Unforgettable: The Interactive Intro of Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

When I first started playing video games in earnest, words like “Atari” and “arcade” were commonplace. “Nintendo” and “Mario” soon followed, and with them came a chasm-like leap in video game technology. After spending countless hours with relatively simple (but not simplistic) games like Pole Position and Defender, I was utterly wowed by what would…

Unforgettable: 8-Bit Grannies World Tour

In the not too distant past, I decided to replay Rayman Legends.  Like its predecessor, Rayman Origins, this game is the perfect combination of beautiful, challenging, and sometimes, downright weird.  Out of a plethora of strange moments, none are so memorable for me as the music levels, even more so when you consider their 8-bit…

Unforgettable: Master Hand and the World of Light

In case you’re wondering about the vague title, I didn’t want to spoil something major for Ultimate’s World of Light, so…  Ahem, though World of Light was not nearly as cinematic as Brawl’s Subspace Emissary, what few moments it did have were epic indeed.  But what I think surprised me the most was not any…

Rare Scares: The “Unforgettable” King RedEye

In video games, boss fights are often meant to be an epic affair where our heroes face off against a foe that is, more often than not, super powerful, huge, or both.  For these reasons, only the most memorable of boss encounters can be chosen for our Unforgettable series, as we simply can’t pick them…

Unforgettable: Dating Papyrus in Undertale

April is a great month for discussing silly gaming moments, and the best game I can think of in terms of sheer humor is Undertale.  Few games have made me laugh quite like this one, and one major reason for this hilarity is thanks to my favorite character, Papyrus.  (If you haven’t already played Undertale,…

Unforgettable: Grunty’s Furnace Fun

I feel a golden age of gaming coincided with Rareware’s golden age during the 90’s.  For me, the really good span of years for video games was between 1994-2000.  Odds are, you know what I’m talking about, as I know we have a good number of readers here who love the Donkey Kong Country and…

Unforgettable: The Ending of Halo: Reach

Most stories follow a similar pattern.  Certain rules are rarely broken.  One such rule is that the good guys don’t usually die.  It happens, but most of the time when our heroes are in danger, there is no real need for concern because we know the main characters typically have a way of surviving their…

Unforgettable: The Lemon Rant from Portal 2

I don’t write posts for the Unforgettable series very often because it is rather important that whatever topic I choose be very special indeed.  It has to be more than just a cool boss fight or a humorous line of dialogue.  It has to be, well, as the title suggests, utterly unforgettable.  It has to…

Resonance: Stickerbrush Symphony

For one reason or another, my roommate and I recently got the urge to play through all of the Donkey Kong Country games, 100%, one after the other. The first DKC was fun, as always, and went down quite quickly; Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest took a bit longer though. It wasn’t just…

Unforgettable: The Aliens of Majora’s Mask

I’ve been thinking about one of my favorite games lately, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, and though the game is near and dear to my heart, I realize now that I had forgotten about a lot of the things that made the game special.  I had forgotten just how dark the game could be,…