The most memorable thing about NAM-1975 by SNK? For me, it’s the damsel in distress. If you came to her rescue, you didn’t just free a hostage; you gained a comrade-in-arms. 🙂
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Kids say the darndest things sometimes.
Today’s nap time has been sponsored by Bernd and the Mystery of Unteralterbach (Bernd und das Rätsel um Unteralterbach) by BerndSoft.
There are some words you never expect to appear together in the same sentence.
Today’s word salad comes to you courtesy of Vigilante by Data East.
Go home, Atlus and CAVE Co. Ltd. Your lawyers are drunk.
I’m not sure what I find more bizarre: the U.S. being in the midst of a crime wave perpetrated by ninjas…
…or that Americans seem to be on a first name basis with the President of the United States.
Today’s moment of incomprehensibility courtesy of Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja by Data East.
I can’t stand ambiguity.
Borderlands 2 is a copyright and trademark of Gearbox Software, LLC. Special thanks to Spiceybutth0le for the screenshot.
For everyone who things that bad taste in video games is a relatively recent phenomenon, I’d like to offer you this little gem from 1982:
Behold! Wall Street by Century Electronics UK Ltd., where, among other things, you play as a pair of firemen carrying a life net...and attempt to bounce suicide jumpers into the safety of a nearby ambulance as the Dow Jones Index takes a nosedive.
What kind of knight makes time with his fair princess in a graveyard? In his underwear?
You know, I’d gladly chalk this up to an innocent misunderstanding, but given the kind of information the sequel to the above game volunteers to us about the fair Guinevere. a.k.a. Princess Prin Prin…
…I’m suddenly feeling much less generous when it comes to giving them the benefit of the doubt.
Ghosts’n Goblins and Ghouls’n Ghosts are copyrights and trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd.
If you’re facing a giant boss in a shoot ’em up, there are many acceptable targets: head, eyes, mouth, heart, and hands, just to name a few. But there are certain lines that shouldn’t be crossed.
This lesson in fighting dirty courtesy of Sexy Parodius by Konami.
There’re awkward conversation topics. And then there’re awkward conversation topics with the armless Rin Tezuka.
This combination of brutal honesty and too much information courtesy of Katawa Shoujo (かたわ少女/Disability Girls), a freeware visual novel developed by Four Leaf Studios.