Remember the good old days when you were in the arcades, logging on several hours playing a certain video game? I never did that, because by the time I had heard of those arcade games, I had them at home, in courtesy of my parents. I shall tell you of a game or two that I have played from the 1980s.
Pacman- who hasn't? Seriously? Yesh, as 70 years pass from now, you'll still be talking ot your children and your children's children about some yellow dot being chased by four ghosts while eating pellets placed on a maze. Sadly enough, you can call me one of the worst Pacman players on there because I can't get past the second level. Here's what it's like with me:
Me: Wakkawakkawakkawakka... oooo! A pellet!
(Insert ghost's names here): Hahaha we've got you now...
Me: Well, crap... gotta curl and and die now... (eeeeeeeee wok wok)
No matter how many lives I win, I just tend to die before Level 5. Crap.
Berzerk- This game (which I just played 10 minutes ago) makes you stranded on a planet filled with hostile robots which shoot bullets fast and slow (depending on which version you have) and you have to get off the planet before you die. Easier said than done, because the planet has 64,000 mazes filled with robots. The robots however, are dumb, as they crash into walls and each other.
There's also Evil Otto that you have to worry about. He looks like a smiley face, yes, a smiley face.
FEAR THE SMILEY. HE'S WATCHING YOU
He goes faster than the player going up, than going sideways. He also cannot be killed. Nope.
Polybius- Remember that strange rumor about that game, about it causing for people to have amnesia, nightmares, insomnia, and such? That is Polybius, and luckily for gamers, it does not exist. That's right, you'll get to play video games another day.... read