Longtime listeners of the old podcast might remember that Metroid Prime is my number one game of all time. While it isn’t a title I’ve had a lot of occasion to talk about publicly, Prime was actually what made me start to approach videogames as something more than toys, and it ultimately led to me finding GameCritics.
Tag: classic games
Bad News For Hedgehogs!
HIGH It’s somewhat nice to see Zool back in his original form…
LOW …which reminds me it wasn’t that great to start with.
WTF The bleeding banana will haunt my dreams for years to come.
Broomsticks And Lights And Everything Nice
HIGH Classic shmup gameplay…
LOW …including the classic repetition.
WTF The fanservice gets kind of weird.
Yep, It’s Pong Alright
HIGH Winning a match after numerous high-speed volleys.
LOW The severe lack of meaningful health boosts between battles.
WTF The final boss unleashing an attack that became its own demise.
When you think of id Software, a few names come to mind — Wolfenstein, Doom, and Quake chief among them. However, when you think of Quake specifically, you’re probably not thinking of the original. Instead, you’re probably thinking of Quake II or Quake III: Arena, both of which released to much larger fanfare and moved away from the original’s premise and setting.