I still meet people who insist Final Fantasy IV has one of the greatest videogame stories of all time. It doesn't, but the grip this game has on a certain generation of people fascinates me.
Tag: Game Boy Advance
According to ESRB, this game contains: Language, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes
Comparing Gunstar Super Heroes to We Love Katamari doesn't make much sense to me. They are both cash-in sequels that rehash their originals, but I think there's a big difference between a rehash that comes out 12 months later and one that comes out 12 years later.
Almost every boss—as ever, the beating heart of a Treasure level—is recycled from GH. Players keep expecting some kind of pay-off for those of us willing to accept these throwbacks as 'knowing references', but it doesn't come, and they're not. They're insipid and annoying regurgitations.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Suggestive Themes, Fantasy Violence
I have a confession to make: I don't think I "get" The Legend of Zelda anymore. Having played most of the titles in the series through to completion, I feel a little immune to seeing the their immense charms recycled yet again for a new generation of gamers, as they are in The Minish Cap.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Fantasy Violence
Over the last two years I have seen this game come up several times on the Internet categorized as a surprise hit or as the true definition of a sleeper. Since I'm always eager to investigate rumors that may lead me to my next obscure favorite, I decided to take all this enthusiasm to heart and buy a copy of Car Battler Joe to see what all the buzz was about. After playing through the entire game, I don't see it.
Zooo is a "things switching places" sort of puzzler. Players must capture animals by lining up at least three of the same kind of creature—three lions, three elephants, etc. Lines can be either vertical or horizontal; they're formed by flipping two animals that are right next to each other. Anybody who's played Bejeweled knows this drill, but the game is no less fun for that.
Parents have almost nothing to worry about. As a puzzle game, Zooo features even less violence than most E-rated games do. There's no nudity or sexual content. However, there is a panda that sometimes says, "Whew! Damn it!" when one's game is over. Puzzle game fans won't find this game […]