like what Nintendo did with its official remake of Metroid: Zero Mission.Well, even though the game is far from finished, the makers released a new tech demo earlier this month,.... (Read More)

Game Journalism in the Clinton Years

By Dennis Wyman on October 13, 2008 2:55 PM | Permalink |

While some of us may have fond memories of the 90s era of video games, video game journalism was still majorly lacking. (Still is, actually, but that's a rant for another day.) Regardless, retsupurae is kind enough to remind us of the low points of that decade, by providing us with a flashback to a series of 90's video reviews, entitled "Gaming in the Clinton Years." Check them out after the jump........ (Read More)

I've got two options, and I hope they're both kill yourself...

By Dennis Wyman on October 4, 2008 10:34 PM | Permalink |

Retsupurae's newest videos are on YouTube tonight. See them after the jump........ (Read More)