I have to admit, I feel really lost and somewhat confused without E3 being around this month. For the last decade, I’ve been so used to getting my big yearly dump of gaming info for the the year right around now, that I keep having to remind myself that things are different now. E3 is no longer a big event. It’s a quaint little tea party complete with fancy doilies…. and it vexes me. Oh, yes. It vexes me.
I found out what that weird NES controller was I was trying to remember. The Roll ‘N’ Rocker from (surprise) LJN. I can sleep better now, despite the fact knowing that I’m not insane, and there is someone actually crazier than me who created such a goofy contraption.
I have a new favorite reviewer for retro games: The Angry Video Game Nerd. The guy swears like a sailor, but his reviews actually ring true on some of the biggest video gaming mishaps ever created. Some people swear in a lame attempt to be funny. This guy goes off in a way that lets you know he’s been there, man. He’s been in those Read the rest of this entry