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Retro Review: Super Smash Bros. N64

In 1999, Nintendo released the first of three games in a historic and widely popular franchise, Super Smash Bros.  The game put you and your young amigos in the pilot seat of your favorite Nintendo characters. 297 more words

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A Hotel Triple-Bill

A recent stay in an Israeli hotel left me with limited viewing options, thanks to the TV in my room exclusively showing movies in which Brendan Fraser gets attacked by animals.  715 more words

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Retro Review: Final Fantasy XII (2006)

(EU release date: Feb 23, 2007 for PlayStation 2)

You’re a wounded soldier fighting to save his King and country from an invading empire. You’re the last of the resistance forces. 681 more words

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The Miscreant’s Retro Reviews: Sonic 3 and Knuckles

Moving around at the speed of sound, I’ve got places to go, gotta follow my Robotnik-ooooo~

Sonic 3 and Knuckles

So for this review The Miscreant goes back in time, to a time of 16-bit blast processing, and a time where Sega does what Nintendon’t. 1,302 more words

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Retro Review: Aladdin for the SNES

Time to cozy up in our way back machines and take a trip to the distant past. 1992.  A time when Rodney King was on every bodies lips and Hurricane Andrew decimated Florida. 1,072 more words

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Animal Crackers

A popular defence of Marxism is that it was “funnier at the time”, and while this may be true, from a modern perspective we can’t help but see it as a template for totalitarianism. 330 more words

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From the Vault with Liam Heffernan - The Lion King

The 1990s was a defining decade for Disney animation. A string of highly successful musical movies were released, but few proved quite as timeless, as acclaimed or as profitable as… 301 more words