Blast from the Past

December 7, 2008
Rugged.

Rugged.

 If you’ve never played Contra for the NES, I higly recommend that you do.

Contra was voted #1 by gaming website IGN.com as being the “Toughest Game to Beat”

Does that tickle your ego?  I know it tickles mine. 

The games’ difficulty is serious business and serious gamers compete to beat games like this in record time.  Speed Demos is a place for hardcore gamers who play for record times.

Think you’re good enough to beat the game in under 15 minutes?  How ’bout 10 minutes?


Nostalgia – not always a good thing!

December 7, 2008
Bad developers, bad!

Bad developers, bad!

Retro games are great.  Whether it be an 8-bit gem like contra or something not so old like – Destrega for the PS1… Oh wait.  My mistake.  Sometimes I tend to confuse words’ meanings.  What’s the opposite of gem?  Coal?  Good enough. 

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