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The Great Retro Quiz! .16: Street Fighter II

Welcome, everyone, to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz: the weekly feature that puts your knowledge of classic videogames to the test! *holding up applause sign*This is the first quiz of 2008, so I needed to ope...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .15: The games of 2007

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday yesterday and the scary red chimney ninja gave you everything you wanted. Wait, what? You asked for a special end of the year Great Retro Quiz and didn’t find one under the tree...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .14: Castlevania

What better way to celebrate the upcoming holidays than with a quiz all about a brooding vampire hunter that brutally kills mythical beasts by whipping them to death or stabbing them in the face? Merry Christmas, everyone!...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .13: Sports games

This month is Destructoid Boot Camp, so SOUND OFF, YOU WORTHLESS MAGGOTS! DROP AND GIVE ME TWENTY! MOVE IT! MOVE IT! Um, sorry about that. Actually, Destructoid Boot Camp is a celebration of all things sports games. But I have...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .12: Sonic the Hedgehog

I have a friend who is a genius at Sonic the Hedgehog. She played it religiously in college, but even today can sit down, load it up on my Virtual Console, and still remember where every single jump and power-up is in the ...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .11: Mega Man

After an unfortunate one-week hiatus, The Great Retro Quiz! is back, although a little bit worn out from all the traveling and unhealthy amounts of eating. Even though it may look a little heavier, let’s all be extra swe...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .10: Super Mario Bros.

Hopefully you all have been playing Super Mario Galaxy this week and enjoying the hell out of it as much as I have. I am going to hold my fanboy exclamations for another time, but ... oh, who am I kidding? I LOVE THIS GAME...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .09: Final Fantasy IV

Welcome, everyone, to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz! I am extra excited about this week because it is all about Final Fantasy IV (or “II” as I will always remember it) for the Super Nintendo Entertain...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .08: Halloween edition

Hello, all you ghouls and ghosts out there, this is Elvira. That’s right, the Elvira. Chad asked me to host this week’s edition of the Great Retro Quiz because, well, it’s Halloween and I was dying to test ev...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .07: Contra

The Contra series has been on my mind a lot this week. Not only did I play a ton of Super C and Contra III: The Alien Wars, but Konami had an expanded, playable version of the upcoming Contra 4 at E for All and, to put it mild...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .06: Metroid

Aaaaaaaaaaaand welcome to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz!, the weekly feature that puts your knowledge of classic games to the test! *thunderous applause*This week is all about one of the most influential and high...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .05: The Virtual Console (N64)

To complete the “triforce” of Nintendo systems on the Virtual Console, this week’s quiz is all about the Nintendo 64 (the Triforce of Courage, if you will, to the NES’s Wisdom and SNES’s Power...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .04: The Legend of Zelda

With the release of Phantom Hourglass for the Nintendo DS, this week is all about Zelda! Go ahead, you can giggle like a school girl; don’t be embarrassed. And while I love all iterations of the Zelda series, nothing...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .03: Bomberman

To celebrate the biggest and best videogame release of the year, this week’s quiz is dedicated to one of the greatest multiplayer games ever created: Bomberman. This series has … wait, Halo who? No, I am talki...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .02: The Virtual Console (SNES)

Hello, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz! You can’t see me right now, but I am dressed like a game show host and have a very pretty lady standing next to me gesturing towards the co...

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! .01: The Virtual Console (NES)

How well do you really know your retro games? Sure, you may know that Mario needs to collect 100 coins for a 1UP and Link wields the Master Sword, but sometimes even the most basic of game-related trivia questions may be h...

 
 




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