Posts Tagged ‘Konami’

Strange Moments in Video Gaming – Part 3

2012/04/03

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.

Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!

I said the eyes! THE EYES! THOSE AREN'T EYES!

This lesson in fighting dirty courtesy of Sexy Parodius by Konami.

It’s Not Easy Winning Green

2011/07/22

What a difference three decades makes! Back in 1981, the chance to help some accident-prone frogs get home safe and sound cost you 25 cents.

Damn you, GLC! One day, the coveted high score will be mine!

In 2011, that same act of charity will cost you three bucks. Then again, the reward for successfully doing so is significantly greater than electronic immortality on an arcade high score screen…


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