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The Evolution of Video Games and the Diminishing Relevance of Failure

By Thomas Adams

In class, we began discussing failure in video games. The most common version of failure in video games in gameplay failure. Gameplay failure is when the player fails to complete a task that he/she must complete in order to progress in the game. 525 more words


Playing Donkey Kong Country online: Vine Valley (World 3)

Welcome to Vine Valley

No pretty official artwork for this world I’m afraid, so a map of Vine Valley will have to do. Check out that 16-bit sunset. 1,835 more words



For Adam’s class we were asked to photograph a panorama of our choice.  This past weekend Jason was my guinea pig as I tried to shoot a panorama for the third time (3rd time for this assignment). 57 more words

Donkey Kong, A Gorilla story

The Donkey Kong character and the video game was conceived by Shigeru Miyamoto in 1981. Donkey Kong appeared as the opponent against Mario in an industrial construction setting, where the angry gorilla threw lots and lots of barrels. 470 more words


It's on like Donkey Kong! Netizens crack up over DK's fearsome taunt

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS just hit the stores this past week in Japan, and already over a million copies were sold and with so many different characters to choose from, it’s hard to pick a favorite. 387 more words


Playing Donkey Kong Country online: Monkey Mines (World 2)

Welcome to Monkey Mines

World 2 of Donkey Kong Country is set on a rocky cliff brimming with gloomy caves and mines that appear to be much, much bigger on the inside (who exactly is doing the drilling and what natural resources are being exploited in Donkey Kong Island is unclear; you would think Donkey Kong should be a little more aware of what goes on in his home turf). 1,647 more words


Cam Newton Kept Making The Same Dorky 'Donkey Kong' Joke During His Press Conference

My favorite NFL team is the Carolina Panthers, so not only am I happy that injured quarterback Cam Newton will likely play in this Sunday’s home opener against Detroit, but I’m also pleasantly surprised to learn that he makes the same lame… 78 more words