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Ghosts N. Goblins

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  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 13 days ago

    Most hours would be in an RPG, or a childhood Intellivision or NES game. But for most revisited, it’s Ghosts n’ Goblins.

    I have played the cabinet in arcades, bars, and bodegas since the 80s, and owned different home ports at nearly every stage of my life.

    I was instantly hooked by the pulpy horror art style, bright and vibrant colors, and the fun tiney musical score. The preview screen was a brilliant way of adding narrative depth in just a few seconds, and that motif to me was a delightful mash-up of a haunted house organ and a boxing ring bell. The arcade version is my favorite, but I have my most hours on various NES ports.

    Posted in What's Your Most Replayed Game?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 20 days ago

    I was massively into TRON as a kid. I loved the movie, the two arcade games, and probably played Tron: Deadly Discs for hundreds of hours on Intellivision. I also had most of the toys and the soundtrack on vinal.

    I thoroughly enjoyed the Castlevania series on Netflix.Edited 3 weeks ago by Unknown

    Posted in What's the Best Video Game Movie?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 27 days ago

    I got Ever Oasis last week, but my wife also got a puppy, so I haven’t been able to play it yet. So far I’ve only been able to sneak in a little Pokémon Ultra Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf during her naps.

    Posted in What Game Are You Planning on Playing This Weekend?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins A month ago

    Adventures of Link and Simon’s Quest are two of my favorite games of all time. Rather than feeling frustrated by the lack of transparency, we were excited by the ambition. I reminisce more often about these sequels than I do their more well regarded debuts.

    Posted in What's Your Favorite Critically or Fan-Panned Game?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins A month ago

    I just picked up SSB on the 3DS when it was discounted on My Nintendo but I haven’t played a lot yet. I’ve been trying some popular Nintendo series this year that I don’t have experience with, but I haven’t quite figured out yet how to enjoy SSB and Mario Kart.

    My favorite characters on the NES growing up were third party: Capcom, Technos Japan, and Konami. Of those, I’d love Firebrand, Kunio Kun, and Oolong. For Nintendo characters, I want Toad.

    Posted in Smash Bros: The 7 Characters We Want in the New Switch Version

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins A month ago

    I would love if Microsoft and/or Sony produce a device that could be played in a handheld mode.

    Posted in What Do You Want out of the Next Console Generation?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 2 months ago

    I probably would have gone with Cortana-Master Chief as well.

    If gameplay is considered, I’d definitely pick Robin/Tharja:Corrin/Rhajat. The Rhajat iteration softened some of the more problematic aspects of Tharja, and I’ve always found chaotic good characters far more relatable than lawful good ones. S support bonuses and the Sorcerer/Witch classes make Tharja/Rhajat extremely OP, which is fine by me when I’m making a 200 hour narrative run.

    Posted in Who's Your Favorite Romantic Pairing From a Video Game?

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 2 months ago

    Does Twin Galaxies have a formal process to adjudicate these kinds of claims? You assume there would have been an internal review giving Mitchell a right to respond before going public with the accusations.Edited February 2018 by Unknown

    Posted in King of Kong Star Billy Mitchell Accused of Lying About World-Record Donkey Kong Runs

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 2 months ago

    The Mario of the 80s will always be my favorite. He was a working class immigrant version of the John Carter/Flash Gordon trope and was believeable as the type of guy who would be working as a factotum and moonlighting as a boxing ref. Add in the strong drug subtext, and Mario had a deeply interesting subversiveness before the 90s reboot.

    Posted in Super Mario Animated Movie Announced, Shigeru Miyamoto Co-Producing

  • Avatar for ghostsandgoblins ghostsandgoblins 2 months ago

    @Godots17thCup You’re the first person I’ve seen who has said something positive about Happy Home Designer. All I needed was one. It’s now on my buy list :)

    Posted in What New (or Old) Game Are You Playing This Weekend?