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The Lost Vikings Retrospective

Back before Blizzard created the PC gaming trifecta of World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft and┬árevolutionized the industry as we know it, they were originally known as Silicon & Synapse. While most people are only familiar with Blizzards recent output (referring mainly to this decade), their time at S&S ended up producing some of the most notable games of that given era. While Rock n’ Roll Racing is widely considered to be a cult classic and Blackthorne is still noted to this day as an under-rated platformer, it was The Lost Vikings that make the studio notable for bring one of the most creative power houses of the 16-bit generation. Continue reading The Lost Vikings Retrospective

StarCraft II Motion Overdrive

StarCraft II Motion Overdrive, SO REAL. Totally confirmed. 100% not April fools. Kinect! Yeah. So, ever wondered what StarCraft II would look like playing on Kinect, here it is! Although I’m not sure Kinect could be that precise. What am I saying? It is that precise! 100% confirmed, real, not April Fools, not the first of April StarCraft II Motion Overdrive.

 

 

The video doesn’t mention this, but Star Craft 2┬áMotion Overdrive is only available today, sold exclusively in stores on top of Mount Everest. Did I mention today is April 1st? Also that today is the day of the fooling of the April? Alright, cool. Video after the jump.

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