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
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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.
The 2002 GameCola Videogame Awards!
Don't let the name fool you, this game stands on its own, meaning you won't have to have played the first one to understand what is going on (which is convenient, since the first one wasn't released outside of Japan, as far as I know). Star Ocean has a customizable battle mode where you can choose if you want to fight in more of a classic RPG style, or a style which involved a lot more free movement and decision making. You can create various items such as armors, weapons, accessories, and items from raw materials you find using skills you gain on your journey. The story itself develops in different ways depending on the decisions you make (the most important of which being what which main character you will choose to control, Claude or Rena), and what mini-events you choose to participate in.
An amazingly addictive game is Crazy Taxi for Sega Dreamcast. This game was taken from an actual arcade game, however the graphics maintain an arcade game look. The object of Crazy Taxi is to drive ar
In October of 1995 Electronic Arts and Pioneer Studios, in collaboration with the car magazine "Road and Track," released The Need for Speed for the 3DO console. Initial reaction was combined delight and confusion; the game was praised, but the seemingly slow-moving, lumbering cars confused gamers. The Need for Speed, in fact, would change the face of racing games forever.
Why the Phoenix Wright Characters Will Die Alone
A look at why the three main Phoenix Wright characters will be forever dateless.
[NSFW] Top of the Heap: Pokémon Games That Aren't
Nine knock-off Pokémon games you probably haven't caught yet.
Maid RPGcast - Part 1: Let Them Eat Cake
The GameCola staff pretends to be maids! ...For your entertainment, of course.
The Ten Reasons: Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
Welcome to The Ten Reasons, where I discuss ten reasons why I like or dislike a game. You know, I wanted to write a review for Apollo Justice this month, but it turns out that Zach Rich already did i
Games That Secretly Suck: PaRappa the Rapper
PaRappa the Rapper is a beloved classic of the PlayStation era—but it secretly just sucks.
[NSFW] Gamera Obscura: Magic Bubble
I'VE BEEN WAITING A REALLY LONG TIME FOR YOU TO GET HERE...
TurnaboutCola, Chapter 10: The End and the Beginning
There's still a chance...
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.
The Ace Attorney Series Has Been Cancelled.
All three of the newest Phoenix Wright games will not be released outside of Japan.
[NSFW] Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled (DS)
So dutifully trying to be Chrono Trigger it's both admirable and depressing at the same time.