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Video Gaming Bits -- Tony Hawk's Undeground

Publisher: ActivisionDeveloper: NeversoftGenre: Skateboarding, Score Attack, ExplorationPlatform: GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PCNA Release Date: October 28, 2003 Considering its time and place, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is ...

 


The Jump that Kills Ice Climber

(Image Source: The Gay Gamer) Ice Climber gets more attention than it probably deserves. It's been released on about ten different platforms and its protagonists have been featured in one of Nintendo's biggest ...

 


Battling the Inevitability of Nostalgia

I've feared nostalgia for years. Recommending or highlighting something simply because I enjoyed it as a kid feels irresponsible. I usually want to talk about a game's current day relevance. Yet as I frowned upon analyzing ...

 


Feeling the Cold Winter of Shenmue

Many like to boil Shenmue down to an open-world adventure game. Fundamentally they wouldn't be wrong, but it undermines the title's ambition. What makes the game special is not the countless items you can examine, the numbe...

 




Robbing Kirby of his Greatest Asset

Kirby has become defined by his ability to copy his foes powers. But what is he without them? They add variety to the gameplay and help differentiate each title. Rideable pets modify abilities in Dream Land 2, Super Star has ...

 





About Oculinone of us since 8:47 PM on 03.29.2012

Oculin, or Benjamin Yoder, was previously Editor-in-Chief at TheSpeedGamers and contributor at VGChartz. Now, he is simply a game blogger and weeaboo in denial.

Digging for gems in unknown or poorly received titles is what Oculin games for. He places a large emphasis on interesting ideas and entertainment value, versus polished mechanics.
 
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