300 posts in. Where does the time go?

Well, for the last two days, it’s been pure XBLA obsession.

The short of it? If you love video games, even just a little bit, by all that is good and holy, get this game.

The long of it…. There are certain games that just get that “tingle” out of you when you power it up for the first time. That little bit of excitement that sets your arm hairs on end, or makes you reminisce about the good old days. For me, it was the arcade at Movieland, our video rental store. I’d go there during middle school and high school to play a lot of fighters, from Street Fighter II to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Sure, we also had Aladdin’s Castle and Superfun for a while (remember those?), but that video rental store ate hours of my life.

I reviewed the movie a few posts back due to its heavy referencing of video games. If you read that post, you’ll get a sampling of the games mentioned here. From Pac-Man to Mortal Kombat to… they even put in a Guitar Hero moment. The game nods Read the rest of this entry