Category: Retro

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Matt Never Played Shovel Knight Part V

We continue on Matt's journey through Shovel Knight. In this installment, we learn about the best Halloween candy, why Matt doesn't like pumpkin, the top Thanksgiving foods, and Joe's Christmas dinner traditions. Oh, yeah and we see Matt through the Explodatorium. There's exploding rats, fiery footsteps, missed secrets, and ghost Shovel Knights. We also see…

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Now Playing | Sonic Mania

After years and years of waiting, Sega has released a true successor to 16-bit Sonic the Hedgehog games. Joe and Marc try to convince Matt to stop hating Sonic as we work our way through the first three stages in Sonic Mania. We learn a little bit about the background of this game's story and…

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Sonic Mania Review

Sonic Mania is unapologetically the best Sonic game I've played since I was a kid and it faithfully represents the 16-bit era in a brand new way. It does for the Genesis what Shovel Knight did for the NES, and shows us what can happen when fans are given the keys to the kingdom. It…

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M.U.G.E.N.

The first time I saw M.U.G.E.N., I didn’t know it was M.U.G.E.N. I simply saw Michael Jackson fighting Ronald McDonald. It was likely a video on Newgrounds, where I spent a lot of my early days online. When I wasn’t busy coming up with the newest take on my masterpiece version of an AIM profile…

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Co-Op | Sonic Generations Part III

Follow me. Set me free. Marc and Joe continue on their journey through Sonic Generations during the Dreamcast era. We work our way through six stages, three in each of the game's styles of play. Then, we work through some difficult memories of the celebration of Sonic's 25th anniversary and the distances traveled to get…

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A Blob Reimagined

David Crane created something special In A Boy and His Blob. The game first debuted in 1989 on the NES and is about a boy and his um… blob. You control the boy and feed the blob different flavored jellybeans in order to advance through each stage and solve puzzles along the way. Despite the…

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Co-Op | Sonic Generations Part II

We're breathing underwater as our cooperative journey through Sonic Generations continues. Before we can advance to the second area of the game, we must collect three keys in order to take on the boss of the Genesis area. Joe and Marc swap between classic and modern Sonic and take on some of the game's challenges.…

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