Neal Iannone's webcomic about videogames and the nerds who play them.
Let's say for a moment that you're Psygnosis, little-known game publisher with only a few major hits under your belt. You've just scored the rights to one of the hottest untapped licenses available:
"You are waking from a stupor that feels like a chronic headache after a week in Vegas. You notice your right palm is covered with dried blood, but you can neither see nor feel any wounds. You feel a
- Tomb Raider. Final Fantasy. Mortal Kombat. Super Mario Brothers. Resident Evil. Pac-Man. Which of these things is not like the others? Which of these things just doesn't belong? Which of
You know what I have come to realize this month? That far, far too many of you don't *really* care about GameCola. We grace your e-mail inbox with our free-of-charge newsletter once every month (well, almost every month), and you do nothing for us in return, not even so much as give us a lousy top 10 list. What the heck is with that, any? We might not even have a list this month if it weren't for the fortunate foresight of video game guru Terrance Atkins. Honestly, sometimes I think you just subscribe to GameCola because it makes you look cool, not because you actually give a h00t about us. Which is understandable, because everyone who's anyone subscribes to GameCola, but the very least you could do is show us some gratitude for giving you such elite status! Heck, at this point, I'd be happy to receive something so simple as some fan art, or even something so off-topic as a list of your 10 least favorite games. That's all I want, just some appreciation. If you'd be so kind. Danke.
Now, in case any of you haven't heard the news about this pseudo-miraculous video, it is basically of a person playing through the game of Super Mario Bros 3. in 11 minutes. The conspiracy comes in with whether or not he did this legitimately, or whether he/she cheated in some way/shape/form. One theory is that the person who did it used an emulator, playing the game in a slowed down mode, and then sped it up in the movie to make it seem like his feat had been performed at regular speed. This stems from the fact that some people have seen "jumping" and flashing and whatnot during the video, hinting at such editing.
Kingdom Hearts is a collaboration between Square and Disney, and it lives up to the names of both companies. It has the great gameplay, characters, and storyline of a Final Fantasy game combined with the heart-warming stories and loveable characters from your favorite Disney movies. While you play you will run into familiar characters from Disney and Squaresoft, such as Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Aladdin, Hercules, Tarzan, Ariel, Peter Pan, Squall, Cloud, Yuffie, etc. These characters and others will team up with the hero of this story, Sora, to fight a seemingly endless battle against the shadowy, evil creatures known as the Heartless. The gameplay is easy to pick up, and even if you rarely play video games you will quickly be able to master it. If you are a Disney fan, a Squaresoft fan, or even if you aren't into either of them, go out and pick up Kingdom Hearts. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you may even soil yourself from sheer joy.
Crash Bandicoot: Warped is the third game in the Playstation Crash Bandicoot series. The object of this game is to try and save all of the gems and crystals from Dr. Neo Cortex and his side-kick Uck
With their EarthWorld competition now a piece of the past and winner Stephen Bell now $15,000 richer, Atari commenced phase two of their plot to reanimate their critically-conditioned console—the se
Secret of Mana RPGCast - Part 12: Lost in the Dessert
The spelling of the title is a joke made in the podcast. Give it a listen!
Be Careful What You Search For #99
If crude MS Paint drawings are frowned upon by your place of business, don't click this link!
Top of the Heap: The Naughty Side of the NES
Despite efforts by Nintendo to keep the NES squeaky clean, some unlicensed game developers managed leak some smuttiness onto the otherwise family-friendly system.
MAGFest 2019 - The Best One Yet
A not-so-succinct wrap-up of the greatest MAGFest yet.
Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Naoto Shirogane is a Transman
Why accept the canon explanation when the story could be so much more interesting?
[NSFW] Top of the Heap: Pokémon Games That Aren't
Nine knock-off Pokémon games you probably haven't caught yet.
Animal Crossing: The Movie
Forget New Leaf—this movie is the real reason Animal Crossing is so popular!
Dear Readers: Welcome to the New GameCola
Your introduction to the new site: its features, its writers, its new format, and its relationship to sixteenth-century explorer Ferdinand Magellan.
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (Wii-VC)
Finally, a game where you can peck Dracula to death with birds.