Shenmue is little-known among videogamers who aren’t familiar with the Dreamcast, as it was a platform-exclusive franchise at the time of its debut. Those who were brave enough to take the plunge into Yu Suzuki‘s open-world gamble were treated to an amazing and unique experience. In fact, the gameplay Continue reading A Look at Shenmue, Yu Suzuki’s Masterpiece
In case you don’t have the patience to leaf through Wikipedia’s voluminous virtual tomes covering the various aspects of videogame history, then you can try out these beautifully-crafted documentaries on the subject. Should be particularly enlightening if you were born during the 80s or later. GameHeadz Part Continue reading Brush up on your videogame history with these documentaries!
Starbomb is a collaboration between comedy team Ninja Sex Party and Flash animator EgoRaptor. Combining catchy tunes, irreverent NSFW lyrics, and perfectly-synchronized cartoons, their work has amassed a huge following. Need to turn your frown upside down? Then check these out: For more EgoRaptor videos, check Continue reading Explosive Laughter! StarBomb’s Videogame Parody Music Videos
6 months after Eliza, Beowulf enters the scene! And it looks like Lab Zero Games wasn’t twiddling their thumbs, as you’ll have a rollicking good time getting to know the male pro wrestler in both Skullgirls Encore’s Story Mode and Training Mode. Beowulf Official Trailer Some quick Continue reading Have a howling good time with Beowulf, the newest addition to Skullgirls Encore!
Metal Gear Solid: Philantrophy has been out for a while, but in case you haven’t seen this labor of love from Giacomo Talamini and Hive Mind, have a peek at these vids. MGS: Philantrophy Part 1 MGS: Philantrophy Part 2 (Unfinished) Behind the Scenes – Continue reading A Solid Experience – Metal Gear Solid: Philantrophy
In my opinion, the quality of the storytelling in Street Fighter 4 and its reincarnations doesn’t quite hold up to Street Fighter Alpha 3, which I feel is the pinnacle of the franchise when it comes to plot coherence and believability. Because of that, I’ve had to go Continue reading Got Street Fighter on the brain? Here are some videos to help you get your fix.
Ryu Apprentice’s SF Dojo videos may lack the flash and jazz you expect from YouTube submissions these days, but they do contain solid knowledge that will help an intermediate USF4 player ascend into competitive heights. Get your pen and paper ready! Option Select Essentials How to Continue reading Plumb the Depths of USF4 Mechanics With Ryu Apprentice
You won’t agree with all of his opinions, and to be honest I’m a little put off by how click-baity his video titles are, but Jamin – the host of PBS Game/Show – does raise some interesting points worth thinking and talking about. Check out his work here: Continue reading Relating Videogames with Modern Life – PBS Game/Show
When FGC legend Daigo Umehara won the 1998 Street Fighter Alpha 3 World Championship, a Japanese TV network actually did a 50-minute feature on him. In the video, it’s shown how his impeccable execution and trademark stoicism allowed him to intimidate his opponents with his V-ISM Akuma. After Continue reading 17 Years Ago, In An FGC Far, Far Away – The 1998 Street Fighter Alpha 3 World Championship
If you live in the Philippines and reside near the Metro Manila area, you might want to check out and/or sign up for Imperium eSports Bar’s USF4 tournament this coming Saturday, April 18, 2015. (Click to enlarge) TOURNAMENT RULES AND CONDITIONS: Console: PS3 (make sure your controller Continue reading Unleash Your Dark Hadou At Imperium eSports Bar’s Upcoming USF4 Tournament!