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Tubativision: Video Bloggin' about Video Games

I heard this is what's hot on the streets. I refuse to be left behind on the latest gaming or blogging trends, for fear of being considered a dinosaur. If I'm ever going to over come this debilitating case of being "Older Than Most Of Yal...

 
 
 

Read Quickly About Why Super Meat Boy is a Triumph

Super Meat Boy is out now for the Xbox360, and it is glorious. Never before have I played a game that does so many things right, purely, as a game.  I was considering a heady piece on how Super Meat Boy is the true Citizen Kane of...

 
 
 
 

Keep it Complicated, Stupid

Back in my day, games were hard. Jumps would kill you. Potions would kill you. Restarts would be back at the beginning of a level. Moves were only explained in the manual and rally special moves were only available by word of mouth. An...

 
 
 

Tubaticisms 9-12-10: The Fall of Gaming

Sometimes I'm in a room with a tuba and a trumpet player and it feels like there's that much room in the room. -Hype Required-- I need some serious game hype in my life! I end up saying so every fall in some way or another, either becau...

 
 
 
 
 

Shooter Love and The Lonely Zone

My handle is Tubatic, and I like shooters. The first time I realized it was UN Squadron, one of the first games I had for the Super Nintendo. I'd played others before it. Dark, tech heavy games about laser guns and aliens. Standard stu...

 
 
 
 
 

Second Generation iPods are for Kittens

What's this meow about meow being for the meow rwor? Ipods are for purrs and fiskt who like to meowmeowr at pictures of fourteen years olds meowr. I work out at the meow meow everyday for six meows, try finding a fatty meow mow who even k...

 
 
 

A Different Opinion on Backbreaker

In Destructoid's recent review of Backbreaker, Samit Sarkar makes a fair and accurate review of Backbreaker as a football video game that is not Madden in a Madden dominated landscape. While he briefly lauds the game's presentation and u...

 
 
 

Tubaticisms 5-30-10: Girl Gamer Edition

Bwomp. Red Dead- This game is mad righteous. I've been enjoying the single player A BUNCH, both roaming around doing random crap and following the really well performed story. One of the things that really strikes me about Red Dead's f...

 
 
 

What Hollywood Can Learn from Mega Man

Earlier this month, a fan film was released onto the public about everyone's favorite little blue dude from the 90's: Mega Man! And, as a long time fan of movies and Mega Man, this film is an absolute success in the realm of game to movi...

 
 
 

Runs in the Family: My Dad, My Gamer Role Model

I'm a little early for Father's Day, but I really wanted to support the community Monthly Musing initiative linked here!!! People that met my dad when he visited my school could often tell, right away, that we're related. Our look, post...

 
 
 
 

Tubaticisms: 31 Years of Age Edition

Konnichiwa, Fitches. Lemme hum you a tune for a minute. On Getting Older- This Monday, I celebrated turning 31 years old. Taking a moment to reflect, this is not the life I thought I would have when I thought about my future 10 years a...

 
 
 
 
 

The Weaker Brother: How Gameplay Changes Proto Man

Playing Mega Man 9 and getting to actually play as the very cool and aloof Protoman was a real thrill, despite how much harder that game became once you were doing so. I've yet to actually complete 9 or 10 with the ultra cool sibling of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

My Honest First Impressions of That New Sequel

There's been a lot of crying and moaning in the blogosphere recently. So much so that I really felt the need to interject something positive. I know everyone's getting sick of Final Fantasy XIII blogs. But honestly, I feel like I have ...

 
 
 

Tubaticisms 3-9-10: PS3 is the Best Console edition

These are just my opinions over lunch and should have no bearing on court proceedings pending or in progress. Heavy Rain was good-- You know, I really enjoyed Heavy Rain. Mostly gorgeous, fairly suspenseful and even clever here and ther...

 
 
 
 
 

Why the NES is not a real gaming console

Hi Guys. I'm turning in my badge and my sidearm. I'm off this case. I think I'm starting to really learn a thing or two from the Halo Generation. Being an open minded guy, I'm going to present what I've learned in this short piece reas...

 
 

About Tubaticone of us since 2:45 PM on 11.13.2006


-Super Meat Boy regarding Super Meat Boy

Hey. Follow me on Twitter! I'll tweet about games! Promise!
Twitter - TubaticPrime

Highlights from my blog include:

-2010 Sucked: Fable III Exemplifies the Year in Disappointement*Promoted Blog
-Keep It Complicated, Stupid
-What Wii Gaming is Like for Me*Promoted Blog
-I, The Author: How I Stole the Declaration of Independance*Promoted blog



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Way of The Samurai, Shadow of the Colossus, Castle Crashers, Jet Grind Radio, ICO, Super DodgeBall, Canabalt, FTL, Final Fantasy VI and X-Com are some of the finest games ever made in ever

Xbox Live: Tubatic
PSN: Tubatic
Wii Console Code: 3554-2775-5012-0810
Tatsunoko Vs Capcom Code: 2107-0561-3043
Brawl Friend Code: 1762-2359-5359 "Tbatc"

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Players can elect to summon "cartoony" versions of bats, bombs, guns, and flamethrowers. These types of items can be used to destroy objects or even other summoned items (e.g., a club can be used to hit an animal; steak can be attached to a baby to attract lions; rockets can be lobbed at a man).

-From the ESRB description of Scribblenauts

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"Right after getting back to Japan, [Miyamoto] suddenly said: "You know we're including golf now." Apparently he'd stated in an interview that this time round golf shots would be determined by the backswing, even though at that time a golf game didn't exist in any shape or form!"

-A Nintendo Staffer explaining why Golf was added to Wii Sports Resort

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"I have seen the Summa that everyone talks about. And I want to pour gasoline on him and cut off his ear. "

-Pendleton21 after listening to the disavowed Podtoid 94: So Baller

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"question, did you play with controller or keyboard?

because controller is unplayable"
-Luc Bernard re: the first release version of Eternity's Child on Steam

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"Just because u like a game doesn't mean u have to give it a high score"
-excerpt from the epic trolling on the Prototype review, inFamous/Protoype Wars, June 2009

 
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