Category Archives: Originals

Guest Wut U Talkin Bout? Melty Blood: Actress Again

Wut U Talkin Bout is a quick look at overlooked titles in gaming history, or a overlooked entry in a franchise.

This Wut U Talkin Bout? is written by forum member Grims Child as a guest entry.

To say fighting games are part of an odd genre is a grave understatement. After the huge success of Street Fighter II in the arcades, it seemed like every company in the world was trying to cash in on Capcom’s success by making cheap, and in some cases unplayable, knockoffs using the same formula of “Beat that guys health bar down to zero and then you win.” Of course, that was 1995. And now in the modern age of video games, it seems that 2D games have almost died out completely. The 4th iteration of the main Street Fighter franchise went 2.5D, King of Fighters became terrible with XII and Guilty Gear disappeared due to legal issues when Sega split as a company from Sammy. In recent years, there have only been two truly great 2D fighters: BlazBlue: Continuum Shift (Or in the delayed case of my country, Calamity Trigger) and of course: Melty Blood: Actress Again.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Electroplankton

Wut U Talkin Bout is a quick look at overlooked titles in gaming history, or a overlooked entry in a franchise.

The Nintendo DS ushered in a new audience of gamers. While there was a loose definition for what casual gamers were before, the DS really set the definition in stone. Titles like Brain Age and Nintendogs changed the face of a huge portion of the market. Nintendo pushes these type of titles out like crazy nowadays, and they are generally very successful. But one of Nintendo’s earlier casual titles on the Nintendo DS sort of released a bit shy of the casual boom. Electroplankton, for the Nintendo DS, was one of the first titles on the platform Nintendo called a toy and a creative tool, instead of a game.

Summer of Zelda Schedule

Here’s a tentative schedule for our Summer of Zelda. Commentary is very likely to change. We play from 5pm-8pm cst except on Sundays.

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July 1- Game:Zelda II Player: Sonic, Commentary: in house
2nd Game:Link to the past, Player: Gwellin, Commentary: in house
3rd Game:OOT, Player: Sonic62, Commentary: in house
4th- Break
5th Game:OOT part 2, Player: Sonic62, Commentary: Gwellin
6th Game:Majoras Mask Player:Kyle, Commentary: in house
7th Game:Majoras Mask part 2, Player:Kyle, Commentary: in house
8th Game:Windwaker, Player:Tyler, Commentary: in House
9th Game:Windwaker part 2, Player:Tyler, Commentary: in House
10th Game:Windwaker part 3, Player:Tyler, Commentary: in House
11th-Break
12th Game:Oracle of Ages, Player:Phil, Commentary:in house
13th Game: cdi Zelda’s, Player:Proton Jon Commentary: Proton Jon
14th Game: cdi Zelda’s, Player:Proton Jon Commentary: Proton Jon
15th Game:Oracle of Seasons,Player:Phil, Commentary: in house
16th Game: Twilight Princess , Player:Phil, Commentary: in house
17th Game:Twilight Princess part2, Player:Phil, Commentary: in house
18th-Break
19th a Link to the Past,Gwellin, In house
20th Game:Phantom Hourglass, Player: JaggerG, Commentary:In house
21st Game:Phantom Hourglass, Player: JaggerG, Commentary:In house
22nd Game:Majora’s Mask, Player: Zach, Commentary: in house
23rd Game:Majora’s Mask Part 2, Player: Zach, Commentary: in house
24th Game:Links awakening, Player: Baltes, Commentary: Baltes
25th-Break
26th Game:Link to the Past,Player:Gwellin racing PKGamer,Commentary: in house
27th Game:Minish cap, Player:local, Commentary: in house
28th Game:Cdi Zelda’s, Player: Phil, Commentary: in house
29th Game:4 swords, Player: Yuso and Jagger Commentary: in house
30th Game: Zelda II, Player: Britt, Commentary: in house
31st Game:4 swords, Players: in house, Commentary: in house