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Podcast: Press X To Be Awesome

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This week Fred is joined by Eric from the Everyday Gamers to discuss the history of the Quick Time Event or QTE. ¬†They go all the way back to the origins of the genre, the games that led into today’s definition, and some of their favorites.


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Lost Treasures of Gaming: Dragon’s Lair (Gameboy Color)

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This week’s Lost Treasures of Gaming featured Mike Mika (some know him as “Donkey Kong Dad”) discussing one of his larger feats: porting the arcade version of Dragon’s Lair to the Gameboy Color along with his team. The feat is difficult and the result is impressive, especially when you see a 500 MB+ title reduced to 4 MB. We check it out, compare the arcade version, and die a lot.

Check out the Lost Treasures of Gaming podcast and other content at http://www.omgnexus.com.

Written by Fred Rojas

September 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