Try as I have been for the past month to understand, Latisha's existence in ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth simply does not make any goddamn sense. From a gameplay standpoint, she serves as the middle ground between the speedy DJ TJ and the loafy Big Earl; from a storyline, she's the middle ground between the arrogant DJ TJ and the kindly Big Earl. She's the average, well-rounded character that's been ignored in video games for generations, akin to Sion Barzahd in The Bouncer or Mario in Super Mario Bros. 2. Except that in these two cases, the average character as least has the advantage of being the main focal point for the game's storyline; Latisha has no such advantage.
The category of fun was too easy. All Metroid games so far have been a blast to play. They are balanced both with enjoyment and difficulty. Beating a Metroid game is hard without knowing where to exac
While there are easily a good hundred games out there that quite often tickle my proverbial fancy, I hardly come across a truly moving game. Have I come across one? Why, yes, I indeed have, thank you.
Naturally, the usual response from the average person would be, "I'd play Taboo..."
Guest review by: Becca Clipper Thinking of ColecoVision, or Smurfs you wouldn't expect to play a challenging game, let alone an interesting one. These thoughts could be no further from the truth. When
- What could someday easily be considered the greatest console yet to exist really proved itself this past November. In the Game Boy Advance's year and a half lifespan, there have been approximately n
Comments, e-mails, artwork and more from GameCola’s readers.
Notice anything... oh, I don't know, different, about this month's issue? The snowy background? The "weathered" (tee hee) logo? The extended Table of Contents, the luscious staff photos, anything? Well regardless of how perceptive you are, this issue, dearest readers, is a special issue. A damn special issue. This issue is not only the first issue of 2003, but the first of our second volume, and as such is our biggest issue yet.
GC Podcast #136: More Questions than Answers
Listen now, ask questions later.
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.
Disregard Canon, Acquire Representation: Naoto Shirogane is a Transman
Why accept the canon explanation when the story could be so much more interesting?
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
Attack of the Clones: Sonic the Hedgehog (Part 2)
Following last month's look at some of the more mediocre Sonic clones, let's take a look at the better ones. While the Sonic-esque elements are getting a little thinner on the ground, these games
Attack of the Clones: Sonic the Hedgehog (Part 1)
It's no secret that the success of the Sonic formula opened the floodgates to a host of imitators, with mascot-based platformers almost threatening to drown console owners in the nineties. Many of th
[NSFW] Be Careful What You Search For #63
Warning! If you view these images while you're at work, your boss may fire you for looking at something so stupid!
[NSFW] The Fantastic Adventures of Dizzy (NES)
I am not going to make one egg pun this entire review. Set your expectations now.
Hacks'n'Slash #17: Shadow the Hedgehog and the Mystery of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Will our amnesiac duo succeed or cut themselves on all the edge?
Action 52 (NES)
We review all 52 games -- including the infamous Cheetahmen.