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European VC Update: Gotta Buy 'Em All Edition

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From a mysterious darkened room in a place far from civilisation, one man's ongoing quest to tell people about the European Virtual Console continues...

Actually, I'm just in Canada and haven't opened the curtains yet. You get the idea though.

Game 1 - Pokemon Puzzle League
N64 - 1000 Points

For me, its points out the way immediately. This update to the classic Tetris Attack/Panel de Pon formula adds in the cylindrical 3D game mode and also lots of Pokemon flavoured cut scenes. What's not to like?

Game 2 - Burning Fight
Neo-Geo - 900 Points

SNK's attempt to take on Final Fight and Streets of Rage, so a side scrolling beat 'em up. Probably not worth it if you have Streets of Rage already.

Game 3 - Samurai Showdown
Neo-Geo - 900 Points

Top kicking teeth in action as the masters of the art give us another 2D fighter for you to get your Hori sticks around. Weapons are the focus of this one which I enjoy immensely and hugely recommend to all fans of the genre, who naturally have heard of and played it to death already. Right?

So that rare beast of an N64 game coupled with a double rarity of some Neo-Geo games. Its a damn fine week ladies and gentlemen.

>NJ
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About njsykoraone of us since 4:17 PM on 12.11.2007

Prononciation
njsykora is pronounced like this.
en-jay-sik-ora

Yeah it would be easier if it were spelt njsikora but it doesn't look as cool does it?

Mini Bio
I'm njsykora, a proud member of Dtoid UK. I've been playing games since I was 4.
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Blog Series'

The 5 Challenge
In these troubled economic times we all have less money, join me as I set out to prove it's possible to get plenty of excellent games for only 5.
#1: Timesplitters, Zone of the Enders and Dynasty Warriors 3
#2: Ico
#3: Beach Spikers

JRPGs vs NJ
I have 23 unfinished JRPGs, I aim to complete them all within 8 months.
The List and Mission

5 Reasons
Why should you be excited for a game? A controller? A console? A program? A pizza? I explain why I'm excited for something and why you should be too.
1: LittleBigPlanet
2: Guitar Hero World Tour
3: Midnight Club Los Angeles
4: Eternity's Child

Control Freaks
A look at games that have been defined by their weird controllers, or unique use of existing ones. Now finished in 6 parts.
1: Ape Escape
2: The neGcon
3: The Sega Action Chair
4: Gametrak
5: Prop Cycle
6: DK Bongos

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The Great Retro Quiz 29: Donkey Kong Country

The Great Retro Quiz 30: Super Mario Kart

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Playstation 3
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The Retro Collection
Dreamcast
Gamecube
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