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Obscurity: Radirgy

If you're a massive shmup fan, you own a Dreamcast. The number of quality shooters released on that white-box-of-awesome far exceeds that of any other console (with the 360 coming in a close second). Years after the console's demise, dedi...


Destructoid: The Atari 2600 Game

I've recently been taking a bit of time outta my not-too-busy schedule to learn how to create games for the Atari 2600. Since I love Destructoid so much, I've decided this site of awesome deserves it's own (semi) official game. Since I'm ne...


My New Friend

I've been bad. I haven't posted in a long time. To be frank, I took an undeserved break. But I'm back. An acquaintance of mine offered to lend me a box set of a particular TV show. I had never seen this series, but had heard of it. It star...


My first program!

I've finally done it. I actually stuck with a programming language long enough to vaguely learn it. And I produced my first program from scratch. I'm proud, to be honest. And it's coded in Python. It's creatively named. It's called the 'Ar...


Free games galore?!

Yes. I'm back. With another free game. This one's called Cottage of Doom. It's a very simple survival horror game. With zombies. You control your character with the mouse. Left-click is move, left-click twice to sprint, and right-click to ...


Who doesn't love a free game?

Times are tough. The economy's stuffed. People don't have as much money as they used to. So who could decline a free offer? Especially an offer for a free game? Well this game's free, and it's a good one. Black Shades (developed by Wolfire...


It's finally here!

Yup. I couldn't stay away for more than 10 minutes. But I had to tell the world what came. I got The Legend of Zelda for the NES. It freaking rocks. I'm on the 5th dungeon and think it rocks. It combines elements of exploration, combat and ...


About smasher impone of us since 12:30 AM on 06.24.2009

Hey! I'm smasherimp, or you could just call me Dan. I'm currently living in Auckland, New Zealand (yes, we have internet aalllll the way over here). My two favourite genres are shmups and JRPGs. So, in true Chad Concelmo fashion I'll give you all my top ten favourite of each genre, then my top 5 consoles. Paarttaaayy.


1. Mushihimesama (Cave)
2. Radiant Silvergun (Treasure)
3. ESPGaluda (Cave)
4. Ikaruga (Treasure)
5. Radirgy/Radilgy/Radio Allergy (Milestone)
6. Mushihimesama Futari (Cave)
7. Triggerheart Exelica (Warashi)
8. Ibara (Cave)
9. Under Defeat (G.Rev)
10. Sexy Parodius(Konami, Parodius Team)


1. Chrono Trigger (Squaresoft)
2. Persona 3: FES (ATLUS)
3. Final Fantasy IX (Squaresoft)
4. Grandia 2 (Game-Arts)
5. Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (Square-Enix)
6. Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete (Game-Arts)
7. Final Fantasy X (Squaresoft)
8. Kingdom Hearts 2 (Square-Enix)
9. Secret of Mana (Squaresoft)
10. Final Fantasy VII


1. Sega Dreamcast
2. Super Nintendo
3. Nintendo Gamecube
4. Xbox 360 (NTSC-J ones ONLY)
5. Playstation 2


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