Review – Super Meat Boy (XBLA/PC)

Way back in the time region of something, two Flash game developers (Edmund McMillen and Jonathan McEntee) gave away a lot of their own blood clots, sweat drops and tear mops to create a wildly successful flash game for Newgrounds. This flash game was called Meat Boy, a god-send of a flash game involving an undigested cube of meat sprinting around in order to save his law-defying girlfriend, Bandage Girl, from an evil foetus in a jar. Now, with enough money from Newgrounds to advance with their ideas and please the stalkers once more, the dynamic coding duo have now took Meat Boy in to new, untold heights. Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce you to (yet) another one of those Newgrounds-turned-big-time software titles, that decides to go about its business with a different style. A style, coloured red. Read more of this post


TGD Weekly Update (14/11/10) – Audacious Souls

Hey, fruit-suckers. MintagedVortex (Who else?) has returned to give you one more weekly tidbit of information over happenings in the TGD-o-sphere. As the week rounds off, I’ve found more than a little bit to talk about, so you’ll be wanting to keep your head held high as you scan through this one. But, be warned, the headliner of this week’s update is one huge sh0cker, so if you (somehow) aren’t interested in interesting stuffs, you may want to turn around and walk out of the URL-descriptive door. No buts.

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TGD Weekly Update (07/11/10) – Rebellious Scandals!

What’s up, gamers? Minty is once again back to fulfil your news-byte tastes once more! And, I seriously promise that this one won’t be another ‘one of those weeks’, on which premise that I had plainly under-delivered on before. Look, you can’t blame me for an overload of pure work, right? Plus, keep in mind that I had posted two other quality articles on that day…so, nyuuh.

Roll it on!

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Nintendo’s Classic Unintentional Frights

Sometimes, horror just doesn’t make sense. Yes, the art of chilling spines is often used in a careful sense, but a lot of the time in all media, especially in video-gaming, audiences may come face to face with something that, while unintentional, may horrifically shock the viewer. Today, I’ll be shedding light on the best unintentionally scary scenes found on games by the least susceptible game developer of them all – Nintendo. This feature should be fine for most, even the squeamish ones, but be warned – those who’ve been particularly affected by anything listed here may receive terrible flashbacks. Kirby won’t be here to comfort you, either.

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Review: Halo: Reach

Cast your gaming mind RIIIIIGHT back to the springin’ Summer of ’09. The very first date of June, to be precise. The Xbox 360’s E3 Press Conference was purging on swimmingly, with hit titles like Forza Motorsport 3 and Shadow Complex already leaving the company’s head held high. Around halfway through the historic event (which, bar the original 2001 conference, was the most popular show for Microsoft in the company’s history), famed Halo producers Bungie took to the stage, amidst much hype. The fans were clearly aware of Halo 3: ODST’s inevitable showing, which did come to be. Right on suit, however, came something that wasn’t expected.

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TGD Weekly Update (24/10/10) – Wake up, Buttercup!

I’m taking the lead for a change guys. I, Nick, will be  starting off this weeks update! OMG. What is this madness! Well, it’s most certainly not Sparta, possibly Spartan’s though.

Hopefully you will be seeing a new-comer to the Update this week. We shall just have to read on and see shan’t we.

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TGD Weekly Update (18/10/10) – Don’t worry. We’ll take care of your sins.

People say that things are easy to conceive, and hard to master. What they really mean is that, with at least some level of expertise, that things are easy to conceive and take a bloody while to master.

‘Aye up. Joe here, with the new TGD Weekly Update. Of course, you were expecting this, weren’t you?  Nah, just joking, you were expecting me to be three weeks late, right? I think I just burst’d your expectations. A weekly update, every week? MY GOD. Anyway, he we are, on schedule. Ready to delve in to the minds of the NUMEROUS* TGD blog writers? Judging by the fact that your eyes are currently being feasted on this page, I guess so. Jump aboard!

*I’m coming to that part soon. Specifically, now.

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