Category Archives: Video Games

Star Fox

Genre: Rail Shooter
Developer: Argonaut Games
Year: 1993

Rating: 8

Review: One of the first SNES games I played. My brother worked at a video store and was able to bring home a system and games every once in a while (before he bought me the system in 1994). Star Fox and Super Mario Kart were frequent rentals. Star Fox quickly became my favorite shooter to date as I was blown away by the Super FX chip (though admittedly it wouldn’t blow any one away now or even twenty years ago).

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Smart Phone Games Worth Playing: Sometimes You Die

Year: 2014
Genre: Platformer
Platform: iOS, Android
Creator: Philipp Stollenmayer

Everything you need to know about this platformer can be learned from that picture. You control that block on the left with the arrow. On this particular screen, you have to get that block in the pit on the right. But you can’t actually jump that far. How do you get there? Well, sometimes you have to die, using your block corpses to get to where you need to go.

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