Ah, Pitfall. As one of my earliest experiences with a video game (I was seven), the original Atari 2600 version was responsible for many bouts of fun and intense frustration. Of course, considering that my patience was ten times as short as it is now, that may not be saying much, but I have fond memories of it regardless.
It's hard to say if this new Wii version will be any fun or not, but you never know. With 60 levels to explore and lots of vine swinging and reptile avoidance in store, it just might be worth some fun. The game is out in North America already, so if you are a fan of the series,get ready for some hot Peruvian action. Wait ... that came out all wrong.
Activision's Dave Oxford asks: "What could be more fun than using the Wii Remote to swing on a vine over bloodthirsty crocodiles as retro-cool Pitfall Harry?"Well gee, Dave, I don't know! But it looks like we'll hav...more
In our never ending battle against mediocrity, RFGO! fires another salvo of podcasting awesomeness across the bow of the Internets. Hoping to strike a direct hit, we invite Rich Grillotti from Pixeljam Games to sit down with ...more
The above video surfaced recently of a young Jack Black promoting Pitfall in a television commercial. In the subsequent years, he would eat four people and a small bus, and balloon into one of America's premier comic darlings. F*** Her Gently indeed! more