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Rocket Knight Adventures Initial Run/Quick Look

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Rocket Knight Adventures is this month’s game club and a highly regarded part of the Genesis/Mega Drive library.  Not only does it show off the hardware tricks that Konami was famous for but it’s also tough as nails.  Having never played it, Fred jumps onto his console (and with a web cam so you can see all his goofy faces while playing) to make a first attempt at conquering it.  Does he succeed?

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April 16, 2015 at 4:04 pm

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Jam’s SNES Unboxing Video

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Yes, it finally happened, Jam  got a SNES.  A retro console he never thought he would actually own due to the kinda crazy prices the games sell for in the UK. He appears very happy with this and wants to dedicate this video to good friend Mr. SieOne who has been a huge support to GH101 and to all the content we have provided in the past.

Written by Fred Rojas

April 13, 2015 at 4:15 pm

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Fred’s 3 Mystery April Games Unboxing

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Jam opened his 3 mystery games on Monday and now it’s Fred’s turn to reveal the 3 games he’s forced to cover in April

Written by Fred Rojas

March 25, 2015 at 7:52 pm

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Jam’s Three Mystery Game Unboxing

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Here at GH101 we have a new experiment: give someone the task to grab us three games on a budget and we have to cover them over the next month.  Today is Jam’s unboxing, tomorrow is Fred’s.  Over the course of April, both of us are being tasked to cover these games as if they were selected content for the site.  This can be podcasts of the series these games are a part of, playthrough footage, articles, or the obvious review approach, are all on the table.  Stay tuned and enjoy Jam’s unboxing below.

Written by Fred Rojas

March 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

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Retro Shop Finds: Mystery Gamecube 10-pack Unboxing

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Fred and Brian unbox a mystery Gamecube 10-pack that could have any game in it.  Check out what they find.  Fred also notes a handful of Game Gear games he picked up for coverage in the upcoming weeks.

Written by Fred Rojas

March 15, 2015 at 6:37 pm

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Battlefield Hardline – First 45 Minutes of Campaign Quick Look

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Update 03/20/2015:  Fred decided to play the whole game so now it’s part of a playlist that will autoplay if you start with the original video.  Basically, it’s all automatic if you watch this.

Original Post: So Battlefield Hardline is hitting store shelves in the US on Tuesday and I cannot believe that they have yet to show off more than a handful of minutes of the game’s campaign.  With Dead Space‘s Visceral games creating the campaign, you would think EA would put more push behind it whether or not it’s any good.  Oh well, thanks to EA Early Access we got the opportunity to experience, and get some colorful commentary on, the first 45 minutes in this Quick Look.  Check it out.  (Please Note: This video is unplayable in some countries due to licensing issues, sorry, out of our hands).

 

Written by Fred Rojas

March 13, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Jam is Going to Play Blackpool, Are You?

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Fresh on the cusp of Fred attending the Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee, WI on April 11-12 (and having a panel), Jam is also attending a retro gaming convention across the pond in the UK, Play Blackpool.  It will be at the beginning of May in Norbreck Castle in Blackpool and he even created a handy video to introduce it.  Check it out and hit up Jam if you are planning to attend.

Written by Fred Rojas

March 9, 2015 at 5:54 pm

Jam’s Mystery Unboxing and March Game Club Promo

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Our main man Jamalais has been busy at work this week with some videos for the GH101 community.  The first is an unboxing video of the mystery package he received from the Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) speerunning marathon and yetee.com:

The second is a promo video for the two great games we are featuring for the March Game Club, Alien Trilogy and Die Hard Trilogy:

Check them out!

Written by Fred Rojas

March 6, 2015 at 12:27 pm

Alien Trilogy Quick Look

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This month’s game club is Die Hard Trilogy and Alien Trilogy, two short “trilogy” titles released by Fox Interactive in the 32-bit era. We have already looked at one of the games, Die Hard Trilogy, and here for you is the quick look of Alien Trilogy

Written by Fred Rojas

March 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

Dragon’s Lair Video Review

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Dragons_lairPlatform: Sega CD (originally in arcades and released on almost every console ever, seriously)
Released: 1983 (arcade), 1993 (Sega CD version)
Developer: Advanced Microcomputer Systems
Publisher: Cinematronics
Digital Release? Yes, far too many to count
Price (Sega CD Version): $7.10 (disc only), $14.95 (complete), $19.95 (sealed)

Written by Fred Rojas

February 28, 2015 at 8:44 pm

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