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A Call for More Seasonal Games!

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Months ago, when I first heard of Double Fine Productions’ Costume Quest, I kind of overlooked it. I don’t know why; it’s something I tend to do from time to hear about an amazing game but completely blow it off, only to randomly get hyped up months later. A few weeks ago, I saw an ad for it on the Xbox 360 dashboard and decided to look into it fo' realsies this time. Once I found out that the game was basically about being a kid on Halloween, I was instantly entranced.

I love Halloween. I loved it as a kid, and somehow, as an adult, I love it more since I’ve gained the ability to construct incredible costumes and show them off in the Halloween mecca of Salem, Massachusetts every year. But Halloween is something that’s never really been featured in any videogames (at least any that I can think of). Which, of course, led me down a wild path that led me to we need more seasonal videogames.

What do I mean by seasonal videogames? I mean games that are meant to be played at a certain time of year, to get you in the mood for a holiday or a season. Movies are one thing that certainly have it. Halloween h
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About mgspadaone of us since 9:50 PM on 12.20.2006

I am MG Spada, but go right on ahead and call me Mike. I love video games and have since an early age. I currently hold a Bachelor's of Science in Game Art & Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh's Online Division. Don't worry, it was totally not a "tighten up the graphics on level 3" kind of school.

Ultimately I would like to write in relation to games somehow. Be it writing the stories of games, writing reviews and editorials, or updating my Facebook status about video games professionally, I just want to write.

My Top 10 Games of All Time

1. Metal Gear Solid 4: Sons of Liberty
2. Portal 2
3. Super Mario Galaxy 2
4. Banjo-Kazooie
5. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
6. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
7. Super Mario World
8. We <3 Katamari
9. ToeJam and Earl 2: Panic on Funkatron
10. Sonic the Hedgehog 2

I'm also a rapper, sketch comedy actor/writer/producer, and I host a wrestling podcast. None of these things are successful.

To the internet!
Xbox LIVE:Colonel of Ska
PSN ID:colonel_of_ska
Mii code:5614-0370-2804-0279


 

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